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Good news for homeowners: Trash-check ruled unconstitutional

Madeline Golliver, Editor

April 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On Wednesday, April 27, King County Superior Court Judge Beth Andrus ruled Seattle’s ordinance allowing trash collectors to look through people’s garbage unconstitutional.Andrus has also entered an injunction against enforcem...

Firefighters are proof: Seattle’s taxes pay off

Madeline Golliver, Editor

April 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When my neighbor’s house caught on fire earlier this week, nearby residents quickly flooded into the street to watch the commotion. The fire had started on my neighbor’s backyard porch, and quickly spread to their house and...

#ManInTree becomes #ManOnGround: A sign of the times

Madeline Golliver, Editor

March 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Cody Lee Miller, now famous for climbing an 80 foot Sequoia tree in downtown Seattle and refusing police requests that he descend, stayed perched at the top for over 24 hours and in that time became an Internet sensation. As Mi...

Pronto—a Seattle City Council mistake

Madeline Golliver, Editor

March 18, 2016

Filed under Opinion

On March 14, the Seattle City Council voted 7-2 to purchase Pronto!, a failing bike share program, for $1.4 million. With Pronto’s low ridership, high price tag, and history of failure, Seattleites can be certain that this purcha...

The zoo needs you

Madeline Golliver, Editor

March 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Interested in becoming more involved in the Seattle community? Looking for a way to contribute your opinion, outside the realm of politics? The Woodland Park Zoo, planning to renovate the recently vacated Elephant Forest exhibit...

The presidential race: Super Tuesday update

Madeline Golliver, Editor

March 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

With the conclusion of the Super Tuesday primaries on March 1, the presidential candidates are even closer to winning the number of delegates needed to win their party’s nomination. On Tuesday, Democrat Hillary Clinton defeat...

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