2014’s #1 Most Read: Inside Mars Hill’s massive meltdown

A recent outpouring of accounts by former church members of Mars Hill, Seattle's own homegrown megachurch, are painting a picture, both fascinating and horrifying, of…

Inside Mars Hill’s massive meltdown

A recent outpouring of accounts by former church members of Mars Hill, Seattle's own homegrown megachurch, are painting a picture, both fascinating and horrifying, of…

Unlearning the Mormon sex stigma

“Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin” (Hyperion, 2013) is an intensely personal, angst-ridden romp through the twists and turns of Seattle author Nicole Hardy’s frustrating (sexually…

How the Green River Killer is still robbing his victims

The Green River Killer's widely-publicized offer on KOMO News last week to help investigators find additional bodies upset activists and some of the victims’ family…

From rural Vietnam to the Washington state ballot box

Stacey Solie: Tell me about yourself. My Tam Nguyen: I'm from a fishing village, Ham Tan, northeast of Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam.…

It’s time the Internet cracked down on ‘creepy uncles’

Last week a 15-year-old British Columbia girl committed suicide after being stalked online and suffering brutal harassment which followed her from school to school. Before…

Thirty art works this month? I’ll start them tomorrow

Andrew Buckles, an artist, has thought a lot about procrastination. It was the desire to overcome this obstacle that inspired him to take over as organizer…

Judge to Magnuson Park developer: Back off the First Amendment

Citing constitutional rights to free speech, a federal judge last week struck down a slew of subpoenas issued earlier this summer, which demanded that several people…

Church groups push for action on feds’ Seattle police report

A federal investigation charging Seattle's police department with routine civil rights violations, particularly against minorities, has prompted a number of religious leaders to band together. Many…

Magnuson Park leases pose questions for city, artists

The clock — once stayed — resumed ticking this week for the tenants of Magnuson Park’s Building 11, a former naval facility overlooking Lake Washington. Their leases…

Another Iranian detention haunts family with Seattle ties

In Seattle partly because a documentary he directed is playing at the Northwest Film Forum, Alex Fattal's every waking minute is dominated by the plight…