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Lucky Guy

Alpine racer Scott Macartney had high hopes for the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Then he nearly died in one of the worst crashes in World Cup history. The story of his epic climb back onto skis—and relapse—is one of the most harrowing in Olympic sports.

12/17/2009 By Meri-Jo Borzilleri

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Arts & Culture

Feature

Lucky Guy

Alpine racer Scott Macartney had high hopes for the 2010 Games in Vancouver. Then he nearly died in one of the worst crashes in World Cup history. The story of his epic climb back onto skis—and relapse—is one of the most harrowing in Olympic sports.

12/17/2009 By Meri-Jo Borzilleri

Article

The Vision Thing

Looking at the world through eggplant-colored glasses.

12/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

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Knit One, Pow! Two

Mark Newport exhibits his hand-knit reimagined comic superheros at Greg Kucera Gallery.

12/09/2009 By Laura Dannen

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From Prince to King?

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Olivier Wevers debuts his own dance supergroup, Whim W’Him.

12/09/2009 By Jean Lenihan

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The Not–So–Hard Times of Amber Lancaster

Tacoma native Amber Lancaster stars in the new MTV comedy The Hard Times of R. J. Berger.

12/08/2009 By James Ross Gardner

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The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: William Marler, Peter Facinelli, the ladies of readergirlz.com, Mike Mcginn, Kathy Griffin, Edgar Martinez, Mike Meehan, and Jamie Boudreau.

12/08/2009

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Stealth Moves

Despite what the Internet’s digital sewing circles may have told you, the Washington Stealth lacrosse team is here to stay. Honest.

12/08/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Eat & Drink

Article

What a Crock

Delicious, yes. Inimitable? No way. Here’s a recipe for French onion soup from Bellevue’s new Artisanal Brasserie.

12/14/2009 By Jess Thomson

Occasions

Coffee with a Kick

Booze-infused coffee shops—open early, late, and in between.

12/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

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Thriller

Ba Culbert’s Belltown restaurant Tilikum Place Café leaves one veteran diner almost speechless.

12/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

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What Would Ivar Do?

Doug Brady becomes the Joke Cousteau of Elliott Bay with an idea for an ad campaign that would have Ivar Haglund chortling from his grave.

12/08/2009 By Karen Quinn

Editor's Note

Article

A Note From the Editor

The Pony Principle

12/10/2009 By Katherine Koberg

Health & Wellness

Article

On the Rocks

Every time the winter Olympics roll around, the wannabe curlers sign up for lessons. But one trip to the ice will be enough to cool your doubts about curling’s physical demands.

12/09/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Home & Real Estate

Market Watch

Pending Spree

Something’s hinky in Seattle’s home sales stats. Plus, hot neighborhoods: West Seattle posts four consecutive month-over-month gains in closed sales.

12/14/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Lighten Up

If winter gray gives you the blues, try these bright ideas from local lighting luminaries.

12/11/2009 By Calise Cardenas

Inbox

Article

Letters to the Editor

Letters about previous articles from the Seattle metropolitan community.

12/10/2009

News & City Life

Article

An Inconvenient Question

Al Gore on whether he uses an Apple iPhone or Google Android, during KUOW’s The Conversation, November 18, 2009.

12/15/2009

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Gorilla Warfare

Seattle builders try to distance themselves from their parent organization’s heavy-handed ways.

12/14/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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Dream On

How UW Won’t Save the World.

12/11/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Boeing, Going, Gone

Don’t cry over the Dreamliner, says business guru Mark Anderson.

12/11/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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Missing Pets Inc.

The Seattle Humane Society has offered to take over King County’s animal control responsibilities. For pets—and pet lovers—the move couldn’t have come soon enough.

12/11/2009

Style & Shopping

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Snow Business

Brights, cameras, action! Bring color and style outdoors this season.

12/14/2009 By Compiled by Osiris Navarro and Chelsea Randall

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Young at Heart

A conversation with Hipsters with Kids blogger Taylor Kieburtz.

12/08/2009 By Laura Cassidy

Travel & Outdoors

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Big Sky’s the Limit

It’s a skiing paradise in Bozeman, Montana.

12/14/2009 By David Laskin