A minimum-wage earner must work two full-time jobs year-round to be able to afford a two-bedroom apartment in Washington state, according to a new study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
To afford $966 — the fair market rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the state, the study found a minimum-wage earner must work 81 hours per week – or two minimum-wage earners in the same household must work full-time — to avoid spending more than 30 percent of income on housing.
At first he didn’t succeed, and he tried, tried again.
Several seal pups took respite on a surfer’s board in Puget Sound near Three Tree Point earlier this month. But for one of novice pup, surfing, it turned out, wasn’t as easy as others had made it seem.
A GoPro camera mounted on the board captured the little guy in action.
Seattle doesn't yet have an NBA team, but investor Chris Hansen is already thinking about ticket sales.
Starting Thursday, hopeful Sonics fans can secure a spot on the priority waiting list for future game tickets, Hansen announced on his website. Fans can sign up at sonicsarena.com Thursday at 10 a.m. SST — “Sonics-saving time!” according to Hansen.