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Street Fundraiser in Downtown Seattle

Have street fundraisers gone too far? Read about what Seattle Rex has to say about them on his blog: http://www.seattlerex.com/chugger-burnout-in-downtown-seattle/

Editorial: Vote “No” on the Tunnel Referendum

The Alaskan Way Viaduct with Downtown Skyline

The Alaskan Way Viaduct with Downtown Skyline

I’ve been reading a great deal about the proposed Downtown Tunnel lately.

I think it’s painfully obvious to anyone reading the debates that both sides tend to, how shall I say this … exaggerate.  I think it goes without saying that the deep-bore tunnel will neither destroy Seattle, nor will it solve all of its transportation woes.  Each side has advocated its position with the passion of a defense lawyer before a criminal court, and objective reason has been sentenced to death each time.

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“Nightlife Patrols” Begin This Weekend

Seattle Metro Patrol Cars

Seattle Metro Patrol Cars

As part of the city’s new “Seattle Nightlife Initiative”, 15-25 additional SPD and SWAT officers will take to the streets on Friday and Saturday nights, and they will focus their crime-prevention efforts around Seattle’s nightlife hotspots.

Near-Downtown areas including Pioneer Square, Belltown, and Pike/Pine will benefit from the additional patrols, as will sections of West Seattle and the U-District.

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