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

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

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

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

2017 Elections

McGinn Wants Another Shot at Mayor

McGinn announced his candidacy Monday morning over Twitter.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

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

Opinion

Dear Mayor Murray: Don't Blame the Press for Your Problems

An open letter to Ed Murray.

04/14/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray Calls for Case to Be Dismissed

The Seattle mayor's statement comes after his accuser's attorney requested to depose him.

04/13/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

What Exactly Are the Attorneys in the Mayor Murray Child Rape Allegation Case Up To?

An attorney who specializes in sexual abuse cases answers questions about the process and what to expect next.

04/12/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray's Attorney: There Is No Mole

The Seattle mayor's lawyer said the medical exam confirmed there was no mole described by his accuser.

04/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Council Wrap-Up

No Comments on Murray, Homeless Sweeps, and Environmental Policy Reform

Here's a rundown of the Seattle City Council meeting on Monday.

04/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Seattle City Council Mandates Affordable Housing in South Lake Union, Downtown

The ordinance fell short for many activists who showed up to the council meeting Monday.

04/10/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Mayoral Campaigns That Weathered the Storm (or Didn’t) After Allegations

As Seattle's mayor vehemently denies charges of molestation, we examine other high-profile reelection bids that faced troubling accusations.

04/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray Accuser's Attorney Wants to Schedule Video Deposition Next Week

The goal appears to be confirming some very personal details about Seattle's mayor.

04/07/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Murray Accused of Sexually Abusing Child Decades Ago

The Seattle mayor's attorney said he will "defend this lawsuit vigorously."

04/06/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Housing and Homelessness

How Regressive Is the Mayor's Sales Tax Proposal for Homelessness?

The sales tax is regressive, but experts say just slightly more so than a Seattle property tax.

04/04/2017 By Hayat Norimine

2017 Elections

Nikkita Oliver Officially Enters the Race Against Ed Murray

You first heard her in Macklemore’s "White Privilege II."

04/03/2017 By Amber Wright

City Hall

Q&A: Understanding the Keystone XL Pipeline

Questions answered ahead of the City Council vote.

04/03/2017 By Hayat Norimine