Amy Jenniges moved to Seattle in 1998—escaping the oppressively cold winters, unbearably humid summers, and weird accents of her native Minnesota—to attend Seattle University. She had intended to move to elsewhere post-college, but landed at this rag instead (covering everything from neighborhood politics to offbeat city stories for the news section) and decided to stick around for a short while. It's been four years and counting.

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The Library of Babel

Forced Out

Moon Blues

In Other Neighborhoods

Rocky Road

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  • Skate Mom Kate Martin is pushing the city to build safe, centrally located skateparks for all of Seattle's skaters. Until those parks are built Martin's kids—and her neighbors' kids—skate in a park she built for them in her own front yard.

  • The Abuse Excuse In 1996, Wanda Moats took her daughter and fled what she claims was an abusive relationship. Years later, authorities caught up with her. The question is, was she really a victim?