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Norie Sato's selection to create art for the East/West Connections project, part of Seattle's ongoing waterfront redevelopment, is announced on January 28, 2014.

On January 28, 2014, the City of Seattle's Office of Arts and Culture announces that Norie Sato (b. 1949) has been selected to create public art for the city's East/West Connections project, which is ...

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Seattle Seahawks win Super Bowl in a rout on February 2, 2014.

On February 2, 2014, the Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII, giving the team its first National Football League (NFL) championship. The game pits Denver's record-sett...

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Super Bowl victory parade for Seattle Seahawks attracts hundreds of thousands on February 5, 2014.

On February 5, 2014, hundreds of thousands of fans pack a 2.5-mile parade route through downtown Seattle in sunny, sub-freezing weather to celebrate the Seattle Seahawks winning the Super Bowl. The ev...

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Catastrophic landslide hits Steelhead Haven, near Oso, Snohomish County, on March 22, 2014.

On Saturday, March 22, 2014, at about 10:37 a.m., a catastrophic landslide hits Steelhead Haven, near the community of Oso, between Arlington and Darrington in Snohomish County, with a loss of 43 live...

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Indianola-born sculptor Oscar Tuazon receives commission, to create a public art project for the Seattle waterfront, on March 25, 2014.

On March 25, 2014, sculptor Oscar Tuazon (b. 1975) receives a commission to create a public art project for the Seattle waterfront. The decision comes 12 days after Tuazon made a presentation to panel...

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Ann Hamilton receives $1 million commission, for creation of Seattle waterfront art installation, on March 26, 2014.

On March 26, 2014, Ann Hamilton (b. 1956) receives a $1 million commission -- the largest art call ever issued by the City of Seattle -- to create a permanent art installation on the Seattle waterfron...

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Governor Jay Inslee signs Vulnerable Individuals Priority Act on March 28, 2014.

On March 28, 2014, Governor Jay Inslee (b. 1951) signs the Vulnerable Individuals Priority (VIP) Act. Over a period of three years, the act is scheduled to eliminate a long waiting list for family-sup...

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President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Sergeant Kyle White on May 13, 2014.

On May 13, 2014, President Barack Obama (b. 1961) awards the Medal of Honor to former Sergeant Kyle White (b. 1987) in a White House ceremony. Sergeant White receives the Medal of Honor for his courag...

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The Seattle neighborhood of South Park celebrates opening of new South Park Bridge on June 29, 2014.

On June 29, 2014, the Seattle neighborhood of South Park celebrates the opening of the new South Park Bridge spanning the Duwamish Waterway. The opening ends a four-year period during which the South ...

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The Carlton Complex wildfire destroys 111 homes in and around the town of Pateros on the Columbia River on July 17, 2014.

On July 17, 2014, the Carlton Complex wildfire destroys 111 homes in and around the town of Pateros, located on the Columbia River in Okanogan County. Earlier that day, hot winds propel the fire towar...

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Alan Chong Lau, MOHAI and Leonard Garfield, Stephen Stubbs, Path with Art, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, and TeenTix receive Seattle Mayor's Arts Awards on August 29, 2014.

On August 29, 2014, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (b. 1955) presents the 12th annual Mayor's Arts Awards in a ceremony at the Seattle Center's Fisher Green Stage. Painter and poet Alan Chong Lau (b. 1948) r...

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First Place Scholars in Seattle opens as Washington's first charter school on September 3, 2014.

On September 3, 2014, First Place Scholars, a private school in Seattle's Central Area serving homeless and traumatized students in kindergarten through 5th grade, becomes Washington's first charter s...

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