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Hayden Mears’ time is up in the glass-walled conference room he has

Hayden Mears’ time is up in the glass-walled conference room he has booked for an hour in the frenzied hub of entrepreneurial activity that is… Continue reading

 

One June morning in 2011, an Anacortes police officer pulled over a

One June morning in 2011, an Anacortes police officer pulled over a Hispanic man, supposedly for failing to signal a left turn. The traffic stop… Continue reading

 

A few months ago, Marc Levin was gushing about Seattle’s Law Enforcement

A few months ago, Marc Levin was gushing about Seattle’s Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, better known as LEAD, an innovative program that provides low-level criminal… Continue reading

 

Carl LeCompte’s Oreo milkshake comes with little cookies surrounding the straw. It’s

Carl LeCompte’s Oreo milkshake comes with little cookies surrounding the straw. It’s a shake befitting someone young, innocent, and appreciative of sensory pleasures. “My little… Continue reading

Carl LeCompte’s Oreo milkshake comes with little cookies surrounding the straw. It’s

Carl LeCompte’s Oreo milkshake comes with little cookies surrounding the straw. It’s a shake befitting someone young, innocent, and appreciative of sensory pleasures. “My little… Continue reading

A couple of weeks back, an ad-hoc housing caucus convened by state

A couple of weeks back, an ad-hoc housing caucus convened by state Speaker of the House Frank Chopp declared the city in a state of… Continue reading

Ron Smith has been getting a lot of grief lately. Sitting in

Ron Smith has been getting a lot of grief lately. Sitting in the SODO offices of the Seattle Police Officers Guild, dressed in jeans and… Continue reading

In early March, Lorinda Youngcourt will most likely be confirmed as King

In early March, Lorinda Youngcourt will most likely be confirmed as King County’s first permanent public defender. Her staff of roughly 400 is a new… Continue reading

Last week, an Oregon cancer doctor named Kenneth Stevens told a legislative

Last week, an Oregon cancer doctor named Kenneth Stevens told a legislative committee in Olympia about a former patient named Jeanette Hall. As he recalled… Continue reading

In under two minutes, a bill that would severely increase the penalties

In under two minutes, a bill that would severely increase the penalties for patronizing a prostitute passed out of a state Senate committee this morning.… Continue reading

In the past few months, the furor over police accountability has touched

In the past few months, the furor over police accountability has touched off a tricky debate over the use of body cameras. President Obama, along… Continue reading

Jake Reagan never thought his Facebook post would blow up the way

Jake Reagan never thought his Facebook post would blow up the way it did.Sure, the onetime executive chef at Seattle’s Ponti Seafood Grill, now residing… Continue reading

Less than four years ago, when Michael Young was preparing to come

Less than four years ago, when Michael Young was preparing to come to Seattle as the new University of Washington president, he told me: “I’m… Continue reading

One August Sunday in 1993, a Job Corps counselor who worked with

One August Sunday in 1993, a Job Corps counselor who worked with troubled kids was murdered. Roughly 20 years later, the ACLU tapped his daughter-in-law,… Continue reading

Can anyone address the subject of women in technology without becoming a

Can anyone address the subject of women in technology without becoming a polarizing figure? It’s a question that Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack is exploring.The Redmond… Continue reading

It’s the kind of news that strikes fear in the hearts of

It’s the kind of news that strikes fear in the hearts of parents. A 13-year-old girl named Eliana Perkins disappeared on her way back from… Continue reading

Alison Holcomb had just come out of El Centro de la Raza

Alison Holcomb had just come out of El Centro de la Raza when she looked down at her cell phone. She had a text and… Continue reading

Opposition is building to state Rep. Eric Pettigrew’s proposal to place some

Opposition is building to state Rep. Eric Pettigrew’s proposal to place some control over the Seattle School Board in the hands of the mayor. An… Continue reading

It’s a new conundrum for veteran tech executive Michael Schutzler. The

It’s a new conundrum for veteran tech executive Michael Schutzler.The problem he’s facing involves something called a “smart gun,” an interesting new kind of weapon… Continue reading

Alison Holcomb had just come out of El Centro de la Raza

Alison Holcomb had just come out of El Centro de la Raza when she looked down at her cell phone. She had a text and… Continue reading