Afternoon Jolt

Skeptical Council Evaluates Mayor's Homeless Sweeps

City policy to clear homeless encampments comes under fire from council.

01/19/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Protesters Confront Pot Shop Owner, Legislator Confronts Teens, and Council to Confront Mayor

Pot, gentrification, virginity, and homelessness.

01/19/2016 By Josh Feit

Editor's Note

Putting a Face on Homelessness

Rex Hohlbein’s methods have made a difference in the lives of individuals, but they’re also an inspiration in another way.

01/05/2016 By James Ross Gardner

Morning Fizz

The Biggest Story of 2015

With 10,000 homeless people in King County and at least 67 deaths on the streets, homelessness was the local story of the year.

12/30/2015 By Josh Feit


The Anatomy of a Crisis

The one night count in King County.

12/29/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Photo Essay

Generous Exposure

Photographer Rex Hohlbein is capturing the region’s homelessness crisis, one portrait at a time.

12/29/2015 Photography by Rex Hohlbein


Can Seattle Make Homelessness Rare?

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

12/29/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Key Homelessness Advocate Abruptly Leaves City Job

After just five months, all star homelessness advocate leaves city gig.

12/23/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Charter Schools Supporters Stage Olympia Teach-In

Charter schools, Sound Transit, and another tragic homeless death.

11/19/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Shoots Down Signature Sawant Budget Amendments

Twelve-week paid parental leave, municipal broadband, homeless shelter beds, and LGBTQ community center unsuccessful in big budget vote.

11/17/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

Last-Minute Budget Battle Focuses on Homelessness and LGBTQ Center, Northwest Film Forum Focuses on Abortion

An LGBTQ center on Capitol Hill, surplus money, Jim McDermott's seat, and Shout Your Abortion.

11/16/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray Says Using Rainy Day Fund for "Short-Term Budget Pressures" Would "Set a Poor Precedent"

Homeless services taking center stage in city budget talks.

11/13/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

In Budget Fight with Mayor Murray, Homeless Advocates Want $2.3 Million from Rainy Day Fund: "It's Raining Now!" They Say

Nick Licata in last-minute budget battle to secure emergency money for the homeless.

11/12/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Heading into Election Night, Voters Are "in a Mood"

Homeless spending and contradictory messages in store tonight?

11/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Critic's Notebook

What Privilege Looks Like from a Restaurant Seat

Race and class privilege are top of mind these days, across the country and in “15Now” Seattle. So yeah, it’s uncomfortable when activity right outside a restaurant window reinforces one’s sense of the widening gap between the haves and the have-nots.

06/15/2015 By Kathryn Robinson


PubliCalendar: What 'Girls Can Do' This Weekend

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/06/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: The Real Stories Behind Homelessness

Today's picks for civic nerds

02/05/2015 By Darren Davis

Morning Fizz

Homeless Protest "Redlining" Legislation

Caffeinated News featuring new homeless encampments, Inslee proposal MIA, and an upcoming candidate forum.

02/04/2015 By Josh Feit


PubliCalendar: Hear From an Energy Expert

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/14/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: Real Change Celebrates 20 Years

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/18/2014 By Kristen Farnam