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Insider's Guide

Olympic National Park

What you need to know and where you need to go in Olympic National Park, Washington State's most popular park, including best hiking trails, campground tips, hotels, and a map.

07/25/2012 By Allison Williams

Top Stories

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Elizabeth Campbell’s Fight to Kill Seattle’s Deep-Bore Tunnel

Lawsuit-filing, government-haranguing, Alaskan Way Viaduct–loving activist Elizabeth Campbell is on a quest to kill the deep-bore tunnel.

07/22/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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The Elwha's Last Dam Summer

It began 25 years ago as a radical idea: destroying two dams to save the Elwha River. It ends this month as a commonsense solution. Gentlemen, start your jackhammers.

07/22/2011 By Bruce Barcott

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Dr. Deisher’s Stem Cell Crusade

When pro-life biotechnologist Tracy Deisher sued to halt federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, it rocked the biotech universe. What’s driving the Seattle researcher to kill the promise of medicine’s greatest hope — Catholicism

07/22/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Top Doctors 2011

Seattle offers some of the most outstanding medical care in the world. This year, thanks to a new partnership with Avvo, Seattle Met brings you more top doctors than ever before in 66 specialties.

07/22/2011 Edited by Ariana Dawes

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

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Northwest Bookshelf: William Gibson

Vancouver, BC, inhabitant William Gibson follows up Spook Country with high-tech thriller Zero History.

07/28/2011

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Halo Crashes PAX

Couldn’t score tickets to the Penny Arcade Expo, the country’s biggest gaming shindig? Blame Halo.

07/22/2011

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The Bully Backlash

Just asking: When is bullying in the eye of the beholder?

07/22/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle’s Kindie Rockers Play G-Rated Tunes Even Parents Can Love

Beware of kindie rockers like Caspar Babypants, Recess Monkey, and Johnny Bregar. Their songs might get stuck in your brain.

07/22/2011 By Laura Dannen

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The Real Housewives of…Seattle?

Examining the odds that Bravo’s infamous Real Housewives series will wind up in our neck of the woods.

07/22/2011 By Jessica Voelker

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Chone Figgins, Ken Muscatel, Lisa Daltirus, Robert Gates, Rose McGowan, and Reggie Watts.

07/22/2011

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The Lawn Bowling Championships Come to Seattle

Beacon Hill’s Jefferson Park Lawn Bowling Club hosts the sport’s national championships for the first time in 13 years.

07/22/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Culture Fiend, Sauced, and Wear What When.

07/22/2011 By Christopher Werner

Eat & Drink

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Tom Douglas’s New South Lake Union Empire

Tom Douglas, our biggest restaurateur, has colonized Seattle’s Amazon environs with a vengeance, but how’s a diner supposed to keep all those new restaurants (Brave Horse Tavern, Serious Pie, Dahlia Workshop, Ting Momo) straight? Lucky you have us.

07/22/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Cuoco, Seattle’s Newest Tom Douglas Joint

Tom Douglas’s new South Lake Union restaurant Cuoco serves fresh pasta and some old familiar feelings.

07/22/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

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Tiki Cocktails Return

The return of tiki cocktails lets us escape to a place where the shirts are silly and the drinks are seriously delicious. Find devoted disciples mixing those drinks at Tini Bigs, Naga Cocktail Bar, Moshi Moshi, and Rob Roy.

07/22/2011 By Andrew Bohrer

Editor's Note

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A Note from the Editor

Parks and Wreck

07/22/2011 By Katherine Koberg

Health & Wellness

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Top Doctors 2011

Seattle offers some of the most outstanding medical care in the world. This year, thanks to a new partnership with Avvo, Seattle Met brings you more top doctors than ever before in 66 specialties.

07/22/2011 Edited by Ariana Dawes

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Dr. Deisher’s Stem Cell Crusade

When pro-life biotechnologist Tracy Deisher sued to halt federal funding of embryonic stem cell research, it rocked the biotech universe. What’s driving the Seattle researcher to kill the promise of medicine’s greatest hope — Catholicism

07/22/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Home & Real Estate

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Pioneer Square on the Rise

The Pioneer Square neighborhood maintains much of its original Romanesque Revival and Victorian architecture, yet dozens of empty storefronts leave the regal buildings looking like toothless smiles. But you’d be hard-pressed to call Pioneer Square dead, S

07/29/2011 By James Ross Gardner

Inbox

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Letters to Seattle Met

Food that bridges barriers, a barrier that spans a bridge, champion cherries, and dreams of baseball championships.

07/22/2011

News & City Life

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FBI Thwarts Seattle Terror Plot

From the U.S. District Court complaint against Tukwila resident Abu Khalid Abdul-Latif, arrested with a conspirator on June 22, 2011, for allegedly plotting a terrorist attack on a Seattle military entrance processing station.

07/22/2011

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Uber Taxi Texting Service

Summon luxury sedans from Uber with text messages, and drivers pinpoint your location via your phone’s GPS.

07/22/2011 By Carey Rose

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Elizabeth Campbell’s Fight to Kill Seattle’s Deep-Bore Tunnel

Lawsuit-filing, government-haranguing, Alaskan Way Viaduct–loving activist Elizabeth Campbell is on a quest to kill the deep-bore tunnel.

07/22/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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A Talk with Marcellus Turner, City Librarian, the Seattle Public Library

Marcellus Turner, Seattle Public Library’s new head librarian, doesn’t go by the book.

07/22/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Washington State’s Grass Tax

A by-the-numbers study of the legalization of marijuana in Washington State.

07/22/2011

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Parallel Park 101

Brook Ashinay of Safety First Driving School has the skinny on how to parallel park.

07/22/2011 By Clancey Denis

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Hackers Develop Disaster Response Video Games

To prepare for disaster, Willow Brugh, cofounder of Geeks Without Bounds, and Annie Dennisdóttir Wright, an editor at the gaming website Gameranx, suggest you play video games.

07/22/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Christian Sinderman Keeps Powerful Pols in Power

Four incumbents in this year’s city council election (Tim Burgess, Bruce Harrell, Tom Rasmussen, and Sally Clark) and one challenger (Maurice Classen) have jumped on the Christian Sinderman consulting train.

07/20/2011 By Johnathon Fitzpatrick

Style & Shopping

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Summer Totes

Seattle shops stock lightweight all-day city bags perfect for summer.

07/22/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Where the Wild Things Are

A field guide to the animals of Olympic National Park.

07/22/2011

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Saving the Park

Helping to preserve Olympic National Park: Washington National Park Fund, Backcountry Horsemen of Washington, Student Conservation Association, Friends of Olympic National Park, and Olympic Park Institute.

07/22/2011 By Annie Rose Favreau

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The Elwha's Last Dam Summer

It began 25 years ago as a radical idea: destroying two dams to save the Elwha River. It ends this month as a commonsense solution. Gentlemen, start your jackhammers.

07/22/2011 By Bruce Barcott

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Poet of the Park

Tim McNulty serves as unofficial poet laureate of Olympic National Park.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Essential Rain Gear

Essential rain gear for Olympic National Park.

07/22/2011 By Lisa Han

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Art of the Park

Peter Malarkey, Steve Davis, Eirik Johnson, and N.P. Bank Note Company present the Olympic Peninsula through different lens.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: The Marmot Brigade

This summer, more than 100 volunteers will scour Olympic National Park for evidence of Marmota olympus, our own special marmot.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Places to Stay in the Park

The best places to stay in Olympic National Park.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Park Trails You Don’t Know

The best hiking trails you don’t know in Olympic National Park.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

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Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park

What you need to know and where you need to go in Olympic National Park, Washington State’s most popular park, including best hiking trails, campground tips, hotels, and a map.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

Olympic National Park

Insider’s Guide to Olympic National Park: Summer Things to Do

Stargaze at Hurricane Ridge, swim in the mineral pools of the Sol Duc Valley, or rock climb Mount Cruiser.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

Olympic National Park

Follow the Park Ranger (On a Bear Hunt)

Olympic National Park ranger Susannah “Sanny” Lustig leads us on a bear hunt.

07/22/2011 By Allison Williams

Web Exclusives

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Web Exclusive: Kindie Music Videos

Kindie music videos from Caspar Babypants, the Board of Education, Johnny Bregar, the Harmonica Pocket, the Not-Its! and Recess Monkey.

07/22/2011