Ellis E. Conklin

Just because the eyewitness to the crime was drunk, that doesn’t mean

Just because the eyewitness to the crime was drunk, that doesn't mean he or she wouldn't be able to finger the culprit in a police… Continue reading

“Being president is like running a cemetery; you’ve got a lot of

"Being president is like running a cemetery; you've got a lot of people under you and nobody's listening."President Clinton, in a 1995 speech in Galesburg,… Continue reading

Note to you men out there: Stick with manly chores like mowing

Note to you men out there: Stick with manly chores like mowing the lawn, washing the car and blowing the leaves, and let the women-folk… Continue reading

Soon the inevitable question will have to be asked: Did he or

Soon the inevitable question will have to be asked: Did he or she swallow?Oddly enough, a small number of students at Washington State University's Tri-Cities… Continue reading

The Peace Corps says Washington is one of the best states for

The Peace Corps says Washington is one of the best states for recruiting volunteers.For 2013 volunteers, the University of Washington (107 volunteers), Western Washington University… Continue reading

Sure, they can be fuzzy and cute, but let’s face it, cats

Sure, they can be fuzzy and cute, but let's face it, cats are big-time killers—and a new study released last week by the journal Nature… Continue reading

With all due respect, Mr. Eliot, April is not the cruelest month.

With all due respect, Mr. Eliot, April is not the cruelest month. It is January. At least in Seattle. Dark and bleak and cold and… Continue reading

“My name’s Fluffy and I am a killing machine.” Sure, they can

"My name's Fluffy and I am a killing machine." Sure, they can be fuzzy and cute, but let's face it, cats are big-time killers --… Continue reading

Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles can’t understand it. Why all the fuss, she wonders,

Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles can't understand it. Why all the fuss, she wonders, about having the state of Washington use gender-neutral language? The Seattle Democrat is… Continue reading

When cigarettes are outlawed, only outlaws will have cigarettes. And that could

When cigarettes are outlawed, only outlaws will have cigarettes. And that could prove a real drag for dedicated smokers, at least in Oregon.Here's the skinny:… Continue reading

Sources tell The Daily Weekly that broadcaster Kevin Calabro quit his afternoon

Sources tell The Daily Weekly that broadcaster Kevin Calabro quit his afternoon sports talk show -- The Kevin Calabro Show on ESPN 710 Seattle --… Continue reading

Seems as though Seattle is crawling with people hacking up a storm.

Seems as though Seattle is crawling with people hacking up a storm. Tis the season, all right, a time when noses run, eyes water, and… Continue reading

Garfield High School got the ball rolling last week, and now teachers

Garfield High School got the ball rolling last week, and now teachers throughout the Seattle School District are rising up in defiance, saying that district-required… Continue reading

In November’s presidential election, Nate Silver correctly predicted the winner in all

In November's presidential election, Nate Silver correctly predicted the winner in all 50 states. The savvy statistician was also right on the money as to… Continue reading

UPDATE: According to Seattle Police, the Metro bus driver who struck the

UPDATE: According to Seattle Police, the Metro bus driver who struck the pedestrian at the corner of Third and Stewart early this morning may have… Continue reading

Big Bother, Big Brother

A new plan to charge highway drivers by the mile is annoying at best.

Dori Monson: A Tempest of Outrage

Dori Monson: A Tempest of Outrage

Seattle can't tune out KIRO's six-figure bulwark of afternoon jabber.

Dori Monson: A Tempest of Outrage

Eyman Eyes Grover

Our own antitax crusader weighs in on the fall of King Norquist.

Fundamental Chicanery

Fundamental Chicanery

Some religious groups are still trying to keep Washington from issuing marriage licenses.

Fundamental Chicanery

Seattle’s tourism industry is damned sick and tired of drug dealers shooting

Seattle's tourism industry is damned sick and tired of drug dealers shooting up in alleyways, downtown panhandlers who won't take no for an answer, and… Continue reading