Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Seattle

Slog PM: New Proof of Vaccination Rules, González Apologizes for Ad, It Looks Like Wyman Is Going to D.C.

Wyman could be who stands between your vote and cyber hackers. Wishing her the best of luck. SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICEICYMI: Today is the first day that King County will require people over the age of 12 to...

These Are the Top 47 Events Happening in Seattle This Halloween Week

Halloween week is finally upon us, and we've packed our weekly roundup of best things to do with all sorts of spooky, scary events to partake in, from Boo! Seattle to the SLAY Film Festival. And if the frightening holiday...

Just Another Marxist Monday: A News Poem in Three Parts

"You look exactly like the future of capitalism down there." U.S. COAST GUARDI. On Friday, something like forty containers fell into the Pacific Ocean from a sea-tossed cargo ship transporting too much stuff from Busan, South Korea to Vancouver,...

An Old Witch's Four Rules for Halloween

I put a spell on you. Old Witch“I think what makes Halloween so gay is it’s that time when you can get away with stepping outside the norms,” says Old Witch, Seattle’s iconic horror drag queen and host of...

Twenty-Seven Days for Stealing a Souvenir Penny: What It Would Look Like to Get Tough on Misdemeanors in Seattle

People have sat in here on some dumb shit. RSTo prosecute, or not to prosecute, that is the substantive question at the heart of the Seattle City Attorney race. Based on her experience defending 600 cases in the...

New Comic: Liberated Women

Dear Stranger readers: YOU are an essential part of what we do. Simply put, without recurring monthly contributions from readers like you, it's impossible to provide the high quality journalism that protects the marginalized and holds the powerful accountable....

Landlords Mess With the Wrong Old Folks Community

Patricia Bruce, a resident of a senior living community managed by COAST, has had enough. Her sign lists a number of her demands: "We need better security, a cleaner environment, rent equity, and a show of respect and dignity."...

The Stranger Endorses Shukri Olow for King County Council

Vote for these three by November 2 if you want to stand a chance of affording even a drafty room in this capitalist jewel before the wildfires burn everything to the ground.JAMES YAMASAKI We have two paths...

Slog PM: New Seattle Times Ed Board Guy Needs Some Pepto, SCOTUS Keeps Abortion Bounty Alive in Texas, Staffers Accused Dembowski of Verbal Abuse

Not great, Rod! King County Council King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski was investigated and admonished after staffers complained of verbal abuse, according to the Seattle Times. One King County staffer resigned from her post and won a $33,000 settlement...

34 Cheap & Easy Seattle Events This Weekend: October 22–24, 2021

If you were holding off on making plans due to the impending “bomb cyclone,” rest assured that it sounds a lot worse than it actually is. We’ve rounded up a bunch of easy-breezy things to do as you weather...
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Age of Empires IV Is a Solid Strategy Game Stuck in the Past

It’s the perfect introduction to Age for new players, but veterans may be underwhelmed by its campaign offerings.Age of Empires IV is the first...

These Are the 9 Android Phones Worth Buying

Shopping for a new phone can be an ordeal. Let us take some of the pain out of it with these picks and tips.

China Targets Extreme Internet Fandoms in a New Crackdown

Measures aimed at influencer and celebrity culture will reach into the screens of young people. Youth with You was a popular streaming show in China,...

In 'Termination Shock,' Neal Stephenson Finally Takes on Global Warming

The renowned author says his genre should inspire solutions. In his new novel, Termination Shock, he tackles our most existential crisis.His bushy beard is...