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Thousands of mortar boards will be tossed into the air across Washington this June; a time-honored sign that our high school seniors have finally graduated.
It’s expected that transportation will be the biggest local issue in the 2008 elections.
I helped a friend and his wife load their stuff into a big U-Haul some days ago. They were moving to southern California.
Looking for an easy, low fat and elegant meal for entertaining?
Pretty much everyone agrees that people shouldn’t have guns in planes and bars. Guns don’t mix well with alcohol. But what about other places?
From cyberspace bullying to school shootings, the news is filled with examples of youthful anger run amok.
Two is better than one. Volkswagen has finally freshened their very successful Touareg SUV, now called the Touareg 2. Funny name, serious people-mover.
Most of us recognize education’s sweeping impact as an equalizer and door to opportunity for people of all backgrounds and economic status.
The suburbs are synonymous with success. We pride ourselves on having good schools, nice homes, and police sophisticated enough to racially profile without appearing to do so.
In this week’s edition of Tech Talk, we address fonts, fun and frustration.
A neighbor of mine — Tony — is trying his best to take this “going green” thing seriously.
Game developers have emerged from their winter hibernation and the influx of new titles has finally picked up.
Todd Myers is director of the Center for the Environment at Washington Policy Center, a non-partisan public policy research organization in Seattle and Olympia. For more information contact WPC at (206) 937-9691 or online at washingtonpolicy.org.
We’re number five! We’re number five! We’re number five!
In an ironic turn of events, Howard Schultz is trying to go from zero to hero among the Sonic faithful.
Once in a while I get to test-drive a car that gets so much reaction from people, it’s almost embarrassing.
The City of Seattle offers subsidies to residents to buy CFLs. Meanwhile, the state is considering adding a fee for the bulbs to fund mercury disposal.
The subject of shelter animal care is an emotional issue, and one that until just recently divided us in county government.
Elsewhere on this page is an article by Julia Patterson and Ron Sims. It’s worth reading. Patterson is head of the Metropolitan King County Council. Sims is County Executive. Both are astute politicians, the kind of people you want helping run our government.
Fill those indoor flats, seed trays, egg cartons and small plastic pots, because this is the week to start seeds indoors for setting out later. Warm-season crops like tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, peppers and eggplants need to be started six to eight weeks before the middle of May, which is when it is warm enough for them to survive outdoors.