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Nicole Westbrook: In the Way of the Gun

The best night of a 21-year-old's life ended when a stray bullet struck her. In Seattle, she's not alone.

Nicole Westbrook.

He’s the stubborn, war-hero mayor of Pacific with a dizzying but sometimes

He's the stubborn, war-hero mayor of Pacific with a dizzying but sometimes blessed ringing in his ears - it shields him from hearing the names… Continue reading

Here Comes Cy Sun

Here Comes Cy Sun

Small-town America's most cantankerous mayor puts Pacific, Washington, on the map.

Here Comes Cy Sun

After winning $850,000 in lawsuits against cities that wouldn’t allow him to

After winning $850,000 in lawsuits against cities that wouldn't allow him to open nudie dance joints, Bob Davis became the most successful strip club entrepreneur… Continue reading

Online Commenters Exposed in the Northwest

A ruling in Idaho has trolls scrambling for cover.

Blue Origin logoIt was a happy weekend for NASA, with the federal

Blue Origin logoIt was a happy weekend for NASA, with the federal space agency's successful landing of its Mars rover yesterday and its Friday agreements… Continue reading

The Navy’s war fleet arrives in Elliott Bay today and, as usual,

The Navy's war fleet arrives in Elliott Bay today and, as usual, Seattle's Peace Fleet will be there to greet them - at a distance.… Continue reading

StoverThe state’s first known motion for a new trial based on the

StoverThe state's first known motion for a new trial based on the alleged misconduct of a tweeting juror was rejected yesterday by a Skagit County… Continue reading

RahrThe King County Sheriff’s Office appears to have found the solution to

RahrThe King County Sheriff's Office appears to have found the solution to police brutality: Don't report it. In 2011, the county internally investigated two use-of-force… Continue reading

Ms. Washington 2000Nine years after he killed a man at the alleged

Ms. Washington 2000Nine years after he killed a man at the alleged request of his beauty queen girlfriend, James Huden was convicted of first degree… Continue reading

James Pirtle's first felony case would take him to Africa.

Little Kony: Thomas Kwoyelo

A Seattle attorney's quest to free a murderous Ugandan warlord's commander.

James Pirtle's first felony case would take him to Africa.

Second of two partsThe Medical Examiner’s Office could not determine exactly why

Second of two partsThe Medical Examiner's Office could not determine exactly why Timothy M. Jones died in King County Jail this year, as we reported… Continue reading

Timothy Michael Jones’ Death Penalty

A blade-swallowing King County inmate draws his last breath.

First of two partsSeattle Police had their hands full when they arrested

First of two partsSeattle Police had their hands full when they arrested Timothy Michael Jones, 34, for property destruction and harassment. On April Fool's Day,… Continue reading

Pacific's Cy Sun Blasts Critics

Pacific’s Cy Sun Blasts Critics

Facing a potential recall, an 82-year-old mayor goes on the offensive.

Pacific's Cy Sun Blasts Critics

After another upsurge in military suicides, including a record number last year

After another upsurge in military suicides, including a record number last year at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the Pentagon is weighing a kind of Catch 22… Continue reading

BagshawWhile others in City Hall were still asking the question, what can

BagshawWhile others in City Hall were still asking the question, what can we do in the wake of Seattle's wave of gun violence?, City Council… Continue reading

No Silver Bullet

No Silver Bullet

How do you solve a problem like gun violence?

No Silver Bullet

Pawlawski, Leach, YogiHis teams win twice as often as they lose, so

Pawlawski, Leach, YogiHis teams win twice as often as they lose, so we know Washington State's Mike Leach is a proven football coach. But is… Continue reading

Seattle Officials ‘Powerless’ Against Gun Violence

Barring a change in state law, guns will remain out of the city's control.