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Last week, a semi-trailer truck clipped a corner of the historic downtown Pioneer Square pergola in Seattle.
How long is the average traffic light? It seems like a long time, but it is usually 30 seconds, sometimes more. If you don’t get through in one cycle, it could be a minute or more?
If politics were boxing – and sometimes it certainly seems that way – then we have finished with the sparring, and it’s now time for the main event. In other words, the general election will be nothing like the primary.
Iwas sitting in the stands a couple of weeks ago when the Huskies football team saw a potential victory evaporate faster than spilled beer on a hot sidewalk – all because of a referee’s call.
Now that the Bellevue teachers’ strike is over, it’s time to ask and answer a simple question: Are teachers’ strikes acceptable?
Our city has seen a lot
My granduncle was the oldest man I had ever seen. His name was Father William Cashman, and I guessed his age at 500 or 600 years, but that was just a guess. He might have been older.
Back to school is a special time. One million children will fill their backpacks with new books, nervous energy and optimism and board yellow buses to return to school.
Iunderstand why some people oppose John McCain’s running mate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, and why they disagree with her.
Isuppose this is coming a bit late in the game, but I don’t have much going on right now – so I have decided to run for president.
Welcome to the 2008-2009 school year. As a new superintendent, I am honored to serve this community.
The public needs extremes. So-called radicals, regardless of their spot on the political spectrum, effectively can sway the massive middle’s opinion. In an ideological tug-of-war, the side with the strongest anchors will yank the losers into the mud pit.
Election day remains a couple of months away, but I’m ready to make some predictions on how our state will vote.
You might have seen the news story last week: A couple of guys from Georgia told people that they had a found the body of a dead Bigfoot – and they were going to show it at a press conference, proving once and for all that such a creature really existed.
Most people who write for newspapers dread being part of the stories they write. It’s true: journalism, in its most textbook sense, demands we stay out of the story. But occasionally something happens that requires us to not only write about something, but to experience it.
When the early vote totals were announced after last Tuesday night’s primary, it looked like good news for the Democrats.
Vandals, taggers and graffiti sprayers have left an ugly mark throughout the city of Auburn this summer, especially on its spacious parks.
Last month, Kenneth Demone Sims, a convicted sex offender from Renton, was charged with three counts of rape.
When the 520 floating bridge opened in 1963, travelers had to stop at a toll booth
When Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama won the South Carolina primary, former President Bill Clinton said it was because he was black.