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April 4, 2014 6:56 PM
In our January 2013 issue, contributing writer and professional forager Langdon Cook wrote an in-depth article on the development of North...
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March 31, 2014 10:12 PM
King 5 posted this extremely helpful roundup today of local organizations that are accepting donations of all kinds--monetary, clothing,...
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March 27, 2014 6:12 PM
It is likely the measure of any good cop: being in the right place at the right time. For Dave Reichert, former sheriff, now representative...
March 18, 2014 6:23 PM
On April 22, King County residents will vote on Proposition 1, a measure to preserve current bus service and fund needed road maintenance...
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March 17, 2014 8:38 PM
On New Year’s Eve, growing fears that antigay violence is on the rise on Capitol Hill reached a peak as firefighters extinguished the last...
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February 28, 2014 6:10 PM
When Mount Calvary Christian Center pastor Reggie Witherspoon was growing up in the Central District in the 1960s and ’70s, the...
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February 13, 2014 8:34 PM
If you’re heading to Capitol Hill any time of the day or night—maybe to eat at one of the too-many-to-count restaurants in this vibrant...
February 13, 2014 12:06 AM
Last October, the morning rituals of stay-at-home parents, telecommuters, taxi drivers, students and everyone who regularly relied on KUOW-...
February 3, 2014 11:06 PM
Since 1994, homeless and low-income vendors have been selling Real Change newspapers on Seattle streets as a more secure alternative to...
January 8, 2014 10:51 PM
Remember all the talk of  “sequestration” that dominated the headlines last year? Concerns over the dire impact of governmental...
January 6, 2014 6:37 PM
In calm seas off the west side of San Juan Island, my kayak bobs gently in a kelp bed. In the water about a quarter-mile distance from me,...
January 6, 2014 6:35 PM
Along the western shore of San Juan Island, across Haro Strait, the view that most people observe when the killer whales are present is...
December 31, 2013 7:55 PM
[trains]Mud Bath Commuters using Sound Transit’s Sounder north line in Everett during the 2012–2013 winter are forced to secure alternate...
December 31, 2013 7:50 PM
Before we rush blithely into the new year, we take a moment to consider the year that was, pressing the replay button on the best and worst...
December 31, 2013 6:39 PM
AWKWARD MOMENTS IN SOCIAL MEDIACoffee with a Side of Snark: Local barista Matt Watson discovers nothing on the Interwebz can ever truly be...