Capitol Hill http://www.kplu.org en Bust out that unitard: Capitol Hill ice rink coming soon http://www.kplu.org/post/bust-out-unitard-capitol-hill-ice-rink-coming-soon <p>For those of you who have them, get ready to bust out your best bedazzled unitard and start practicing your triple Lutz. Capitol Hill is getting its very first ice skating rink this month &ndash; December 6 through 24<sup>. </sup></p><p><sup> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 22:41:26 +0000 Vanessa Romo 3171 at http://www.kplu.org Bust out that unitard: Capitol Hill ice rink coming soon Sound Transit's giant tunnel machine nearly finished http://www.kplu.org/post/sound-transits-giant-tunnel-machine-nearly-finished <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-956346.mp3</p><p>The giant digging machines that will bore twin tunnels from Husky Stadium to Seattle&rsquo;s Capitol Hill are being assembled at the Port of Tacoma. They&#39;re called Tunnel Boring Machines, and they vaguely resemble Apollo-era rockets, lying on their sides.&nbsp;</p><p>And with their current paint-jobs, sporting Sound Transit&#39;s green and blue colors, they might be Lego toys, inflated to a surreal scale.</p><p> Sat, 05 Mar 2011 02:14:23 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 936 at http://www.kplu.org Sound Transit's giant tunnel machine nearly finished After dog electrocuted, Seattle finds three faulty streetlights http://www.kplu.org/post/after-dog-electrocuted-seattle-finds-three-faulty-streetlights <p>Seattle City Light inspectors have discovered potentially dangerous voltage present in three streetlights, a situation under scrutiny since a <a href="http://kplu.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/dog-electrocuted-seattle-sidewalk">dog was electrocuted Thanksgiving Day </a>on Queen Anne. "Sammy" was on a walk with his owner when he stepped on a metal plate cover at the base of a streetlight on Queen Anne Avenue.&nbsp;</p><p>The lights have been shut off to the three lights until repairs can be made.</p> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 21:44:30 +0000 KPLU News Staff 373 at http://www.kplu.org After dog electrocuted, Seattle finds three faulty streetlights