Seahawks OTAs: Christine Michael, Korey Toomer stand out – seattlepi.com (blog)

Seahawks OTAs: Christine Michael, Korey Toomer stand outseattlepi.com (blog)Speaking with reporters after the third of the Hawks’ OTA sessions open to the media, Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell backed…

West Seattle restaurants: A Terrible Beauty has closed in The Junction – West Seattle Blog (blog)

West Seattle restaurants: A Terrible Beauty has closed in The JunctionWest Seattle Blog (blog)ATB’s website no longer mentions the West Seattle location, and the WS Facebook page appears to have…

Seattle Met on Aragona, the “It-est of Seattle’s It Restaurants”; Seattle Mag … – Eater

Seattle Met on Aragona, the “It-est of Seattle’s It Restaurants“; Seattle Mag …EaterSeattle Met’s Kathryn Robinson is the latest critic to review downtown’s Aragona, “the It-est of Seattle’s It restaurants.”…

Quick notes from Seahawks OT and Carroll video – The Seattle Times (blog)

Quick notes from Seahawks OT and Carroll videoThe Seattle Times (blog)The Seahawks’ OTA for Monday has concluded. We’ll have some observations and quotes later. For now, a few quick notes:…

Tim Eyman’s intriguing counterattack to Seattle’s $15 minimum wage – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)Ever since the Seattle City Council voted Monday for a first-of-its-kind $15 minimum wage, we’ve been hearing about real and potential court challenges, referenda and amendments to…

SPU hero’s first statement credits ‘God’s grace’ – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)In his first public statement since Thursday’s shootings at Seattle Pacific University, acclaimed hero Jon Meis today credited “God’s grace” for his actions in subduing the gunman,…

Oso neighborhood never should have been built – The Seattle Times

Oso neighborhood never should have been builtThe Seattle TimesMore than a half century ago, when Taylor opened the community, she failed to secure a required permit, avoiding a process that…

Sir-Mix-A-Lot “Baby Got Back” With Seattle Symphony: Pure Fun Video

Sir-Mix-A-Lot, or the legendary rapper and Seattle dweller Anthony Ray, performed with the Seattle Symphony as part of their Sonic Evolution Project. But when you have Sir-Mix-A-Lot in the house,…

Thousands donated for victims, hero in SPU shooting – The Seattle Times

Thousands donated for victims, hero in SPU shootingThe Seattle TimesAs of Sunday afternoon, a fundraising page for Jon Meis, a student who pepper-sprayed and tackled the gunman Thursday at Seattle…

Two officers killed in Las Vegas restaurant ambush – KING5.com

KING5.comLAS VEGAS – Two suspects shot and killed two police officers in an ambush at a Las Vegas restaurant Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves inside…

Sir Mix-A-Lot performs ‘Baby Got Back’ with Seattle Symphony – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt was a wild night at Benaroya Hall when Seattle’s own Sir Mix-A-Lot performed Baby Got Back with the Seattle Symphony. For Baby Got Back, he invited women from…

5 dead in Las Vegas shooting – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe attack at a CiCi’s Pizza restaurant Sunday killed Officers Alyn Beck, 41, and Igor Soldo, 31, who are both husbands and fathers. One of the shooters yelled,…

At faith-based Seattle Pacific University, grief without despair – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe response of the students, faculty and staff to Thursday’s startling violence highlights the role of religious belief at SPU. The small evangelical Christian college, on the north…

Seattle talent figures in Tony-nominated shows – The Seattle Times

Seattle talent figures in Tony-nominated showsThe Seattle TimesSeattle talent figures in Tony-nominated shows. Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson critiques some big Broadway shows, in time for the Sunday, June…

Seattle provides model for minimum-wage hike: Column – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSeattle is a vibrant and thriving city. In 2013, we added nearly 15,000 jobs. Construction cranes punctuate the skyline. Our retail and entertainment districts are alive with people day…

Donations Swell for Seattle Campus Shooting Hero – ABC News

ABC NewsMore than $60,000 has been donated online for the victims and hero of the shooting that left one dead and two injured at a small Seattle university. As of…

Five dead in shooting at Vegas restaurant, Walmart – KING5.com

KING5.comLas Vegas police spokesman Larry Hadfield says the spree began around 11:30 a.m. Sunday when a man and woman walked into CiCi’s Pizza restaurant and shot two officers who were…

Watch Sir Mix-A-Lot Perform “Baby Got Back” With the Seattle Symphony Orchestra – Slate Magazine (blog)

Slate Magazine (blog)Mix-a-Lot is from Seattle, and the collaboration was part of the Symphony’s Sonic Evolution event, which celebrated the city’s rich musical legacy with various symphonic compositions. The “Baby…

SPU victim’s family owns popular Portland restaurant – KOMO News

SPU victim’s family owns popular Portland restaurantKOMO NewsPORTLAND, Ore. — The Hot Pot ‘n Sushi restaurant in Cascade Station is bustling with customers on Saturday afternoon while its owners are…

Friends say latest Seattle shooting victim was Somali native – Q13 FOX

Friends say latest Seattle shooting victim was Somali nativeQ13 FOXSEATTLE — Police are investigating a deadly shooting overnight in the International District. The gunman is still on the loose. Friends…

911 calls from Seattle campus shooting released – USA TODAY

911 calls from Seattle campus shooting releasedUSA TODAYSEATTLE (AP) — One student talks to 911 operators while a classmate attempts to tend to his bleeding neck and chest. Two other…

Data: Seattle has third-highest rate of anti-LGBT hate crimes – The Seattle Times (blog)

Data: Seattle has third-highest rate of anti-LGBT hate crimesThe Seattle Times (blog)For every 100,000 Seattle residents, there were three hate crimes based on sexual orientation that year, the most recent…

Donations Pour in for Seattle Campus-Shooting Hero – ABC News

Donations Pour in for Seattle Campus-Shooting HeroABC NewsThousands of dollars are being donated to honor the student credited with thwarting a shooting at a small Seattle university. Jon Meis and…

Seattle Shooting Victim Remembered as Helpful ‘Uncle Paul’ – ABC News

ABC NewsThe student killed at Seattle Pacific University during last week’s shooting was remembered this week as a supportive student and friend, who classmates even called “Uncle Paul.” Paul Lee,…

Sir Mix-A-Lot had a lot of fun with Seattle Symphony – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesA review of Friday night’s Sonic Evolution concert at Benaroya Hall, featuring the Seattle Symphony with rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot, a joyful band of women from the audience, and…

Seattle student credited with stopping campus gunman has wedding registry … – Fox News

Fox NewsThe Seattle Pacific University student who witnesses say tackled a campus gunman during a deadly shooting Thursday reportedly has had his wedding registry and honeymoon paid for by strangers…

$15 minimum wage puts Seattle in uncharted waters – TheNewsTribune.com

TheNewsTribune.comVying for the title of the United States’ most progressive city, Seattle this week decided to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Depending on which pundit is nattering…

Seattle Pacific University shooting: Suspect Aaron Ybarra reported ‘a rage inside’ – Fox News

Fox NewsSEATTLE – In 2010, Aaron Ybarra called 911 to report “a rage inside him” and said he wanted to hurt himself and others, according to a police report of…

Campus Shooting Suspect Wanted to Kill as Many as Possible, Police Say – ABC News

ABC NewsThe man blasting away with a shotgun paused to reload, and Jon Meis saw his chance. The 22-year-old building monitor pepper-sprayed and tackled the gunman Thursday in Seattle Pacific…

Report: Suspect in Seattle college attack fascinated with school shootings – CNN

CNN(CNN) — The man accused of opening fire at a Seattle college had a fascination with school shootings, telling investigators he had once visited Columbine High School, a police source…

Hero’s quick thinking likely saved lives at SPU – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesHe’s described as quiet, gentle, outdoorsy; a young man of deep Christian faith and dedicated student on the cusp of a promising life beyond college. But by several…

Accused Seattle gunman suffers severe mental illness, his lawyer says – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE (Reuters) – The man accused of killing one person and wounding two others in a shooting spree at a small Christian college in Seattle suffers from “significant and long-standing…

Why Seattle May Be the First to Ban Tipping – Esquire (blog)

Esquire (blog)It’s also, like Congressional incumbents and head lice, incredibly difficult to unseat. But Seattle’s impending minimum wage hike to $15 per hour may actually have what it takes to…

Shooting Suspect Wanted to Kill as Many as Possible: Police – ABC News

ABC NewsThe man blasting away with a shotgun paused to reload, and Jon Meis saw his chance. The 22-year-old building monitor pepper-sprayed and tackled the gunman Thursday in Seattle Pacific…

Seattle Hero Jon Meis Called Quiet ‘Courageous’ Man – ABC News

ABC NewsThe man who stopped the Seattle campus shooting from becoming a massacre was described by friends today as quiet and religious, but also a “selfless, courageous man.” Jon Meis…