September 19th, 2006

  • wesa

Aaaarrrr they be trying to steal our plunder

Seattle voters will get a say on whether Sonics owners should receive a $220 million subsidy they have been seeking to renovate KeyArena.

The City Council voted unanimously Monday to put Initiative 91 on the Nov. 7 ballot. I-91 is sponsored by Citizens for More Important Things, a group that unsuccessfully fought against public funding for the Mariners' and Seahawks' stadiums.


Mayor Greg Nickels has said I-91 isn't helpful to those who want to keep the teams in the state. The Sonics' Oklahoma-based owners have said the measure would have "no effect" on their efforts to negotiate an arena deal to keep the teams in the area.

So.....if I-91 has no effect on the Sonics staying in the state, why does City Council want $220 million?

Full article.

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  • seckzee


So I really want to vote this November. The problem is, I'm not sure where I am registered. I've moved around Seattle 4 times in 4 years. Everytime I move I submit and change of address to the post office and I have received new voter registration cards most of the time. Now I've moved to Snohomish county and again I changed my address. No new voters registration card this time. Is there a way I can check if I am registered and see if there are multiple registrations (from moving) that I could get rid of?
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Pajama Party This Saturday - Belltown

Hey everyone -

Wanted to let you know about a great party in Belltown this Saturday - a pajama party - hosted by local sketch comedy group Train of Thought. There will be a full bar, DJ, dance floor, truth or dare and more. No cover either.

A few pictures from our last themed party, old skool, are below the cut.

If you have questions let me know! See you there!


Saturday Sep 23, 2006
at 9:00 PM

The Rendezvous (downstairs)
2320 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98105

It's time again! Train of Thought is holding a party on the lower floor of the Rendezvous - and the theme this time is PAJAMA PARTY!

Come wearing your favorite sleepwear, shake your groove thing to DJ Socross and have a few drinks!

We're kicking it off at 9, and the venue closes promptly at 1, so come early and have a great time!

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Today is Election Day in Seattle

Today is primary election day in Seattle.

I assume 'Go Vote' was considered to political. Hopefully the mods will consider this as being 'less political' as I am not telling anyone to go vote, but just being informative about a Seattle event.

Please only post responses that are informative, e.g. polling locations, and nothing that the mods might consider as political.

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  • nwaaff

NWAAFF 2007 call for entries deadline approaching!

The Northwest Asian American Film Festival is currently seeking films for its 2007 festival to be held in January. Films are being accepted in these two categories:

* Asian American short films and videos (60 min. or less) produced by artists working or living in the Northwest (including but not limited to Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia).

* Asian American short films and videos (60 min. or less) intended for children and produced by artists working or living anywhere in North America.

The deadline is September 30, and we're accepting application forms via email and video submissions as online streams (e.g. YouTube). No entry fee! No postage! What are you waiting for? Visit or email for more info.