I, Anonymous

Pet Name Peeve

Play Date

Losing My Bearings with Cascade Orienteering Club

Stranger Suggests

Today's Stranger Suggests: Elizabeth Rush at Elliott Bay Book Company

Stoned & Starving

Stoned & Starving with King Youngblood

Savage Love

Savage Love

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Let's Seriously Talk About Tipping

Why Don’t We Pay Everyone Wages That Match the Costs of Living?

Seattle Police Officer Hurls Racist Slur at Chinese-American Neighbor

Audio Captures a Cop and His Wife Arguing with the Neighbor, Who Is an Elderly School Bus Driver

Elections 2023 Sep 21 10:13 AM

How Local Political Consultants Make Their Money

The Money’s in the Mailers, but the Victory Might Not Be

Elections 2023 Sep 13 11:00 AM

Rebecca Saldaña Jumps into Weirdly Crowded Race for Lands Commissioner

The Winner Gets to Be Washington's Very Own Landlord

News Sep 8 10:17 AM

Judge Blames “Defund” and Cop Shows for Problems with Seattle Policing

The City’s Consent Decree Is Now More Conservative Than Biden’s DOJ

Guest Rant Thu 12:20 PM

From Grief to Action

#JusticeForJaahnavi Means Solidarity Against Expanding Failed Public Safety Strategies

Cops Sep 19 9:00 AM

Seattle Police Officer Probably Won’t Get Fired for Laughing about Jaahnavi Kandula’s Death

As Long as This Union Has a Say in Accountability, Bad Cops Won’t See Consequences

Books Aug 24 12:02 PM

Father Figure

My Life in the Sunshine Is a Fantastic Memoir About Music, Family, and Seattle

News Sep 19 6:59 PM

Seattle Launches Drug War 2.0

With Little Money for Treatment, the City Bans Public Drug Use and Possession

News Sep 15 5:12 PM

SPD Employee Confesses to Inventing Rumors About Chief Diaz Having an Affair, Investigators Say

Questions About the Rumor’s Origin Remain, but No Hard Evidence Found

Film/TV Sep 19 1:30 PM

Greta Gerwig’s Big Women's College Energy Is Showing

Barbie Land Centers Women in a Fun Mid-Century Fever Dream. But Its Splendors—and Its Limitations—Are All Too Real.

News Aug 18 9:00 AM

Seattle Entertains the Congestion Tax–Again

The Auto Industry Will Likely Resist Against a Split Progressive Front

News Sep 6 1:17 PM

After 11 Years of Federal Oversight, Judge Rules SPD Mostly Compliant but Declines to End Entire Consent Decree

Chief Adrian Diaz on the Ruling: "This Might Be the End of the Beginning"

News Sep 20 11:30 AM

City Workers Rally Their Asses Off

After a Year at the Bargaining Table, the City Is Still Only Offering Workers a Pay Cut 

Health Sep 18 10:02 AM

The Hypocrisy of a Right-Wing Pundit’s Attacks on WA Cares

Must Be Nice to Dunk on Earned Benefits When You Have Media Networks to Rely On

Music Sep 5 5:40 PM

Cute Cats and Crying Clowns: Saturday at Bumbershoot

We Spent the First Day of the Festival Watching the Dip, Slift, Thunderpussy, Wimps, Ride, Bumbermania Wrestling, AFI, and a Cat Circus That Wasn't Much of a Circus at All but Was Still Very Cute

Visual Art Sep 19 4:10 PM

How Jeff Bezos and Amazon Haunt the Dutch Golden Age

Artist Alex Sandvoss Puts a Baby-Faced Bezos Where He Longs to Be, at the Center of a Capitalistic 17th Century

Music Thu 1:05 PM

Gaye Su Akyol’s Wednesday Night Show Was a Thrilling Celebration of Turkey’s Deep Musical History

(Confidential to Nectar: It Might Be Time to Toss the Smoke Machine)

Music Sep 5 9:10 PM

Rain, Witches, and Haunted Garage Punk: Sunday at Bumbershoot

Rain Didn't Stop Us From Seeing True Loves, Beverly Crusher, Shannon and the Clams, Spirit Award, THEM, Temples, Descendents, and Jawbreaker (and Hearing Secrets from Friendly Some Witches)

Elections 2023 Sep 8 1:18 PM

Joy Hollingsworth Tried to Stop New Apartment Construction on Madison in 2017

She’d Rather Have a View of Bellevue Than Housing In Her Backyard