Rick Anderson

KING-TVOsman AliIn the wake of a legal settlement over the death of

KING-TVOsman AliIn the wake of a legal settlement over the death of a 15-year-old boy, Children's Hospital now faces state review in three other treatment… Continue reading

A Tough Two Weeks for Children’s

The past two weeks brought bad news for Children's Hospital's patients, staff, and attorneys. On Sept. 16, the hospital's lawyers were in court battling a… Continue reading

LarsenMaybe you’ve seen the latest Republican TV ad in support of 2nd

LarsenMaybe you've seen the latest Republican TV ad in support of 2nd Congressional District candidate John Koster, urging voters to "Take the Right Path, Vote… Continue reading

It has taken a dozen years, but an East Coat film crew

It has taken a dozen years, but an East Coat film crew was in Seattle last week seeking an upside to the fatal Aurora Bridge… Continue reading

BlankenshipThe last two weeks were a not good news at Children’s Hospital

BlankenshipThe last two weeks were a not good news at Children's Hospital for some of its patients, staff, and attorneys. On Sept. 16, the hospital's… Continue reading

RichardsonIf you’re not having fun this election season, then you’re just not

RichardsonIf you're not having fun this election season, then you're just not following state Sen. Pam Roach's re-election effort in the 31st District, generally the… Continue reading

The story about an Arizona sheriff’s deputy who may have faked a

The story about an Arizona sheriff's deputy who may have faked a shooting to increase racial tensions over the state's new immigration bill - written… Continue reading

Will a Write-In Campaign for Lisa Murkowski Save Washington's "Third Senator"?

Will a Write-In Campaign for Lisa Murkowski Save Washington’s “Third Senator”?

Her opponent has shown precious little concern for our fishing and aerospace interests.

Will a Write-In Campaign for Lisa Murkowski Save Washington's "Third Senator"?

Joe and his galAmong those hoping Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski makes an

Joe and his galAmong those hoping Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski makes an unlikely comeback as a write-in candidate in Alaska's general election against GOP/Tea Party… Continue reading

KinsleyGiving money to political campaigns can be quicksand for journalists striving to

KinsleyGiving money to political campaigns can be quicksand for journalists striving to be impartial or at least fair. But reporters, editors and others who work… Continue reading

Jim Bouton's Baseball Book: 40 Years Old and Still a Top Seller
Jim Bouton's Baseball Book: 40 Years Old and Still a Top Seller

Oh, if only the last-place Mariners could bring as much cheer to

Oh, if only the last-place Mariners could bring as much cheer to Seattle as the Seattle Pilots did to the weekend crowd at the Burbank… Continue reading

Mayor McGinn’s Many Green Returns

His anti-car approach has paid off—at least when it comes to spending by his own office.

Seattle’s bicycling mayor – OK, the one who also sometimes parks his

Seattle's bicycling mayor - OK, the one who also sometimes parks his SUV in front of fire hydrants - has so far lived up to… Continue reading

In a 6-5 ruling, judges of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of

In a 6-5 ruling, judges of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco yesterday "reluctantly" concluded that five men cannot sue the… Continue reading

Slipping Out of Darkness

Slipping Out of Darkness

Three years after the U.S. Justice Department demanded changes at the King County jail, some dangerous conditions remain.

Slipping Out of Darkness

The blowback from the Frank Colacurcio Sr. racketeering case continues to spread

The blowback from the Frank Colacurcio Sr. racketeering case continues to spread with yet another lawsuit, this one filed by a former part-owner of Honey's,… Continue reading

Onetime Walla Walla state pen warden Bobby Rhay liked to say that,

Onetime Walla Walla state pen warden Bobby Rhay liked to say that, while every inmate wasn't bad, most of them "aren't in here for pushing… Continue reading

YoshitaniUpdate: Hours after this story was published yesterday, the port’s CEO said

YoshitaniUpdate: Hours after this story was published yesterday, the port's CEO said he would refuse a pay raise that had been under consideration by the… Continue reading

“Seattle’s Judge Judy” – or, more precisely, county suburban district court judge

"Seattle's Judge Judy" - or, more precisely, county suburban district court judge Judith Eiler - gets the bum's rush in Time this week. Attorney-journalist Adam… Continue reading