Seattle Metropolitan Area

Bridge collapse in northwest US plunges drivers into icy river

Rescue workers look for victims after a portion of the Interstate 5 bridge collapsed into the Skagit River in Washington state. Photo: AP

Part of a bridge on an expressway in the US northwest collapsed, throwing cars and their drivers into a freezing river. Two of the three people rescued from the river were admitted to hospital with hypothermia, said Given Kutz, a spokesman for Skagit County in the northern part of Washington state.

Saturday, 25 May, 2013, 3:07am


Tomorrow: French Chamber of Commerce event: 'How to succeed as an entrepreneur in HK today?' Rive Droite Rive Gauche, Central.

Friday, February 5: CityU forum: 'Advances in nanocomposite coating technologies'. CityU. Monday, February 8: CityU seminar: 'The philosophical framework of globalisation'. CityU.

3 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Students' creative skills on show at arts exhibition

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Going down

There I was, sitting with an enthusiastic crowd of 120 people in Doc Maynard's Public House, a restored saloon from the 1890s in downtown Seattle. And none of us was going anywhere but down.

13 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

CityU shows off window device

City University (CityU) will host a public seminar later this week to demonstrate a simple safety device to stop aluminium windows from falling from high-rise buildings.

16 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Perfect 10

1 View from the sky

20 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Cityu faculty wins recognition

The faculty of business at City University (CityU) has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for its quality, mission-driven teaching and research activities.

The faculty is among the first batch of business schools to receive the qualification after the AACSB revised its accreditation standards in 2003.

24 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

'Big brothers' for CityU students

Seventy-four businessmen, professionals and City University senior staff have become mentors for 136 students at CityU, who will receive support and career guidance over the next two years.

16 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Down Seattle's streets of shame

THIS year marks the 30th anniversary of one of Seattle's Top Ten tourist attractions. It is a very offbeat tourist diversion: 'Bill Speidel's Underground Tour' includes rat-sightings, ambles through ghostly subterranean sidewalks and store-fronts, and witty tales of wild wickedness.

6 Jun 1995 - 12:00am