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Our Fellow Americans, In Their Own Words

Each of these brave Seattleites make us even more proud to call this city home.

01/19/2017 By Matthew Halverson

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The Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Tells It Like It Is

"I hit him and I was like, 'Hey, Peyton! I hate your commercials!' Aaron Rodgers, same thing. He portrays himself like he’s a normal guy, but he’s supercocky."

08/14/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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Charissa Thompson Doesn’t Care What You Think of Her

The Kenmore native and host of Fox Sports Live speaks her mind and pulls no punches.

04/24/2015 By Matthew Halverson


Robin Lindsey Loves Seals

She’s the lead investigator for Seal Sitters, an all-volunteer group dedicated to protecting marine mammals who sun on Seattle beaches.

08/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Friday Randomness

I Can Has Cheezburger Gets Its Own Bravo Reality Show

It's like The Office but in Seattle. And with more cats.

11/02/2012 By Laura Dannen


The Quote: Locals Only

Mayor Mike McGinn on Seattle police during his annual State of the City address, February 22, 2011



Star Man

Space shuttle pilot Gregory C. Johnson aimed for the stars—and reached them.

01/12/2011 By Matthew Halverson


Court Marshal

Lorenzo Romar is shooting to become the first coach in University of Washington history to notch his fifth 25-win season.

11/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson


The 50 Gigabyte Woman

Social media maven Mónica Guzmán, formerly of the P-I and seattlepi.com and now the director of editorial outreach at Intersect, wants to know the story of your life.

10/11/2010 By Matthew Halverson


"Teh Biznuss" Man

This month Ben Huh, who three years ago bought I Can Has Cheezburger, releases Teh Itteh Bitteh Book of Kittehs, a photographic compendium of kittens gone wild.

09/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Captain Hook

Captain Keith Robbins, owner of A Spot Tail Salmon Guide, is one of the most sought-after charter fishing guides in town.

07/19/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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The Illegal American

She grew up in a village outside of Culiacan. Twenty years ago she left and slipped over the border—illegally—to join a new family in America.

06/14/2010 By Matthew Halverson


The Devil’s Advocate

Justice Richard Sanders, the state Supreme Court’s maverick libertarian, champions unpopular causes, offends powerful people, and fights hard when his ethics come under question.

06/13/2010 By Eric Scigliano


The Road Warrior

Christopher McLendon, aka Reno, talks about life as a roadie for the likes of Death Cab for Cutie, AFI, and Jimmy Eat World.

05/11/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Burning Man

Stuntman David Boushey can teach you how to fall, fly, crash, or burn alive at his Seattle-based International Stunt School.

04/22/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Day of the Un-Mayor

Mayor Mike McGinn gets flak for not resembling past mayors, but his vision for Seattle is firmly fixed on the future.

04/21/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Lady Liberty

Keli Carender, aka Libery Belle, the Seattle blogger who ignited the Tea Party.

03/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson

Soccer Fandemonium

Sounders ’Til We Die

What to yell, where to watch, and everything else you need to know to be an expert Sounders FC fan.

02/16/2010 By Matthew Halverson


The New Faces of Seattle Arts

Seattle’s spring arts calendar fills up with artists who break new ground.

01/25/2010 By Christopher Werner and Laura Dannen


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