After a long struggle, Seattle may be the first city to offer permanent places of remembrance for its deceased homeless citizens. What public memorials tell us about art, activism and how we deal with death.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Best of 2012
Speight Jenkins, who has creatively shaped Seattle Opera for 29 years, will retire in 2014. What might his successor look like?READ MORE COMMENT NOW
State Sen. Debbie Regala's vote in support of marriage for gay couples fit with her record as an elected official. But her decision to vote according to personal convictions came at a cost.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The state GOP legitimately has the governor blues, but there's no reason to despair about ever winning a chance to lead the state again.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Beset by a surge in robberies and homicides, police, politicians, and undaunted Rainier Valley residents walk the walkabout together, and talk a new talk of cooperation and community renewal.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Except when confronted with a tragedy like the Cafe Racer and Town Hall murders, most of the city tends to ignore the crime and the unmet need for more police officers that South Seattle endures constantly.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Myriam Marquez, after being diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's, has dedicated her life to spreading awareness and finding a cure to the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A compromise addressed a big issue and the nation's highest court treated the actions of elected officials respectfully. What's not to like?READ MORE COMMENT NOW
After nearly three years of planning, Beacon Hill residents are breaking ground on what will be the nation's largest public food forest.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Combining local agriculture and food with a healthy lifestyle could become another aspect of the Seattle brand. Barcelona is one city showing how to do this.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A key player in the Saturday Night Massacre for the first time gives his version of events, his decision to resign, and how the Nixon presidency unraveled before the author's eyes.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Our amazingly stable politics, built on figures like Congressman Dicks, the Cold War economy, and the Democratic coalition of interests in Olympia, is busting apart, like an ice-bound river. Watch out below!READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Once a strong Republican enclave, the Eastside is undergoing a shift from Red to Blue. But it's also incubating a new, centrist shade featuring pragmatic and aggressive political centrism that opens opportunity for Democrats, the GOP and independents.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
While other areas worry about train traffic and climate change, San Juan Islanders also fear a shipping disaster that could harm whales, salmon, and beaches.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
There's a lot of revision going on to make the numbers support irrigation expansion in Eastern Washington. While environmentalists worry, the state plunges forward under a 2006 law.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
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