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Friday Editorial

Mayor Murray Needs to Stop Triangulating on Homelessness

As Murray holds finger in the wind, council holds substantive discussions on encampments.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/23/2016

Morning Fizz

In Nod to Black Lives Matter, Controversial North Precinct Police Station Taken Off Table in New Budget

Mayor and North Seattle council member Juarez still committed to new station, but agree to further scrutiny.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/16/2016

Morning Fizz

Murray May Go with First Veto if Council Passes Encampment Legislation

New reports on homelessness fuel debate between mayor and council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/09/2016

Guest Opinion

Uber Ordinance Doesn't Meet Labor Law Standards

For-hire driver legislation isn't inclusive enough when it comes to who qualifies as legit union member.

  • By Ronald Meisburg
  • Published 09/05/2016

Morning Fizz

Herbold to Amend Murray's Affordable Housing Grand Bargain Today with Displacement Amendment

Tweaking the grand bargain, counting buses, and delaying Uber legislation.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/02/2016

Afternoon Jolt

Deputy Mayor Joncas Gets New Job Description in Latest Murray Office Shuffle

FAS director stepping into mayor's office to take on oversight of city departments.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/28/2016

Morning Fizz

Email to City Council Accuses Mayor and Neighborhood Director of "Falsified" Report on District Councils

Georgetown leader says Murray and Nyland are misleading the council about district councils.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/27/2016

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
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