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December 19, 2014 7:01 PM
Why the Chinese want to buy Seattle real estate and why you should care even if you don’t own a home
December 1, 2014 9:21 PM
A bipartisan legislature in Olympia couldn't get background checks passed, but bipartisan agreement among the people finally did....
December 1, 2014 7:41 PM
This article originally appeared on Avvo.com.This October, Washington’s first edible cannabis products were made available for purchase....
November 24, 2014 6:36 PM
This article originally appeared on Avvo. Last month, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed a law restricting how and where people may feed the...
November 18, 2014 10:27 PM
Seattleite Lynn Caldeiro can only remember fragments of her first hospitalization four years ago—a nurse standing over her, her husband...
November 18, 2014 6:24 PM
This article originally appeared on Avvo. A survey of nations with advanced economies indicates that the U.S. is the only such country...
November 3, 2014 10:21 PM
We're the fifth whitest major city in America, but we have been diversifying. We were 92 percent white in 1960 and by 2010 we were down to...
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...