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Mass Shooting at Umpqua Community College: 10 Dead and 20 Injured

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Local news in Roseburg, Oregon is reporting a mass killing at Umpqua Community College. The call about an active shooter on campus came in at 10:37 a.m. this morning, but authorities are saying that the scene is "code 4," which means they don't need any more assistance. Active shooter scene is code 4. Show More Summary

Alaska Woman Tries to Reason With a Spiteful Bear

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Please do not end today without spending two and a half minutes with this video of an Alaska woman (Mary Maley) begging a black bear (no name known to humans) not to eat her kayak. She is at a cabin in Berg Bay, clouds rise from the tree-covered hills, the water is silvery, the bear is black. Show More Summary

Can You Teach a Captive Dolphin to Be a Wild Dolphin Again? Yes, You Can, According to National Geographic

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

How do you train captive dolphins to be wild again? Dolphins/Shutterstock There are a few people on The Stranger's Facebook page commenting on my article published yesterday saying that once a dolphin or an orca has been captive (orcas are the largest of the dolphin family), you cannot release them back into the wild. Show More Summary

I, Anonymous: Thank You, Planned Parenthood!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

STEVEN WEISSMAN With all of the negative stories swirling in the news about Planned Parenthood, I decided to support the organization by going to the Seattle branch for the yearly examination of my lady parts. In the waiting room, I saw men and women of all ages waiting to be seen. Show More Summary

All of the October Art Openings Are on Our Things To Do Calendar

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Jonathan Wakuda Fischer's Red vs Blue II (Spawn Systems) will be featured in Rebels of the Floating World, which opens tonight at ArtXchange. ArtXchange It's Thursday, October 1, which not only means that you can now officially drink...Show More Summary

Person of Interest: James Crespinel, Muralist

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

James Crespinel, photographed with his mural of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Cherry Street. KELLY O What was the reaction when people from the neighborhood saw you doing touch-ups on your...Show More Summary

It's Not Just Marriage and the White House: Sex Is For Christians Only Too!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This priceless bit of conservative Christian batshitery comes to us via Joe My God: Sex belongs to Christians. Because sex belongs to God. ‘God created it to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and know the truth.’ If it is used by those who do not believe and know the truth, it is prostituted. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Squatters Took Over the Old Seattle Times Building and Conducted Quite a Remodel

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The old Seattle Times building, decades before it was sold to a developer from Canada and then, undeveloped, became home to 50 to 200 squatters—some of whom allegedly mined the building for scrap metal and drove a van painted with the...Show More Summary

How Eastern Washington Cannabis Growers Weathered This Year's Fire Season

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

CannaSol's late-August harvest happened amidst wildfires and sleepless nights. Jeremy Moberg During the final, fire-scorched days of August, Jeremy Moberg of CannaSol Farms slept on the roofs of houses and trailers in order to monitor the wildfires that were working their way around his land in Okanogan County. Show More Summary

Read Amelia Bonow's Response to Today's LA Times Front Page Story about #ShoutYourAbortion

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Lindy West, Amelia Bonow,and the online masthead of the Los Angeles Times [Amelia Bonow wrote and published this letter to her private Facebook wall last night. It is reprinted here in full with her permission. If you're unfamiliar with...Show More Summary

Seattle Times Editorial Board Decides It Actually Does Have an Opinion About City Council District 6

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Seattle Times really does not like Mike O'Brien. O'Brien photo by Kelly O; Catherine Weatbrook photo courtesy of campaign Earlier this year, before the August primary, the Seattle Times editorial board did its thing and endorsed a bunch of safe, mainstream, largely Chamber-backed candidates for city council. Show More Summary

Asked and Answered: Why Do Seattle's Sidewalk Clocks Mark Four with "IIII" Instead of "IV"?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A clock on Third Ave whose time-telling abilities seemed like a life-or-death matter to my teenage self. bk If you're anything like me, you spent a few teenage evenings sprinting through downtown Seattle to catch a late-night ferry to the Kitsap Peninsula—because if you missed the 10-something, the next one didn't leave until sometime around 2 a.m. Show More Summary

See Flying Lotus's New Film Trailer and Hear His Shabazz Palaces-Assisted Side Project, WOKE

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

LA producer Flying Lotus is branching out into soundtracking with the short film FUCKKKYOUUU, which is directed by Eddie Alcazar. The synopsis: "With the ability to travel in time, a lonely girl finds love and comfort by connecting with her past self. Show More Summary

Ruling Says Arctic Drilling Equipment Is Allowed at Seattle's Terminal 5

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Arctic drilling equipment is allowed at Port of Seattle cargo terminals, according to the Seattle Hearing Examiner's office, because it carries stuff. Heidi Groover The mayor, the city council, and the Department of Planning and Development...Show More Summary

Peeple: An App That Allows Users to Rate Other Humans

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Julia Cordray, CEO of Yelp for humans, the worst idea of the week. Here's a horrible idea: An app that allows users to rate other humans. A Yelp for people, if you will. It's called peeple, and it's set to launch in November, according...Show More Summary

What Are the Porn Consumers of All Nations Looking For?

When in Rome, search for MILFs. Aleksandr Stepanov/ The heavy traffic at Pornhub, the "the largest pornography site on the internet" (it almost had "80 billion video viewings last year"), provided The Economist with information...Show More Summary

Red Square at the University of Washington Is Seattle's Largest Permanent Practical Joke

Red Square a few weeks ago. There's no way that guy will be out there on his skateboard once it starts raining. Christopher Frizzelle When I was an undergrad at the University of Washington, I thought Red Square (all those bricks) and Suzzallo Library (look at it!) and were just beautiful. Show More Summary

Musician Antony Hegarty On The Pope's Meeting With Kim Davis

"Pope Francis should line up one hundred gay, lesbian and transgendered people from around the world and wash and kiss their feet." [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Moments of Beauty Penetrate the Self-Consciously Naughty Solipsism in 99 Ways to Fuck a Swan at WET

Light as a feather, stiff as a… aw, never mind. CHRIS BENNION At first, the title 99 Ways to Fuck a Swan might sound like it's daring you to clutch your pearls. But once you realize/remember it's a reference to the Zeus and Leda myth, it begins to take on the cloying feel of a graduate-school in-joke—and it is. Show More Summary

In (Mexican) Food News: Botaneria Opens in Georgetown, Tortas Condesa Debuts Tomorrow, Mama's Not Closing (Yet)

Botaneria, from the owner of Georgetown favorite Fonda La Catrina, is now open. AG Botaneria Is Open in Georgetown • Anyone who frequents Georgetown has been keeping a watchful eye on what's been going on at 5901 Airport Way S for the last few months. Show More Summary

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