| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Among the controversial issues that are on the ballot is the creation of charter schools. It’s attracting millions of dollars from wealthy donors, including Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
Charter schools are one of those issues that keeps coming back....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:45 PM
Same-sex marriage and legalizing marijuana (R-74 and I-502) stole the spotlight from other initiatives on the ballot. But here's how the voters weighed in as of 8:29 p.m. Thursday.
Initiative 1240: After three previous times on the ballot and...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:08 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Upending one of the world's most successful business strategies over the past three decades, Microsoft has developed a Windows tablet computer of its own design.
The company on Monday unveiled the Surface, a PC tablet that runs a yet-to-be...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 10:00 PM
77th Seattle Sports Star of the Year Award Winners:
Professional Sports Star of the Year: Kasey Keller, Sounders FC
Male Sports Star: Chris Polk, UW
Female Sports Star: Courtney Vandersloot
Sports Story: 2010 Eastern Washington National Champion...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Mitt Romney has a great deal of empathy for people like himself -- rich guys -- and he would serve them well as president. Of course, the wealthy have seldom not been served well by our commander-in-chief. Father and son Bush came from among the affluent,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The leaders of Seattle and King County on Thursday unveiled an investor's proposal to build a $500 million NBA and NHL arena in Seattle that would be financed mostly by an investment group and with no new public taxes.
"This proposal we've received is...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 10:21 PM
It was an arena proposal that seemed like a slam dunk on Thursday, and now looks as sure as a first-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets – a couple City Council members mockingly wagging their fingers like Dikembe Mutombo, as if to say...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:09 AM
LOPEZ ISLAND, Wash. - One hates to define a place by its cliches, but sometimes there's truth to be found.
"On Lopez, everybody does 'The Wave,'" an Orcas Islander told me before I embarked for Lopez.
It's a bit like what you see on the back roads of...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:28 PM
What would Seattle residents be willing to pay for NFL quarterback Peyton Manning to play for the Seahawks? Or team owner Paul Allen?
In this video piece, people on Seattle's streets give their whimsical responses and then there is a more serious look at...
| Oct 29, 2012
Amy Francetic was at a child's birthday party in 2004 when she decided it was time to leave Silicon Valley.
"I was sitting there listening to 6-year-olds talk about IPOs and whose house was bigger and how much a wedding dress cost," she said.
| Apr 15, 2011
| 4:38 PM
For nostalgia and star power, nothing this weekend can match the TV Land Awards. This year's celebration, at 9 p.m. Sunday on TV Land, of course, will feature Michael J. Fox and the cast of "Family Ties," Bill Cosby and the cast of "The Cosby Show," and...