Police Accountability

Governor Signs Off on Changes to New Deadly Force Law

Legislators needed a two-thirds majority vote to change an initiative passed by voters.

02/05/2019 By Hayat Norimine

The Chief Search

Carmen Best Won't Be Seattle's New Police Chief. Here Are the Choices.

The interim police chief's institutional knowledge ultimately worked against her.

05/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Police Accountability

Mayor Nominates New Police Accountability Director

Andrew Myerberg has been the interim director of the Office of Police Accountability since July.

10/31/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Police Accountability

DOJ Joins Seattle, Says City Is Compliant with Consent Decree

A favorable ruling from U.S. District Judge James Robart would allow the Seattle Police Department to move on to the next phase of reform.

10/13/2017 By Manola Secaira

Police Accountability

Seattle: We Are Compliant with Consent Decree

The city is asking the court to declare it fully compliant with the 2012 Department of Justice demands on police reform.

09/29/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Police Accountability

Appeals Court Upholds Seattle's Use-of-Force Policy in Cops' Lawsuit

More than 120 police officers argued the city's updated use-of-force policy violated Second Amendment rights.

09/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Popups

Get Styled in Designer Vintage with Cuniform

This weekend, style gurus pop up inside Rizom in Belltown. Vintage threads abound.

01/26/2017 By Rosin Saez

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Mark Calderon

The Seattle artist creates hands of stone and fighters of felt for his new Greg Kucera Gallery exhibit, 'Show of Hands.'

11/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Best of the City

Seattle's 100 Very Best Restaurants

Truth is, Seattle has easily twice this number of genuinely extraordinary restaurants. But here, including this year’s new standouts, are the most vivid, gracious, straight-up incredible destinations in town.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Washington Wine 2016

Best of the Best: The Top 10 Washington Wines of 2016

The best of the hundreds of wines tasted this year.

09/21/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Guest Opinion

But Is the City Getting the Right Stuff Done?

The city has racked up a long list of accomplishments recently, are they good policy?

08/10/2016 By Roger Valdez

Morning Fizz

Formal Complaints, Angry Emails, and Novel Ideas

The Democrats file a campaign complaint against GOP gubernatorial candidate, sexist email jars city hall, and lidding I-5.

05/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Critic's Notebook

March Is Portland Dining Month

Been considering a food weekend in our gastronomically glorious neighbor to the south? Tomorrow kicks off the best month for it.

02/29/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week February 1–7

Watch a timely comedy classic, reflect on the history of slavery through art, and jam with Kris Orlowski.

02/01/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Opinion

A City Hall Skeptic Likes the Name Changes at City Hall

Assessing the Latino Bloc at City Hall.

01/04/2016 By Roger Valdez

Feature

Can Seattle Make Homelessness Rare?

Declaring an emergency is one thing. Doing something about it is another.

12/29/2015 By Josh Feit

Guest Opinion

Seattle's Liberal Comfort Zone Exposed

What happened at Westlake was very Seattle.

08/11/2015 By Roger Valdez

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick : Les Trouvés Red Wine Columbia Valley 2013

"It's not something that you have to stroke your beard and ponder. It's more quaffable."

07/21/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Opinion

We Don't Need Rent Control

The city already has price controls in place along with other affordable housing programs and tools we can expand or use for affordable housing.

05/06/2015 By Roger Valdez

Opinion

Don't Let the Council Undermine the Affordable Housing Task Force with Election Year Pandering

Developer lobbyist Roger Valdez wary of council member Sally Clark's motives.

02/03/2015 By Roger Valdez