Laura Onstot

If you are gay and want to get married, the state Supreme

If you are gay and want to get married, the state Supreme Court races are particularly important, what with the fight for equality increasingly being… Continue reading

If it feels like more people than usual have been mauled by

If it feels like more people than usual have been mauled by bears lately (most recently Bellevue City Councilmember John Chelminiak who survived a black… Continue reading

Jon Stewart’s Sanity Rally Spawns a Seattle Offshoot

And there's an unlikely local behind it.

As reported earlier, Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon decided to use his

As reported earlier, Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon decided to use his the resources of his office to convince his constituents to vote for the… Continue reading

When Army Private Bradley Manning sent the website WikiLeaks video of soldiers

When Army Private Bradley Manning sent the website WikiLeaks video of soldiers in Iraq allegedly gunning down civilians, including two employees of the news agency… Continue reading

Avreayl Jacobson didn’t have a girls basketball team to play on when

Avreayl Jacobson didn't have a girls basketball team to play on when she was a kid. So she checked out a book on basketball from… Continue reading

McKenna missed oral arguments this morning as the U.S. Department of Justice

McKenna missed oral arguments this morning as the U.S. Department of Justice attempted to shut down a lawsuit he filed along with 19 other state… Continue reading

Photos by Matthew PielThe Stop: Beacon HillThe Vibe: “Um, can I walk

Photos by Matthew PielThe Stop: Beacon HillThe Vibe: "Um, can I walk here?" The street behind the Red Apple across from the Beacon Hill station… Continue reading

This is the way to start your athletic contest-watching day.The Watering Hole:

This is the way to start your athletic contest-watching day.The Watering Hole:Auto Battery, 1009 E. Union, CAPITOL HILLThe Atmosphere: Being a sports fan can be… Continue reading

It’s just over one mile from the Mercer freeway ramps to Key

It's just over one mile from the Mercer freeway ramps to Key Arena. But if you want to see the Storm play there this weekend,… Continue reading

Betting Entrepreneur Gets Squelched

Nick Jenkins thought he had the perfect scheme for getting around state prohibitions on online gambling.

The Stop: SoDo.The Vibe: City of industry. The SoDo light rail stop

The Stop: SoDo.The Vibe: City of industry. The SoDo light rail stop is surrounded by an Asian restaurant supply store, a landscape stone seller, a… Continue reading

After a backlash over his initial plan to fire 200 city employees

After a backlash over his initial plan to fire 200 city employees to help balance the city's ailing budget, Mike McGinn now avoids any specifics… Continue reading

Alternatives to World Vision

Where to give money if you don't like the Federal Way charity's dogmatic Christian hiring practices.

Boeing’s Next Delays

Uncovering more problems for the Dreamliner.

Dino’s Stimulus Wackage

The spending he approved in 2003 looks a lot like the "boondoggles" he's criticizing now.

Stalking or Hanging Out?

The state Supreme Court takes a broad view of the issue.

Photos by Matthew PielThe Stop: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.The Vibe: Getting off the

Photos by Matthew PielThe Stop: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.The Vibe: Getting off the train you have two choices: walk through the enormous parking structure into the… Continue reading

Yesterday Boeing announced that the planned delivery of the first Dreamliner to

Yesterday Boeing announced that the planned delivery of the first Dreamliner to Japanese airline All Nippon would be delayed from the end of this year… Continue reading

Standing in front of an MSR tent and Thermarest mattresses at Cascade

Standing in front of an MSR tent and Thermarest mattresses at Cascade Designs in SoDo yesterday, Mayor Mike McGinn unveiled the city's plan to distribute… Continue reading