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All big winners tonight! Some scenes from the parties…Location: Rock Bottom Brewing

All big winners tonight! Some scenes from the parties...Location: Rock Bottom Brewing Co. (seriously)Time: 7:30Crowd: RespectableParty: SubduedMood: OptimisticOutstanding Quote: "This it? Who are these people?… Continue reading

Kevin P. CaseyOften, during her campaign events, Gov. Christine Gregoire would remind

Kevin P. CaseyOften, during her campaign events, Gov. Christine Gregoire would remind the crowd how painfully close the race was in 2004 and attempt to… Continue reading

Nickelsville’s Not What It Set Out to Be

But it's nowhere near ready to fold its tents.

The number of ballots pulled for signature problems continues to grow. On

The number of ballots pulled for signature problems continues to grow. On election eve, King County reports that 4,932 of the 353,300 absentee ballots received… Continue reading

A full six days before the election many of Washington’s counties are

A full six days before the election many of Washington's counties are reporting healthy collections of absentee votes already cast-- nearly one-third of the total… Continue reading

Oregon’s, Like, Totally Copying Us

Our little-brother state’s hot for our “top-two” primary system.

More help on the way for Gov. Chris Gregoire from the Democratic

More help on the way for Gov. Chris Gregoire from the Democratic royalty. Mentioned this impending visit last month. Gregoire's campaign is just out with… Continue reading

Okanogan rancher Peter Goldmark has raised nearly $923,000 for his bid for

Okanogan rancher Peter Goldmark has raised nearly $923,000 for his bid for public lands commissioner, while Doug Sutherland has brought in just over $578,000. Quite… Continue reading

A GOPer for Choice, Pot, and Gay Marriage

So why can't Marcia McCraw get the liberal establishment to support her run for lieutenant governor?

Keeping Washington in Gregoire’s hands is a top priority for the Democratic

Keeping Washington in Gregoire's hands is a top priority for the Democratic Governors Association, says Nathan Daschle, the organization's executive director (and son of former… Continue reading

From the clever techies who brought you mybarackobama.com- where you can get

From the clever techies who brought you mybarackobama.com- where you can get up-to-date contact info for undecided voters living near you-- comes a new toy:… Continue reading

A few things you may be surprised to hear about Republican candidate

A few things you may be surprised to hear about Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor Marcia McCraw: She's pro-choice, in favor of medical marijuana, and… Continue reading

Should We Elect to Elect the Elections Director?

Even if county voters give themselves the right to choose, will anyone run for the post?

The Discovery Park version of Nickelsville located adjacent to the Daybreak Star

The Discovery Park version of Nickelsville located adjacent to the Daybreak Star Center will pack up tomorrow morning and vacate the wooded parcel they've occupied… Continue reading

Gardeners beware. Illicit picking is spreading. First, Beacon Hill. Now, Ballard.

Gardeners beware. Illicit picking is spreading. First, Beacon Hill. Now, Ballard.… Continue reading

La Vie PhotographyCourtney Gregoire, who returned to Olympia from D.C. in August

La Vie PhotographyCourtney Gregoire, who returned to Olympia from D.C. in August to marry, has left her post as legislative director for Sen. Maria Cantwell.… Continue reading

Thyme Bandits

Will whoever’s stealing fruit and plants on Beacon Hill please stop? Gosh!

Two weeks after the Nickelodeons set up 150 pink tents before dawn

Two weeks after the Nickelodeons set up 150 pink tents before dawn in city-owned lot on West Marginal Way, the encampment remains alive and fighting.… Continue reading

After two years as the city council’s communications specialist, George Howland Jr.,

After two years as the city council's communications specialist, George Howland Jr., former long-time Seattle Weekly City Hall scribe , is leaving. But he's not… Continue reading