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October 17, 2011 4:32 PM
“My sixth-grade son’s report card came home, and he got almost all A’s,” recalls Seattle parent David Price. But what seemed like a cause...
October 17, 2011 4:30 PM
A few crumbling $20 bills. An airline boarding pass. A pink parachute. A black, clip-on necktie from J.C. Penney. This is all that remains...
October 17, 2011 3:24 PM
When civic disputes get down to arguments over numbers, the point has usually been lost. Debates this year over building heights near the...
September 16, 2011 8:14 PM
The story of beer in the Northwest is the story of people—people who love beer. The dedicated souls who made Seattle a bastion of all...
September 16, 2011 4:29 PM
Photos in Flickr slideshow by Kathryn Barnard   Teddi Schultz didn’t think anything of the turned heads and baffled expressions she...
September 16, 2011 4:17 PM
Unlike most people, Nancy White looks forward to her monthly doctor’s appointment. Instead of waiting alone for her doctor in a cramped...
September 16, 2011 4:16 PM
As he travels around Seattle seeking support for his City Council candidacy, Bradley Meacham hears the same two questions over and over...
Bike at the Pike Place Market
September 15, 2011 10:16 PM
Last week's heartbreaking news of the accidental death of beloved Seattle barista Brian Fairbrother touched a lot of people, including many...
September 14, 2011 8:47 PM
In an interview for the October 2011 issue of Ebony magazine, Bill Gates makes it clear that he is none too happy about the state of public...
September 8, 2011 5:07 PM
Sunday marks the ten year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy. The impact was, of course, felt around the world. In Seattle that day,...
August 29, 2011 11:38 PM
Like most who live here, we’re fiercely in love with Seattle—but our love isn’t blind. Along with our singular natural vistas, thriving...
August 9, 2011 5:51 PM
Turns out Google Maps can’t, in fact, do everything. Case in point: It can’t bring the past alive via wonderful illustrated maps—some more...
August 9, 2011 12:18 AM
Paging Jamie Oliver! There are chicken nuggets and sausage-on-a-stick on the Seattle Public Schools’ lunch menu. The ravioli comes from a...
August 9, 2011 12:12 AM
Seems like just yesterday video games were making the clumsy transition from bulky joysticks to sleek, wireless controllers. But youth...
August 9, 2011 12:04 AM
Words guaranteed to freeze the blood of any local middle-class parent of a teenager: “The University of Washington is now officially a...