Latest Seattle Post-Intelligencer Stories

2013-06-07 23:00:19

The Real Estate Marketing Insider´s CEO and Executive Director Tobias Nergarden announces Seattle, Wash., as the winner of this week´s “Toby´s Choice” award. The award was announced following a report in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer that highlighted the rapid increase in sales prices over the past few months in the Seattle real estate market. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Tobias Nergarden, Executive Director of the Real Estate Marketing Insider announced his...

2012-10-01 23:02:26

LocalEdge Advantage Partnership to deliver full suite of industry-leading internet marketing services Minneapolis, MN and Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Through the LocalEdge Advantage Partnership, Minneapolis—St. Paul´s Star Tribune Media Company has become the third newspaper group in the past week to reach an agreement with LocalEdge, a Hearst Media Services Company, to resell the digital agency´s comprehensive suite of marketing solutions for local businesses. Star...

2011-07-21 14:16:00

DALLAS, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its ongoing commitment to a broader digital strategy, The Dallas Morning News has named industry veteran Carmen Cano as digital managing editor. In this role, she will be responsible for determining new digital features and products that will help grow audiences across all of the company's digital news and information offerings, including all online and mobile platforms. She will report to Grant Moise, vice president of digital, and will...

2010-12-02 17:39:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Art Thiel and Steve Rudman join the fight today to help preserve the battered craft of local sports journalism by launching a compelling new web site, www.sportspressnw.com. Since the demise of the print Seattle Post-Intelligencer twenty-one months ago, Mr. Thiel and Mr. Rudman have worked to bring together experienced writers, technology and business to provide a commentary site of unprecedented quality and volume that celebrates Northwest sports...

2009-08-08 23:23:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 200,000 Americans will die needlessly from preventable medical mistakes and hospital infections this year, according to "Dead By Mistake," a wide-ranging Hearst national investigation, which began reporting the findings today [www.deadbymistake.com]. Despite an authoritative federal report 10 years ago that laid out the scope of the problem and urged the federal and state governments and the medical community to take clear and tangible...

2009-07-10 15:03:11

A golf dispute in King County, Wash., led to one man receiving a debilitating head injury and another receiving a jail sentence, authorities say. Prosecutors said the conflict between two golf foursomes at the Auburn Golf Course last July was based on the lead foursome playing too slowly for the foursome trailing behind them, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported Thursday. Nicholas Shampine, a member of the lead foursome, said he felt compelled to strike James Compton, a member of the...

2009-06-03 14:22:15

A Washington state high school student was arrested for allegedly lighting a marijuana cigarette during his English class, authorities said. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said the 17-year-old Gig Harbor student lit the joint after reading an essay on legalizing marijuana to his Peninsula High School class and proceeded to swallow the cannabis after taking a few puffs, Seattlepi.com reported Wednesday. The student was arrested by deputies and taken to juvenile detention.

2009-05-15 18:38:44

Gannett Co. said Friday that the company would stop producing the print version of the Tucson Citizen newspaper in Arizona. MarketWatch reported that the newspaper will become an Internet-only publication after Saturday. The decision to jettison the print edition comes amid a national decline in newspaper advertising revenue. The economic climate in Arizona makes it no longer viable to produce two daily newspapers in Tucson, said Bob Dickey, president of Gannett's U.S. community publishing...

2009-04-28 14:39:28

Four former employees of Washington Mutual filed suit against federal regulators in Seattle, claiming they were cheated out of their severance pay. Filed in U.S. District Court, the suit seeks class action status to cover more than 100 former WaMu employees who had severance agreements in their contracts, Seattlepi.com reported Tuesday. Regulators seized control of the bank Sept. 25. Most of its assets were later sold to JPMorgan Chase. The FDIC argued the severance pay was withheld because...

2009-04-20 10:58:00

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Newspapers announced today that David McCumber has been named editor of two of Hearst's Connecticut newspapers, The Advocate of Stamford and the Greenwich Time, as well as editorial director of its Connecticut Newspaper Group. The announcement was made by Steven R. Swartz, president, Hearst Newspapers, and Mark E. Aldam, senior vice president for Hearst Newspapers. The appointment is effective April 27. (Photo:...

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