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Had we voted waaaay back in 1968 to approve a regional light

Had we voted waaaay back in 1968 to approve a regional light rail system (when the feds were offering 2-to-1 matching funds), it would've been… Continue reading

The Bothell native, who likes to serenade women, then strangle them, is

The Bothell native, who likes to serenade women, then strangle them, is going away-- for 47 years and nine months. Barring any success on the… Continue reading

A little less than a month to go before the state’s first

A little less than a month to go before the state's first top-two primary. And despite predictions that the new system-- which allows two candidates… Continue reading

Cowboy Mike: The Ladykiller

Armed with his guitar and cowboy persona, Mike Braae had a way with women. He also liked to strangle them.

NBA to City Hall?

A former Sonic is running on his experience as a team player. Get it?!?!?

Nick Licata: A Thinker for the Common People?

The independent-thinking councilman has stood up to the mayor, his colleagues, and the S.L.U.T.

Vivace Hits the Bricks

But can't move into Brix.

Watch a slideshow of the event. Audio and photos by Chris Kornelis.

Watch a slideshow of the event. Audio and photos by Chris Kornelis. Download Obama's entire speech. First, a few notable things to mention that occurred… Continue reading

It’s going to be more than a month before Espresso Vivace Roasteria,

It's going to be more than a month before Espresso Vivace Roasteria, which closed last week in its beloved Denny Way location, will be reopening… Continue reading

Proponents of challenger Peter Goldmark have been agonizing over how to get

Proponents of challenger Peter Goldmark have been agonizing over how to get the average citizen to care about the race for the state Lands Commissioner… Continue reading

The city council, once a haven for former journalists and neighborhood activists–

The city council, once a haven for former journalists and neighborhood activists-- next a favored resting place for retired athletes? Bruce Harrell, former UW football… Continue reading

Keep Your Receipts

Auditor calls out state government agencies for 2007.

Save a Tree, Kill a Sidewalk?

The "Sidewalk Fix-It Lady" is trying to repair and replace 288,000 square feet of her turf.

An accountability audit, released today by the State Auditor’s Office, charges the

An accountability audit, released today by the State Auditor's Office, charges the City of Seattle with illegally using funds collected from Real Estate Excise Taxes.… Continue reading

The state auditor’s office recently released its annual list of who’s who

The state auditor's office recently released its annual list of who's who in waste and negligence. Called the statewide accountability report, it catalogs all of… Continue reading

Credit Seattle Rep. Jim McDermott for seeing this one through. His bill

Credit Seattle Rep. Jim McDermott for seeing this one through. His bill to extend unemployment benefits for 13 weeks was included in a Senate spending… Continue reading

Apothecary: Both Ways Cafe, 4922 S. Genesee St., 722-5799, MT. BAKERTime of

Apothecary: Both Ways Cafe, 4922 S. Genesee St., 722-5799, MT. BAKERTime of Entry: Sunday, 10:45 a.m.Level of Hangover: Surprisingly light. Had a big Saturday night… Continue reading

New Rangers Can’t Write Tickets or Carry Guns

Waving to the homeless permitted.

Despite some misgivings about his management style and a few items on

Despite some misgivings about his management style and a few items on the to-do list still undone, stable finances and rate payer satisfaction meant easy… Continue reading

Oxford Collapse’s frontman Michael Pace’s Tom Selleck-stash is so awesome, it could

Oxford Collapse's frontman Michael Pace's Tom Selleck-stash is so awesome, it could drive one to distraction. (Drummer Dan Fetherston has a pretty sweet hairy lip… Continue reading