Mark D. Fefer

County traffic update: All’s clear

What looked to be a multicar pile-up has turned out to be a fender-bender for the county's Transportation Department. Over the last six months, County… Continue reading

Dating Without Sex

Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Two Jews, 50 opinions: playwright Tony Kushner and critic Alisa Solomon.

De-Zionification

U.S. Jews rethink the state of Israel.

Two Jews, 50 opinions: playwright Tony Kushner and critic Alisa Solomon.

Death, taxes, and The Seattle Times

Publisher Frank Blethen is on a crusade to keep his paper in the family.

Defame and fortune

In a Seattle court, freedom of the press is under attackby the press.

Destination: Wherever they send you

Destination: Wherever they send you

A "sensitive outsider" makes a career out of junkets to scary places.

Destination: Wherever they send you
Dave Douglas gets political.

Don’t look away

Dave Douglas' new band offers global vision.

Dave Douglas gets political.

Double dipping

Why the county wants you to live in a Park & Ride lot.

Down on the Duwamish

In the age of Amazon, how far should Seattle go to hang on to heavy industry?

Downtown showdown

Seattle's business interests ask: Should we drop light rail?

Drawn Behind Bars

Drawn Behind Bars

Antjuan Oden used his art to survive prison; prosecutors used it to help send him there.

Drawn Behind Bars
Duet, Anyone?

Duet, Anyone?

High-Culture Singles at the Opera and Symphony

Duet, Anyone?
Easy drinking

Easy drinking

In the wake of WTO, "fair trade" gets a boost in Seattle.

Easy drinking
Econoboxed!

Econoboxed!

Can't a poor guy keep his car?

Econoboxed!
Thomas Jacobson on site: "A lot of this stuff is scary for people to try out."

Eek-ology

The costs and trade-offs in green building give many people pause. Insulation out of Levi's?

Thomas Jacobson on site: "A lot of this stuff is scary for people to try out."
More than a melody: Miller combines improv with a tight studio sound.

Elevating bass

Marcus Miller takes jazz and funk to the next level.

More than a melody: Miller combines improv with a tight studio sound.
Empty Net

Empty Net

Dot-commers find out—too late—that their bosses stopped paying for health insurance.

Empty Net
A restored Everett landmark, now with low-income housing and Chihulys in the lobby.

Everett, Take Me Away!

You think: fading industrial relic. We think: affordable, overlooked tourist destination.

A restored Everett landmark, now with low-income housing and Chihulys in the lobby.
Extreme gardening

Extreme gardening

Pull on your wellies for the latest wintertime outdoor challenge.

Extreme gardening
County Executive Ron Sims gets on board.

Firing up light rail

Sims and Schell get into line and a Sound Transit "consensus" is born.

County Executive Ron Sims gets on board.