When Seattle Public Library’s chief librarian decided to shelve daily fines for overdue books, he demolished an economic barrier for both “low opportunity” neighborhoods and chronic procrastinators.
The Yankees hired this West Seattle resident and former college softball player as a minor league hitting coach, making her the first woman to hold that position in MLB history. Step up to the plate, Mariners.
This DJ extraordinaire would've ensured 4/20 wasn't too mellow if he'd been able to spin at Showbox SoDo. The high would've been a mindful one: A portion of ticket proceeds were set to benefit brain research through his Aoki Foundation.
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Feel free to talk politics with Seattle City Council’s new prez, whose bills to halt foreign-influenced companies’ spending in city political campaigns and boost political ads’ transparency passed unanimously in January.
A quarter century after he retired The Far Side’s sardonic realm of talking cows, the Tacoma native now publishes his classic cartoons daily on a new website. Bonus: You can peep some of his old sketchbooks there too.