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It's 11th-hour politics in my hometown of Seattle. This year, incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn -- who some call the most progressive mayor in America -- has faced an election challenge focused more on provocative, pluralist style than the issues themselves. In general, our mayor's race has been local in focus, without ample attention to how McGinn reflects, if not leads, the trend lines of changin...
Karen Hobbs, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago:I’m in Seattle today and, as always, am struck by the natural beauty that surrounds this city. It’s easy to feel inspired at almost every turn. It’s also easy to be inspired by how the city continues to embrace the...
I am on my way to Denver today to accept an award from the Drug Policy Alliance, one of Americans for Safe Access' allies in the fight for patient rights. The event will certainly be a celebration for most. The federal government has finally given the green light to regulated marijuana distribution. Gallup's latest polling shows a rapidly changing public perception on marijuana prohibition, wi...
A dense fog has been blanketing Seattle for the past week, but is this odd weather pattern a record breaker?
NBBJ and Amazon have been hard at work for over a year on a compelling, sustainable and publicly accessible design for the internet giant's new headquarters in downtown Seattle. The Design Review Board has turned down proposals numerous times, citing issues
DES MOINES, Iowa -- DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Animal control officers in Des Moines used a tranquilizer to capture a mysterious goat that had dived into traffic and was on the run for hours.The Boer goat got a taste of freedom Wednesday morning as she evaded capture on the city's south side. The brown and white animal with floppy ears ran into traffic and eventually went into a fenced car dealers...
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. authorities have arrested a Bulgarian fugitive described as the driver of a cargo truck in which 18 people died during a stiflingly hot journey.
The Giant Pacific Octopus is, in the words of a Seattle conservationist, a “glamour animal.” It is also tasty. Therein lies the conflict.
Yesterday morning a Tesla Model S caught fire outside of Seattle, and reports now seem to indicate that after hitting debris in the road, a fire broke out in the electric sedan's battery packThe post Tesla Model S Catches Fire Outside Seattle appeared first on Gas 2.
Many tiny homes we see are usually one level with a few areas of hidden storage space. But Steve Sauer's micro-apartment in Seattle has one very helpful feature that enables him to have a lot more than that.Because Sauer's 182-square-foot abode has high ceilings (10 feet, 4 inches), he was able to create three different levels with eight unique spaces. He has a video lounge, cafe spot and even ...