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Afternoon Editorial

Mayor Ed Murray: It's Time for a Long-Term Plan to Address Homelessness

New director of Homelessness will coordinate city departments, service providers, non profits in comprehensive strategy that measures how many people we are ultimately getting into homes.

  • By Ed Murray
  • Published 08/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Homeless Advocates Appeal to Council to Stop Mayor's Sweeps, Bagshaw Receptive to Proposal

Bagshaw says sweeps are making things worse, says she's working with mayor and advocates, and that she has council support.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/25/2016

Morning Fizz

Mayor Murray Holds First Reelection Campaign Fundraiser

With five council members endorsing already, Murray raises $25,000.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/24/2016

Morning Fizz

Social Justice, Environmental, and Labor Coalition Signs Voters' Guide Con Statement on Carbon Tax Initiative

The housing crisis, the environmental crisis, and the homelessness crisis.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/23/2016

Snap Judgment

Should It Be Legal to Pitch a Tent on the Sidewalk?

Seattle is monitoring a new Portland project to address homelessness.

  • By Scott Johnson
  • Published 06/22/2016

Morning Fizz

Economic Security Tops Voters' Concerns, Council Vote Devolves into Saturday Night Live Skit

Homelessness, rent, affordability, and the economy worry voters; bike sharing weirds out council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/04/2016

Morning Fizz

State Budget Proposal Earmarks $1 Million to "Clean Up" the Jungle

Money from Olympia, statements from Highline, endorsements from unions, and a regional proposal.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/26/2016

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
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