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Seattle’s Summer of Animal Attacks

A closer look at an outbreak of animal-on-human clashes that took place in 2012.

09/19/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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John Grade, the Man Who’ll Make MOHAI Soar

The Seattle sculptor famous for work that’s made to fall apart is building a towering wooden sculpture that will last a lifetime.

09/19/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Ken Jennings, After Jeopardy

Edmonds's most famous trivia hound shares how he got on Jeopardy! and admits he actually likes being wrong.

08/21/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Parents Fight Seattle Public Schools Over New Grade School

The district wanted to place high school students on the same West Seattle campus.

08/21/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Profile

Darryl Baines, Running Man

In 1987, Darryl Baines got the one thing he’d always dreamed of—a chance to play in the NFL, for the Seattle Seahawks. The gifted athlete could outrun anyone or anything—except his own demons.

08/18/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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High Schools

78 Public and 50 Private Schools Graded

07/25/2012 With Kathryn Robinson, Clancey Denis, and Hilary Meyerson By Matthew Halverson

Insider's Guide

1962 World's Fair

Fifty years ago, the 1962 World’s Fair did more than just celebrate global culture. It put Seattle on display, inspired world leaders, and erected a certain needle-shaped tower. A look at the 184 days that changed Seattle—and the world—forever.

07/25/2012 With Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, Laura Cassidy, Christopher Werner, Laura Dannen, Brian Colella, Allecia Vermillion, and Janet Pelz By James Ross Gardner and Allison Williams

Insider's Guide

Insider’s Guide to Gaming

If the financial meltdown taught us anything, the secret is to take calculated risks. So with that in mind, take a lesson from some of the state’s card sharks, poker pros, and all-around gambling gurus.

07/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen

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Former Gang Member Rehabilitates At-Risk Youth

Former gang member Mark Rivers turns lives around.

07/18/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Seattle’s Space Elevator Man

After a decade of disappointment, could there be new life for the space elevator?

07/17/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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CenturyLink Field Usher Celebrates the Stadium’s 10th Birthday

No one messes with CenturyLink Field usher Marjorie Stockham.

06/20/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Disbanded: No Broadband Utility for Seattle

For years Seattle has welched on its promise to build a municipal broadband network. We may have Tacoma to blame—and thank—for that.

06/20/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Inside Seattle’s Unsuccessful Bid for the 2012 Olympics

How Seattle’s bid for the 2012 Olympics went up in flames.

06/20/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Recap

Things I Didn’t Expect to See at the Sonics Rally

A polar bear, to start.

06/15/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Film Review

Prometheus Is More Guts than Story

Ridley Scott’s sorta Aliens prequel asks Big Questions but gives no answers.

06/08/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Bike Crashes Along SLU Streetcar Pit Cyclists Against City

When cyclists started wrecking, one after another, on the South Lake Union Streetcar tracks, it looked like the growing pains of a city trying its best to get people out of their cars and into alternate transportation. But then a lawsuit raised questions

05/18/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Diamond Divers Star John Aydelotte Tames the High Seas

Spike TV films John Aydelotte and his crew for the new reality series Diamond Divers.

05/18/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Meet the Players in Seattle’s NBA Arena Proposal

Follow the bouncing ball as we examine the hoops Chris Hansen will have to jump through to return the NBA to Seattle.

05/18/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Washington National Guard Soldier Fights Deportation in Seattle Court

Pakistan native Zahid Chaudhry served in the military, married a U.S. citizen, and became the target of Homeland Security’s post-9/11 zeal. And now he may be deported—for checking the wrong box when applying for his green card.

04/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Sir Mix-a-Lot Reflects on “Baby Got Back,” 20 Years Later

Twenty years after his peak, Sir Mix-a-Lot is working on a new album, but don’t call it a comeback. He never left.

04/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson