Saturday, October 26, 2013

Dia De Los Muertos - The Day of the Dead | Seattle, Wash.


A sprawling memorial complete with crosses and other offerings sits on display during the Dia De Los Muertos "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed" event Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in The Armory in the Seattle Center in Seattle. The festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed with homage from community altars, sugar skulls, special food, candles, music and dance. The event continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Angel Gonzales, center, and Samuel Becerra, right, both of the "South in the North Project" prepare backstage before their performance during the Dia De Los Muertos "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed" event Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in The Armory in the Seattle Center in Seattle. The festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed with homage from community altars, sugar skulls, special food, candles, music and dance. The event continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Vendors load in headdresses and other garb during the Dia De Los Muertos "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed" event Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in The Armory in the Seattle Center in Seattle. The festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed with homage from community altars, sugar skulls, special food, candles, music and dance. The event continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Young men in traditional sugar skull makeup check out their faces in a mirror during the Dia De Los Muertos "A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed" event Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in The Armory in the Seattle Center in Seattle. The festival honors the lives of loved ones who have passed with homage from community altars, sugar skulls, special food, candles, music and dance. The event continues Sunday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Friday, October 25, 2013

Portraits: Freaknight 2013 costumes | Seattle, Wash.


Costumes ranged from sinister to cute on Freaknight attendees Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, outside of WaMu Theater in Seattle. Freaknight continues Saturday. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)




Thursday, October 24, 2013

Fog soup | Seattle, Wash.


A man floats his way through the overwhelming whiteness of a fog bank Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, on Green Lake in Seattle. A dry, high pressure system in the region has caused the thick, white soup to blanket Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Sunday, October 20, 2013

P!nk's The Truth About Love Tour | KeyArena, Seattle, Wash.


P!nk performs on the opening night of her "The Truth About Love Tour" Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at KeyArena in Seattle. The 30-stop tour kicked off in Seattle and will conclude Brooklyn. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)








Sunday, October 13, 2013

Seattle Seahawks vs. Tennessee Titans | Seattle, Wash.


After successfully breaking up a Tennessee Titan pass, Seahawk Earl Thomas, left, went a bit overboard while celebrating with Kam Chancellor, right, accidentally knocking his teammate to the ground from an overzealous chest bump during the second half of a game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Titans 20-13. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A mix of military personnel hold the flag outstretched before a Seahawks game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


The Sea Gals abandon their pink pom poms during a performance in first half of a Seahawks game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Titans led the Seahawks 10-7 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


A mix of military personnel hold the flag outstretched before a Seahawks game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Seattle-local hip hop artist Macklemore awaits the first half of a Seahawks game against the Tennessee Titan Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Titans led the Seahawks 10-7 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Titan quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, left, is sacked by Seahawks during the first half of a game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Titans led the Seahawks 10-7 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Fans cheer during the first half of a game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Titans led the Seahawks 10-7 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Seattle's Doug Baldwin, top right, dares a jump past Tennessee Titan defense during the first half of a game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Titans led the Seahawks 10-7 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Chris Maragos, right, celebrates during the first half of a game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Titans led the Seahawks 10-7 at the half. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Seattle's Russell Wilson, bottom, prepares to scoop up a fumbled Titans ball after fumbling it first himself during the second half of a Seahawks game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Titans 20-13. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Marshawn Lynch, right, weaves through Tennessee Titan defense to make a touchdown during the second half of a game Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Titans 20-13. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Washington Huskies vs. Oregon Ducks | Seattle, Wash.


UW Huskies sprint through smoke onto the field before a game against the Oregon Ducks Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Husky Stadium in Seattle. Ducks led the Huskies 21-7 at the half. The Oregon Ducks stand at 5-0 against the Washington Huskies, 4-1, so far in the season to date. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Oregon Ducks warm up before a game against the Washington Huskies Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Husky Stadium in Seattle. Ducks led the Huskies 21-7 at the half. The Oregon Ducks stand at 5-0 against the Washington Huskies, 4-1, so far in the season to date. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Members of the Husky Band perform before a game against the Oregon Ducks Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Husky Stadium in Seattle. Ducks led the Huskies 21-7 at the half. The Oregon Ducks stand at 5-0 against the Washington Huskies, 4-1, so far in the season to date. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


UW Husky Jaydon Mickens, right, walks through smoke onto the field before a game against the Oregon Ducks Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Husky Stadium in Seattle. Ducks led the Huskies 21-7 at the half. The Oregon Ducks stand at 5-0 against the Washington Huskies, 4-1, so far in the season to date. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


Members of the Husky Band await their turn to perform before a game against the Oregon Ducks Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Husky Stadium in Seattle. Ducks led the Huskies 21-7 at the half. The Oregon Ducks stand at 5-0 against the Washington Huskies, 4-1, so far in the season to date. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


UW's Bishop Sankey, left, charges toward a wall of Duck defense during the first half of a game Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Husky Stadium in Seattle. Ducks led the Huskies 21-7 at the half. The Oregon Ducks stand at 5-0 against the Washington Huskies, 4-1, so far in the season to date. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)


The Oregon Duck takes on a miserable position on the sidelines during the first half of a game against UW on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Husky Stadium in Seattle. Ducks led the Huskies 21-7 at the half. The Oregon Ducks stand at 5-0 against the Washington Huskies, 4-1, so far in the season to date. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Friday, October 11, 2013

Birdman Lee | Seattle, WA


A man simply known as "Lee" is engulfed by pigeons taking flight Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, outside of the King County Courthouse in Seattle. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Ghost Towns of Washington | Concrete, WA


A front-facing view of the abandoned crusher plant near a quarry Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, near Concrete. The building dates to 1920. The plant was intended to crush and grate raw limestone. The large multistory building was where the dynamited limestone was trucked in and dropped through the floor. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)








Saturday, October 5, 2013

Tough Mudder 2013 | Black Diamond, WA


Attendees run, jump, tumble and crawl through the manmade perils of a Tough Mudder course Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Black Diamond. Tough Mudder events involve hardcore obstacle courses, testing attendee strength, stamina and camaraderie. (Jordan Stead, seattlepi.com)