Questions Answered

If Time Is Money, Michelle Dillon Gives Away Millions

The holidays inspire lots of locals to volunteer. But in a city of shifting priorities, showing up every day still has currency.

11/16/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Natasha Marin Is a Hope-Touting Troll Slayer

And her site, Reparations.me, is connecting those in need with those who need to help.

09/21/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Gene Armstrong Dispels Myths About Furries

People dismiss them as sex fetishists, but furry fandom is a diverse, worldwide phenomenon.

08/22/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Judy Willman, Daughter of a Boy in the Boat

The Olympic rower's daughter reflects on golden memories.

07/18/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Gary Groth Is a Hometown Antihero

The Fantagraphics founder explains how he brought his comic book company back from the brink—and why San Diego Comic-Con Sucks.

06/21/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Here's the Person in Charge of Preparing Us for Seattle's Apocalyptic Earthquake

Kenneth Murphy, regional director at FEMA, is responsible for managing relief efforts should The Big One—or any other major disaster—strike.

05/23/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Dan Warter Knows Where the Bodies—and Boats—Are Buried

The diver turned filmmaker explores the many forgotten mysteries lurking in local waters.

04/22/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Lesley Hazleton Is No Fence-Sitter

The Seattle author makes a spirited defense of agnosticism and orgasms.

03/28/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Jessica Finn Coven Wants to Save Us from Ourselves

The director of Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and Environment has no patience for climate change deniers.

03/01/2016 By Jessica Voelker

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Eli Sanders Goes Inside the Mind of a Killer

His new book, ‘While the City Slept,’ sheds light on the harrowing story of a 2009 murder.

01/25/2016 By Jessica Voelker

Guns and Ammo

The Fight Over a Tax That Could Curb Gun Violence

It all began with groundbreaking research from doctors at Harborview.

12/28/2015 By Jessica Voelker

Unquiet Riot

Meet Amelia Bonow, Cocreator of #ShoutYourAbortion

She's the woman who has everyone talking about an uncomfortable topic.

12/07/2015 By Jessica Voelker

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Dan Diamond Chases Natural Disasters

When others run from tragedy, this doctor runs toward it.

11/02/2015 By Jessica Voelker

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Does Seattle Compost Law Violate Privacy Rights?

Greg Moon says tolerating the new compost rules means tossing out our rights.

09/29/2015 By Jessica Voelker

Best of the City

Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The Insider’s Guide to Asian Food in Seattle

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson With Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen

Insider's Guide

Local’s Guide to the Pike Place Market

The Pike Place Market has 104 years of history, 240 stalls, shops, and restaurants, at least four ghosts, two pigs, countless hidden treasures, and more.

07/25/2012 By Jessica Voelker

Article

A Guide to Washington’s Craft Distilleries

A change in the liquor laws has started a boom in craft distilleries across Washington State. We surveyed them all to find out who’s making what and where to get it.

11/18/2011 By Jessica Voelker and Brian Colella

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Restaurant Inspector Comes Calling

The dirty secrets of a restaurant inspector.

10/27/2011 By Jessica Voelker

End of Seattle Days

The Last Word: A Final Post from Departing Saucedier Jess Voelker

But the blog lives on!

10/17/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Chefs on the Move

Cameo McRoberts to Chef at New Vessel

The next gig for the former Little Water Cantina sous chef.

10/14/2011 By Jessica Voelker