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December 30th, 2016 - 1:23 am § in Misc.

People we lost in 2016

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November 14th, 2013 - 11:05 pm § in Uncategorized

Nehru’s Birthday

As fear is close companion to falsehood, so truth follows fearlessness. — Jawaharlar Nehru[...]

June 28th, 2012 - 11:50 pm § in Uncategorized

WASTATE: McKenna issues non-statement on health care ruling

OLYMPIA – Today the US Supreme Court upheld the 2010 Affordable Care Act. In a close decision, with multiple opinions, the Court ruled that the federal requirement to purchase health insurance—specifically a plan dictated by government regulators – does not violate the Constitution. The state[...]

June 27th, 2012 - 12:52 am § in The Ave Scene

Leading UW Regent Donates $$ to McKenna

Jeff Brotman, Democratic power donor, donates $5,000 to Rob McKenna, Seattle Times Jeff Brotman is well known as a UW regent, founder of Costco, and avid financial supporter of the UW. He has hosted Mr. Obama but now is also donating to Rob McKenna, the Republican candidate for governor. This is ver[...]

June 20th, 2012 - 8:52 am § in Jefferson, The Ave Scene

Will Crosscut survive?

read “How’s Crosscut doing?” A report from the publisher, David Brewster. Crosscut is a treasure.  None of the other Seattle media  can rival David Brewster’s leadership and, especially his commitment to quality.  Crosscut is  the place to go for ANY in depth discussion o[...]

June 16th, 2012 - 9:43 am § in Politics, The Ave Scene

GOOD NEWS, PUBLICOLA lives on, news is still (somehow) surviving.

As the traditional media die, a major side effect has been the precipitous loss of reporters .. you know the pad wielding, camera carrying guys and gals who gave us Watergate. the Pentagon papers and all those juicy sex scandals? When papers can’t sell ads, they also do nto pay even the tradit[...]

May 7th, 2012 - 8:23 am § in The Ave Scene

Apple, the iMALL, and the retail wars,

Target’s decision to stop selling Kindle makes sense.  The Kindle is much more than an e reader, it is a virtual store front.  Sitting in my arm chair or by a fire at the campsite, I can use the Kindle to shop at Amazon for anything Target sells.  Target selling Kindles makes no ,more sense[...]

April 13th, 2012 - 9:51 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle and UW Winners of Guggenheim

   Congratulations to the 2012 Guggenheim Fellows from Seattle: Ellis Goldberg, Near Eastern Studies Huck Hodge, Music Composition Haruko Nishimura, Choreography Richard Olmstead, Plant Sciences[...]

March 17th, 2012 - 10:23 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Esquire Names Dick’s Drive-In “Most Life-Changing Burger in America”

Not McD, not in and out, not anyone of national swagger or nouveau beefiness .. just Seattle’s own Dick’s.[...]