Elections

The Mormons are coming!

A book on America's "first civil war" looks at the so-called Mormon Rebellion, an event that spread fear throughout the Pacific Northwest as people worried about a new, independent theocratic state rising in the far West. The struggle has lessons for today.

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Sex ads make strange bedfellows

The crisis in repairing pavement of our streets has been getting worse for 25 years. In the next few days, the Seattle City Council must decide on a November ballot measure that would raise car tab fees to address a little of this acute problem. Here's new data on how bad the pothole plague has become.

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Gail Collins: GOP's strange ways of getting women's votes

As one writer has noted, some of the ads assume that you can best communicate to women in terms of ... bridal wear.

NEW YORK TIMES

Joel Connelly: State legislative races in Whatcom County are ones to watch

Candidates are a bit all over the map but offer what could be some telling choices.

SEATTLEPI.COM

Mike Bloomberg gives $1 million to WA gun control campaign

"The I-594 advocacy group Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility is getting a $1 million donation from Everytown for Gun Safety, the umbrella organization driven by dollars from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg."

SEATTLE TIMES
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