City Hall

Council Vacancy Raises Questions About Appointment Process

Four former council members have come up as potential candidates to fill the temporary council seat.

09/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine

One Question

One Question for Kshama Sawant: Are You Feeling "Hostile" ?

Sawant accused of being "hostile" at Okamoto swearing in

05/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray Versus the Port, Part 2

Caffeinated news featuring Okamoto's speech, Murray's stormy speech, and the fourth alternative

05/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray Uses City Authority to Halt Shell Oil

Caffeinated news featuring Murray vs. Shell, Okamoto plus council, and a peaceful protest

05/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Council Picks Okamoto, Sawant Calls the "Establishment" Choice "Scandalous"

Okamoto gets five votes and the council appointment.

04/27/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Afternoon Fizz: Human Services and Public Pot Consumption

Mayor Ed Murray appoints a new head of human services, and city attorney Pete Holmes says it's time to stop targeting black and homeless people for smoking pot in public.

07/23/2014 By Erica C. Barnett