After the arrival of the first big snow this season, The Seattle Times asks residents, "Are Seattleites snow wimps?"

After the arrival of the first big snow this season, The Seattle Times asks residents, “Are Seattleites snow wimps?”

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This question was initially posed by the L.A. Times and created plenty of local response, prompting Sportspress Northwest’s Art Thiel to declare: “Critics of Seattle in snow: Shut the hell up” and many comments on seattletimes.com.