The Sporting Life

EXCLUSIVE: Unedited First Draft of Chris Hansen's Arena Letter

Read the *totally real and in no way made up* letter declaring his true feelings about privately financing a new home for the Sonics.

10/26/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Sound Off

Hey, Let’s Stop Rooting for the Thunder to Fail

It's not a good look.

09/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Afternoon Jolt

Hansen's Arena Site Appeared on List of Potential New Port Headquarters

Port documents show their SoDo property assessment included Hansen site.

05/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Feminist Celebrity Contribution

Campaign contributions and timely condemnations.

05/05/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Formal Complaints, Angry Emails, and Novel Ideas

The Democrats file a campaign complaint against GOP gubernatorial candidate, sexist email jars city hall, and lidding I-5.

05/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

It Takes a City

The urbanist moment in Chicago.

03/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

City Locks in Corporate Tax Exemption, Daugaard Protests, and Blethen Tweets

City to leave a couple million dollars on table in tax revenue.

12/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Quote Unquote

Robert Nellams and KeyArena Prep for the NCAA Tournament

After more than a decade, March Madness is finally returning to Seattle. And Seattle Center’s director couldn’t be happier.

03/02/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: They're Baaaaack!

Nate Robinson returns to Seattle with waffles and chicken wings, while Ines Patisserie resurfaces in Capitol Hill. Also: critical details on Pizzeria Gabbiano and Rachel Yang's new project.

08/08/2014 By Ezra Parter

Seattleites Guide to PDX

Portland v. Seattle: Team Rivalries

Each city cares about the other for more sincere reasons than you might expect from rivals.

02/01/2014 By Jason Notte

Play Ball

Sherman Alexie and Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament Swing for the Fences for Charity

They can't be that much worse than the Mariners, right?

06/10/2013 By Cassandra Callan

City Hall

Elway Poll on Sonics: And the People Said "Yawn"

A new poll shows that most King County residents don't really care if the Sonics aren't coming back.

06/05/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Concerts

'Bring Our Sonics Back' Rally at Neumos

Join Shawn Kemp and some of Seattle's best MCs for a night dedicated to bringing the NBA back to town.

05/13/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Morning Fizz

Morning FIzz: Local Options

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring more campaign money, more transportation money, and more Chris Hansen money.

05/13/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning FIzz

Morning Fizz: The Highest Bidder

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Developer dollars, missing lobbyists, a power couple, self-interest, and socialists.

04/05/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: They are Starving King County

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring dance taxes, transit taxes, memos, the NBA, new candidates, and an Avon Lady scandal.

04/04/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Which Would Mean Cuts

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the Republicans' budget proposal, Kevin Johnson's tweet, and Steinbrueck's surprise donor.

04/03/2013 By Morning Fizz

Opinion

Isn't it Weird That

McGinn and Constantine head to New York not Olympia.

04/02/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Full Recognition

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: aPodment hearings; court hearings; court rulings; and investors.

03/26/2013 By Morning Fizz