Rick Anderson

Supreme Retort

On the lam, cranky journalist Paul Trummel scores a First Amendment victory.

Swept away

Oh, they were brilliant for sure, trying to burn down a tavern on Custer Way by running around at night next to a busy street… Continue reading

People ride the old monorail, cars will build the new one.

Tanking Revenues

Monorail's ads urge forgoing of new car purchases, but the agency's funding depends on auto sales.

People ride the old monorail, cars will build the new one.
At Broadview-Thomson Elementary, teacher Laurence "Shayne" Hill "was going to get in trouble."

Teacher Pets

A former fifth-grade teacher pleads guilty to child molestation, a former pupil sues the Seattle School District, and it turns out that years of questionable behavior at this grade school was no secret.

At Broadview-Thomson Elementary, teacher Laurence "Shayne" Hill "was going to get in trouble."
Bob Hasegawa says, "Hoffa and his cronies illegally stole the Local 174 election."

Teamster vs. Teamster

Feds side with local union reformer in contested election.

Bob Hasegawa says, "Hoffa and his cronies illegally stole the Local 174 election."

Terminal Cruise?

Taxpayers face another long walk—off the Port's short-falling Pier 66.

Terror Talk

Ahmed Ressam grows weary of informing.

Eight decades of tax breaks and fawning politicians weren't enough for Phil Condit.

Thanks for leaving

Dallas gets Condit, Stonecipher, and an office staff to be named later.

Eight decades of tax breaks and fawning politicians weren't enough for Phil Condit.
Abruzzi Pizza's owner Nick Finamore "pasta on too soon."

That big pizzeria in the sky

Nick made a mistake: "I became a success."

Abruzzi Pizza's owner Nick Finamore "pasta on too soon."
Sgt. Kevin Benderman

That Other Defiant Soldier

Ehren Watada isn't the first to refuse deployment to Iraq. Kevin Benderman is already in the stockade.

Sgt. Kevin Benderman
That would have to be in the back seat of CAB ELVIS,

That would have to be in the back seat of CAB ELVIS,

That would have to be in the back seat of CAB ELVIS, with the King at the wheel. David Groh has been fighting traffic and… Continue reading

That would have to be in the back seat of CAB ELVIS,
A 12-acre parking lot, foreground, will become the campus of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Seattle Center grounds are not quite visible at lower left. This view is looking northeast from the Space Needle, with Lake Union in the background.

The Billionaire Club

Three of Seattle's richest people—Howard Schultz, Paul Allen, and Bill Gates—can now call Seattle Center home.

A 12-acre parking lot, foreground, will become the campus of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Seattle Center grounds are not quite visible at lower left. This view is looking northeast from the Space Needle, with Lake Union in the background.
The champagne judge

The champagne judge

A new contender for Washington's worst judge.

The champagne judge

The coach fumbles

UW's Neuheisel commits 18 NCAA violations.

The cost of pain

A landmark court decision holds government liable for the rape of a young girl.

The dead

Inquests, Seattle Police Department, King County Sheriff and suburban police shootings and custody deaths, 1989-1999 (ALL JUSTIFIED)

The education coach

UW/Neuheisel pact shows how to win without playing.

The Lusty Lady on First Avenue, where more than the sky is blue.

The Ex-Mayor’s Booby Prize

The Lusty Lady's not for sale, so he and some developer friends bought the sky above.

The Lusty Lady on First Avenue, where more than the sky is blue.

The force is against him

A detective—and his department—could face trial.

Gil Kerlikowske: cop on the move.

The formality

A politically savvy cop rides to the top.

Gil Kerlikowske: cop on the move.