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- How to destroy a perfectly good police department
- Seattle neighborhoods in limbo
- The Daily Troll: Ross Hunter rejects Senate run. Bellevue fires a cop. Dan Lewis leaving KOMO.
- Washington's White River, 8th most endangered in the land
- Fight for state Senate control could enter unknown territory
- What if two wildly different gun initiatives both win voter approval?
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- Seattle neighborhoods in limbo (22)
- Oil, coal, gas: Export proposals are growing (8)
- The UX Doctor: Fixing Seattle's new parking meters (21)
- What 1 lucky Seattle immigrant's case can teach politicians (12)
- Fed up with Olympia: Can smaller class sizes make the ballot? (43)
- First Hill residents worry about Metro Transit cuts (11)
- Washington's White River, 8th most endangered in the land (8)
- Seattle's creepy Donut Shop: The inside story (12)
Ed Murray: no agreement, no ridesharing
The mayor said Seattle will issue a cease-and-desist letter to UberX, Lyft and Sidecar if there isn't an agreement between the rideshare companies, cabbies and city leaders by the end of May.
In mudslide's wake, tentative talk of the future
A tough but necessary conversation has begun about what to rebuild around Oso and what may be lost forever.
Wave goodbye to No Child Left Behind waiver
Washington is poised to become the first state in the country to lose its waiver to the federal No Child Left Behind education law for failing to enact Obama-favored education policies.
Best examples of global street art
Check out Taipei.
Political fallout from Keystone pipeline punt
The Obama administration's non-decision decision on the controversial project complicates things for several Democratic senators and Senate candidates who are already fighting for their political lives.
Captains let others go down with ship
For the second time in just over two years — in Italy and now South Korea — the captain has been one the first to abandon a sinking ship.
Sandpoint, Idaho to lay first solar roadway
The city is on track to replace a traditional road surface with super-strong, textured glass panels that harness solar power. A first.
Warren book tour: Hillary's worst nightmare
"... The same crowd of young and liberals Democrats who boosted Howard Dean in 2004 and Barack Obama in 2008 remains out there, and wants to be wooed." Is Elizabeth Warren the only one who can win those hearts?
U.S. warming to legal pot (see map)
21 states and the District of Columbia have already legalized marijuana, and there are ballot measures pending in 12 more.
California salmon, chaufferred to sea
California's record drought is threatening millions of salmon, so the state is transporting young fish to sea via truck and barge.
First damage claims in Oso slide seek millions
Deborah Durnell, who lost her husband in the slide, has filed the first claim against Snohomish County and Washington State. She wants millions in damages — and answers.
Krugman: Econ of climate change mitigation
The ongoing revolution in renewable energy technology makes reversing climate change not only possible, but economically smart.
State nixes timber sale near Oso
The state Department of Natural Resources has canceled a timber sale near the site of the Oso landslide, saying it wants to assess risks to nearby homes.
Jerry Brewer: Tough discipline decision faces new UW football coach
He has a reputation for high expectations about conduct. So, what is a reasonable penalty for a player who seems to be remorseful but was involved in incidents that included a fracas in which a woman was was knocked unconscious and her camera broken?
Scott Lawrimore leaving the Frye
Though he won't say where he's going (aside from the fact that it's local and he'll have more chance to flex both mental and physical muscle), the Frye's star curator told Jen Graves an opportunity came up that he couldn't refuse.
SPD Reform: Mayor Ed Murray's steep slide backward
In his first two months in office, Mayor Ed Murray removed the two members of the Seattle Police Department management who had been most-commended by the DOJ. Is that really reform?
Soaring tech sector inspires "bubble" talk
The recent multi-billion tech sector acquisitions and IPOs have Geekwire's John Cook dropping the "B" word: for bubble. VC investments, writes Cook, haven't been this good since 2001.
7.2 earthquake rocks Mexico
A powerful earthquake shook a wide area of Mexico at about 9:30 am PT. No initial reports of injuries and only minor damage in the capital, Mexico City, but no word yet from around the country.
Patty Murray critics say students have right to bully
Sen. Murray is pushing for federal anti-bullying laws to stop harassment of college students. Critics say that would limit their First Amendment right to free speech.
Amazon should buy, ah, Sears?
" ... just as Walmart’s 4500 stores double as distribution centers, so would Amazon’s acquired Sears/Kmart stores." So argues retail veteran Robin Lewis, who calls an Amazon puchase of Sears "win-win."
"Enhanced interrogation" architect breaks 7-year silence
Psychologist James Mitchell, designer of the CIA's “enhanced interrogation” program, defends the agency's torture techniques and dismisses a critical Senate intelligence committee report.
Rideshare rules on hold in Seattle
A referendum petition drive has stopped the city's new rules for going into effect. Will it now enforce existing laws?
Deadliest Mount Everest disaster kills at least 12
The victims, Sherpa guides, had started the day early to set ropes for other climbers.
Berlin court slams Uber rideshare's breaking of rules
The company is facing troubles internationally as well as in U.S. cities like Seattle.
Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant
Bill and Hillary had been campaigning to be grandparents.
U.S., Russia reach Ukraine deal
Secretary of State Kerry calls the agreement a "first step" toward avoiding a disaster.
Nobel winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87
He is considered the most popular author writing in Spanish since the 17th century.
How to preserve Seattle's special places and embrace change? Avoid apathy
Mark Peterson, principal of a technology and media PR firm, calls for community engagement on all sides: activist, techie, or whoever you may be.
Seattle Tech Meetup celebrates five UW-related startups
The Seattle Tech Meetup held its second annual special event at the UW campus on Tuesday and featured five startup founders who "have connections to the University of Washington."
A breakdown of next week's Metro transit vote in Seattle
The Seattle Times takes an in-depth look at the pros and cons of Proposition 1.
Grocery shopping gets old - Amazon's new Dash scanner will shop for you
Amazon's new grocery-shopping-device allows users to add items to grocery lists and buy items from AmazonFresh delivery service.
Tired of upgrading your phone? Google has an answer
Google's new modular phone has working, user-interchangeable components that might save you from ever having to buy a new device again.
Uproar at Boeing over shift of engineer jobs out of state
Company documents show widespread dissension over Boeing’s plan to ship 1,000 tech research jobs out of Washington, with some top engineers exiting the company.
Marijuana vending machines on the rise
Washington state may be next to receive vending machines with pop, candy and new addition: pot.
Oso update: mudslide death toll up to 37
Identification of the body has not been released. Seven remain missing.
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