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55 Cheap & Easy Things to Do in Seattle This Valentine’s Day Weekend

Stay safe out there, Seattle! As always, get tested and stay home if you feel sick—and get your booster while it’s hot. Speaking of omicron,...

This Week’s Comics: Witches Versus Speedbikes, Putin’s Dark Past, and Forbidden Space-Love

“Stakes, suspense, and agency,” those were the three elements drilled into me in a creative writing class many many years ago. Give your characters something...

WA Lawmakers Aren’t Just “Tweaking” Police Accountability Bills, They’re Poised to Roll Back Protections

SB 5919 & HB 2037 do much more than iron out the wrinkles in two of the police accountability laws passed last year. They give...

New Housing Bill Passes with Big Changes — Here’s What’s Different

This is the kind of housing NIMBYs are freaking out about. Roman_Makedonsky / GETTY Everyone drop what you’re doing, the new substitute House bill just...

CID Community Watch Not Impressed by Mayor Harrell’s Hot-Spot Policing Strategy in Little Saigon

Full of fresh ideas, Harrell says SPD is going to target high-crime areas screenshot from Seattle Channel In a press conference on Friday, Mayor Bruce...

Slog PM: GOP Officially Condones Insurrection, Harrell Pitches Old Solutions to Address Crime, but Hey the Economy Looks Great!!

Bring back this beard!!! Lester Black Data breach at the WA Department of Licensing: A department spokesperson said “suspicious activity involving professional and occupational license...

Short Cuts Is Unstreamable

I could watch these characters forever. Fine Line Features Unstreamable is a column that finds films and TV shows you can’t watch on major streaming...

New Music Friday: Lemon Boy’s “Oh No”

Here comes Lemon Boy! Joanne Leadbetter A perfect mix of sweet and sour—and PUNK!—Seattle-based band Lemon Boy is poised to take over. Lemon Boy imbues...

This Week’s Comics: A Sci-Fi Heist in Africa, Middle School Drama, and Fire in the Blood

I know they’re still making Marvel movies and shows in name, but none of the new bits of superhero culture coming out of Disney these...

Bill to Regulate Psilocybin Mushrooms in Washington Won’t Pass

Shroom bill’s gonna die. MOHA EL-JAW / GETTY A bill that would allow the Department of Health to regulate magic mushrooms and allow adults to...