March Madness

Brace Yourself: May Day Promises Major Traffic

The annual march brings people to the streets in support of immigrant and workers' rights—and with an afternoon Mariners game, traffic disruptions are in store too.

05/01/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Community Organizing

Scenes from This Year's May Day in Seattle

The 19th annual March for Immigrant and Workers Rights began at Judkins Park on Tuesday afternoon.

05/01/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Roundup

May Day, Kathy Nyland, and Bailey Stober

Your local politics morning digest.

05/01/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Sawant Wants City to Investigate Allegations of May Day Retaliation

The council member said she'll continue to follow up with the claim that two security officers contracted by Amazon had their hours cut after May Day.

05/08/2017 By Hayat Norimine

This Washington

What to Expect as May Day Unfolds

The city anticipates 8,000 people to march from Judkins Park to the Seattle Center.

05/01/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Council Passes May Day Resolution—without a Crowd

A Latina advocate said immigrants are too busy working to make the 2pm Monday meetings.

04/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Our Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring radical politics, parking lots, education funding, lesbians, math, and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene

05/02/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Historically Conversant

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring a frantic day of executive orders, candid acknowledgments, and creaking toward a deal.

04/30/2014 By Morning Fizz

Seattle Mayor's Race 2013

A Few Candidates Break with Conventional Wisdom on Last Week's Protests

In the wake of messy May Day protests, a few candidates speak out.

05/06/2013 By Josh Feit

The C Is for Crank

Last Night

On SPD, the May Day protest, and getting pepper sprayed.

05/02/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Already Under Consent Decree

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring flash cards and flash bombs.

05/02/2013 By Morning Fizz


Late Night Fizz: May Day Protests

Caffeinated News

05/01/2013 By Josh Feit


Wednesday Jolt: Mayor McGinn Gets Stoned, Hobbs Gets Endorsed

The day's winners and losers.

05/02/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

McGinn, SPD Assess Fallout from May Day Protests

Mayor Mike McGinn and SPD assess the fallout from yesterday's May Day protests.

05/02/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


May Day Jolt

The day's winners and losers.

05/01/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

McGinn Issues Emergency Order

THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED. Mayor Mike McGinn issues an emergency order allowing police officers to confiscate weapons and potential weapons at today's May Day protests.

05/01/2012 By Josh Feit