City Hall

Council Bill Would Give Schools $2.3 Million for Two-Tier Bus System

The legislation is up for a vote on Monday.

06/09/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Mayor's Race 2017

Council Member Lorena González Is "Considering" Running for Mayor

Rumors say she has already decided.

05/11/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Murray Allegations

Could Murray Reconsider His Run for Reelection?

Sources say another candidate could join the race if Murray is out.

05/08/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Harrell Says Easing Restrictions on Pot Stores Threatens Communities of Color

Legislation aims to disperse pot stores, but Harrell wary of unintended consequences.

12/16/2015 By Josh Kelety

Afternoon Jolt

In Slight Reversal, Braddock Now Ahead of Herbold by Just 18 Votes in Dramatic West Seattle Council Race

Braddock and Herbold in West Seattle nail-biter, Harrell maintains 400-plus-vote lead in Southeast Seattle.

11/12/2015 By Josh Kelety

Afternoon Jolt

Trailing by Just 6 Votes, Herbold Poised to Pull Ahead in West Seattle Council Race

Herbold trending to win, gets 54 percent of latest batch; Morales stalling, gets 47.6 percent of latest count.

11/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Friday Night Update: Morales, Herbold Continue to Make Gains

Morales trails Harrell by just 378 votes and Herbold down by only 104 in latest count.

11/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Major Upset Brewing in Southeast Seattle as Morales Pushes Incumbent Harrell to Brink in City Council Race

Challenger Tammy Morales takes 56 percent of latest vote count; Herbold gains in West Seattle.

11/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Bagshaw Pushes Back on Sawant

Caffeinated news featuring city council fisticuffs

04/28/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Is Districting Challenging the Incumbent Lock on Council? The Numbers Say Otherwise.

Caffeinated news featuring fundraising, organizing, and housing

04/13/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Harrell Says Sawant Challenger Needs to Be Elected, Sound Transit Committee Says 130th Station Needs to Be in Mix

Caffeinated news featuring taking sides and picking stations

04/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle State Senator, ACLU Call for Tougher Body Cam Guidelines than in SPD Pilot

Caffeinated news featuring competing body cam bills in Olympia.

02/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Power Lines

Bruce Harrell's Fight For Body Cams

For council member Bruce Harrell, the fight for police body cameras was personal. But now the real debate begins.

02/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Bruce Harrell Wants Seattle to Apply for New Fed Body Cam Grant

The day's winners and losers.

12/01/2014 By Josh Feit


A Second Night of Protests in Seattle

Peaceful marchers hit streets for second night to protest the decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson.

11/26/2014 By Casey Jaywork

City Hall

Committee Ends Neighborhood Veto on Internet Utility Boxes

In a win for broadband providers, a council committee voted today to end a rule allowing residents to effectively veto new utility boxes on city-owned planting strips.

09/23/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Campaign Spirit

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Harrell's electioneering, Kubly's urbanism, food deserts, and microparks.

08/13/2014 By Morning Fizz


PubliCalendar: School Supplies

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/05/2014 By Ezra Parter

City Hall

Mountain Bike Trail in South Seattle Greenbelt Moves Forward

A controversial mountain bike trail system in Southeast Seattle's Cheasty Greenspace gets the nod from a city council committee.

07/22/2014 By Erica C. Barnett