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Stories for June 18, 2008
A former Wikipedian explains what drove him to update and correct entries on Seattle's city streets — and why he's since found better ways to use his time.READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
The best way to get the Crosscut habit is to sign up for our free Daily E-Mail, which provides capsule descriptions and links to our top new stories each day and a few selected stories in other media. No charge, no muss, mighty fast! And the best time to sign up is right now, while we are running a subscription drive with nifty prizes for each fifth person who signs up. The prizes: two tickets for ACT's new Noel Coward tribute; dual memberships at Town Hall; or $10 gift certificates for Elliott Bay Books.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Lawmakers react to the GAO's decision to give Boeing a chance for the Air Force tanker deal, while liberal blogger David Goldstein remembers John McCain's support for the other guys. ...READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Ballard holdout Edith Macefield wasn't a hero. She was a victim of modern Seattle and its values.READ MORE 13 COMMENTS
As a card-carrying Buddhist, I take the precept "do no harm" very seriously. Over the years this has meant a willingness to share my home with all sorts of insects and lowlifes, only removing ones who get too greedy for space. Even then, I help them get to their new homes with as much compassion as I can muster. Toward that end, for example, I once spent an entire pilgrimage perfecting the technique of catching flies in one hand so I could grab them and carry them out of meditation halls and bedrooms and bathrooms.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
It's an election year and my political antennae are up. So when I saw this story in The Seattle Times, my first thought was: This is a gift to Republican gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A traveler encounters record numbers of bus riders in rural areas, many choosing to take the bus instead of paying high gas prices. For others, public transportation is a good way to get around, even if an errand takes all day. Part 2READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
A non-juried photography show at Art/Not Terminal hits mainly high notes, even when some of the work isn't as polished as what you might find elsewhere in Seattle. The gallery succeeds at giving developing artists and pros alike a community and exhibit space.READ MORE COMMENT NOW