Eye On Olympia archive for May 2006

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2006


TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2006

Spam, spam, spam, spam...

Two California firms who allegedly "blanketed" computers at the Seattle School District and elsewhere in 2004 with junk e-mails have agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in settlements in the state's first lawsuit under the federal anti-spam act. A judgement in the case...

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MONDAY, MAY 22, 2006

Moderates, swine or "Decepticons?"

Moderate Republicans, who met near Seattle last weekend, say they can offer two critical things – campaign help and electability – to a GOP bruised in both Washingtons."We have a special place in the political spectrum," said Alex Hays, executive director of the Mainstream Republicans...

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Times enters political blogosphere...

Seattle Times chief political reporter David Postman, who cut his blogging teeth with real-time dispatches from the Wenatchee election trial that decided the governor's race last year, has a new blog: Postman on Politics.Interestingly, Postman has largely unplugged from the print version of the paper...

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THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2006


NASCAR making another lap...

Proponents of the Northwest's first NASCAR race track faced a decidedly lukewarm reception from the Legislature earlier this year. Even with the prospect of Superbowl-sized tourist draw, statehouse budget writers made it clear that they weren't inclined to shell out tens of millions of dollars...

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MONDAY, MAY 15, 2006

TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2006


Old Swan gin, opium dens and Tacoma gas...

The Washington State Library has posted copies of an 1880s Spokane newspaper on its growing "Historical Newspapers Online Project" website.Three years of issues of the Spokane Falls Review, a four-page Saturday weekly which debuted in 1883, can be viewed along with other territorial newspapers at...

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