December 2, 2014 @ 4:39 pm
While protesters and police squared off again Monday night in Seattle, another demonstration of a far different sort was taking place in Tacoma - led by Tacoma's police chief and mayor.
December 2, 2014 @ 7:33 am
Since Seattle veteran Andrew Myers posted a video of himself catching a burglar, trying to enter his home, it's racked up nearly four million views. He's trying to take advantage of the Internet attention by raising money for Paws and Stripes, a non-profit that matches veterans with PTSD with life saving service dogs.
November 26, 2014 @ 10:56 pm
Lifelong, formerly Lifelong AIDS Alliance, delivers 150,000 meals a year to people who are too sick, and too poor to get the groceries themselves. Volunteers visit clients once a week, dropping off bags of super healthy groceries and special meals prepared by a chef.
November 26, 2014 @ 7:29 am
Marshawn Lynch might be a man of few words, but Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman had plenty to say Tuesday about the NFL fining Lynch $100,000 last week for refusing to talk to the media.
November 25, 2014 @ 9:45 am
A Seattle woman is writing a 50,000 word novel in 30 days, while the public watches
Every November, hundreds of thousands of people challenge themselves to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days for NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. But Gabriela Frank is doing it with a twist. She's set up a living room in the Seattle Public Library, and the public can watch her write the novel, in real time, on a big screen.
November 21, 2014 @ 12:52 pm
Mindie Lind is the singer of Seattle band Inly, who you might see cruising around town on her skateboard. Born without legs, Mindie is an advocate of Cripp Culture: showing the world that disabled people are about more than just their disability. There's a culture of art, music, design and sexuality that can't be defined by the symbol of the blue guy in the wheelchair.
November 21, 2014 @ 8:47 am
Last Spring a prestigious publishing house published a book of poetry by actor James Franco. It was met with mediocre reviews and a ton of publicity. This got a Vashon Island writer thinking: what if everyone could submit their work as James Franco? Would we all have a fair shot at being published? So she created a literary magazine called the James Franco Review.
November 21, 2014 @ 7:25 am
After some parents in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood started a movement to stop a plan to open a high school for students recovering from drugs and alcohol across from an elementary school, other people in the neighborhood are speaking up for the kids in recovery saying they should have the space.
November 19, 2014 @ 6:15 pm
Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo to send its elephants to another zoo
Today Woodland Park Zoo announced it would be phasing out it's elephant program, and sending its two Asian elephants to another zoo. But this does not sit well with the elephant advocacy group, Friends of Woodland Park Zoo Elephants. They says the elephants need to go to a sanctuary where they can have room to roam.
November 19, 2014 @ 5:33 pm
Three bikini barista stands in Everett busted over a year ago for prostitution have closed.