By the Numbers

Which Neighborhoods Closed 2020 the Strongest in Seattle Real Estate?

December's sales figures capped a wild year.

01/11/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

They've Got You Covered

King County Is Giving Away Free Masks Today

Here’s the info on the latest popup event.

07/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

King County Can't Move to Phase 2 But Will Apply for Outdoor Dining

On Monday, the county will seek a modified stage one, with patio eating and haircuts, in the state's recovery plan.

05/29/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Seattle Milk Fund

Slide Show: Seattle Milk FUNd Benefit Dinner & Auction

Seattle Milk FUNd, a Benefit Dinner and Live Auction was held on April 23 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center.


Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Gender Pay Equity at King County

The day's winners and losers.

03/19/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

County Leaders Announce "Plan B" if State Transportation Package Falls Through

King County leaders announced a "Plan B" local tax proposal if the state fails to pass a transportation package, and Metro union announces new wage concessions.

11/21/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Slide Show: KidsAuction 2013



Local Arts, by the Numbers

A look at how much the arts contribute to Seattle’s economy.



New Plan to Replace Ride-Free Area: Tiny Buses

The latest proposal to replace the ride-free area? Free "circulator buses."

04/10/2012 By Josh Feit


County Proposes $200 Million Levy for Juvenile Justice Center

Four King County Council members propose a $200 million property tax levy to replace the decrepit county juvenile justice center.

03/01/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Good News For Once: No Cuts to County General Fund in Constantine's Budget

Some good news at King County after years of massive budget cuts.

09/26/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


King County Won't Let Candidates Update Voter Statements

To save money, King County will no longer allow candidates to update their voter guide statements between the primary and general elections.

09/23/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


County Saves $61 Million in Lower Health Care Costs

King County Executive Dow Constantine offers some good budget news for once.

09/20/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Seattle Transit Blog: Eliminating Ride-Free Area Would Hurt Bus Service in Tunnel

Seattle Transit Blog: Eliminating the downtown ride-free area will hurt bus service performance in the tunnel and cost $890,000 a year, according to an internal Metro report.

08/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Afternoon Jolt: The Metro Deal

The day's winners and losers.

08/12/2011 By Afternoon Jolt


Cola Campaign Ratings: The Veterans' Levy

PubliCola's 2011 campaign evaluations: The King County Veterans and Human Services Levy.

08/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett