Category Archives: Costco

New ‘View of the World from 9th Avenue’ would include Seattle


City wasn’t on famous 1976 New Yorker cover Continue reading

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New pot rules for Seattle are a riot–for now


Will over-regulation of legal weed jack up prices and boost the black market? Continue reading

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A sign of Seattle: City sells me my name for $5


But street signage around town remains less than top-rate. Continue reading

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Another big sales tax refund in Seattle, for all of $4.75


State coughs up the money after Fry’s Electronics and Iolo Technologies tell me to pound sand. Continue reading

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Marijuana legalization is giving Seattle a goofy reputation


City’s image is, uh, rapidly changing Continue reading

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Is the continuing rain dampening the Seattle psyche?


Residents seem worked up about summer storms Continue reading

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In Seattle, car washes in the rain


Commercial facilities seem to do a good business, too Continue reading

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Bicyclists lose, boozers win in Seattle vote


Tax to build bike paths goes down, while Costco wins right to sell hard stuff Continue reading

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Ballot propositions are just as nutsy in Seattle


Truth is in short supply. Continue reading

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