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King County’s Safeco Funding Package Might Go to Referendum Vote

The initiative, filed by a group called “Citizens Against Sports Stadium Subsidies,” could put the $135 million spending plan on the ballot early next year.

 

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Advocates Call on King County to Fund Affordable Housing Instead of Safeco Field

While pressure mounts, councilmembers are non-committal about the plan to spend $180 million on stadium upkeep.

 

Seattle Mariners Won’t Renew Safeco Field Lease Without County Taxpayer Funds

A potential reallocation of $180 million in maintenance funds puts things in a “very precarious” position.

 

James Paxton has led the way for the Mariners. Photo by Andy Witchger/Flickr

So… the Mariners Are Actually Good?

Preparing for a summer of fun, meaningful baseball.

James Paxton has led the way for the Mariners. Photo by Andy Witchger/Flickr
Some King County elected leaders want to spend $180 million on maintenance of Safeco Field in Seattle. 
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King County Leaders Want to Spend $180 Million on Safeco Field

But one councilmember thinks funding for affordable housing and the arts should come before subsidizing stadium maintenance.

Some King County elected leaders want to spend $180 million on maintenance of Safeco Field in Seattle. 
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The King’s Court. Photo by Chase N./Flickr

An Open Letter to the King’s Court

The Mariners boast the best cheering section in baseball, but there’s one major issue…

The King’s Court. Photo by Chase N./Flickr
Robinson Cano still seeks his first playoff appearance as a Mariner. Photo by Keith Allison/Flickr

For Love of the Shame: A 2018 Seattle Mariners Preview

With hope in short supply, it’s best to accept that we root for baseball’s worst franchise.

Robinson Cano still seeks his first playoff appearance as a Mariner. Photo by Keith Allison/Flickr
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The Passion of Ichiro Suzuki

Three passages from ESPN’s article on the 44-year-old Mariner capture the sacrifice at the heart of his greatness.

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Ichiro Returns to the Mariners

The club signed the iconic outfielder to a one-year deal. Let’s appreciate the simple joy of that.

Edgar’s still waiting… (Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr)

Edgar Martinez Shut Out of the Hall of Fame Again

The greatest designated hitter of all-time only has one year remaining on the ballot.

Edgar’s still waiting… (Photo by clare_and_ben/Flickr)