3 Takeaways from Durkan’s 3rd State of the City Address

The Seattle mayor recently launched her 2021 reelection campaign. Yesterday’s speech offered a preview.

02/19/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Cover Story

The 30 Women Who Shaped Seattle

Bold women have fashioned Seattle into someplace bigger, smarter, and more fun since the very beginning.

11/26/2019 Edited by Allison Williams

Morning Fizz

Civil Rights Takes Center Stage at City Hall

New council members bring a new agenda to city hall, but does it include transit?

12/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

State Representative Brady Walkinshaw to Challenge Longtime U.S. Representative Jim McDermott

Young state representative will take on veteran liberal congressman.

12/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

She Won, but the Sawant Show May Be in for a Tough Second Season

Sawant won reelection, but not the election.

11/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle Voters Give Green Light to Transportation Levy

A game changing night in Seattle as cranky voters fail to materialize.

11/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

O'Toole Faces Questions Over Pepper Spray Incident

O'Toole criticized by police accountability activists, Inslee stuck in traffic, and Seattle's soul featured in New York Times.

10/08/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Centerpiece of Sawant's Reelection Platform Aspirational and Likely Unconstitutional

A "misleading" campaign pledge, a contrarian campaign position, and an arty campaign endorsement.

10/07/2015 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Council Backs O'Brien Ordinance Allowing Ride Share Drivers to Unionize

O'Brien ride share legislation sets up future legal fight.

10/05/2015 By Josh Kelety

Afternoon Jolt

Burgess Passes Rent Resolution, Sawant Claims Victory

Burgess excludes rent control language, criticizes Sawant rhetoric.

09/21/2015 By Josh Kelety

Afternoon Jolt

Council Committee Splits Vote on Rent Control

Rent control resolution will go to full council despite split vote.

09/17/2015 By Josh Kelety

Afternoon Jolt

Driver Stands by Charge that Uber Retaliated Against Him for Union Activism

Pro Union Driver provides documents disputing Uber's claim he was uninsured.

09/01/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

State Representative Ross Hunter's Long Con (In a Good Way)

Hunter's state house legacy: the McCleary verdict.

08/31/2015 By Josh Feit