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Thanks to West Seattle Blog for reminding us that just over a

Thanks to West Seattle Blog for reminding us that just over a year ago, on September 22nd, 2008, Nickelsville officially came into existence. So happy… Continue reading

You might have noticed that we had a little budget shortfall in

You might have noticed that we had a little budget shortfall in Washington state last year. And because we believe cutting services for the have-nots… Continue reading

(Updated below) Former mayoral candidate Norman Zadok Sigler, whose proposal of a

(Updated below) Former mayoral candidate Norman Zadok Sigler, whose proposal of a Seattle-paid, Westside rail line is now being carried by Mike McGinn, and whose… Continue reading

Facing a tight race in part because of the conservatism of low-turnout,

Facing a tight race in part because of the conservatism of low-turnout, off-year electorates, the Approve R-71 campaign asked yesterday for more money. (An "approve"… Continue reading

Photo by Jeremiah D. Johnson, taken at the Approve R-71 party at

Photo by Jeremiah D. Johnson, taken at the Approve R-71 party at Chapel. (And timely in light of yesterday's poll results. See more good pics… Continue reading

Despite an endorsement list that would seemingly take weeks to read, and

Despite an endorsement list that would seemingly take weeks to read, and opponents who argue against gay partnerships by accusing them of causing manufacturing delays… Continue reading

If you’ll recall, when Microsoft announced that it was opening its retail

If you'll recall, when Microsoft announced that it was opening its retail stores near Apple's, we noted the possibility of an Arrested Development-style battle, wherein… Continue reading

In honor of today’s predicted high of 91 degrees. Photo by the

In honor of today's predicted high of 91 degrees. Photo by the prolific MPG, or Mango Power Girl. See more good stuff and post your… Continue reading

Now that the Mariners are giving up the fight, who will protect

Now that the Mariners are giving up the fight, who will protect us from the ineffable evils of semi-clothed and even un-clothed women dancing in… Continue reading

The Argument Against Permanent Recession-Level Spending

“It’s a proven failure,” according to one out-of-city critic.

Yesterday brought a bizarre missive from the McGinn campaign: Under the headline

Yesterday brought a bizarre missive from the McGinn campaign: Under the headline "Mallahan 2.0", and citing "multiple sources," it predicted a number of things about… Continue reading

If you’re looking for your daily cute animal pic fix, look no

If you're looking for your daily cute animal pic fix, look no further than the neighborhood blogs, which have some great ones. To wit: Fremont… Continue reading

In keeping with this afternoon’s all-Nate-Robinson, all-the-time theme (see here), how about

In keeping with this afternoon's all-Nate-Robinson, all-the-time theme (see here), how about this little bit from Twitter (via the prolific True Hoop)? Nate the Great… Continue reading

KUOW’s Steve Scher just got done with a nearly hour-long interview with

KUOW's Steve Scher just got done with a nearly hour-long interview with mayoral candidate Joe Mallahan, and any non-English-speakers who were listening probably thought it… Continue reading

Mike McGinn’s campaign issued the bizarrest press release today,

Mike McGinn's campaign issued the bizarrest press release today,… Continue reading

Photo by J. Kraemer. See more good stuff and add your own

Photo by J. Kraemer. See more good stuff and add your own in the pool.… Continue reading

Scout.com…he’ll be sitting on Garfield’s sidelines. Tony Wroten, Jr. is the nation’s

Scout.com...he'll be sitting on Garfield's sidelines. Tony Wroten, Jr. is the nation's top-ranked prep junior hoopster, after whom, you may recall, the Seattle Public Schools… Continue reading

Bezos and Gates celebrate. Not pictured is Steve Ballmer, who was thrown

Bezos and Gates celebrate. Not pictured is Steve Ballmer, who was thrown out for threatening a line judge.Microsoft may still be rolling out a Zune… Continue reading

He was a stealth staffer, a pricey question mark, a curious cog

He was a stealth staffer, a pricey question mark, a curious cog in the Nickels machine. And now he's gone, cashing out his vacation days… Continue reading

It’s not a sport often associated with Seattle, where our preferred birds

It's not a sport often associated with Seattle, where our preferred birds are Seahawks, but the P-I reports that the SPD has a handful of… Continue reading