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Seahawks cut Dwight Freeney

Dwight Freeney, the longtime defensive end with a Hall of Fame resume, may have hit the end of the road.<p>Freeney was cut by the Seahawks today.<p>The …

Seattle Seahawks

This Is the Gayest Thing I've Ever Seen

by Dan SavageThis is gayer than anything I've ever <i>done</i>. And my gayest-thing-ever-seen-or-done bar is set pretty damn high. Watch:An anti-gay hate …

LGBTQ

5 Things to Know About Russell Wilson-Approved Juice Press

The East Coast chain opens its first Seattle store after Thanksgiving<p><b>Juice Press</b>, a New York-based chain with, yes, fresh-pressed juice on the brain, opens its doors in the University Village mall Monday, November 27, and the company is hoping to stand out from similarly named chains (like Pressed …

Seattle

Attention Capitol Hill QFC shoppers who carry reusable bags while shopping…

While you’re finishing shopping for your Friendsgiving feast, be aware of this note just sent to <b>CHS</b> from <b>QFC</b> HQ about upcoming changes:<p>Beginning late …

Seattle

The Mysteries of Bill Murray, Including a Disturbing Rumor That's Going Around

The uncategorizable Bill Murray comes to McCaw Hall with a musician he met on an airplane. by Katie HerzogIt's a hard time to have an old hero. From …

Seattle

PNB’s Pit Boss Prepares for ‘The Nutcracker’

The orchestra that accompanies <b>Pacific Northwest Ballet</b> became its own entity in 1989 (built by Stewart Kershaw from the seed that was the Northwest …

Seattle

College football games, picks, odds, Week 13: Ohio State, UCF continue winning ways - CBSSports.com

This week's best bets include Ohio State-Michigan, South Florida-UCF and UNLV-Nevada<p>Each week, I will use this space to tell you what I think are a …

College Football

You Don't Need Shakespeare, Shakespeare Needs You

Two women reckon with the bard and their personal lives in two new solo shows called <i>It Will Be Now.</i> by Rich SmithSeattle actor Meme Garcia attempting …

Seattle

The 25 Hottest Trending US Travel Destinations For Fall And Winter 2017

Holiday season is as good as here! Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s – it’s a feast of time off to spend with the family, hit the road for some adventure and explore some of the best sites, attractions and natural wonders the US has to offer.<p>To whet your appetite and inspire you, here’s a list of …

North America

Yakima woman turns 103: 'Secret to long life is lots of chocolate'

YAKIMA, Wash. (KIMA) - Mable Smith, who was born and raised in Yakima, is celebrating her 103rd birthday.<p>Smith turned 103 on November 18 and …

Portland, OR

Clayton: Azeem Victor's strange season opened door for Huskies' Ben Burr-Kirven to turn heads

It’s been a strange season for Azeem Victor of the Washington Huskies.<p>He was suspended for the opening game against Rutgers. Eventually, Chris …

Seattle

Your kid want to play football? There’s one less opportunity to do so in Whatcom County

The recently concluded 2017 youth tackle football season will be the final one offered by the Boys & Girls Club of Whatcom County, according to a …

The Morning News: Renton Police Recommend Sexual Assault Charge Against Urquhart, Governor Wants High-Speed Rail to Vancouver

Plus, a judge hears the fight over bikini baristas. by Heidi GrooverSheriff John Urquhart King County<b>Renton Police Recommend Sexual Assault Charge</b> …

Seattle

9 Spots to Begin a Night in the Holy City

With such a plethora of options, it can be difficult to land on a starting point to set the tone before heading to a game, concert, or night out in Charleston. The debate is over – these seven destinations will provide a buzz, quick bites, and plentiful drinks necessary to get the group going.<p><i>Note:</i> …

Restaurants

Stelton: Seahawks get glimpse of their defense for rest of the season

Richard Sherman is done for the season. So is Cliff Avril, and Kam Chancellor most likely is as well.<p>On Monday night, the Seahawks got their first …

Seattle

Washington state governor tells British Columbians don't be 'daunted' by Trump

VICTORIA - Washington state's governor took aim at President Donald Trump in a speech to British Columbia's legislature Tuesday, saying travel bans …

Donald Trump

Even 2 decades later, the 1997 Apple Cup still resonates

SEATTLE (AP) — The booming baritone voice came across the public address system at Husky Stadium, reverberating off the cantilevered roofs covering the north and south stands.<p>Lou Gellerman, the voice of Washington football, had a message to share. Words those clad in purple and gold never thought …

Sports

Pac-12 power rankings – Week 13: How will the North be won?

With Week 12 of the Pac-12 slate in the books, the North is still undecided and will come down to the final weekend of the season.<p>Week 12 of the …

College Football

Mike Leach Gives Out Hilarious Wedding Advice

<i>By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press</i><p>Washington State has been turning heads with its offense for years and this season the defense has been …

College Football

A Couple Copes with a Rape in the Film The Light of the Moon

T<i>he Light of the Moon</i>, a movie written and directed by Jessica M. Thompson, is set in a Brooklyn neighborhood that used to be bad in the 1980s but is …

Seattle

Clayton: Seahawks still trying to find their best RB options 10 games in

The Seahawks’ loss to the Washington Redskins trimmed their margin of error to pull off a trip to the Super Bowl. The Monday night loss to Atlanta …

Seattle

As Stanford and Washington State sweat out final weekend, USC waits for Pac-12 championship game in comfort

Football coach David Shaw spoke with Stanford athletic officials this week to devise a plan for the Cardinal’s game against Notre Dame on Saturday.<p>Not a game plan; Shaw could handle that just fine by himself. The plan was for the day’s other big game, one that might be more important for Stanford …

College Football

Pixar’s Coco Tackles Mortality with Humor and Depth

Finally, a children’s film about a bunch of dead people! by Jenni MooreC<i>oco</i>, the new Pixar film that’s set in Mexico during Dia de los Muertos<i>,</i> …

Dia de los Muertos

If Portlandia Was Done Right, It Would Look and Sound Like Monica Drakes' Prose

by Charles Mudede Portlandia, Episode 6: "A guy, a girl, a cat and a kidnapping"<br>Monica Drake, a Portland-based novelist and writing professor and …

Seattle

30 Pop-Up Markets and Events for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday 2017 in Seattle

Find everything from small-batch fruit preserves to blown-glass dragon eggs. by Stranger Things To Do StaffIf you want to get a head-start on your …

Small Business

Huskies don't hate the Cougs; we whup them

I’m a Washington Husky who usually roots for the Washington State Cougars.<p>I do this only partly because of how much it annoys them to hear that.<p>I …

Seattle

The Gift of the Meth-Gi

by Dan SavageIt's like an O. Henry story if O. Henry wrote stories about <b>meth addicts</b>...An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden …

Seattle

Crossword Solution: "Worst. Puzzle. Ever."

The solutions to the crossword puzzle in the November 22 issue of <i>The Stranger</i>. by Brendan Emmett Quigley[ Comment on this story ][ Subscribe to the …

Seattle

I Had Never Touched a Gun Before the Las Vegas Massacre. Then I Bought One.

A liberal snowflake gets to know gun culture from the inside. by Sean NelsonThree days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, …

Guns

Conjugal Visit: The Mouth I Can't Forget

My one-night stand with "the one." by AnonymousI don't recall how we actually met, though we knew people in common, and of course there was stupid …

Seattle