Spend money elsewhere So am I really the only person in Seattle who wonders why Chris Hansen wants to spend more than a half a billion dollars on a basketball team when so many Americans are hungry and/or homeless? [“Hansen ups ante with NBA,” page one, May 11.] Would someone please introduce him to Bill Gates for…More
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Arena ordeal distracts city officials Why is it that Sonics fans insist on stealing our elected officials away from their public duties to promote a private enterprise [“Sonics fans, give your heart a break,” Opinion, May 9]? Mayors and City Council members are elected to keep the city running, to promote the common good — from the…More
Kings staying in Sacramento is a relief For those of us whose lives do not revolve around professional basketball, the decision by the National Basketball Association to leave the Sacramento team in Sacramento is a wonderful gift [“Deflated but no surrender,” page one, April 30].The vast majority of the citizens of Seattle who cannot afford the…More