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Sidran misfires at the mayor.

Sidran’s garage gaffe

Well, he's only been a mayoral candidate for a week, but Mark Sidran has already managed to offend someone.During an interview on KUOW-FM, Sidran blasted… Continue reading

Sidran misfires at the mayor.

Sidran’s little helpers

As The Seattle Times struggles through its post-strike malaise, it's comforting to know that the state's largest newspaper still loves to campaign on its editorial… Continue reading

Signing away

Remember those crazy Olympic Games we're having in 2012? Well, OK, the city is just one of several suitors for the honor, but the bid… Continue reading

Singing Those PDA Blues

In a result as shocking as US Rep. Jim McDermott's recent re-election, the Pike Place Market Constituency last week resoundingly socked market director Shelly Yapp… Continue reading

Sinking the Admiral

A development threatens to torpedo West Seattle's most treasured landmark.

Six-story fracas

Six-story fracas

Green Lake neighbors are divided over allowing big buildings in their future.

Six-story fracas

Sneaking forward

Want to see Seattle politicians get all misty-eyed? Invoke the mighty "Forward Thrust," that 1968 ballot-clogging package of bonds and levies whose passage still rates… Continue reading

Eastside Journal publisher Peter Horvitz kicked in $25,000 to help save Puddle Jumpers.

Something borrowed

Kirkland keeps Puddle Jumpers, but much of its "public art" is equally vulnerable.

Eastside Journal publisher Peter Horvitz kicked in $25,000 to help save Puddle Jumpers.

Sound Transit: more sour news

I've got the solution to our transportation problems—we'll finance our light-rail system by selling SOUND TRANSIT ANTACID TABLETS.To find out which brand offers the best… Continue reading

Election reform hero: Dave Schmidt.

Spend, but don’t tax

It's finally become clear what people want from government.Actually, there's two items on the wish list: 1) People want government to do more for them,… Continue reading

Election reform hero: Dave Schmidt.
Angry Times: The Seattle Times' Mindy Cameron trashes City Hall.

Splitting up Seattle

Perhaps some strange, unexplainable phenomenon occurred during the winter solstice, turning Seattle into a parallel universe in which everything is backwards.How else can you explain… Continue reading

Angry Times: The Seattle Times' Mindy Cameron trashes City Hall.

Stake and regs

What if they held a stakeholders meeting and nobody staked?That's the situation city officials face now that representatives of three University District neighborhood groups are… Continue reading

Star Wars: Rogue Planet

Star Wars: Rogue Planetby Greg Bear (Del Rey, $26)WITH ROGUE PLANET, Greg Bear becomes the second noted Seattle science-fiction author to sign on with the… Continue reading

Start the presses!

Start the presses!

It's a whole new era in Seattle daily journalism as the Times and P-I duke it out in the morning.

Start the presses!
Morgan: Gay News article unfair.

Steamed candidate

Candidates are always griping about bad press, but former judicial candidate Michael Morgan has taken the next step: He has initiated a formal complaint with… Continue reading

Morgan: Gay News article unfair.
Safe Harbors or stormy seas? Rental and homeless issues are rocking the Seattle City Council.

Steinbrueck donnybrook

Activists feud with City Council member over housing issues.

Safe Harbors or stormy seas? Rental and homeless issues are rocking the Seattle City Council.
Monk goes mod? Council member Nick Licata has left the commune.

Stop the madness!

As we prepare to greet the Legislature's class of 2001 next week, here's a suggestion: Let's declare a 10-year moratorium on new state laws.Most people… Continue reading

Monk goes mod? Council member Nick Licata has left the commune.
We're getting a lot of support from the labor community, says a Guild official.

Stop the presses?

A strike looms at The Seattle Times and P-I.

We're getting a lot of support from the labor community, says a Guild official.
A nude biker pedals to his workout class.

Stop, look, and listen

If this is April, the Seattle Police must be obsessing over nude bicyclists.These unclad pedal-pushers who arrive uninvited each year at Fremont's mid-June Solstice Parade… Continue reading

A nude biker pedals to his workout class.
Paying up: Council member Margaret Pageler paid for an ill-advised ad.

Street fight brewing over civility laws

Cheryl Chow is no political innovator, but something she did at a recent campaign forum might have major repercussions in this year's election.Midway through the… Continue reading

Paying up: Council member Margaret Pageler paid for an ill-advised ad.