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Stephen Dofelmier, left, returned to Assumption Catholic Church after receiving a letter from Father Oliver Duggan, right, who was inspired by Pope Francis' conciliatory tone and invited dormant parishioners back.
How rainy is it? In the late afternoon, West Seattle-based environmental advocate "Diver Laura" James - whose specialties include stormwater-runoff education - caught these maxed-out sewer covers at the east dead-end of Yancy between West Seattle Athletic Club and Longfellow Creek .
I was out sick a few days last week, and at one point I slept for about 48 hours straight.
Right: Miyoko Chiba, right, and her daughters are living in temporary housing in Minamisanriku since the tsunami destroyed their houses and killed two family members.
Washington's first marijuana retail license was recently issued, but legislators are still trying to reconcile the medical and recreational-marijuana markets before stores open this summer.
Weather: Temperatures in the mid-50s are in the forecast and it will almost certainly rain.
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A North Seattle Community College student has been charged with murder and attempted murder after his parents were found dead and his 8-year-old brother was seriously wounded in their Southern California home last month.
Writers, it turns out, crave community. We want what we don't have. I mean writer-writers: poets, novelists, spinners of “creative nonfiction” tales, those memoirs with a little extra oomph, so often involving a childhood heroin addiction, that fill today's best-seller lists.
"It was the longest word I had ever seen in my life and I wasn't the least bit sure how to pronounce it, so I ended up with something that sounded like meLEH-juLAHchee ," the 78-year-old American author told me recently in Seattle.
A designer reveals his latest update for a massive waterfront park that would stretch 26 blocks along Elliott Bay once the Alaskan Way Viaduct is demolished.
In just over a week, a new foam-supported Highway 99 bridge near South Spokane Street will be done, allowing traffic to be restored to two lanes each direction.
We certainly value the principle of diversity here. But many people would probably answer that question "No" because - let's face it - for a big American city, Seattle is pretty white .
Draze, also known as Dumisani Maraire Jr., has an unequalled lineage in the Pacific Northwest: Born in Seattle, he is the son of Dumisani Maraire , the marimba superstar from Zimbabwe who became a University of Washington ethnomusicologist while igniting a musical movement throughout Oregon, Washington and beyond.