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A Birthday With Strangers, an Unlikely Reunion, and Sam’s Club Shuts Down
A Birthday With Strangers, an Unlikely Reunion, and Sam’s Club Shuts Down
A Conductor Sues Amtrak, a Family Gets Out of the Movie Business, and Sonic Comes to Kent

A Conductor Sues Amtrak, a Family Gets Out of the Movie Business, and Sonic Comes to Kent

Plus, the Eastside comes together in support of its Muslim residents.

A Conductor Sues Amtrak, a Family Gets Out of the Movie Business, and Sonic Comes to Kent
Death and Taxes Top of Mind in First Week of Legislature

Death and Taxes Top of Mind in First Week of Legislature

And guns and climate too.

Death and Taxes Top of Mind in First Week of Legislature
Blue Origin Expands, a Development Moratorium Ends, and PSE Says It’s Cleaning Up
Blue Origin Expands, a Development Moratorium Ends, and PSE Says It’s Cleaning Up
Bothell Gets a Big Park, Cops Muck Up a Prostitution Bust, and Santas Take on Walmart
Bothell Gets a Big Park, Cops Muck Up a Prostitution Bust, and Santas Take on Walmart
Pedro the Lion’s David Bazan. Photo by Bob Andrews/UTOW
Pedro the Lion’s David Bazan. Photo by Bob Andrews/UTOW
A Beloved Eatery Closes, Whole Foods Is Ordered to Open, and a Mother Boycotts an Inquest.

A Beloved Eatery Closes, Whole Foods Is Ordered to Open, and a Mother Boycotts an Inquest.

Plus, the latest on the Black Diamond City Council recall attempt.

A Beloved Eatery Closes, Whole Foods Is Ordered to Open, and a Mother Boycotts an Inquest.
The Futures of a Skatepark, an Eagle Tree, and a Councilmember Hang in the Balance
The Futures of a Skatepark, an Eagle Tree, and a Councilmember Hang in the Balance

Durkan Announces End of Tenure for Police Chief O’Toole

Leadership at Seattle City Light is also on the way out.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo

The Holiday Shopping Guide to Unique Gifts and Memorable Moments

Bazzars, pop-ups, and retail events from Seattle to Bellevue and beyond.

Lvl Up Sprites replace pixels with beads. Courtesy of GeekCraft Expo
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown on Dec. 1.
The Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition takes over downtown on Dec. 1.
The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers

Holiday stories from stages in Seattle, Bellevue, and throughout King County.

The Season’s Best Performances, Plays, and Nutcrackers
The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound

Lights, boats, and Santas run amok!

The Most Merry Parades and Parties Around Puget Sound
Bow Hunting in Bellevue, Church Threats, and Much Ado About Mulch

Bow Hunting in Bellevue, Church Threats, and Much Ado About Mulch

Plus, a former high school office staffer charged with rape.

Bow Hunting in Bellevue, Church Threats, and Much Ado About Mulch
The Housing Authority Saves Seniors and Residents Rage Against Safe Drug Sites
The Housing Authority Saves Seniors and Residents Rage Against Safe Drug Sites
Kent to Rededicate the Robert E. Lee Memorial Building

Kent to Rededicate the Robert E. Lee Memorial Building

Seeking to clarify the building’s namesake, the city will add the word “chief.”

Kent to Rededicate the Robert E. Lee Memorial Building
Celebrate Rainier, a Reading about Vivisection, a Mayoral Debate, and More of the Week’s Best Events
Celebrate Rainier, a Reading about Vivisection, a Mayoral Debate, and More of the Week’s Best Events
You know what goes great with horrifying German vampire silhouettes? Some nice piano and the Seattle Symphony.
You know what goes great with horrifying German vampire silhouettes? Some nice piano and the Seattle Symphony.
Wizards, Witches, “Nasty Women” and More of the Week’s Best Events
Wizards, Witches, “Nasty Women” and More of the Week’s Best Events
Eat authentic Russian food at St. Nicholas Orthodox Russian Cathedral’s “Taste of Russia.” Photo courtesy Wikimedia/Joe Mabel
Eat authentic Russian food at St. Nicholas Orthodox Russian Cathedral’s “Taste of Russia.” Photo courtesy Wikimedia/Joe Mabel