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South King County Coalition Targets Affordable Housing

Rent and housing increases have hit south end communities particularly hard

 

Federal workers are welcome inside the walls of Benaroya Hall during the government shutdown. Photo by Brandon Patoc

Seattle Symphony and Seattle Opera Offer Free Tickets for Government Workers

You can’t shut down the arts.

 

Microsoft Will Invest $500 Million Toward Regional Housing

The money will be used to subsidize and preserve low- and middle-income housing.

 

Seattle Set to Propose Eviction Reform

A forthcoming resolution follows the recommendations from a 2018 report.

On Being Trans: J Mase III Creates a Space to Feel Welcome

The Seattle artist hosts a three-day event at Gay City.

Exit Poll Indicates Washington Voters Still Support Climate Change Action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

NHL Commisioner Shares Vision During Seattle Visit

Gary Bettman discussed the new franchise’s name, the city’s hockey infracture, and future All-Star Games.

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Proposed Law Would Raise Age Limit For Tobacco Sales

State lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products.

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Members of the Tlingit and Haida Washington Chapter held a meeting between the Washington State Patrol and urban indigenous organizations on December 21, 2018 at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Urban Indigenous Communities Push for Action to Address Violence Against Women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Members of the Tlingit and Haida Washington Chapter held a meeting between the Washington State Patrol and urban indigenous organizations on December 21, 2018 at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Dembowski Selected to Chair King County Council

Dembowski will take over the position from Joe McDermott, who served as chair for three years.

King County Considers Building 44,000 Affordable Housing Units By 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Monday.

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Seattle Braces for SR 99 Closure

Expect more congestion, longer commutes for next three weeks.

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AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats Turn Attention to 30-Round Magazines, Ghost Guns In 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office
All Star Opera. Photo by Rachel Koll

All Star Opera Embarks on a World Tour of Seattle

The hip-hop/soul band’s second annual tour of the city’s venues with local artists raises money for homeless women and children.

All Star Opera. Photo by Rachel Koll

Climate Change Could Kill Salmon’s Sense of Smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to Coho salmon.

It Looks A Lot Like Inslee Is Running For President

New statements and political fundraising from the Governor point towards a 2020 presidential bid.

The Fauntleroy dock is the smallest in the Washington State Ferries system and contributes to challenges on the Triangle Route. (File Photo)

UW Fauntleroy Ferry Study Targets Performance Improvements

Short-term recommendations include improved staffing and technology to reduce bottlenecks.

The Fauntleroy dock is the smallest in the Washington State Ferries system and contributes to challenges on the Triangle Route. (File Photo)
Franklin High School. Photo by Joe Wolf/Flickr

Substance Use Policy Revision Keeps Kids in Seattle Schools

Counseling and an individualized plans for students caught using drugs and alcohol has led to a decrease in suspensions at Seattle Public Schools.

Franklin High School. Photo by Joe Wolf/Flickr

Top 10 Albums of 2018

The best music of the year.

How Does The Texas ACA Ruling Affect Washington?

A ruling last week from a Texas judge striking down the ACA will likely be overturned.