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January 16, 2014 at 5:48 AM

Thursday Memo: Bertha frustrates … Hawks kicker thrives … Gay employees, church collide

Bertha woes frustrate state; investigators head underground: Surprise! OK, maybe not so much … Seahawks place kicker stuck with it: And aren’t we glad. Steven Hauschka, once a college soccer player, was cut by five NFL teams before landing with the Hawks two seasons back. Those setbacks didn’t put him off, however, and he’s…

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December 19, 2013 at 11:36 AM

More students protest dismissal of gay vice principal who married partner

Update: to read full story, go here. Students and faculty at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish protested this morning after learning their popular vice principal resigned after school officials learned he had married his male partner. The protest spread via Twitter and text messaging to other students at area Catholic high schools. At at least one —…

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June 24, 2013 at 12:15 PM

Washington Catholic bishops maintain course with Scouts

Catholic bishops of Washington state have stated there will be no changes to church teaching in response to recent membership policy changes by the Boy Scouts of America. National Scout leadership voted last month to admit openly gay Scouts as members. “The Catholic Church teaches that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect,” according…

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February 29, 2012 at 8:46 AM

Queen Anne food bank celebrates reopening today

A Lower Queen Anne food bank that closed in November because it lacked funding has reopened. Staff at the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a Catholic Church a few feet from Seattle Center, held a re-opening ceremony at 8:30 this morning. The food bank quietly reopened last week, said Elise Hale-Case, who runs the food bank. For…

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