In this week's issue, Editor-in-Chief Knute Berger writes an impassioned plea for the city to provide his paper with public money to build "what the city's other franchises are getting" -- namely, an arena like the one the SuperSonics basketball team is asking for. Berger describes SW's "barely adequate" offices with duct-taped carpets and elevators that "frequently take riders to mystery destinations," then argues that a SW arena "would add to the economic vitality of this booming part of downtown," which he notes is "vibrant, historic, and, when our next lease comes due, it'll likely be unaffordable."

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