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Olympia

Counties Fed Up With Unfunded Mandates May Sue the State

For example, no money has been provided to install, maintain and clear out required ballot boxes.

Political Love

You Don’t Owe Them Anything

A corporate bedfellow pushes and pulls. Is it manipulation or investment? Does it matter?

Preventative Measures

Homelessness Prevention Program Keeps 3,000 Housed

The initiative, which is funded by the Best Starts for Kids levy, is helping stabilize families at risk of homelessness.

Olympia

State Representative Paul Graves Wants to Make the Legislature’s Records Public

The Fall City legislator aims to make all legislators subject to public records requests in 2018

Homelessness

Facing Cuts From City, Homeless Service Providers Request a Reprieve

Funding would be cut for at least 300 shelter beds in Seattle, as well as hygiene and support services.

Jail Break

Mastermind of State’s Biggest Ponzi Scheme Escapes From Prison

Frederick Darren Berg had been indicted for fraud in 2012.

Dining Review

Chef Soma and Her Cult of Soba Are Back

Kamonegi in Fremont serves up the underappreciated noodles, along with esoteric takes on tempura and other Japanese-inspired delicacies.

County Roundup

A Beloved Eatery Closes, Whole Foods Is Ordered to Open, and a Mother Boycotts an Inquest.

Plus, the latest on the Black Diamond City Council recall attempt.

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Space Witch

Finals Week

Following a unique new Moon, Saturn enters Capricorn.

film review

Things Get Messy in ‘On the Beach at Night Alone’

The latest from Hong Sang-soo is engaging, but maybe a little too real.

Opinion
Political Love

You Don’t Owe Them Anything

A corporate bedfellow pushes and pulls. Is it manipulation or investment? Does it matter?

 

Letters

Anti-Defamation League Responds: We Do Not Support the Militarization of Police

The exchange program criticized by Jewish Voice for Peace “has led to the arrest of potentially dangerous terrorists and extremists before they could cause harm to U.S. civilians,” says regional director.

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Marketplace

Be The Holiday Hero With Exceptional Handmade Gifts

Local classes give you the skills to make a special something for your special someone

 

Relish the Holiday Season with Family and Friends Throughout December

Learn from our experts at Connect2Classes on how to get your holiday festivities started early.

 

Delicious learning experiences with Seattle’s world-class culinary talent

Michael Duarte-Pedrosa, Connect2Classes VP, takes two cooking-class taste tests.

 

National Savings Day Delivers New Ideas on How to Save

This one easy trick could help you save up to 47 percent more.

 

Best of Seattle
Best of Seattle

Mike Sherlock Mixes One Kind of Whiskey with a Lot of Clever Thinking

Best Distillery: Fremont Mischief Distillery

 

Best of Seattle

Cappy’s Gym Keeps Up the Good Fight

Best Gym: Cappy’s Boxing Gym

 

Award-Winning Journalism

The Double Bind

Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.

 

The Fear and Resolve of Those Most Threatened by a Trump Presidency

Seattle’s Muslims and Mexican immigrants share their hopes and concerns following the election.