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November 24, 2014 6:36 PM
As cities crack down on 'street feeding,' there are still ways to help those in need
October 23, 2014 6:40 PM
Richard has lived in Seattle for 32 years. In 2001, he moved into a small, one-bedroom apartment on Capitol Hill, where rent was $650 a...
October 22, 2014 7:17 PM
I live in West Seattle. I take the RapidRide C Line into downtown every day. The distance from my bus stop on Findlay Street SW to the...
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October 21, 2014 6:30 PM
It's been a year of superlatives–highest minimum wage! First Super Bowl championship! Biggest transportation boondoggle!–and behind each...
October 15, 2014 5:10 PM
It has been more than a year, but Allen Schauffler’s ninth-floor office overlooking South Lake Union still looks like he just moved in....
October 14, 2014 11:31 PM
The project started with a feisty, 11-year-old farm girl and a doctor studying cancer in children. Dr. Jim Olson is a pediatric oncologist...
October 14, 2014 6:03 PM
The Dallas Morning News' Special Needs Blog recently reported on the four very diverse models featured in Nordstrom's Anniversary catalog....
October 9, 2014 6:10 PM
Last Christmas, as our family was gathered to open presents, my fiancé reached under the couch cushion he was sitting on and pulled out a...
October 8, 2014 11:00 PM
On the fall ballot, Washington residents will be asked to vote on two opposing gun control initiatives—one calling for expanded background...
October 8, 2014 8:41 PM
We've seen the bike share docking stations going up around the city--there's one just a hop, skip and a jump away from our offices, on 3rd...
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September 15, 2014 4:59 PM
The rattle and whistle of trains have long provided a soundtrack for beachgoers at Golden Gardens, salmon spotters at the Ballard locks and...
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August 18, 2014 7:10 PM
For years, the only physical evidence of the Tateuchi Center in Bellevue has been in a dim corner of the downtown Hyatt Regency hotel lobby...
August 8, 2014 4:47 PM
What do you get when you combine an impressive minimum-wage increase with restaurateurs who aren’t sure how they’ll afford it and a dining...
August 7, 2014 8:44 PM
According to a post by user Sporangepeeler on Reddit this morning, a fellow passenger on Metro bus 66 stepped in to prevent a mugging...
July 30, 2014 4:51 PM
Herb Simpson shuffled into the gallery at the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle and eyed a magnified, black-and-white photo of...
July 21, 2014 4:45 PM
In South Seattle, a forested green space The Seattle Times once called “Walden Pond in urbania” is now a battleground between mountain...