News & Comment

The Debate Over How to Spend Soda Tax Money

Seattle leaders do not want to buy the world a Coke.

 

Next Up For Anti-Pipeline Activists: JP Morgan Chase

“I know it makes people uncomfortable. But that’s the only way they’re listening.”

 

Murray Now Has 10 Challengers. Will He Get Any More?

There is an effort to get Bill Bryant to run.

 

Soda Tax Will Include Diet Products Because Equity, Say Mayor and Councilmembers

Typically, diet sodas are marketed to upper-class consumers, while the poor drink sugar.

Meet the Brash and Brilliant Lawyer Who Won’t Leave Ed Murray Alone

Lincoln Beauregard’s style isn’t orthodox, but it works.

Voter Access Helps Democrats. So Why Is a Republican Championing It?

It’s about democracy, not Democrats.

Vashon Island’s Unique New Affordable Housing Option

Through a community land trust, residents of the development are purchasing homes for 30 percent of the area’s median home price.

Teen Suspect in Downtown Robbery Charged as Adult

The incident resulted in the death of a 19-year-old suspect and injuries to three SPD officers.

Paul Allen to Donate $30 Million for Seattle Homeless Housing and Resource Center

The Microsoft co-founder and Vulcan chair is partnering with Seattle and Mercy Housing Northwest.

Inslee Names New Department of Corrections Secretary

Can the new guy bring stability to a department that has had four leaders in the last two years?

Was That the Worst Mariners Game Ever?

After getting pounded by the Tigers, the Mariners are without their best hitter and King Felix is in limbo.

A Guide to Seattle’s New Left

Welcome to the bold new movements, organizers and leaders challenging Seattle’s liberal establishment.