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Hunter GoldbergHunter Goldberg is a 23-year-old young man from Oregon who was

Hunter GoldbergHunter Goldberg is a 23-year-old young man from Oregon who was arrested on New Year's Eve for what police say were party plans involving… Continue reading

 

Well, folks, it’s been a great 15 months, but it’s time for

Well, folks, it's been a great 15 months, but it's time for this old ship to sail. Today will be my last day here at… Continue reading

 

SPDecay

A timeline of events that led to the DOJ's scalding review of Seattle's police.

 

Nine months ago the venerable Columbia City Cinema became the latest local

Nine months ago the venerable Columbia City Cinema became the latest local indie theater to collapse under the weight of the recession (and, in its… Continue reading

For 34 years Theodore “Ted” Szal’s father carried around a photo of

For 34 years Theodore "Ted" Szal's father carried around a photo of his son, who disappeared in 1977. The man's most recent clue to his… Continue reading

A loving couple, a tragic death, a 225-mile car ride, and a

A loving couple, a tragic death, a 225-mile car ride, and a helpful call to an OnStar agent all played a role in this harrowing… Continue reading

Seattle Police: A Department in Denial

Why is the city's top cop still insisting there's not a problem?

Tis the season for feel-good stories. And if those stories happen to

Tis the season for feel-good stories. And if those stories happen to involve needy pets, ambitious youngsters and Ellen DeGeneres, well then all the better.Mimi… Continue reading

When Katie Merwick posted a link to photos of Alaskan eco-tour captain

When Katie Merwick posted a link to photos of Alaskan eco-tour captain Tom Satre saving a quartet of swimming deer by pulling them onto his… Continue reading

A $1 billion lawsuit that saw Bill Gates dragged in front of

A $1 billion lawsuit that saw Bill Gates dragged in front of federal judge to testify has proved too hazy for jurors to piece together.… Continue reading

Mayor. Not cop.Sean Guard is not a police officer. He may be

Mayor. Not cop.Sean Guard is not a police officer. He may be mayor of Washougal, Washington. And he may have a car with flashing lights… Continue reading

Criminals: This is not your target marketGranted, my experience in the criminal

Criminals: This is not your target marketGranted, my experience in the criminal business is rather limited. But from what I've heard, one of the first… Continue reading

Having a city name its dump after you might sound like a

Having a city name its dump after you might sound like a cruel legacy to bestow. But for J.P. Patches, Seattle's most famous TV clown,… Continue reading

The problem with fishing is that, at best, you come back with

The problem with fishing is that, at best, you come back with fish. Imagine how much more popular the sport would be if people came… Continue reading

Did you know that each of the 58 anchors that hold the

Did you know that each of the 58 anchors that hold the floating 520 Bridge "can weigh as much as 10 male African elephants"? Neither… Continue reading

Crystal Cox’s Bad Precedent

The blogger deserved to lose her case; that means we lose too.

For about 30 minutes on Oct. 3, British tabloid Daily Mail carried

For about 30 minutes on Oct. 3, British tabloid Daily Mail carried an utterly fictitious article, headlined "Guilty: Amanda Knox looks stunned as appeal against… Continue reading

Junk food, like crack cocaine, is a great product to sell if

Junk food, like crack cocaine, is a great product to sell if you enjoy being paid in cash, as opposed to moral high ground. This… Continue reading

Last week the great Nina Shapiro reported that Sen. Patty Murray released

Last week the great Nina Shapiro reported that Sen. Patty Murray released a survey that showed how military veterans aren't getting the mental health care… Continue reading

A resolution quietly passed by the Seattle City Council in October would

A resolution quietly passed by the Seattle City Council in October would give away a set of debt-ridden and dilapidated buildings in the interest of… Continue reading