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  • Amazon editors' 10 best books of 2014
    November 14, 2014 2:03 pm
    The Amazon book editors read 480 new books in 2014 in order to determine what they deemed the "best" of the year. "The top pick, Everything I Never Told You, is kind of a 'sleeper' in that it got less attention initially than other novels, but (Celeste) Ng's debut is a sad and moving story that we all fell in love with from the first line," said Sara Nelson, Editorial Director of Books and Kindle at Amazon.com.
  • Mourning the end of Paseo? Rachel Belle offers 6 alternatives
    November 11, 2014 4:17 pm
    I know, you're all still in shock. You're vulnerable. You're still trying to put the pieces of this Seattle sandwich saga back together. But sometimes the best thing to do is distract yourself. And as your self-appointed sandwich grief counselor, I recommend a little hair of the dog. Paseo is gone and they may never come back, so it's time to focus on the positives: all of the other juicy, drippy, spicy, tangy sandwiches this city has to offer - Rachel Belle
  • Crime stats for Seattle & Washington's 6 other biggest cities
    November 10, 2014 10:05 am
    Violent crime is down across the country, according to a report out Monday from the FBI. While violent crime also decreased in Washington's seven biggest cities last year - with a few exceptions - property crime increased.
  • Seattle Sounders salaries from the bottom to the top
    November 10, 2014 7:37 am
    It pays to be the best in your field, on the field. Athletes have some of the biggest salaries out there, but when it comes to professional soccer there is a large disparity between the highest paid and the lowest. You can see the difference in this list of the 2014 Sounders' guaranteed compensation.
  • Dori Monson's top 5 government boondoggles in Seattle
    November 03, 2014 6:08 am
    KIRO Radio's Dori Monson keeps a close eye on where our tax dollars are spent - and they're often wasted on projects that are poorly managed and merely a benefit for a vocal minority. These are his top 5 biggest boondoggles.
  • Trick or Treat: 6 Seahawks dish on favorite candy
    October 31, 2014 7:09 am
    We all know about Marshawn Lynch's love of Skittles, but what about some of the other guys? Gee Scott from The Barbershop Show on 710 ESPN Seattle did a little trick-or-treating of his own around the Virginia Mason Athletic Center to find out which treats some of the Seahawks hope to find in their goodie bags.
  • The 10 best dressed Seattle Seahawks
    October 23, 2014 9:03 am
    From dressing up to dressing down, these Seahawks show off their sense of style when they're off the field.
  • 10 reasons we know you're a Seattle driver
    October 22, 2014 12:37 pm
    Seattle drivers have been called some of the worst in the nation, which isn't a huge surprise since we also have to sit in some of the country's worst traffic. But if you're a Seattle driver, we're sure you're guilty of most of these 10 things.
  • 6 belt-loosening food challenges in Seattle you may not be man enough to complete
    October 20, 2014 8:07 am
    Think you've got what takes to tackle one of Seattle's six toughest food challenges? We're doubtful you're man enough. You better start training if you want to stand a chance at reaping the rewards from the most massive caloric intake allowed in the Emerald City.
  • 8 Seahawks 12s need to follow
    October 17, 2014 10:23 am
    It's time to get to know our Seahawks a little bit better. Here are eight Hawks you need to follow on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook if you're a true 12.
  • 8 companies you didn't know had Seattle roots
    October 15, 2014 8:30 am
    Even if you're from Seattle you may not know that some of these companies do, or have in the past called Seattle home.
  • 8 of the most beautiful places in Washington to visit this fall
    October 14, 2014 9:59 am
    It's one of the most beautiful times of the year, but if you blink, you might miss it. That's why Virginia Painter, communications director with the Washington State Parks Department recommended eight of her favorite places to sight-see, hike, and drive while Washington's autumn colors are at their finest.
  • 6 of the most haunted places to explore in Seattle & Tacoma
    October 10, 2014 6:00 am
    Whether you're a believer or not, 'tis the season for ghosts. But where do you find them? Expert ghost hunter, Spooked in Seattle tour guide and author Ross Allison shared six of his favorite places to hunt for paranormal activity.
  • 5 ways to solve our awful traffic problems
    October 08, 2014 11:37 am

    It's like we're banging our heads against the wall, reporting what you already know: traffic is terrible. And it's getting worse. When you're nearing the top of the list for cities with the worst commute, where do you go from there?

  • 9 longest Puget Sound commutes, ranked from bad to worse
    October 07, 2014 9:56 am
    Your commute sucks. We already know the Seattle area has some of the worst traffic in the nation. But some of us have it worse than others. Find out how your commute stacks up.
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