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butchering chickens Lummi Island
May 24, 2013 5:38 PM
Holding the chicken by its wings, Riley Starks lifts the Rhode Island Red from its crate, confidently inverts the hen, places it between...
houseboat Mohai exhibit
May 13, 2013 10:05 PM
A few must-sees pop up on every Seattle tourist’s list: the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and (thanks to Tom Hanks) the houseboats. But...
Washington Toxics Coalition flame-retardant couches Seattle
May 10, 2013 3:13 PM
Washington state Senator Sharon Nelson loved the comfy brown loveseat she bought for her office in Olympia. The couch gave her Statehouse...
Gas Works Park National Register of Historic Places
May 9, 2013 6:35 PM
Among the nearly 89,000 sites selected for the National Register of Historic Places, fewer than 2,500 are classified as landscape...
Seattle Supersonics
May 6, 2013 5:14 PM
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April 29, 2013 4:59 PM
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Bullitt Center, Earth Day, Knute Berger, News
April 22, 2013 5:50 PM
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sidecar seattle ride sharing
April 19, 2013 10:22 PM
Did you know there are countless people—right now, in your very own neighborhood—waiting to take you for a ride? What might sound sinister...
April 18, 2013 4:12 PM
A local man is hosting a fundraiser tonight (April 18; 4-11 p.m.) at Spitfire to benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. David...
seattle steelheads baseball team
April 16, 2013 9:41 PM
On September 9, 1995, the Seattle Mariners took to the field at the Kingdome wearing plain white uniforms with dark blue trim. The word “...
cafe racer seattle
April 16, 2013 12:50 AM
Walter Stawicki remembers exactly where he was on May 30 last year, when his wife called to say she’d just seen a surveillance photo of...
April 15, 2013 4:54 PM
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April 11, 2013 5:43 PM
A few years ago I heard about an archaeological dig in China that unearthed a Chinese woman in her fifties who was so well preserved by her...
Climate change Seattle sea levels rising
April 10, 2013 7:56 PM
Most of the streets in the South Park neighborhood end at the Duwamish River. Local children and their parents often play and fish on the...
Seattle streetcar waterfront Seattle waterfront Seattle trolley
April 10, 2013 7:55 PM
Seattle’s central waterfront is getting a huge, decade-long face-lift: a new tunnel for State Route 99, a new ferry dock, a new seawall,...