Teresa Mosqueda speaks to her supporters on election night. Photo by Naomi Ishisaka

How Will Teresa Mosqueda Change City Hall?

Drawing on her lived experience, the newly elected councilmember says she aims to advocate for women and marginalized communities.

Teresa Mosqueda speaks to her supporters on election night. Photo by Naomi Ishisaka

Kent to Rededicate the Robert E. Lee Memorial Building

Seeking to clarify the building’s namesake, the city will add the word “chief.”

Friendly Village mobile home park in Redmond was recently bought by the King County Housing Authority and will remain as a park. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter

Housing Authority Purchases Redmond Mobile Home Park, Saves Seniors

A sale to a private developer would have likely forced many residents out.

Friendly Village mobile home park in Redmond was recently bought by the King County Housing Authority and will remain as a park. Aaron Kunkler/Redmond Reporter
Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Residents of SeaTac Mobile Home Park Make Plans to Acquire Land

“The path out of poverty lies with owning real estate, not renting it.”

Residents at SeaTac’s Firs Mobile Home Park received a closure notice for October 31, but most have chosen to stay in their homes. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Jenny Durkan Claims Victory, Will Become Mayor of Seattle Later This Month

A second ballot drop widened her lead and pushed opponent Cary Moon to concede.

Initial Returns Point to a Power Shift in the State Senate

With a 25-24 advantage, what will Democrats do?

Jenny Durkan Emerges From Election Night With Seemingly Insurmountable Lead

But the Cary Moon campaign refuses to quit in the fight to become mayor.

Students Sue Their School, a College Stuns a Candidate, and the Fight for On-Time Ferries

Plus an effort to expand health coverage in South King County.

Money On the Table for a Safe Drug Consumption Site in Seattle

As other cities in King County balk, Seattle’s City Council preps for a major public-health effort.

Seattle police car. Photo by Dmitri Fedortchenko, Flickr Creative Commons

Advocates Wonder If One Aspect of a Police Union Contract Could Erode Reforms

A tentative agreement creates an additional appeals process for disciplined police officers.

Seattle police car. Photo by Dmitri Fedortchenko, Flickr Creative Commons

One Year Later, Some Anti-Trump Seattleites Still Mad Enough to Hit the Streets

There were a couple hundred and not thousands this time. But attendees consider this the beginning.

Photo by Casey Jaywork

As Seattle Takes Big Steps Toward Police Reform, Some Activists of Color Remain Wary

Big news on the consent-decree front. But not everyone’s celebrating.

Photo by Casey Jaywork
Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. Photo courtesy King County

King County Could Ban Solitary Confinement for Youth in Detention

Last week, a lawsuit was filed over the practice; this week, King County scrambled to respond.

Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. Photo courtesy King County
Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website on Friday after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com

Cornell University says ‘No Record’ of Mercer Island Council Candidate’s Degree

A group of Islanders question Joy Langley’s educational credentials, but she stands by her resume.

Mercer Island City Council candidate Joy Langley posted a photo of her various credentials — including her Cornell degree — on her website on Friday after a group of residents questioned her education credentials. Photo courtesy of ElectJoy.com
Daniel Brown, 37, has been houseless in Seattle for the past three years. He attended the protest because he said he’s “desperate for change in my own life.” Photos by Melissa Hellmann

‘We Sweep Trash, Not People’: Advocates Again Demand an End to Sweeps

On the two-year anniversary of the ‘state of emergency’ on homelessness, some question what’s changed.

Daniel Brown, 37, has been houseless in Seattle for the past three years. He attended the protest because he said he’s “desperate for change in my own life.” Photos by Melissa Hellmann

Welcome to the Bliss Jungle

A party house in Shoreline served as a home base for a community of hippies. It was also, according to multiple alleged victims, the scene of numerous rapes.

Under Threat From Development, Residents of a Mobile Home Park Fight to Stay

Around 200 residents face eviction and an unforgiving King County housing market.

Everett Standing Firm on Bikini Barista Rules

The city filed legislation in response to their legal request to have the ordinances tossed.

A former employee and longtime member of Christian Faith Center, 33645 20th Ave. S., has filed a lawsuit against the church alleging that a pastor sexually harassed her. HEIDI SANDERS, the Mirror

Federal Way Megachurch Slapped With Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

The suit claims that pastor Caleb D. Treat preyed upon employees and members of the congregation.

A former employee and longtime member of Christian Faith Center, 33645 20th Ave. S., has filed a lawsuit against the church alleging that a pastor sexually harassed her. HEIDI SANDERS, the Mirror
Photo via Seattle Department of Transportation

Will Seattle (Finally) Protect Its Tree Canopy?

Tree advocates see hope in recent moves by Burgess and the City Council.

Photo via Seattle Department of Transportation