Washington state’s homelessness crisis continues to grow

Washington state’s homelessness crisis continues to grow

Unsheltered homelessness is falling across the U.S.but not in Washington state, according to the most recent data from the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

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Washington state’s homelessness crisis continues to grow

Five things that happened as you waited for the power to come back

Five things that happened as you waited for the power to come back

Here are five important things that happened in the Puget Sound-area business community this week.

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Five things that happened as you waited for the power to come back

Photos: Color and comfort become a part of care at Stanford’s new children’s hospital

Photos: Color and comfort become a part of care at Stanford’s new children’s hospital

Learning and growth need not stop when a child is being treated in a hospital, and healing involves more than just drugs and machines — those thoughts are part of the design and construction of the $1.2 billion addition to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto. Scheduled to open in December after five years of construction, the new 521,000-square-foot facility combines advanced medical technology, sustainable construction practices and comforting aesthetics to ensure the speedy…

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Seattle’s homelessness crisis is a symptom of the failure of other systems

Seattle’s homelessness crisis is a symptom of the failure of other systems

People with disabilities make up 40 percent of the homeless population and a recent survey showed that many were once part of the foster care system.

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Seattle’s homelessness crisis is a symptom of the failure of other systems

Seattle’s homeless crisis is in full view at Pioneer Square

Seattle’s homeless crisis is in full view at Pioneer Square

Impact Hub employees and customers have often witness people shooting up, fighting and defecating on the sidewalk, which they sometimes have to clean up.

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Seattle’s homeless crisis is in full view at Pioneer Square