Archives for February 2018

Monthly Archives: February 2018

Local

Seattle Mayor Announces Free ORCA Cards to High School Students and Seattle Promise Scholars

For the first time ever, approximately 15,000 Seattle Public School high school students and Seattle Promise scholars would have access to free year-round ORCA passes. ...
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The USA Basketball Women's National Team stand for the national anthem after winning the Gold Medal Game against Spain on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
Sports

USA Women’s National Team to Play Exhibition Game at KeyArena April 26

The Seattle training camp will mark the third in the USA’s preparations for the 2018 FIBA World Cup, which will be held Sept. 22-30 in Tenerife, Spain. ...
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Politics Local

SPJWash Opposes Washington Legislature Action Restricting Public Access

The Washington State Legislature is attempting to pass an emergency bill that essentially renders it impossible for reporters to appeal secrecy by our elected officials. ...
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Travel

Camp Lightbulb Launches First-Ever LGBTQ Spring Camp for Teens in New York City

Parents of LGBTQ teens aged 14-18 can register their children to attend the new Spring Camp run by Camp Lightbulb in New York City. The two-day, overnight camp begins the morning of Saturday, March 31, continuing into the evening of Sunday, April 1. ...
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Entertainment Local

Ingénue Redux: Reuniting with LGBTQ+ Icon k.d. lang

As the 25th anniversary of k.d. lang’s super chart topper Ingénue once again outstretches to the masses, the 56-year-old sits comfortably rested in her Canadian fortress with her close-knit circle of family and friends. ...
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National

LGBTQ PAC Pride Fund Supports Gun Violence Research Act

Pride Fund to End Gun Violence is the only national LGBTQ political organization focused solely on gun violence prevention. Founded by Jason Lindsay, a gay Iraq War veteran, in the days following the June 2016 mass shooting at Pulse. ...
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Travel

Travel: Trek to Sandakphu on a Budget

If you are an adventure-seeker keen on experiencing the outdoors, Sandakphu is close by. Easy to reach from the eastern part of India, it features on the bucket-list of many eager travelers. ...
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Entertainment

Love This Listicle: Easy Abby is Back on Revry for Season 2

Now it's fun to be alone on the holidays. Seriously, you can have fun all by yourself without sharing your time - or your TV. Case in point: here are 13 of the best ways you can make the most out of any holiday while pretending that you’re fine with being single. ...
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Columns

A Birth Story: We All Have One, But Do We All Know It?

How do you console a baby that only knows you, but must subconsciously know that he was alone right after birth? ...
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Local

The Swing Shift Launches New Female Empowerment Series at The Riveter

The Swing Shift’s programming is designed to empower women in the modern workplace with necessary strategies and skills to guide their career along its own trajectory, considering the twists and turns life provides. ...
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