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Fifteen Photos from the Dueling Refugee Rallies in Olympia on Friday

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How Should the City Fund Its Labor Law Enforcement? Unions Say: Tax Businesses.

Seattle's minimum wage isn't worth celebrating if workers aren't getting paid what they're owed. Alex Garland On Thursday, I wrote about a whole bunch of changes the city is likely to make to the way it enforces its labor laws. For the...Show More Summary

Have Your Say About KUOW's Acquisition of KPLU on Monday

Teed off about the apparent loss of another newsroom in Seattle? Have your say tomorrow. Gil C / Pacific Lutheran University's move to put KPLU up for sale last week took everyone by surprise. Defenders of the deal say...Show More Summary

Four People Shot at Broadway and Pike, in Front of QFC, Early This Morning

Several injured in Capitol Hill shooting — KING 5 News (@KING5Seattle) November 22, 2015 From SPD's blotter: Gang Unit detectives are conducting the follow up investigation after four people were struck by gunshots. At...Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: An Open Letter to My Colleagues on the Seattle City Council

Kshama Sawant argues that her city council colleagues should join her in passing an expansion of paid parental leave. Kelly O Dear Colleagues, This Monday, November 23, we will have a second chance to vote on a budget amendment thatShow More Summary

Nostalgia, Memory, and Bad-Boy Antics at On the Boards This Weekend

The Norway-based performative duo uses video, text, music, and movement to frame a performance about our highly mediated lives. Minna Suojoki Performance duo Findlay//Sandsmark have worked with some of the best experimental theater companies around (e.g. Show More Summary

This Is What the 2015 'Mo-Wave Queer Music Fest Looked Like

Photographer Rio and 'Mo-hostess Cucci Binaca Kelly O RC and Marianna Kelly O Cakes da Killer Kelly O Dancing to Cakes! Kelly O Gazebos Kelly O Two cuties next to the Gazebos merch table Kelly O Bree, Lisa Prank, and Pony main man Marcus...Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 15 Free & Easy Things To Do This Weekend

Rachel's Ginger Beer is having a no cover benefit party on Saturday with extremely cheap Moscow mules. Kelly O If you thought your limited budget was going to stop you from having fun this weekend, think again. Instead, you could kick...Show More Summary

In Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict We Learn That Jackson Pollock Peed in a Fancy Fireplace

Peggy Guggenheim is one of the go-to “interesting” people of 20th-century art. There are four biographies of this “black sheep” of the Guggenheim dynasty, plus memoirs and I-knew-her-too books and a continuous stream of enthusiastic articles. Show More Summary

Judge Rules That Fighting Climate Change Isn't Optional for Washington State

The kids who sued the state over climate action didn't win, but their case just established an important local precedent for climate change law. SB In a major case filed by teens and pre-teens against the Washington State DepartmentShow More Summary

I, Anonymous: Bus Butt

STEVEN WEISSMAN I'm talking to you, Metro bus drivers who leave your rear ends sticking out as you pick up passengers. We can't get around you! But you knew that. You stick your fat ass into traffic so you can GET BACK INTO YOUR LANE because we're stuck behind you. Well, it's illegal. Stop doing it…

Three-Day Bumbershoot Passes Now on Sale

Get your early bird passes now! For those of you who like to live life on the edge, and buy festival passes without even knowing who's going to play, there's an "early bird" special on full weekend passes to next year's Bumbershoot now on sale! It's actually a bit of a steal at $150, so get up on it if you're so inclined.

Drunk of the Week: Say Goodbye to Darlene at the Smoke Shop This Weekend

I should be using this post to make you look at this really cute butt and also further tease the woman that ran out of HUMP! last Friday WITHOUT WEARING ANY PANTS, but instead I want to tell you about "always awesome" Darlene, long-time bartender at the Smoke Shop in Ballard. Show More Summary

The New Foundation Creates 100K Prize for a "U.S.-Based Woman Artist in Honor of Her Exemplary Artistic Achievements"

The first winner of The New Foundation's biennial 100K Prize is Martha Rosler, above. Courtesy of The New Foundation The New Foundation, founded by Shari D. Behnke, has created a prize of $100,000 to be given every two years to "an influential,...Show More Summary

Jessica Jones Debuts Today—the Reviews Are In!

Comic-book geeks unite! The highly anticipated Netflix/Marvel jam Jessica Jones debuts today, and as usual, you can binge-watch the entire first season if you have absolutely nothing better to do with your time. (I hope you do... but...Show More Summary

The "Seattle Speedball" Is Now Actually a Thing

Dank nugs and dark roasts, now in a less anxiety producing format. Ingesting weed and coffee at the same time isn't exactly a new concept here in Seattle. I first heard of the "Seattle speedball" in the summer after my senior year of...Show More Summary

The Holidays Are the Busiest Time of Year at Food Banks, So Consider Donating Right Now

This Wednesday, the Rainier Valley Food Bank served a record-high 729 hungry families. RVFB Yesterday morning, just after exchanging text messages with my family to negotiate who is making what for our Thanksgiving feast, and just before...Show More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Porch Theft Leads to Soup Assault

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Looks Like This Ben Carson Joke Is Finally Nearing Its End

Ben Carson: Wait, there are countries OTHER than America? Where??? Christopher Halloran / Some presidential campaigns fade away quietly under cover of night so deftly that you might not even even notice they're goneShow More Summary

16 Movies You Should See This Weekend

The Royal Tenenbaums is playing this weekend at Central Cinema. It's been a long week. You deserve some escapist fun this weekend, particularly in the form of hiding out in a movie theater and watching one of these films recommended by our critics. Show More Summary

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