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Tom Douglas Sounds Off Against Bristol Bay Pebble Mine

Leslie Kelly
Tom Douglas and Michael Leviton
Tom Douglas and Michael Leviton

Do you eat wild salmon?

Then, chances are you’ve enjoyed fish from Alaska’s beautiful Bristol Bay, where massive fisheries produce roughly half of the salmon that shows up on plates around the U.S.

That’s one thing I learned when I showed up to a press conference yesterday at Seatown, called to discuss the threat to that habitat by the proposed Pebble Mine project. Read more »

Go Underground at Seattle Center, See "Kung Faux" and Other Weekend Musts

Haruko Nishimura performs as Warrior in "Underbelly" at Seattle Center this weekend

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Jewish Same-Sex Couples Display Ketubot for Marriage Equality

Hueners Ventura ketubot, a Jewish marriage contract

Same sex marriage is not only on the November ballot in Seattle, it's on the minds of people all over the country. As was pointed out in our current story on local same sex couples, this is the civil rights issue of our time. (If you haven't yet, be sure to watch Seattle hip-hop star Macklemore's new and lovely video, Same Love, in support of gay marriage.) Read more »


Fur: Fabulous or Faux Pas

Fur from Hugo Boss on the runway at Bellevue Fashion Week.

Last week was Fashion Week at the Bellevue Collection, and as always, the shows were well attended, well produced and gave the area’s best-dressed glitterati a chance to bring out their bling, don their Louboutins and get a good look at fall trends through the lens of Vogue magazine and Bellevue Collection retailers. Read more »

Boeing's Dreamliner Furnishes a Dreamy Flight to Tokyo

Leslie Helm, editor of our sister magazine Seattle Business, boarded All Nippon Airway's very first Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight to Tokyo this week. Read his account over at the Seattle Biz blog, in which he describes both the ups... Read more »