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There's a Major Power Outage Downtown. Here's What We Know About It.

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Seattle.Gov UPDATE, 12:28 p.m.: Light rail is back. Just some delays. Whew. Just in - normal Link services resuming to all stations. Expect some delays as we catch up. — Sound Transit (@SoundTransit) May 25, 2016 UPDATE, 12:26 p.m.: Light rail is down. Show More Summary

Reduced Utilities Bills Could Become a Reality for Seattle's Low-Income Residents

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Seattle.gov Some good news out of Seattle City Council: A proposal to automatically enroll people living in federally subsidized housing into the city's Utility Discount Program passed through committees on Tuesday, KUOW reported. Show More Summary

The Morning News: City Considers Charges Against Shelter Provider SHARE, Report Criticizes Clinton's Email Practices

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover SHARE operates tent encampments and shelters and is now facing controversy over using an unlicensed accountant. SHARE City Considers Charges Against Homeless Shelter Provider: The nonprofit SHARE operates emergency shelters and tent encampments and is currently in a funding fight with the city and county. Show More Summary

Report: Seattle Rents Went Up by 11 Percent Last Month, Biggest Surge in Country

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz "Investor demand" is driving up rents in Seattle, according to a new report. lembi/Shutterstock Curbed Seattle: Rental site Abodo has released their National Apartment Report for May 2016 and it includes a breakdown of the places in the U.S. Show More Summary

Trump Campaign Staff Campaigning Against Each Other

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Trump does his best to mediate a dispute between staffers. a katz / Shutterstock.com Maybe Donald Trump reads the Bible after all — his campaign certainly seems to be taking "as a man sows, so shall he reap" to heart. For...Show More Summary

The Melting Pot of Paul Simon

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There Are Three Paul Simons, but They All Point to the Same Place by Ned Lannamann T here are three Paul Simons, give or take. The first is the songwriting half of Simon and Garfunkel, an astoundingly accessible folk-pop duo that recorded...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Lead in Pointless Washington State Primary

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover In Washington's caucuses, Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton 73 to 27 percent. In the primary, Clinton is leading 54 to 46 percent. Alex Garland Washington State Democrats have already divvied up their delegates for the national Democratic convention. Show More Summary

Clinton Winning Washington State Democratic Primary

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Not that it matters: Primaries are more democratic than caucuses. And remember... The system is rigged in favor of the candidate who's won 3 million more votes. Unbelievable. https://t.co/TqMXrY3rw0— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) May 24, 2016 [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

50 Places in Seattle That You're Taking for Granted

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

50 Places in Seattle That You're Taking for Granted by edited by Rich Smith Y ou're devastated when your favorite bars, shops, and restaurants close. We know because we've read your 10-paragraph Facebook eulogies about how "necessary" and "vital" and "Seattle" you thought those places were. Show More Summary

X-Men Apocalypse Plays Catch-Up

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

X-Men Apocalypse Plays Catch-Up by Bobby Roberts I t's never really stopped being 2003 in the X-Universe. Even as the X-Men films skipped across timelines in decade-long leaps, they've carried with them the same faint air of apology—a low-level hum of embarrassment softly buzzing inside their time-locked bubble. Show More Summary

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Blink 182!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 2:59pm (PT) on Wednesday, August 17th Four lucky winners will each receive a pair of tickets to see Blink 182 with special guests A Day to Remember, All American Rejects and DJ Spider on Saturday, September 17th at KeyArena. Enter HERE. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

SIFF Films You Can See by Light Rail

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SIFF Films You Can See by Light Rail by Charles Mudede T his year's Seattle International Film Festival has three theaters (SIFF Cinema Egyptian, Pacific Place, and Ark Lodge) that are easily accessible from Link stations (Capitol Hill, Westlake, and Columbia City, respectively). Show More Summary

Church Funding Anti-Trans Attack Tells Evangelicals "It Ain't Over"

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Church That's Helping Fund I-1515 Tells Evangelical Christians "It Ain't Over" by Sydney Brownstone "I t ain't over," Pastor Jay Smith told his congregation at a recent Sunday morning service at the Cedar Park Church in Bothell.Show More Summary

Proposal to Allow Bans on Pot Shops in Alcohol Impact Areas Is a Ridiculously Bad Idea

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Proposal to Allow Bans on Pot Shops in Alcohol Impact Areas Is a Ridiculously Bad Idea by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue S enator Michael Baumgartner (R-Spokane) recently added another bill to his already impressive list of idiotic, regressive...Show More Summary

New Column!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

You Won't Believe These Stunning Deleted Customer Reviews for Gold Medal All-Purpose Flour [1/4] I broke my foot while exploring an abandoned property and bought this product on the internet. But what the FUCK. When the box arrived, the flour bag had split open and there was fucking flour EVERYWHERE. Show More Summary

We Saw You Taking a Selfie in the Street, Arguing About Fashion at a Dairy Queen, and Being Bloodshot Outside the Beyoncé Show

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

We Saw You Taking a Selfie in the Street, Arguing About Fashion at a Dairy Queen, and Being Bloodshot Outside the Beyoncé Show by Stranger Staff THE STATE ON YOUR LEG There it was, the state of Washington. It rose from your black boot in much the same way a sun rises from a mountain. Show More Summary

On The Hope Six Demolition Project, PJ Harvey Refuses to Look Away from a Brutal World

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

RECORD REVIEW: On The Hope Six Demolition Project, PJ Harvey Refuses to Look Away from a Brutal World by Sean Nelson PJ HARVEY The Hope Six Demolition Project (Island/Vagrant Records) T he latest album by PJ Harvey is unlikely to change the world, which says more about the world than it does about the great artist who made it. Show More Summary

Savage Love

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Identity Cards by Dan Savage I am a 40-year-old woman; I came out when I was 16. When I was 17, I met M and we dated for eight years. M was a horrible human being—emotionally and occasionally physically abusive. M still sends me the occasional (creepy) e-mail, wishing me a happy birthday or giving me updates on people I don't really recall. Show More Summary

City Betrays Cyclists

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The City Needs to Build More Protected Bike Lanes, StatRelated content: by Ansel Herz O n August 29, 2014, a young attorney named Sher Kung died in downtown Seattle when a truck struck her as she biked to work on Second Avenue. She left...Show More Summary

Tacoma Art Museum's NW Art Now Reflects the World We Have, Not the World We Want

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tacoma Art Museum's NW Art Now Reflects the World We Have, Not the World We Want by Jen Graves W hen you enter Tacoma Art Museum, you have the option to sit down in a handsome little cinema. Short films play on a loop—trailers for the frontier art and Edvard Munch exhibits now on view. Show More Summary

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