Casey Jaywork

How We Got Here: Six Years of Wrangling Over Police Reform In Seattle

It’s been a long road to an imperfect solution.

Critics Say Police Reform Legislation Doesn’t Go Far Enough

And then there are some that say it goes too far.

Established Labor Is Pissed At Seattle’s New Left

With ally Ed Murray on his way out, local labor is losing its patience for leftist upstarts.

Dan Satterberg Takes a Stand Against Jeff Sessions’ War on Drugs

The county prosecutor joined 30 of his peers in signing a letter opposing the Attorney General’s recent order.

Seattle Congressional Reps Keep Powder Dry On Trump Impeachment

Pramila Jayapal and Adam Smith are taking a wait-and-investigate-and-see approach toward the President.

County Prosecutor Ready to Defend Safe Drug Sites In Court

Dan Satterberg says his goal is to “get out of the way” of public health professionals.

Lorena González Will Not Be Running for Mayor

The first-term councilmember considered throwing her hat into the wide-open mayor’s race, but won’t.

With Seattle’s ‘Safe Lots’ for RVs All But Gone, Campers Are Creating Their Own

A new, unauthorized homeless camp is trying to get organized.

Former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan to Jump Into Mayor’s Race

Seattle Councilmember M. Lorena González is rumored to also be planning to run.

Seattle Seems to Be Dodging the Fentanyl Epidemic, But Researchers Are Still Worried

A study looks at 41 drug-related deaths in King, Snohomish, Pierce and Spokane counties last year.

Did Murray Go Far Enough? Two Opponents Argue the Mayor Should Resign Altogether

Cary Moon and Mike McGinn say the sex abuse lawsuit compromises Murray’s ability to lead. Nonsense, says Murray camp.

Affordable Housing Now! (And Somewhere Else!)

When will someone do something (elsewhere) about this crisis!

What Will Happen to Murray’s War Chest Now That He’s Out of the Race?

The mayor can’t just transfer his $200,000 in campaign contributions to another candidate.

Seattle Could Have Cheap, Functional Bikeshare By Mid-June

Council is prepping for an expected influx of privately-owned rent-a-bikes you can park anywhere.

Bigots Attacked a Pair of Pedestrians After They Didn’t Cross the Street Fast Enough

The bigots called them names, drove away, drove back, threw a bottle, waived a gun, and drove away again.

Reichert’s ‘No’ Vote on Trumpcare Came Too Late for Some Indivisibles

Some constituents suspect House Republicans allowed him to vote “no” as a political ploy.

In Murray Case, Presumption of Innocence Crashes Headlong Into Respect for Survivors

The mayor’s response to allegations that he raped minors has drawn more criticism than the allegations themselves.

A Brief, Ugly Altercation at the May Day Anti-Communist March

A woman was surrounded and shouted down by Trump supporters, challenging the narrative that all was peaceful at the event.

Anti-Communists Hold Court at May Day Rally In Westlake

The regularly scheduled anti-capitalist march was replaced by a rally for Trump.