"Does the Stranger have so much power that it no longer deserves its 'alternative' status?"
"She's the rare kind of critic who improves a field just by writing about it."
This year the paper has collaborated with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Pearl Jam to try and raise $100,000 for the Orion Center, a homeless youth shelter in Seattle.
Reporter David "Goldy" Goldstein was finally allowed to attend the press conference after an attorney for The Stranger got involved.
From the Village Voice in 1981 to The Stranger in 2012, a brief history of alt-weekly Pulitzer Prize winners.
Sanders is the first alt-weekly writer to win a Pulitzer since Jonathan Gold in 2007.
According to Tim Keck, publisher of Seattle's The Stranger and Portland, Ore.'s Mercury, alt-weeklies can draw on their iconoclastic voice, strong local entertainment coverage and close relationships with local businesses, to take the online lead in their communities and build their online revenue.
Founder of The Onion, publisher of The Stranger, and the head of on online empire that includes an iPhone app, a CMS, and a daily deal service, Tim Keck has earned himself a 2,300+ word profile — and a 17-image photo gallery — in The Seattle Times.
The Stranger posted a picture of a Seattle cop car driving around with an unsecured AR-15 semiautomatic rifle on the trunk.
Last Friday, Seattle's The Stranger hosted its first-ever fashion show, Worn Out, which delighted a sold-out crowd with work by 13 Seattle-based designers.