Some of our region's archaeological cold cases are tough to crack, from Sir Francis Drake's landing site to the source of beeswax on the beach, from strange clay balls to the "Lucy" of Indian basketry.READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
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The Northwest Anthropology conference yields some interesting stories about what our waste can teach us.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Hurling abuse is not only all-American; it's an inevitable part of large, morphing protest movements, right and left.READ MORE 27 COMMENTS
In Washington, you can carry a gun openly, unless you intend to alarm or harm people. But with gun rights advocates testing Starbucks and the law, what you legally do is still a bit fuzzy and subjective.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
Preservationists have made a federal case out of the sale of the Federal Reserve Bank's Seattle branch, putting the city's landmark process under scrutiny and raising questions about whether our heritage laws are being followed.READ MORE 14 COMMENTS
Here's a roster of Seattle worthies who could be immortalized on our city maps, honored by signs on streets or unnamed alleyways.READ MORE 15 COMMENTS
How the city could enrich and rejuvenate its urban landscape by naming its alleys. It's a win for both heritage and sustainability.READ MORE 17 COMMENTS
Turns out, glass-blowing has a very big carbon footprint. A single studio can release more carbon than 100 households.READ MORE 10 COMMENTS
Fine, but the plan is in keeping with the Center's glorious tradition of schlock. A Chihuly art museum represents an attempt to move to a slightly higher level of schlock and hustle, another Center tradition.READ MORE 42 COMMENTS
An obscure 92-year-old Bainbridge Island school building, facing demolition, has ties to the birth of Bill Gates' alma mater.READ MORE 6 COMMENTS
Mike McGinn is balking at the 520 bridge plans, but is he being consistent? If a no-tunnel, surface option is right for the post-Viaduct waterfront, why not consider a modest proposal to simply remove the Seattle-Eastside bridge?READ MORE 33 COMMENTS
The Vancouver Olympics captured nicely the two opposing impulses of the Pacific Northwest: the desire to extol our green virtues, and to exploit our future.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Seattle's new mayor, Mike McGinn, is off to a rocky start. He can take some solace from the past, but there are warning signs too.READ MORE 6 COMMENTS
Bringing back neighborhood schools, as Seattle is now doing after a long experiment with desegregation, is a great way to improve the city.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
The Great Recession and federal and state budget cuts are creating hurdles for heritage advocates who see historic preservation and urban revitalization as a way out of the economic doldrums. Obama's budget is a major setback because it slashes cherished programs.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS