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Doing just fine Earlier this month, Seattle Magazine put up an article posing the question "Why are so many Seattle restaurants closing lately?" After ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 09:49 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
The University of Washington announced earlier this week that it will embark on a comprehensive study of the effects of Seattle's new minimum wage law. The new law raised the minimum wage in Seattle ...
by VClib
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 08:35 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy used Twitter to vow to sign an executive order banning state-funded travel to Indiana in light of the recent discriminatory law enacted in Indiana.
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 12:26 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Maybe it was all the closed major arteries into Seattle making traffic a nightmare; maybe it was having our first meet up on a Sunday rather than a Saturday; or maybe it was the Skagit Valley ...
by John Crapper
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 02:42 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Here is a Greenpeace campaign I hope you’ll support … if you read through this, click links, etc., you’ll see why my trying to summarize it for you would do it a great injustice… ...
by e2247
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 02:43 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Conservative blogs, like HOTAIR and TPNN , were erroneously reporting (demagoguing) that Seattle eateries were closing across the city and that " jacking " up the minimum wage was to blame. Michael ...
by First Amendment
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 10:58 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Every once in a while a news headline on Yahoo's home page catches my eye, mostly because it seems completely ridiculous. Yesterday was no exception when I saw the ominous headline " Restaurants in ...
by bluto211
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
Corporate just can't do what's right.
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 01:03 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Pure of heart Eight-year-old Gabi Mann has been feeding crows in her family's Seattle backyard garden for about four years now. It started as an accident: Gabi's ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 308 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 01:17 PM PST with 612 Recommends
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is drowning in his own words , having stated that if he can stop union protesters in Wisconsin, he can handle ISIS. A lot has been said about this subject already, ...
by ThisIsProgress
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 12:23 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Cross-posted from Truthout .
by E Johnston
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Hi everybody. It's time for another get together! I've discovered this is a busy time for the Pyramid so securing a date to meet was a challenge this time. You will note our next meet up will ...
by John Crapper
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 03:34 PM PST with 21 Recommends
In a lead article published late yesterday, headlined How a powerful rightwing lobby is plotting to stop minimum wage hikes Britain's Guardian newspaper (hello American media???) reports that the ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 04:35 AM PST with 51 Recommends
Are Seattle police getting the message? Instead of resisting calls for reform, Ron Smith—the head of the Seattle Police Guild is trying to lead Seattle police in a more positive direction—
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 07:57 AM PST with 74 Recommends
(InArtsNW) Photo by Mark Taylor-Canfield The Problem It's no surprise that affordable housing for artists is disappearing across the US as most cities continue to experience rapid development.
by Mark Taylor Canfield
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 02:55 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Amy the pig tackles and obstacle course The feel-good story of the day! After training several dogs, Lori Stock wanted a new challenge and began taking her pig, Amy, to dog training classes. Amy ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 09:36 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Nine is a great age to be. Your old enough to be aware of what is going on in this country. You are full of ambition! you are into sports, a take charge kind of girl! One day a member from congress ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2015 at 10:35 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Jesse Hogopian leaving MLK rally to attend his son's 2nd birthday party Another day, another ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 07:36 AM PST with 139 Recommends
Roseanne Barr in Beast Mode Marshawn Lynch got peppered with reporters' questions at Super Bowl media day and answered with the same phrase 29 times during five minutes. A hopeful media went ...
by annieli
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 12:15 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Homeless count increases by over 20 percent in King County http://mynorthwest.com/11/2695763/Homeless-count-increases-by-over-20-percent-in-King-County Slightly less than 4,000 people were counted ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 08:14 PM PST with 46 Recommends