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    If the Seattle soda tax doesn’t reduce consumption, should it be cut?

    If the Seattle soda tax isn't shown to alter behavior, should it be cut or remain as a permanent tax to fund related healthcare and education?
  • seatac dogs

    TSA starts using floppy-ear dogs to reduce passenger stress

    The Transportation Security Administration is benching many of their pointy-ear dogs in favor of more floppy-ear dog narcs, as they find them to be less scary to passengers and their kids.
  • 2019, new year's, resolution

    Curley’s New Year’s resolution: Pretend every surface is hot

    Curley has had his share of ridiculous New Year's resolutions, and this year is no different: pretend every surface is hot.
  • woodland park zoo panda

    The great Woodland Park Zoo red panda escape

    Two red pandas made a getaway from their exhibit at Woodland Park Zoo, leading to a 15-hour standoff.
  • housing Seattle

    Using other cities’ solutions won’t fix Seattle’s housing problems

    Minneapolis recently eliminated single-family zoning, in the hopes of creating more housing options. But can this actually help Seattle, or is it simply a case of civic envy?
  • earthrise

    Apollo 8 ‘Earthrise’ photographer calls Northwest home

    It’s been 50 years since Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders took a photograph of a distant earth not quite looming over the lunar landscape, an image that’s since come to be known as “Earthrise.”
  • seattle homeless

    Why does Seattle outpace most of the country with rise in homeless?

    Seattle homelessness rose 4 percent in 2018, and 5.6 percent in Washington state., far surpassing the national average rise of 0.3 percent.
  • homeless tents

    Seattle homeless tents becoming obstacles for those with disabilities

    Homeless tents on sidewalks can be an impediment to those with disabilities in downtown Seattle.
  • NHL Seattle

    Will the NHL actually be embraced by Seattle?

    Seattle isn't exactly what one might think of as a traditional hockey town. Will hockey be embraced here by locals?
  • seattle traffic

    New SDOT traffic report shows ‘slow death’ of Seattle driving

    The annual traffic report from SDOT shows a slight decrease in cars on the road, but for John Curley, the road diet is more about eliminating cars than increasing traffic efficiency.
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