Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

(Last) (First) (Middle)

RENO NV 89501

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 0 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
/s/ Duane E. Adams, Attorney-in-Fact for Philip G. Satre 02/21/2006
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5 (b)(v).
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Power of Attorney

The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of the Vice

President of Real Estate and Corporate Secretary (currently David L.

Mackie), the Corporate Paralegal (currently Duane E. Adams), and the

Real Estate Paralegal (currently Shannon M. Valderas), each of whom

is an officer or employee of Nordstrom, Inc., signing singly, the

undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

 (1)  execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the

undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director of Nordstrom,

Inc. the "Company"), Forms 3, 4 and 5 and Form ID in accordance

with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the

rules thereunder;

 (2)  do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf

of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete

and execute such Forms 3, 4 and 5 and Form ID, and any amendment

or amendments thereto, and timely file such forms with the United

States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange

or similar authority; and

 (3)  take any other action of any type whatsoever in

connection with theforegoing which, in the opinion of such

attorney-in-fact, may be being understood that the documents executed

by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this

Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms

and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such

attorney-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full

power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing

whatsoever requisite, necessary orproper to be done in the exercise

of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents

and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally

present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying

and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's

substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done

by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein


The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact,

in serving in suchcapacity at the request of the undersigned, are not

assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's

responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of theSecurities Exchange

Act of 1934.  The undersigned agrees to hold harmless the Company

and the foregoing attorneys-in-fact for the performance of the

foregoing actions in the exercise of any rights and powers herein


This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect unt

the undersigned is nolonger required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with

respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities

issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by theundersigned in a

signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power

of Attorney to be executed as of this ___ day of February, 2006.

/s/ Philip G. Satre


Philip G. Satren

Printed Name