Rick Anderson

The state Commission on Judicial Conduct has settled its case with a

The state Commission on Judicial Conduct has settled its case with a Puyallup city judge who locked up a crime victim for lying to police.… Continue reading

A federal judge has sent the long-running Ezell’s Famous Chicken food fight

A federal judge has sent the long-running Ezell's Famous Chicken food fight back to state court, where it is now heading for a summary judgment… Continue reading

Part of the problem of writing about the historic murder of Ed

Part of the problem of writing about the historic murder of Ed Pratt for this week's SW was that few today remember he was the… Continue reading

Ed Pratt.Seattle Urban League director Ed Pratt was 38 when shot to

Ed Pratt.Seattle Urban League director Ed Pratt was 38 when shot to death in the doorway of his suburban Seattle home Jan. 26, 1969. It… Continue reading

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He Killed Edwin Pratt

A key source in the civil-rights crusader's murder says police have solved Seattle's coldest case.

Old fashioned businesspeople on orange and black background

In August, you will be asked to vote on this:The City Council

In August, you will be asked to vote on this:The City Council is authorized to decide whether to issue the notice referenced in Section 2.3… Continue reading

Keep Digging

Keep Digging

Why a recent ruling on the tunnel puts Seattle deeper in the hole.

Keep Digging

KOMO-TV”Forgive us our…”By the time he hit his mid-20s, Randy Dyer had

KOMO-TV"Forgive us our..."By the time he hit his mid-20s, Randy Dyer had racked up 12 arrests, most for drugs, and had participated in a spectacular… Continue reading

The only certainties left standing after Judge Laura Gene Middaugh’s ruling yesterday

The only certainties left standing after Judge Laura Gene Middaugh's ruling yesterday on the downtown waterfront-tunnel referendum were these: It's 2007 all over again, and… Continue reading

I-ManAssuming this is his real name, Bill Kroske, vice president of business

I-ManAssuming this is his real name, Bill Kroske, vice president of business development at American Traffic Solutions, Inc.--the Arizona company that contracts for traffic-enforcement camera… Continue reading

BramArmy Staff Sgt. David Bram has now joined four other Joint Base

BramArmy Staff Sgt. David Bram has now joined four other Joint Base Lewis-McChord Stryker soldiers facing charges of murdering Afghan civilians last year. Bram, 27,… Continue reading

This is the portrait of Bill and Melinda Gates (see larger view

This is the portrait of Bill and Melinda Gates (see larger view below), commissioned by the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in D.C. and unveiled this… Continue reading

With one exception, KOMO-TV, the Seattle news media didn’t seem too upset

With one exception, KOMO-TV, the Seattle news media didn't seem too upset last week when the mayor's office lectured TV crews on the proper ways… Continue reading

Judge KondoUnable to make his $1.5 million bail, Mercer Island attorney John

Judge KondoUnable to make his $1.5 million bail, Mercer Island attorney John C. Siegel has become a genuine jailhouse lawyer. He's working out of his… Continue reading

A war once started, never ends, and that is true in Afghanistan,

A war once started, never ends, and that is true in Afghanistan, despite Osama bin Laden's death, and Iraq, despite the final pullout of U.S.… Continue reading

A week after Boeing announced a 13 percent, $586 million first-quarter profit,

A week after Boeing announced a 13 percent, $586 million first-quarter profit, we learn about some oldie-but-goodie sales practices that have helped keep the Lazy… Continue reading

Richard Nixon called Pratt the "Martin Luther King of the Northwest."

Who Killed Edwin Pratt?

Seattle's most notorious cold case gets a whole lot warmer.

Richard Nixon called Pratt the "Martin Luther King of the Northwest."

Facing Our Losses – Iraq 2011

Washington's toll in Iraq in 2011.

Brandon Barrett's War

Brandon Barrett’s War

The Army didn't tell anyone about a disturbed AWOL soldier until it was too late.

Brandon Barrett's War

Ms. Bad Hair.Too many bank robbers, not enough nicknames? The “Bad Hair

Ms. Bad Hair.Too many bank robbers, not enough nicknames? The "Bad Hair Babe" has struck again in the South Sound, increasing her bounty to a… Continue reading