Tag Archives: New To Seattle

Seattle-area charities turned 2-cent pills into $10.64 pills


“Magical accounting” helped make nonprofits look too good Continue reading

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They still drive politely in Seattle–and still not very well


City falls even lower in Allstate safe-driver rankings Continue reading

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Talking trash in Seattle


Confusion about recycling rules extends to those doing the collecting Continue reading

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Seattle’s funky Fremont area is named after a war criminal


John C. Frémont during his colorful life was a military officer, politician, businessman–and murderer. Continue reading

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The dark underside of Seattle elections


Why are so many “security measures” needed, including public video? Continue reading

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My dog’s death in Seattle trigggers thoughts about economics


Her nearly 15 years cost exactly $36,846.24, Continue reading

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Is Comcast headquartered near Lake Woebegon?


Too bad the company isn’t as funny as Garrison Keillor. Continue reading

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Why is Seattle so defensive about its weather?


Some actually apologize for it to a total stranger like me. Continue reading

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