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Sebastian Burns, left, and Atif Rafay, right, when they were arrested at age 19. Contributed mug shots

‘The Confession Tapes’ Re-Opens the Triple-Murder Case of Sebastian Burns and Atif Rafay

King County prosecutor Dan Satterberg says the show is bunk. The creators disagree.

 

Beds at Recovery Place, a new substance abuse and mental health treatment facility in Seattle. Photo by Sara Bernard

In Effort to Tackle Opioid Epidemic, New Facility Will Host Detox and Mental Health Services in One

The facility is designed to address drug addiction and the root causes of homelessness.

 

Ethics Commission Tosses Complaint Against Durkan Over Donations from Paul Allen, Microsoft

‘Standard of perfection’ not warranted, director says.

 

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Union: Airline Caterer Kept Paying Sub-Minimum Wages After It Was Hit With $300K Fine

And because of a new settlement, the city is unlikely to go after wages the workers say they are entitled to.

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Ferguson speaks at protest during Betsy Devos’ visit to Bellevue. Photo by Nicole Jennings
Ferguson speaks at protest during Betsy Devos’ visit to Bellevue. Photo by Nicole Jennings
Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal

What to Look For Next Week When the State Supreme Court Hears the Latest McCleary Case

As each side argues over school funding, the schools chief pushes for more special education money.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal
Nikkita Oliver at a campaign’s-end press conference at Washington Hall on August 15. Photo by Sara Bernard

Nikkita Oliver Will Moderate a Mayoral Debate On Oct. 29

Oliver announced plans to hold a debate during her concession speech in August.

Nikkita Oliver at a campaign’s-end press conference at Washington Hall on August 15. Photo by Sara Bernard

Bellevue Votes to Permanently Ban Safe-Drug Sites

Leaders say the sites make “no sense” for their city.

Cary Moon. Photo by Alex Garland

Cary Moon Wants to Crack Down on Real-Estate Profiteers. Will That Help?

Experts are split on whether non-resident buyers are hurting Seattle’s affordability.

Cary Moon. Photo by Alex Garland

Re-Elect Court of Appeals Judge Micheal S. Spearman

At first glance, this race appears to be between a qualified incumbent…

Re-Elect M. Lorena González to the Seattle City Council

As the daughter of Mexican immigrants and a president emeritus of OneAmerica,…

Re-Elect Pete Holmes City Attorney

But make he do a better job this time around.

Sweep the Sweepers! Our Endorsements For the Nov. 7 Election

What you need to know about every race on the ballot.

Vote Calkins, Abdi, and Shridhar For Port Commission

COMMISSIONER POSITION 1: Ryan Calkins Incumbent John Creighton has a fairly impressive…

Vote Cary Moon For Mayor

What Moon lacks in bureaucratic experience she makes up for in vision.

Vote Dow Constantine For King County Executive

We endorsed incumbent Dow Constantine in the primary, and we do so…

Vote John Urquhart for King County Sheriff

We understand, and in many cases agree with, the critiques of John…

Vote Jon Grant For City Council Position 8

In our endorsement for the August primary, we wrote that “The race…

Vote Mack, DeWolf, and Patu For Seattle School District

DIRECTOR DISTRICT 4: Eden Mack Eden Mack co-founded Washington’s Paramount Duty, which…

Vote Yes On King County Proposition 1

It could have been better, but this measure is a slam-dunk as is.