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A Pilgrim of the Great War

World War I ended 90 years ago this month, and only one American who fought in its blood-soaked battles remains alive today. How did a Seattle man become the foremost memory keeper of that war to end all wars?

  • By David Laskin
  • Published 12/13/2008


"I Shall Call It Cletus"

A hardcore videogamer plays God in the 
virtual world of Spore, where omnipotence 
is the mission and survival is for the fit.

  • By Emily White
  • Published 12/13/2008


Mr. Clean’s Last Stand

As the first administrator of the EPA, Bill Ruckelshaus banned DDT and got the lead out of gasoline. Now the Republican Party’s most illustrious green faces a tougher task: to save Puget Sound. His cleanup plan hinges on convincing the region’s most

  • By Ted Katauskas
  • Published 12/13/2008


Right to Know (or) Right to a Clean Slate?

What’s more important—public access to criminal files, or citizen’s right to clear their names of crimes they’ve been absolved of?

  • By Jessica Campbell
  • Published 12/13/2008


Laughing Up a Storm

Forget the satellite data and high-tech Storm Alerts. Seattle’s first weathermen needed just a sketch pad.

  • By Rolin Miller
  • Published 12/13/2008


Sustainable is Trainable

Gifford Pinchot’s Bainbridge Graduate Institute sets out to transform business education.

  • By Manny Frishberg
  • Published 12/13/2008


Reinvention of the Nerds

Is the Microsoft makeover working?

  • By Megan Clark
  • Published 12/13/2008


Lipstick on a Barracuda

Seattle sisters vs. Sarah Palin: It’s the lyrics, stupid.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/13/2008

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