Eric Scigliano

Sen. Patty Murray

Dems the Breaks

Washington's senators ponder the Democratic debacle, Bush's terror card, and—a Bill Clinton bridge to the future?

Sen. Patty Murray

Dialing for Doom

An appraisal of the hazards of driving while phoning.

SiPix StyleCam Blink

Digital Irresolution

What you should know about megapixels and other camera benchmarks.

SiPix StyleCam Blink

Dire strait

Not even Al Gore can get shippers to accept tug protection against oil spills. Here come the storms—and one last hope.

Dome and Domer

First the Kingdome was supposed to come down as the quasi-millennial new year came in. But that plan didn't account for the Seahawks still being… Continue reading

Drug (warrior) reform

A cop-turned-legislator joins Olympia's growing movement for drug treatment and sentencing sanity.

Dubya designees

Dubya designees

Bush names sub-cabinet talent—and himself.

Dubya designees
Dumb and younger

Dumb and younger

ONE MEDIA CRITIC, Liz Swasey, won't cry if and when Disney/ABC drops Nightline for Late Night With David Letterman. Her reason: On June 20, 1991,… Continue reading

Dumb and younger

Dump it, or else. . . .

Where do local computers go to die? The dumpster, all too often; that's where even some IT managers (unaware of the toxic downside) send their… Continue reading

Eight Is Enough

Eight Is Enough

As reclusive murk dwellers go, 20-foot-long bluntnose six-gill sharks are impressive critters—impressive enough to make local TV go gaga over the "discovery" of them in… Continue reading

Eight Is Enough

Environment

MEASURE FOR TREASUREA few traffic-shocked exurbanites, Republican legislators, and the odd shopping-mall magnate have renewed the perennial call for an outer-ring superhighway to divert trucks… Continue reading

Eyman's reprieves

Eyman’s reprieves

DON'T TELL ME about the pit bull press. As watchdogs go, we're a snaggle-toothed, knock-kneed old hound that can barely hobble down the front steps… Continue reading

Eyman's reprieves

Fannie raid

The Seattle Times' new mantra is . . . "It's in the P-I." The talent, that is. Just as the Times prepares to move to… Continue reading

Capt. Bill Archer at work on the Barbara Foss.

Feds Not Towing the Line

Will the Coast Guard balk at funding an oil-spill-prevention tug at Neah Bay?

Capt. Bill Archer at work on the Barbara Foss.
Finback Fini

Finback Fini

IT'S BECOMING a familiar spectacle around here: A ship steams into port with a once-magnificent fin whale wrapped around its bulbous bow floats, like a… Continue reading

Finback Fini
Fish stew

Fish stew

Something about Initiative 696, the "Ban All Nets" measure on November's ballot, must cloud people's minds. Like mine: Two weeks ago, I referred to it… Continue reading

Fish stew
Foreign correspondence

Foreign correspondence

IN THE IMPERIAL heyday of London's Fleet Street papers, a train wreck was said to be worth reporting if it killed "50 frogs, 500 wogs,… Continue reading

Foreign correspondence

Free Buddy

The lose-lose war at Neah Bay.

Function over form

Is this a choice of function over form, philistinism over aestheticism, or a good, usable library over a glamorous architectural trophy? Last week the Seattle… Continue reading

Gassed out

You've probably received a plug for this latest bit of e-mail rabble-rousing by now; four weeks before the event, I'd gotten them at work and… Continue reading