The Woodland Park Zoo (WPZ) has spent a century
justifying its existence as an educational institution for our
community, but the evidence of that purpose has never been so barren.
Starla Smith wrote such a wonderful column regarding her mother.
The recent column “But it’s for the kids,” by Geov Parrish, is rife
with inaccuracies and misleading statements about the content and intent
of the Seattle Preschool Program.
All Seattleites know that May Day demonstrations can get a little rowdy, and this year’s were no exception.
It is 11 a.m. on a Saturday morning. I quietly enter the community
acupuncture clinic and wait for my acupuncturist to come out from behind
the beige cotton curtain that separates me from six inviting beds.
It says something when more than 4,000 educators and their supporters rallied outside an empty Capitol building in Olympia last Saturday, April 25, to protest legislators who have yet to fully fund education.
Within days after the city introduced its new “9 1/2 Block Strategy” to combat illegal activity in the main downtown retail and business core, more than 100 people were arrested for selling various kinds of drugs.