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Washington holds first top-two primary election on August 19, 2008.

On August 19, 2008, Washingtonians vote for the first time under the "top two" primary system. Voters can choose candidates of different parties for different offices and the top two vote-getters for ...

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Hugo Ludeña, Cathryn Vandenbrink, Coyote Central and Marybeth Satterlee, 14/48, Nonsequitur, and Wing Luke Asian Museum receive Seattle Mayor's Arts Awards on August 29, 2008.

On August 29, 2008, photographer Hugo Ludeña; Cathryn Vandenbrink, regional director for nonprofit real-estate developer Artspace Projects; youth-arts program Coyote Central and its cofounder M...

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The Seattle Public Library celebrates the completion of the "Libraries for All" capital project on September 13, 2008.

On September 13, 2008, The Seattle Public Library celebrates the successful completion of its ambitious "Libraries for All" capital project with open houses at the Central Library and in the 26 new an...

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Federal bank regulators seize Washington Mutual on September 25, 2008.

On the afternoon of September 25, 2008, Washington Mutual, the nation's largest savings and loan bank, is seized by the federal Office of Thrift Management. It is the largest bank failure in United St...

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"D. B. Tuber" robs an armored car guard at the Bank of America in Monroe on September 30, 2008.

On September 30, 2008, in one of the more unique bank robberies in Washington state history -- one that makes the national news -- an armored car guard is robbed outside of a Bank of America branch in...

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Northwest '60s garage-rock icons the Sonics perform a triumphant reunion concert at Seattle's Paramount Theatre on October 31, 2008.

On Halloween night, Friday, October 31, 2008, the Sonics -- Tacoma's legendary '60s garage-rock band -- reunite to perform at Seattle's Paramount Theatre. The venue is the very site of their last loca...

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Washington voters set turnout record, support Barack Obama for president, re-elect Governor Christine Gregoire, and legalize assisted suicide on November 4, 2008.

In the election of November 4, 2008, a record-setting 84.6 percent of Washington registered voters cast ballots, most by mail in the weeks and days before the official election date. State voters over...

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Greenbridge Library opens in the Greenbridge redevelopment project in White Center on November 5, 2008.

On November 5, 2008, the Greenbridge Library in White Center officially opens with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. It is one of the smaller libraries in the King County Library System (KCLS) and is unique ...

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Snoqualmie Casino holds Grand Opening on November 6, 2008.

At 10:00 p.m. on the Thursday evening, November 6, 2008, the Snoqualmie Casino holds its Grand Opening event. Located 30 miles east of downtown Seattle, the 170,000-square-foot facility features a 51,...

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Sea-Tac International Airport's third runway opens on November 20, 2008.

On November 20, 2008, the new third runway at Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport opens to scheduled air traffic when an Alaska Airlines flight takes off for Denver following a dedication c...

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Qualco Energy turns on its anaerobic digester and begins operations in December 2008.

In December 2008, Qualco Energy, a nonprofit organization located in Monroe, Washington, activates its anaerobic digester and begins operations. Established by representatives from the Tulalip Tribes,...

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Kenneth Milette of Newport is sentenced in federal court on December 17, 2008, for illegally possessing and selling Indian artifacts.

On December 17, 2008, Kenneth L. Milette of Newport in Pend Oreille County is sentenced in federal court in Spokane for illegally possessing and selling Indian and historic artifacts he has taken from...

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