Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:31 PM
Much has been said and written in recent years about the affordability of living in Seattle — or lack thereof.
  • Much has been said and written in recent years about the affordability of living in Seattle — or lack thereof. 
  • With already-crowded buses and increasing density, bolstering Metro’s service is a necessity. Let’s hope for a different Prop. 1 fate this time around. 
  • Whenever I drive past Coe Elementary School, a part of me is in that playground, watching my children play four-square or dangle on the rings as I chat with my mom friends.  
  • The summer dustiness in our gardens has now been successfully washed away. The rains have returned with full gusto. I never thought I would so thoroughly celebrate the rainy season, but many people I have spoken with are reacting in a similar fashion. 
  • I found it offensive that homelessness was included along with “behaviors that scare away tourists and others who don’t need to be in the area.”  
  • I attended the event “Meet the Candidates” last night, sponsored by the Magnolia Community Council. I was truly dismayed at Republican candidate Craig Keller’s statements regarding immigration. 
  • Responding to your article in the Queen Anne & Magnolia News (“Open house to focus design of Westlake bike lanes,” Oct. 8): I am very frustrated with the city and its handling of the Westlake parking issue. 
  • MILT PRIGGEE | Oct. 15, 2014
    To view more of Milt Priggee's work, visit www.miltpriggee.com  
  • Taxpayers have long suspected that governments were mismanaging their tax dollars. This past week, these suspicions were confirmed in Seattle. 
  • I was taken aback the morning I received a letter from the director who owns one of the studios I teach in.
  • MILT PRIGGEE | Oct. 8, 2014
    To view more of Milt Priggee's work, visit www.miltpriggee.com.  
  • Recent news reports have Seattleites wondering whether our police will be able to keep our downtown core — and, ultimately, the rest of the city — safe from increasing crime. 
  • AMONG THE ANIMALS | Demonstrating for animals
    The day after Watoto the elephant died at the Woodland Park Zoo in August, advocates gathered for a vigil outside the zoo to demonstrate their support to send the two remaining elephants to a sanctuary. 
  • STARLA SPEAKS  | A director’s journey
    When Braden Abraham started out as an intern at Seattle Repertory Theatre (155 Mercer St.), he had no idea that, 12 years later, he would be named its artistic director.  
  • Glutathione is often referred to as the body’s “master antioxidant” and is the most important molecule in your body that you’ve never heard of. It is involved in preventing everything from cancer, dementia, heart disease and even wrinkles.  
  • So, this modest proposal, to help keep South Lake Union afloat. Amazon.com is in a unique position to live up to its name, to restore our river and forests — if not those of the name Jeff Bezos stole.  
  • MILT PRIGGEE | Oct. 1, 2014
    To view more of Milt Priggee's work, visit www.miltpriggee.com  
  • The Seattle City Council will vote on Oct. 6 to decide whether to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Other cities have already made the choice to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and it’s time for Seattle to join them. 
  • Metropolitan King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove introduced legislation this month to require King County Sheriff officers to wear cameras, prompted by the shooting in Ferguson, Mo. 
  • RAMBLINGS | Getting the right look for Halloween
    Scared of things that go bump in the night? Don’t worry, not once in this column will I expose you to the scary cat eyes of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” nor the evil hockey mask of a marauding Jason. 
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