Stranger reporter Dominic Holden says he's confirmed with authorities he was well within his rights and operating totally legally when officers threatened to arrest him for taking photos of police activity in downtown Seattle on Tuesday.
Prospective students applying to the University of Washington in 2014 will be asked for more than an answer to their essay questions. If they have a violent criminal past, or are a convicted Level 2 or 3 sex offender, they will have to check the box "yes" on the criminal background question.
It's one of those moments that'll go down in music history, at least in Seattle. Macklemore's video shoot atop the Dick's Drive-In hamburger joint that drew thousands of frenzied fans to Seattle's Capitol Hill harkens back to other iconic rooftop gigs like U2 in LA or the Beatles atop Apple Records in London. But many have no idea the whole thing was actually an homage to Seattle's first hip-hop star Sir Mix-A-Lot.
Federal wildlife officials plan to dispatch armed bird specialists into forests of the Pacific Northwest starting this fall to shoot one species of owl to protect another that is threatened with extinction.
Should a non-profit that helps drug addicts and prostitutes along a rough stretch of Seattle's Aurora Avenue be allowed to start a needle exchange? If the owner of a neighboring coffee shop has his way, the answer is no.