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So about that Space Needle time capsule…

Time capsules and the future go together, but when the futuristic Space Needle was built in 1962, it didn’t get one. That omission was rectified…

The JFK assassination files lead back to Seattle

Not unexpectedly, the latest release of government records collected from the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy did little to silence conspiracy…

In a warm-up for the real fight, lawyers argue about city income tax

Seattle’s new income tax has always been headed toward the Washington Supreme Court. But to get there, it had to start somewhere. That somewhere was King…

Seattleites conquer Mount Everest. Well, at least its poop problem

Everyone poops — even climbers on the world’s tallest mountain. All that human waste has caused a lot of problems for local villagers near Mount Everest’s…

Let’s put a stop to bus pollution

You wave goodbye to your child or grandchild as she sits down inside a school bus.  You watch the door close and the bus pull…

GOP tax bill could turn 7,000 UW grad students’ worlds upside down

The quickest way to slow the creation of troublesome intellectuals might be to tax them. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1, which passed…

The choir that sings for the dying

Robin Rose first experienced the power of the Threshold Choir as she recovered from major surgery after a cancer diagnosis about ten years ago. "They were…

The impact of white spaces on Black identity

“Lisa Myers Bulmash. No hyphen. I like to do things the hard way,” she says with a chuckle at her defiance. A UCLA English Lit…

Chaotic budget talks come to a close — kind of

When interim-Mayor Tim Burgess signs the city's $5.6 billion budget on Wednesday — allocating funds for everything from homeless services to office improvements in the Municipal…

Tacoma reckons with its racist past

Tacoma has many great works of public art, but there’s one unimposing sculpture that’s symbolic of what’s going on in that city today. Called Shipment…

Judge rules income tax illegal but Seattle vows to fight on

In the first legal test of Seattle’s new income tax, the city got slammed. Days after a lengthy court proceeding, King County Superior Court Judge John…

Orcas get more competition for salmon

It’s been a long haul, but West Coast seal and sea lion populations have recovered over the past 40 years. All those extra predators may…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Miracle on 2nd Cocktail Pop-up I am a lover of things right at the intersection of functional and kitsch. This has led me to collecting weird…

Once homeless, now they’re creating art

As the first snowfall of the year descends, the residents of Seattle's 1811 Eastlake housing project are grateful to be indoors. A handful of residents…

Once homeless, now they’re creating art

As the first snowfall of the year descends, the residents of Seattle's 1811 Eastlake housing project are grateful to be indoors. A handful of residents…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Miracle on 2nd Cocktail Pop-up I am a lover of things right at the intersection of functional and kitsch. This has led me to collecting weird…

Judge rules income tax illegal but Seattle vows to fight on

In the first legal test of Seattle’s new income tax, the city got slammed. Days after a lengthy court proceeding, King County Superior Court Judge John…

The choir that sings for the dying

Robin Rose first experienced the power of the Threshold Choir as she recovered from major surgery after a cancer diagnosis about ten years ago. "They were…

Tacoma reckons with its racist past

Tacoma has many great works of public art, but there’s one unimposing sculpture that’s symbolic of what’s going on in that city today. Called Shipment…

Orcas get more competition for salmon

It’s been a long haul, but West Coast seal and sea lion populations have recovered over the past 40 years. All those extra predators may…

GOP tax bill could turn 7,000 UW grad students’ worlds upside down

The quickest way to slow the creation of troublesome intellectuals might be to tax them. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1, which passed…

Seattleites conquer Mount Everest. Well, at least its poop problem

Everyone poops — even climbers on the world’s tallest mountain. All that human waste has caused a lot of problems for local villagers near Mount Everest’s…

The impact of white spaces on Black identity

“Lisa Myers Bulmash. No hyphen. I like to do things the hard way,” she says with a chuckle at her defiance. A UCLA English Lit…

Chaotic budget talks come to a close — kind of

When interim-Mayor Tim Burgess signs the city's $5.6 billion budget on Wednesday — allocating funds for everything from homeless services to office improvements in the Municipal…

The JFK assassination files lead back to Seattle

Not unexpectedly, the latest release of government records collected from the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy did little to silence conspiracy…

Let’s put a stop to bus pollution

You wave goodbye to your child or grandchild as she sits down inside a school bus.  You watch the door close and the bus pull…

In a warm-up for the real fight, lawyers argue about city income tax

Seattle’s new income tax has always been headed toward the Washington Supreme Court. But to get there, it had to start somewhere. That somewhere was King…

So about that Space Needle time capsule…

Time capsules and the future go together, but when the futuristic Space Needle was built in 1962, it didn’t get one. That omission was rectified…

Election data: Yes, Seattle played it safe

In the midst of a national storm driven by a chaotic presidency, declining institutional trust and increasing anxiety in blue America, Seattle’s voters did a…