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Seattle’s business establishment has put its stamp on the early general campaign

Seattle's business establishment has put its stamp on the early general campaign season, hosting the first mayoral debate and now issuing its list of endorsements,… Continue reading

The dwindling pie of the recession–or of the recovery-in-name-only–pits city against city,

The dwindling pie of the recession--or of the recovery-in-name-only--pits city against city, neighbor against neighbor, and now, human against raccoon. So reports My Ballard: Over… Continue reading

The last few years haven’t been too kind to the Seahawks, Mariners,

The last few years haven't been too kind to the Seahawks, Mariners, or Husky football team. Which made this weekend particularly welcome relief. To review:The… Continue reading

While we’re home to enough haters that we have to vote on

While we're home to enough haters that we have to vote on giving gay couples even basic domestic partnership rights, a quick trip North finds… Continue reading

He is Bezos; hear him roar.As Steve Ballmer is surely proving at

He is Bezos; hear him roar.As Steve Ballmer is surely proving at the Microsoft meeting today, CEOs these days are more and more like professional… Continue reading

Maybe it’s something we’ve always done–and we just can’t hold our intoxicants

Maybe it's something we've always done--and we just can't hold our intoxicants like we used to. Either way, last Friday, King County Sheriff's deputies rescued… Continue reading

Photo by spratt504, taken at Bumbershoot. See more good stuff and add

Photo by spratt504, taken at Bumbershoot. See more good stuff and add your own in the pool.… Continue reading

Those of you who don’t want to fork over a quarter of

Those of you who don't want to fork over a quarter of a Benjamin (word to the literal: it's not legal tender if you cut… Continue reading

As NBA tweeting faux-pas go, Seattle native Nate Robinson’s live Twitter narration

As NBA tweeting faux-pas go, Seattle native Nate Robinson's live Twitter narration of his traffic stop (for excessively tinted windows) and subsequent arrest (for driving… Continue reading

How you like them transport planes, birdie?The Air Force said it already

How you like them transport planes, birdie?The Air Force said it already has enough Boeing C-17s. The Pentagon said it didn't want anymore C-17s. (These… Continue reading

It’s been a while since we brought you the best 206- and

It's been a while since we brought you the best 206- and 425-ers from that time-waste tour de force, Texts From Last Night. So without… Continue reading

Seattle neighborhood poster by Ork PostersNow that the primary vote is certified,

Seattle neighborhood poster by Ork PostersNow that the primary vote is certified, we can know for certain how every area voted. And there are some… Continue reading

Taken at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe by bisonium. See more

Taken at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe by bisonium. See more good stuff and post your own in the pool.… Continue reading

“The escort service is no longer available to off-campus parking areas because,

"The escort service is no longer available to off-campus parking areas because, as a major institution, we are held responsible by the city to mitigate… Continue reading

And Google says, “I learned it by watching you!” After Amazon weighed

And Google says, "I learned it by watching you!" After Amazon weighed in last week on Google's plans to digitize out-of-print books, their allies at… Continue reading

Cameras as crime-solvers are notoriously pricey and dicey endeavors: they bring a

Cameras as crime-solvers are notoriously pricey and dicey endeavors: they bring a host of privacy and misuse concerns, and Great Britain has found that it's… Continue reading

Hi, This Is Nate Robinson: Wake the Hell Up

The Seattle-bred Knick wants kids to get to school on time.

Photo and title by EdgarDiazRocks, from this weekend’s PAX convention. (Check out

Photo and title by EdgarDiazRocks, from this weekend's PAX convention. (Check out SW's slideshow from the convention.) And, as always, see more good stuff and… Continue reading

WAFST doesn’t want anyone getting confused on how to vote.It hasn’t even

WAFST doesn't want anyone getting confused on how to vote.It hasn't even made the ballot yet--in fact, it still might not make the ballot--but R-71's… Continue reading

With no Greg Nickels to kick around, and with Joe Mallahan on

With no Greg Nickels to kick around, and with Joe Mallahan on a policy-cram sabbatical, the mayoral campaign has been a bit quiet of late,… Continue reading