19 Oct 2016

Local Politics:

2016 Lazy Voter’s Guide

I’ll be honest: It’s not critical that you vote this year. If you were gonna take a year off, here is your chance. There’s not the slightest bit of mystery for the results of any of these races. However, democracy is as much about process as is it about results. So, suck it up; do your duty; go […]

14 Jun 2016


Happy Flag Day! VOTE!

Just a gentle reminder to GET OUT THERE AND VOTE, PEOPLE! While we would rather eat a bag of something unsavory rather than think about our national election and the awful backbiting and bickering involved, we strongly encourage you to turn in a vote for our local elections– especially the At-Large councilmember seat. Here at […]

03 Apr 2014



Dear Capitol Hill: this has just been brutal. Rookie bars have threatened the status quo, but we arrive at the FOAMY FOUR part of the tournament with three heavyweights alive and well. Only Beuchert’s Saloon, which opened back in March of 2013, can be declared a rookie. So, wow! CONGRATULATIONS, YOU GUYS! You really know how […]

04 Nov 2013

Vote for Fido: THIH Halloween Pet Photo Contest

Has the candy coma worn off yet? Good. Now it’s time to vote in our Halloween pet photo contest. This year there were more than 40 entrants (the most we’ve ever had!) but only one can be top dog (or cat, or hamster, or horse). Remember there are two winners — reader’s choice and editor’s […]

23 Apr 2013

Go Vote!

Why are we talking about voting when it’s April, not November? Because there is a special election going on and your vote counts. Today the polls are open for a special election to fill an At-Large City Council seat vacated by Phil Mendelson when he became the new Council Chair in the November election. Also on […]

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