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Today’s COTD champion felt the same way as a lot of people

Today's COTD champion felt the same way as a lot of people did yesterday when news broke of widespread DEA raids on medical-marijuana dispensaries all… Continue reading

Under a frigid winter fall drizzle, some 30 demonstrators are gathered right

Under a frigid winter fall drizzle, some 30 demonstrators are gathered right now at the Federal Building in downtown Seattle, protesting yesterday's multiple DEA raids… Continue reading

Julia Biryukova (or someone pretending to be her) is a 30-year-old “slim”,

Julia Biryukova (or someone pretending to be her) is a 30-year-old "slim", blue-eyed, divorced non-smoker who's looking for a "sugar daddy" who can pay her… Continue reading

Imagine waking up to find that your beloved 1991 Thunderbird was stolen.

Imagine waking up to find that your beloved 1991 Thunderbird was stolen. Then picture being told, "sorry, the idiot who stole your car got wasted… Continue reading

Recently I moved from the Central District to Rainier Valley. The commute

Recently I moved from the Central District to Rainier Valley. The commute to work is a little longer, but at least I have the peace… Continue reading

If you believe KING 5’s mainly-one-sided report from last night, then the

If you believe KING 5's mainly-one-sided report from last night, then the Occupy Seattle camp at Seattle Central Community College has devolved into a Satanic… Continue reading

Karl ThompsonThe Oxford Suites hotel in Yakima, like the vast majority of

Karl ThompsonThe Oxford Suites hotel in Yakima, like the vast majority of mid-range hotels, has a TV in the lobby, which, by default, has a… Continue reading

There is a Nike-sponsored establishment in Beaverton, Ore. called the Joe Paterno

There is a Nike-sponsored establishment in Beaverton, Ore. called the Joe Paterno Child Development Center. Needless to say the place was dubbed long before Mr.… Continue reading

Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon fended off his most serious political challenger

Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon fended off his most serious political challenger last night, beating Republican state Rep. Mike Hope handily with 56 percent of… Continue reading

Honk if You Hear Me

The case that makes it OK to annoy everyone with your car horn.

Nothing wards off the dozing effects of tryptophan better than a little

Nothing wards off the dozing effects of tryptophan better than a little detective work on America's most famous unsolved heist. Proving this fact, detectives, journalists… Continue reading

Washington state voters Liquor initiative passesAaron Reardon winsBobby Forch losesTim Burgess landslideSeattle

Washington state voters Liquor initiative passesAaron Reardon winsBobby Forch losesTim Burgess landslideSeattle schools levy passesCaregivers get more background checksEyman tolling too close to callCity Council… Continue reading

Gummi Bears–the other, other white meat–are the most classic and arguably the

Gummi Bears--the other, other white meat--are the most classic and arguably the most delicious of gummi foodstuffs. They are also apparently the most scientific. The… Continue reading

For credit unions across the country, Bank of America’s decision to impose

For credit unions across the country, Bank of America's decision to impose a $5-per-month fee on debit-card users has been the gift that keeps on… Continue reading

With only two months left to collect enough signatures to make next

With only two months left to collect enough signatures to make next November's ballot, Initiative 502, the effort to legalize marijuana by the group New… Continue reading

Heading to our respective homes after work yesterday, Weekly managing editor Caleb

Heading to our respective homes after work yesterday, Weekly managing editor Caleb Hannan and I were curious as to why the block around Yesler Way… Continue reading

Winner, winner! Chicken dinner!Today’s Comment of the Day goes to a reader

Winner, winner! Chicken dinner!Today's Comment of the Day goes to a reader who is likely not the first person to use Alabama as a benchmark… Continue reading

“Seattle Nice” dictates that even if people from Seattle don’t like someone

"Seattle Nice" dictates that even if people from Seattle don't like someone or something, they'll still be pleasant and polite enough that you might not… Continue reading

Bellingham police officers still aren’t sure why a homeless man would decide

Bellingham police officers still aren't sure why a homeless man would decide to construct a homemade guillotine and then lop his own arm off with… Continue reading

Today’s Comment of the Day contains some advice for Nintendo on how

Today's Comment of the Day contains some advice for Nintendo on how it can bring itself back from the edge of obscurity.On Friday we reported… Continue reading