2017 Elections

Murray Accuser's Attorneys Allege Cover-Up; Businesses Want Someone Else

A wrap-up on latest developments to Seattle mayor Ed Murray's bid for reelection.

8:00am By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Council Passes May Day Resolution—without a Crowd

A Latina advocate said immigrants are too busy working to make the 2pm Monday meetings.

04/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Income Tax

Herbold Wants to Pass Income Tax Legislation by July 10

The council member says the decisions will be based on what council thinks would provide the "strongest legal path forward."

04/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

First the City, Then the State: The Fight for an Income Tax Begins (Again)

Advocates for the income tax want the city's legislation to make it to the state Supreme Court.

04/21/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Elements of Style

In Seattle, Fashion Is Getting the Tech Treatment

Fiber technology, sizing algorithms, and bags with built-in chargers...this city's style is engineered.

04/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

2017 Elections

Andres Salomon Drops Out of Mayoral Race

"Over the past two weeks, the race has been completely transformed."

04/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Fremont Brewing Owner Sara Nelson Joins Race for City Council

The small business woman says her experience working in both the private and public sectors prepared her for the seat.

04/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

City Will Receive $440,000 in Settlement Over Unauthorized Cutting of Public Trees

The West Seattle homeowners allegedly cut about 150 trees in environmentally critical areas to improve their views.

04/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray's Accuser Reveals His Identity

The 46-year-old man known as D.H. provided his full name in documents filed Tuesday.

04/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Cary Moon Is Running for Mayor

Moon is the civic activist most well-known for leading the fight against the SR 99 tunneling project.

04/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

3 Seattle Council Members Are Attending Samantha Bee's Trump Roast

Seattle's five council women received an invitation after their appearance on Full Frontal last year.

04/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Quote Unquote

Molly Wizenberg Is an Open Book

The James Beard award–winning author has always been fearless confiding secrets with her audience. Her latest revelation is no different.

04/18/2017 By Jessica Voelker

Big Little Lies

How to Call BS in the Age of Alternative Facts

Two Seattle professors want to forge a path for truth in the so-called post-truth era.

04/17/2017 By Madeline Ostrander

City Hall

How Far Does the City's $1 Million Legal Defense Fund Go?

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project director estimates a cost of $5,000 to $10,000 per case.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

McGinn Wants Another Shot at Mayor

McGinn announced his candidacy Monday morning over Twitter.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Banned in the USA

We The People: Meet Six Immigrants from the Six Countries on Trump's Travel Ban List

Some have been here for decades, others for just a few weeks. All felt the impact of the executive order acutely.

04/17/2017 By James Ross Gardner, Rianna Hidalgo, Hayat Norimine, and Allison Williams Photography by Brandon Hill

Olympia Dispatch

House Bill Aims to Fix Sound Transit's Inflated Car Values

But the bill would cost Sound Transit an estimated $780 million.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Essay

I Took a Course on How to Survive a Mass Shooting

Office life will never look the same.

04/17/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

The Sporting Life

Seattle’s Lawn Bowlers Aren’t Going Down without a Fight

A story of passion, land disputes, and finely mowed grass.

04/17/2017 By Sydney Parker

Seattle Pet Guide

At Seattle Humane, 7,000 Dogs and Cats Get New Homes Every Year

Hold the Kleenex: Things aren't so dire at Seattle's no-time-limit animal shelter.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams