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Daffodil Festival Queen Marin Sasaki ready for her close-up

With a look in a car mirror before stepping into the rain Thursday for her official portrait, the newest Daffodil Festival queen still couldn’t quite believe it. “That happened, it … Click to Continue »

Not alarmed: Carroll positive on Lockett, Rawls, Seahawks’ situation

Tyler Lockett should be recovered from his broken leg in time for training camp next season and play in the 2017 season. Thomas Rawls’ bruised shoulder should be fine for … Click to Continue »

Carroll: Expect Lockett ready for training camp, Rawls should play at...

RENTON Tyler Lockett is expected to return from his broken leg in time for training camp next summer. Thomas Rawls’ bruised shoulder isn’t likely to keep him from being Seattle’s … Click to Continue »

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Chameleon and Caricature: Looking for the Real David Bowie

A Year After His Death, Bowie Continues to Reveal Himself by Ned Lannamann On January 8, David Bowie would have turned 70 years old. On January 10, it will be a full year since his death from cancer—a surprise that arrived almost simultaneously with the release of Blackstar, Bowie’s 25th studio album and as perfect a farewell statement as a musician has ever made. As we emerge, slightly dazed, from the year-end onslaught of best-of-2016 lists into a fresh but fearful 2017, there’s a sense of wanting to close the book on these difficult past 12 months and all they’ve entailed—and perhaps that includes both the puzzle box of the Blackstar album and the tragic loss that accompanied it. But for me, the last year has not only refreshed and rejuvenated my lifelong love of Bowie’s work, it’s reframed his legacy in a way I never could have expected. It makes sense that our appreciation of Bowie changes with time. Bowie’s artistic method, after all, was one of continual reinvention, star..


Transit workers to vote on contract that ended SEPTA strike

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A tentative contract that put an end to a weeklong transit workers strike in Philadelphia is to be voted on by workers amid concerns that an opposing faction within the union could derail the agreement. Members of Transport Workers Union Local 234 will vote on the ratification at 30 polling places around […]

Trump victory won’t chill utilities’ plans for wind, solar power

Donald Trump will have limited influence on the U.S. utility industry’s push toward renewable energy. Companies that invest billions in power plants are already moving forward with long-term plans to generate electricity with cleaner and more economic alternatives.

College’s computer-science diversity a lesson for tech firms

As a former member of the Microsoft board, Maria Klawe knows the deep challenge tech companies face in diversifying their workforce. As president of Harvey Mudd College, she’s helped the science and engineering school attract an enrollment that’s majority women.

Speaking of Business: ‘You’re a badass!’

The week’s business quotes span women in startups, Chinese state companies in the U.S., and vegetables grown in water.

House chairman: Trump favors privatizing air traffic control

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee chairman says President-elect Donald Trump likes the idea of spinning off air traffic control operations from the government and placing them under the control of a private, non-profit corporation chartered by Congress. Rep. Bill Shuster, head of the House transportation committee, told The Association Press that he spoke to […]

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Pop and jazz concerts holiday 2016

From John Waters to the Jazz Nutcracker, a roundup of pop/rock/jazz concerts around the Sound.

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