Daniel Person

The City Knew the Bad Minimum Wage Report Was Coming Out, So It Called Up Berkeley

Seattle is getting an object lesson in weaponized data.

Why It Took So Long to Learn a Man Killed By a Deputy Was Brandishing a Pen

The Sheriff’s Office says it wasn’t trying to mislead.

Man Killed By a King County Deputy Last Week Was Armed With a Pen

Initial reports said Tommy Le was carrying a knife.

Is Biased Policing a Problem in North Seattle? A Survey Says No. Activists Say Obviously.

Seattle’s biggest debates over race and police have been playing out north of the Cut.

Race, Rents, and Burgess-Bashing Dominate Forum for City Council Position 8

A very strong field of candidates somehow got stronger.

Murray Declares Vindication in Sex Abuse Lawsuit—And Keeps Door Open for Write-In Run

The lawsuit against him was dropped Tuesday, but lawyers for his accuser say Murray’s overplaying his hand.

Obamacare Has Hit a Snag in Washington. Did the GOP Put it There?

In Grays Harbor County, a Rorschach Test for how people feel about the Affordable Care Act.

Donald Trump Wants to Sell Off the Grid That Gave Us ‘Roll On, Columbia’

What Woody Guthrie can teach us about the president’s budget.

As Oak View Downplays Traffic Concerns, Murray Pushes Forward With KeyArena Renovation Plan

‘Traffic isn’t a KeyArena problem, it’s a Seattle problem.’

Pratt Fall (Or, the Time I Became a Case for Search and Rescue)

I tell my embarrassing tale so others may learn (and comment on anonymously).

Portland ‘Anti-Sharia’ Rally, Criticized By Mayor After Stabbing, Moved to Seattle

The Seattle March Against Sharia is one of more than 20 planned across the nation.

Urquhart Supporters Say He’s a Strong Leader. Critics Say He’s a Vindictive One

Are the lawsuits against the sheriff red flags, or sour grapes?

ACLU Asks City Council to Beef Up Privacy Protections on Smart Meters

The civil rights group says city policy leaves a lot of room for mischief with customer data.

Is It Wrong to Buy a Foreclosed Home?

An opponent of Jon Grant is making hay of his house, but experts say there’s nothing amoral about buying from a bank.

Are the Upzones Working? Rob Johnson Claims Early Victory

Some developers are making a point of participating in the new affordable housing program. But critics still see little to get excited about.

The Stabbing That Tore Open the Debate Over Weapons, Race, and Retaliation

A two-year-old fight continues to cast a shadow over the two men involved.

Why Did a Democratic Staffer Leave a Bunch of Party Financial Information at the PDC’s Front Door?

And why didn’t the PDC investigate what the financial information said?