Rick Anderson

You might have heard about the All-America football player who made headlines

You might have heard about the All-America football player who made headlines declaring he’s gay. He had struggled with family and religious conflicts, but decided… Continue reading

Chase Houston made Seattle history as the first fan to catch a

Chase Houston made Seattle history as the first fan to catch a home run ball hit into the Safeco Field stands. A committed Seattle sports… Continue reading

The rule is: no cheering in the press box. That includes you,

The rule is: no cheering in the press box. That includes you, Steve “We’re going to the Super Bowl!” Raible. You’re covering the team, not… Continue reading

“This is the beginning of the dialogue we’ll have from now until

“This is the beginning of the dialogue we’ll have from now until November,” said Rep. Laurie Jinkins. The Tacoma Democrat had just sat down at… Continue reading

By some accounts, Sunday’s Super Bowl will pit the Denver Broncos against

By some accounts, Sunday’s Super Bowl will pit the Denver Broncos against the Seattle Thugs. Critics, from non-Seahawks fans down to politicians, see the Hawks… Continue reading

The pundits, psychologists and assorted experts tell us that, in our divided

The pundits, psychologists and assorted experts tell us that, in our divided world, the one thing that often brings us together is sports. The thrill… Continue reading

City Hall has rechecked its records and now says the amount of

City Hall has rechecked its records and now says the amount of fines and penalties owed by Seattle slumlord Hugh Sisley comes to $1 million… Continue reading

The biggest armed bank robbery in American history began shortly after closing

The biggest armed bank robbery in American history began shortly after closing time on the evening of Feb. 10, 1997, when two men wearing trench… Continue reading

After 35 years of putting off repairs to many of his 50-some

After 35 years of putting off repairs to many of his 50-some Roosevelt-neighborhood properties while fending off dozens of civil actions with repetitious court appeals,… Continue reading

Who knew that coaching high school football was a step from instant

Who knew that coaching high school football was a step from instant stardom? Ex-Seahawks and Central Washington quarterback Jon Kitna, coach of Lincoln High in… Continue reading

Leonard Kingcade was a 20-year-old railroad laborer from Snoqualmie when he joined

Leonard Kingcade was a 20-year-old railroad laborer from Snoqualmie when he joined the Army in 1941 to fight the Japanese — on the brutally pounded… Continue reading

Sammy, we hardly knew you. You were our folk hero, a

Sammy, we hardly knew you.You were our folk hero, a wild man, a go-for-it dreamer. The town buzzed with news of your heist. Some wanted… Continue reading

The court inquest scheduled to probe the fatal Bellevue Police shooting of

The court inquest scheduled to probe the fatal Bellevue Police shooting of a man outside his Seattle home in March has been delayed after the… Continue reading

It’s a wonderful life, you have to admit: Sixty-year-old billionaire Paul Allen

It’s a wonderful life, you have to admit: Sixty-year-old billionaire Paul Allen and his millionaire sister/business partner Jody Allen, 54, own Mercer Island mansions and… Continue reading

Judging by the statements of Boeing officials, the aerospace giant wasn’t wasting

Judging by the statements of Boeing officials, the aerospace giant wasn’t wasting time worrying about last week’s Machinists Union vote in Everett. No tears, no… Continue reading

A three-year City Hall probe into billing irregularities by Seattle Public Utilities

A three-year City Hall probe into billing irregularities by Seattle Public Utilities employees has turned up 24 SPU workers who manipulated their own electronic water,… Continue reading

It was a big motel, two stories. But the simple way to

It was a big motel, two stories. But the simple way to find out who was selling cocaine or sex was to walk into the… Continue reading

It would have been a memorable score, highway robbery pulled off with

It would have been a memorable score, highway robbery pulled off with a pen and paperwork. The mastermind was soon-to-be-Governor Albert D. Rosellini, the FBI… Continue reading