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It’s been a while since a truly ugly scandal involving the Boy

It's been a while since a truly ugly scandal involving the Boy Scouts of America figured prominently in the headlines. Fortune smiles upon the local… Continue reading

Courtesy of B-Town BlogIt’s a deadly, if familiar, progression of events: drinking

Courtesy of B-Town BlogIt's a deadly, if familiar, progression of events: drinking leads to a confrontation, the confrontation leads to fisticuffs and fisticuffs to tragedy… Continue reading

Seattle Fire Marshall John Nelson fields questions from Greenwood residentsIt was standing

Seattle Fire Marshall John Nelson fields questions from Greenwood residentsIt was standing room only last night at the Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church as city officials… Continue reading

A Merry Christmas to all, and to all a (hic) goodnightPols in

A Merry Christmas to all, and to all a (hic) goodnightPols in the state of Washington certainly talk a good game about being progressive, but… Continue reading

First Call is a weekly Voracious feature in which we walk into

First Call is a weekly Voracious feature in which we walk into a bar and ask the bartender to make us his or her favorite… Continue reading

Last month, a King County Superior Court judge gave Jon Pomeroy the

Last month, a King County Superior Court judge gave Jon Pomeroy the maximum penalty for his role in the purposeful starvation of his daughter. Just… Continue reading

Mike McGinn on Mike McGinn’s mayoral campaign: ZzzzzzzParty: Mike McGinnLocation: The War

Mike McGinn on Mike McGinn's mayoral campaign: ZzzzzzzParty: Mike McGinnLocation: The War Room on Capitol HillMood: Cautious optimism with just a hint of euphoria.Drink of… Continue reading

Clover school district bans teachers from training service dogs on campus. In

Clover school district bans teachers from training service dogs on campus. In related news, the terrorists win. Take note, Seattle environmentalists: Your green bona fides… Continue reading

The Runaway’s Essentials

Bear mace, gay porn, and other items on Colton Harris-Moore’s shopping list.

Meanwhile, on the mean streets of North Seattle’s Phinney-Greenwood, Seattle Fire Department

Meanwhile, on the mean streets of North Seattle's Phinney-Greenwood, Seattle Fire Department investigators have concluded that the early morning blaze that took down three neighborhood… Continue reading

What does twink porn, bear mace and a credit card have in

What does twink porn, bear mace and a credit card have in common...Colton Harris-Moore's police reportTeenage boys generally aren't what you would call frugal. But… Continue reading

No, that wasn’t oreganoKnown to his fellow conspirators as “Mr. Brown,” Pazzo’s

No, that wasn't oreganoKnown to his fellow conspirators as "Mr. Brown," Pazzo's owner Dave Mendoza has apologized to the entirety of the Eastlake community for… Continue reading

From the opening lines of Clark’s forthcoming autobiography: “I, pimp…”Those of you

From the opening lines of Clark's forthcoming autobiography: "I, pimp..."Those of you who as impressionable 15-year-olds did not immerse yourselves in the collected works of… Continue reading

A few months back we described in cringe-inducing detail the seediness of

A few months back we described in cringe-inducing detail the seediness of a few motels on Aurora Avenue north. Since then, we, along with an… Continue reading

A Child Left Behind

A Child Left Behind

The near-starvation of a teenage girl in Carnation is just the latest case in which the state has failed to protect endangered kids.

A Child Left Behind

Mark Anthony McKinneyThe jovial looking fellow pictured at right is Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony McKinneyThe jovial looking fellow pictured at right is Mark Anthony McKinney. Police have identified him as the suspect in a incident last Thursday… Continue reading

Postscript: An Interview With the Foster Father

When Rebecca Long is sentenced for her part in the abuse of her stepdaughter on November 6, the Pomeroy children, along with their various supporters,… Continue reading

Washington’s medical marijuana users will all sleep a little more soundly tonight.

Washington's medical marijuana users will all sleep a little more soundly tonight. In a victory for state's rights advocates and… Continue reading

First Call is a weekly Voracious feature in which we walk into

First Call is a weekly Voracious feature in which we walk into a bar and ask the bartender to make us his or her favorite… Continue reading

The author of this post does not condone this image. However, he

The author of this post does not condone this image. However, he did snicker at it once or twice.Columbus Day: a time when Seattleites head… Continue reading