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High Priest Kalu and High Preistess Syleena “Call The Corners,” a small ritual where a candle is lit at each direction of the Earth as the elements of each direction is called upon. Here they call on the guardian of the watchtower of the South, represented by red which symbolizes fire. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.

Yule in the PNW: How witches, pagans, Wiccans celebrate winter holidays

Winter Solstice marks the shortest day of the year, which has been celebrated for thousands of years all over the world. Have you ever wondered how modern witches like to celebrate?

High Priest Kalu and High Preistess Syleena “Call The Corners,” a small ritual where a candle is lit at each direction of the Earth as the elements of each direction is called upon. Here they call on the guardian of the watchtower of the South, represented by red which symbolizes fire. Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
Sylvia O’Stayformore reads a Christmas-themed children’s book to the crowd. For Sylvia, it was no question that Story Time would continue, even if protesters had shown up on Saturday.

LGBTQ+ members, allies defend Renton Drag Queen Story Time

Event barely missed a step as counter-protesters outside prepared for possible anti-LGBTQ+ protesters.

Photo by Bailey Jo Josie/Sound Publishing.
Sylvia O’Stayformore reads a Christmas-themed children’s book to the crowd. For Sylvia, it was no question that Story Time would continue, even if protesters had shown up on Saturday.
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Renton brewery vandalized days before monthly Drag Queen Story Hour event

Earlier in the week, a conservative Facebook page posted a ‘call to action’ protest against drag queen story time.

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Woman found dead at Fairwood apartment complex

King County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating after shots were fired

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The detour will be used during the second weekend of September 2023, after a similar closure a month earlier. Image courtesy of Washington State Department of Transportation.

I-405 from Bellevue-Renton will be closed for Sept. 8 weekend

From Coal Creek Parkway in Bellevue to Sunset Boulevard in Renton, I-405 will be closed for 55 hours, starting at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8.

The detour will be used during the second weekend of September 2023, after a similar closure a month earlier. Image courtesy of Washington State Department of Transportation.