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Afternoon Editorial

Denouncing Mayor's Call for Broader Community Outreach, Seattle Times Defends "Tradition" and White Privilege

Times says marginalized communities simply "chose" not to get involved.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/21/2016

Afternoon Jolt

District Councils Meet in West Seattle to Denounce Mayor's Decision

District Council members say mayor's decision end relationship with neighborhood groups is unfair.

  • By Spencer Ricks
  • Published 07/21/2016

Morning Fizz

District Council Sends Out SOS

District council sends "open invitation" to begin organizing against Murray plan.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/18/2016

Pedestrian Chronicles

Money from Parking Garage Should Go to Pedestrian Investments

City's rosy spin on parking garage downplays ill-advised choice to subsidize parking.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/08/2016

Morning Fizz

Transit, Density, Minority Voters, and Other Questions About Cities

Committee passes controversial arena legislation, Ballard wants faster light rail, Mayor doubles down on no density for single family zones, and much more from a busy news day.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/20/2016

Morning Fizz

Clinton in Seattle, Investigation at SDOT, and Costs in the Suburbs

Murray introduces Clinton in Sanders-friendly Seattle, city takes serious look at Kubly ties to Pronto, and Sound Transit review panel notes suburban costs.

  • By Josh Feit and Josh Kelety
  • Published 03/23/2016

Morning Fizz

Light Rail Opens, Housing Levy Discussion Begins

Thirty thousand boardings on opening day, $290 million (or more) housing levy on the way.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/21/2016

Morning Fizz

Mayor Murray Communications Director Shelton Leaving After Year in Job

Murray lead spokesman Viet Shelton leaving for high paying Microsoft job.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/18/2016

Morning Fizz

Council Approves Pronto Deal, Ethics Questions Linger

A big win for bike share, though mayor never formally cleared SDOT director's role.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/15/2016

City

Mayor Issues Racial Equity Report on Hookah Lounge Policy. Now What?

East Africans speak out in official report, but final policy remains in political and legal haze.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 03/10/2016

Artist Trust

Slide Show: Artist Trust Auction

Almost 500 artists and arts patrons gathered at the Artist Trust 30th Anniversary Benefit Art Auction on Saturday, February 27, raising more than $570,000 in support of Washington State artists.

  • Published 02/28/2016

Morning Fizz

Murray Finds Mitigation Money for Beleaguered Central Area Businesses

Questions about the $650,000 for 23rd Avenue and questions about the $305,000 for Pronto.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/23/2016

Morning Fizz

Good News and Bad News for Mayor Murray

Council grills Murray staff about treatment of minority businesses on 23rd Avenue, state senate passes Murray's affordable housing bill.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/17/2016

Morning Fizz

Doubling Last Levy, Mayor Rolls Out $290 Million Affordable Housing Proposal

Murray on affordable housing, Republicans on minimum wage.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/04/2016

Morning Fizz

Mayor Faces Off with Critics of Neighborhood Upzones at Packed City Hall Meeting

Murray's housing affordability recommendations take center stage at city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/27/2016

Politics

Extra Fizz: Murray's Grand Bargain Gets Reality Check in Wallingford and Another Democrat for Charters in Olympia

Upzone faces stiff resistance at neighborhood meeting and charter fix passes in Olympia.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/21/2016

Morning Fizz

Sawant: Maybe Next Year on Rent Control?

Sawant gets the bad news on rent control, city pushes pot delivery, bipartisan bill would preserve affordable housing.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/20/2016

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

Seattle Voters Give Green Light to Transportation Levy

A game changing night in Seattle as cranky voters fail to materialize.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 11/04/2015
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