A Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Being home to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, PATH, and the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, global health is a big industry in Seattle—which means it may be in danger of forgetting the billions of people it set out to help.

06/23/2009 By Tom Paulson


A Rail Line Runs Through It

When the Sound Transit Link starts running in July between downtown and Tukwila, with Sea-Tac Airport soon to follow, how will development and investment affect Rainier Valley?

05/22/2009 By Eric Scigliano


He Did It His Way

Washington’s lieutenant governor Brad Owen has battled irrelevance and his fellow Democrats’ scorn for years. Now he doesn’t care what anyone thinks.

04/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson


The House that Juice Built?

A-Rod comes clean—maybe. But Safeco Field’s steroid history goes much deeper.

03/18/2009 By Jim Gullo


Nick vs. Nickels

Is Seattle ready for Mayor Licata? The council’s resident dissident will be a contender—if he runs.

02/11/2009 By L.D. Kirshenbaum



A deadly encounter at a shopping mall has police and public clamoring to stamp out gang violence.

01/15/2009 By Eric Scigliano


Indecent Appraisal

How WaMu cut out the appraisers who were supposed to safeguard its home loans.

01/05/2009 By Eric Scigliano