Nov 26, 2013 — By a margin of 77 votes, residents of the Seattle suburb of SeaTac have approved a $15 minimum wage for workers in and around its international airport, officials say. The measure faces a recount and other challenges.
Jun 4, 2013 — Given the resistance that has grown in this country to any form of science that treads too closely to someone's cherished ideology, celebrating science for the gift that it is with a big, honking festival seems like a good idea, says commentator Adam Frank.
Apr 8, 2013 — Diaz is retiring at a time when his department is under close scrutiny by the Department of Justice, which found the department policed in a bias manner.
Nov 15, 2012 — With possession of small amounts of pot about to be decriminalized in Washington State, Seattle's finest went to the Web to explain what's going to happen. Bilbo and Gandalf from Lord of the Rings help set the cool mood.
Jun 20, 2012 — A walk in the woods isn't that different from a walk through the produce section of the supermarket for Langdon Cook, an influential Seattle forager, blogger, and home cook. He's dedicated to rekindling interest in forgotten foods.
Feb 21, 2012 — A new way to discuss science in the public sphere.
Jan 18, 2012 — Though forecasters have scaled back from earlier ominous predictions, it's still going to be a mess in much of western Washington State today.
Feb 8, 2011 — Times are tough for everyone these days — even robbers. A 65-year-old man trying to keep his family afloat held up a convenient store attendant at gunpoint...but apologized for his wrongdoing thereafter.
Dec 9, 2010 — The Yellow Pages are under attack in Seattle, and they're fighting back. The Yellow Pages' publisher is suing the city after Seattle called the books obsolete and decided to regulate their distribution.
Jun 7, 2010 — The Wait Wait crew visits Salumi, a legendary Seattle sandwich shop and cured meat emporium, headed by Principal Salumist (that's a real title) Armandino Batali.