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Bill Nye Is Still the Nuttiest Professor

Twenty years later, the Science Guy—and newly announced Dancing with the Stars cast member—reflects on the show that made science cool for kids and turned him into the country’s most beloved nerd.

09/03/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Seattle Steam Looks to Bring District Energy to SLU

And the project hinges on a potential partnership with Amazon.

09/03/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Military Sexual Trauma Victims Find Allies in Seattle

Vets in the Puget Sound area are more likely to have experienced MST, but they have more support too.

09/03/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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How Will 'Breaking Bad' End?

Before the series returns for its final episodes, we theorize about what Walter White's flash-forward meant.

08/08/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Kindle Worlds Scares Off Fan Fiction Writers

Amazon’s fanfic publishing platform didn’t make the best first impression.

08/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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PopCap Makes Games They Like

Luckily for the Seattle video game studio, its customers like those games—like Bejeweled and the new Plants vs. Zombies 2—even more.

08/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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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

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Demetrious Johnson Isn’t as Little as He Looks

The UFC’s flyweight champion of the world may only be five-foot-three, but he’s a giant in the octagon.

07/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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SPD Takes Steps to Diversify

But the need for change to the department’s culture will start beneath the skin.

07/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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'Sleepless in Seattle' Turns 20

'Sleepless in Seattle', every bad headline writer’s go-to inspiration, turns 20 in June. Let’s celebrate with some of the worst (best?) it wrought.

05/22/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Judy Travis Is the 21st Century Video Star

Seattle’s most prolific vlogger lives her life in front of (and behind) the camera.

05/22/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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The Disaster Relief Trials Will Prepare Cyclists to Save Us from the Apocalypse

Contestants will navigate a 10-mile trek of obstacles, hills, and water hazards while carrying 100 pounds of supplies.

05/22/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Casa Latina Makes Ordering Day Labor Easier

The nonprofit’s new online order form is putting more people to work.

05/22/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Kittitas County Fights to Keep Seattle’s Compost Out of Its Backyard

So where do we put all of that smelly organic waste—and should we care who’s affected?

05/22/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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An Oral History of ‘Almost Live’

From Bill Nye the Science Guy to the day the Space Needle collapsed, we recall 15 years of trials and triumphs on the set of Seattle’s Saturday Night Live.

05/17/2013 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Laura Dannen, and Cassie Callan

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Legends of the Fallen

A magnificent Douglas fir stood for more than 300 years at the edge of the Olympic National Forest. When Reid Johnston looked at it, all he could see was money.

04/17/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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The Graffiti Defense Coalition Finds Beauty in the Bending of Rules

And this summer Justin Hart’s organization is commissioning four public murals in Capitol Hill.

04/17/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Twinline Motorcycles Hits the Small Screen

The custom bike builder revs up for an appearance in the Velocity Channel’s Cafe Racer TV.

04/17/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Romell Mitchell Is Working to Revive Baseball in the Inner City

The former player coaches in Major League Baseball’s program for underprivileged youth.

03/20/2013 By Matthew Halverson

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Inside the Super-Green Bullitt Center

When it opens, the six-story building will be the most energy-efficient commercial space in the world.

03/20/2013 By Matthew Halverson