by Cliff Cawthon
Longtime South Seattle state representative Sharon Tomiko Santos (D-37) was called out by transit supporters two weeks ago for signing onto a Republican bill (currently in committees in the House and Senate) that would make the Sound Transit Board of Directors an elected board. Continue reading Republican Backed Bill to Change Sound Transit’s Board Has Rep. Tomiko Santos’ Support
by Kris Kendall
Local news doesn’t stop just because of the near constant stream of attention-grabbing headlines spewing from Washington D.C.
South Seattle, like other parts of this city, is full of neighborhoods in flux as economics and demographics continue to shift. What do the residents of Rainier Beach think of what’s happening here in their own neighborhood? Continue reading People in Your Neighborhood: A Guy Walks into a Bar
by Matt Aspin
I don’t know the answer. Okay?
Let’s just get that right out of the way. Continue reading Sunday Stew: Formation
by Robin Boland
Earlier this year I wrote about developing coping mechanisms for 2017 and I’m back to share some of my experiences trying to implement my own advice. While my reading intake and knitting output have both increased my anxiety about the direction we’re headed has not been successfully decreasing. Continue reading Kanjin Yoga: A Space to Take Your Own Advice
by Jamil Suleman
The air was pure. The rain was light. And Jesus H. Christ (yes, that one), finally back after a 2,000 year off-season, was ready to throw some pigskin…. kosher, of course.
“I LOVE this City”, Jesus, now calling himself “Josh”, said to local reporters. “Like, when my Dad sent me back and chose Seattle, I wasn’t expecting the fanfare to be honest, had no clue I was such a popular guy. Only had about 12 friends last time I was here, so 1 BILLION PLUS is like, whoa dude!!”
Continue reading South Seattle Jesus Strikes again with #JOSHBOWL Community Fundraiser
by Rosalind Brazil
One Year, One Orbit
Perihelion Brewery, a tiny restaurant and brewery on the corner of 16th and McClellan in South Seattle’s Beacon Hill, is as inviting from the outside as its layers of interest unfold from the inside. Continue reading Beacon Hill Brewery Completes One Circuit Around the Sun
by Marilyn Watkins
For Edie, it was a serious infection that landed both her and her five-week-old baby back in the hospital. For Rhonda, it was a surgery that should have kept her off her feet for six weeks. For Gabriela, it was the frantic search for a diagnosis as her father got sicker and sicker and ultimately died of cancer. Continue reading Family Leave Can Be a Matter of Life and Death