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September 11, 1970: Sabot

What does September 11 mean to you? Here in Seattle, that date means truly radical history. Jeff Stevens retrosplains the story of Sabot, Seattle’s radical newspaper circa 1970.
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March 23, 1967: The Cocoon Breaks, the Helix Emerges

Seattle has a long history of local alternative newspapers, some better than others, all vital in the collective process of stirring the complex pot of a healthy local media scene. Most, if not all, of the past four decades’ worth of such endeavors owe a great debt to Helix, the groundbreaking chronicler of Seattle’s counterculture whose debut issue was published on the date in focus here.
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February 17, 1970: SLF vs. SPD

The following story could have aptly been titled either “Chicago Echoes in Seattle” or, alternatively, “Rashomon Echoes in Seattle’s News Media.” The former potential title would allude to the story’s instigation by the provocative verdict in the Chicago Seven trial … Continue reading

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