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Seattle Declares State Of Emergency On Homeless Crisis

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.03.2015 | Impact

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine this week declared states of emergency for their homeless crises, pledging millions...

New Artist Reviews: Gumshen

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

With roots in prog and indie rock, Seattle-based four-piece band Gumshen has been striving to create a truly one of a kind sound. They have achieved their goal by elegantly swan diving into the world of EDM and electronica.

No Shelter: Counting the Homeless in Seattle

Mary Anne Mercer | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact
Mary Anne Mercer

I was walking down a street in one of Seattle's toniest neighborhoods with my 25-year-old daughter and another young woman. We were part of Seattle/King County's One Night Count of the homeless, a massive effort to document the number of "unsheltered" persons on a random winter night.

This Formerly Homeless Man Is Making 'Huts' For Those Without Shelter

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.05.2014 | Impact

Pvgzly Addams knows how helpless it can feel to live without a roof over your head -- that's why you might spot him with a hammer and nails in Ocean P...

Mount Rainier Looks Even Better At Night

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.11.2014 | Travel

Not far beyond Seattle, Washington, Mount Rainier rises out of the sky to greet visitors and locals alike. It's a majestic sight -- one that's cer...

Seattle's Spa Escapes

WHERE | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel

Go ahead -- leave the hustle and bustle behind and embrace a dreamy back massage, head-to-toe-detox or gratifying foot rub while you're in town.

Share-Less in Seattle

Michael Beckerman | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Michael Beckerman

Companies like Lyft and Uber are not only changing the future of transportation, they are also driving economic growth and job creation in cities all over the world.

20 Life Lessons Learned From Watching the Seattle Seahawks

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports
Russell C. Smith

1. "Why not us?" is one of the most powerful questions a team, person, or organization can ask.

Sins of the Father: 'Truth Like the Sun' Reviewed

Sunny Bjerk | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Sunny Bjerk

Ultimately, this novel's strength resides in its depictions of characters whose ethics and motivations occupy a liminal, grey space between good and bad, moral and immoral.

Doritos at Hempfest

Jim Joseph | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Jim Joseph

Festival goers at Hempfest in Seattle are getting free bags of Doritos Nacho Cheese flavor with a special message on the back of the bags instructing on the proper usage of legal marijuana at the festival.

1 Dead, 1 Missing In Avalanches East Of Seattle

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

SEATTLE — A female snowshoer has died hours after she was dug out of an avalanche by fellow hikers, and a man remained missing Sunday, one day a...

PHOTOS: America's Unsung Karaoke Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Want to show off your vocal skills and eat Mexican food? There's a spot on this list for you.

The Most Handicap-Accessible Destinations Around the World

Oyster | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

For those with disabilities, the challenges of traveling go beyond just getting to the airport on time and figuring out the TV in their hotel rooms. But fortunately, numerous destinations in the U.S. and abroad continue to work towards making travel for the handicapped as smooth as possible.

Judge Blocks Law Checking Ages Of People In Sex Ads

AP | Posted 07.28.2012 | Crime

SEATTLE -- A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday to block enforcement of a new Washington state law that would require classified adv...

BlackVoices History Quest: Seattle

Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Seattle. You can plan a trip with your family to these places with the helpful map,...

The World's Fair Project: An Introduction (PHOTOS)

Jade Doskow | Posted 01.15.2012 | Arts
Jade Doskow


Amanda Knox Returns Home To Seattle

AP | PHUONG LE and MANUEL VALDES | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

By PHUONG LE and MANUEL VALDES, The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) -- Amanda Knox returned to her hometown of Seattle on Tuesday and was as overcome...

Study Ranks Cities For Freqency Of Casual Sex

Posted 10.17.2011 | Denver

Unless you're reading this in Portland, the most promiscuous city in the nation, you have some work to do -- at least according to The s...

Former Seattle U.S. Attorney Pushes Pot Legalization In Washington State

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

SEATTLE — A man who once served as the Justice Department's top official in Seattle said Tuesday that he is sponsoring an initiative to legalize...

WATCH: Incredible Views Of Seattle

Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Joel and Jessie Edwards put together this visual postcard as an ode to a city they must hold dear. While Seattle may get a bad rap for being dreary an...

Witt Trial Enters Day Two 

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

One week after a federal judge in California ruled "don't ask, don't tell" unconstitutional, the case of discharged former U.S. Air Force major Margar...

Coffee or Tea: Seattle's Happy Coffee Culture Versus Nation's Angry Tea Parties

Heidi Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heidi Sinclair

I grew up in Seattle. I left for over 30 years and returned three years ago. What I found was a vibrant, intellectual, creative community that has a mind of its own. That was made clear once again in this week's election.

Christopher Monfort Could Face Death Penalty In Seattle Police Shooting Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SEATTLE — A prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing a Seattle police officer on Halloween. Christopher ...

A.M. Top News: Fighter jets cause sonic boom near Seattle; N.Y. Gov. Paterson aims to meet developers of Islamic center, mosque | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AP PhotoA pair of F-15 fighter jets, like the one shown in this AP file photo, caused two loud sonic booms Tuesday near Seattle, Wash. Two fighter...

One-time JonBenet murder suspect John Mark Karr accused of cyberstalking

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The man who falsely confessed to murdering JonBenet Ramsey nearly four years ago is under investigation for cyberstalking a woman he met when he was a...