Displaying articles 1 - 20 of 58 in total

Afternoon Jolt

On Homelessness, Sawant Likens Council Colleagues to Olympia Republicans

Sawant Warns Council Not to Throw Stones From Glass Houses.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/08/2016

Morning Fizz

Criminalizing Homelessness

Council hears from homeless advocates, angry neighbors, and Democrats sorta defend Lynn Peterson.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/08/2016

Morning Fizz

Homelessness Takes Center Stage in City Hall and Olympia

Macri running in 43rd, Harris talking at city hall, and Nelson seeking emergency aid in Olympia.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/05/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Skeptical Council Evaluates Mayor's Homeless Sweeps

City policy to clear homeless encampments comes under fire from council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/19/2016

Morning Fizz

Protesters Confront Pot Shop Owner, Legislator Confronts Teens, and Council to Confront Mayor

Pot, gentrification, virginity, and homelessness.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/19/2016

Editor's Note

Putting a Face on Homelessness

Rex Hohlbein’s methods have made a difference in the lives of individuals, but they’re also an inspiration in another way.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 01/05/2016

Morning Fizz

The Biggest Story of 2015

With 10,000 homeless people in King County and at least 67 deaths on the streets, homelessness was the local story of the year.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/30/2015

Homelessness

The Anatomy of a Crisis

The one night count in King County.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 12/29/2015

Photo Essay

Generous Exposure

Photographer Rex Hohlbein is capturing the region’s homelessness crisis, one portrait at a time.

  • By Rex Hohlbein
  • Published 12/29/2015

Feature

Can Seattle Make Homelessness Rare?

Declaring an emergency is one thing. Doing something about it is another.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/29/2015

Morning Fizz

Key Homelessness Advocate Abruptly Leaves City Job

After just five months, all star homelessness advocate leaves city gig.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/23/2015

Morning Fizz

Charter Schools Supporters Stage Olympia Teach-In

Charter schools, Sound Transit, and another tragic homeless death.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/19/2015

Morning Fizz

Council Shoots Down Signature Sawant Budget Amendments

Twelve-week paid parental leave, municipal broadband, homeless shelter beds, and LGBTQ community center unsuccessful in big budget vote.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/17/2015

Morning Fizz

Last-Minute Budget Battle Focuses on Homelessness and LGBTQ Center, Northwest Film Forum Focuses on Abortion

An LGBTQ center on Capitol Hill, surplus money, Jim McDermott's seat, and Shout Your Abortion.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/16/2015

Morning Fizz

Murray Says Using Rainy Day Fund for "Short-Term Budget Pressures" Would "Set a Poor Precedent"

Homeless services taking center stage in city budget talks.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 11/13/2015

Morning Fizz

In Budget Fight with Mayor Murray, Homeless Advocates Want $2.3 Million from Rainy Day Fund: "It's Raining Now!" They Say

Nick Licata in last-minute budget battle to secure emergency money for the homeless.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/12/2015

Morning Fizz

Heading into Election Night, Voters Are "in a Mood"

Homeless spending and contradictory messages in store tonight?

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/03/2015

Critic's Notebook

What Privilege Looks Like from a Restaurant Seat

Race and class privilege are top of mind these days, across the country and in “15Now” Seattle. So yeah, it’s uncomfortable when activity right outside a restaurant window reinforces one’s sense of the widening gap between the haves and the have-nots.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/15/2015

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: What 'Girls Can Do' This Weekend

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 02/06/2015

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: The Real Stories Behind Homelessness

Today's picks for civic nerds

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 02/05/2015
Displaying articles 1 - 20 of 58 in total