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Those of you who know about Seattle’s truly historic Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center may also know about its recent financial crisis, resolved
last month by a truly generous donation from the Snoqualmie Tribe. Jeff Stevens tells the story of the birth of Daybreak Star.
A study in Seattle self-loathing. Omar Willey regales you with the tale of one of Seattle’s most distinct architectual works.
Seattle hasn’t always been a pristine yuppie utopia, doncha know. Circa 1917, it was quite the raucous radical mecca. Jeff Stevens histories you once again.
We go back in time for a cruise through the Cascade Mountains.
Before the Dude basked in a chronic haze, he was born in a tear-gas haze. Jeff Stevens tells the tale of the riot that begat the Seattle Seven.
A friend was going through family papers. Her parents died several years ago, and she had put off this chore until now. In the mix of tax papers, warrantees and all the other remains of their lives, she came across Read the rest
Seattle’s infamous political enforcer Tim Ceis has been hired to salvage the Bertha fiasco. Jeff Stevens gives a short report.
Philip Seymour Hoffman–drug addict or bipolar disorder sufferer? Lola Peters considers.
The lunar new year brings us the well-known Chinese New Year, but the Vietnamese Têt celebrations are just as groovy.