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Who’s Policing Community Media?

In an effort to show the power of political advertising in newspapers, and potentially secure big paychecks in the future, the Seattle Times has ignited the ire of some of its journalists. In October,...

The 2012 Governor’s Race A Head to Head Match

SEATTLE -- Aside from getting Washington State’s wavering economy back on track, the next governor is set to inherit a number of pressing issues such as the legalization of marijuana, charter schools, reforming education,...

Are Parking Fees Fair in Seattle Neighborhoods?

Saturday, September 29 brought a halt to Seattle’s four-decade-old Ride Free Area, which had allowed riders free passage through key areas of the city from Battery to S. Jackson streets. While eliminating the Ride...

Aoki’s Supporters Say Truths of His Legacy Outweigh the Uncertainties

The legacy of Richard Aoki as an activist, scholar, and educator remains at the center of recent claims that he had worked as an FBI informant over a period of 16 years since 1961. Known...

National Businesses May Have a Future in Seattle’s ID

SEATTLE -- Thousands of discarded smoothie cups wound their way around Seattle’s International District in the aftermath of the McDonald’s-sponsored Dragon Fest in July. The 2012 festivities breathed new life into the district’s annual...