Microsoft Likens NSA Losing WannaCry Hack to Military Losing Missiles

A company exec says an international treaty is needed to prevent these attacks in the future.

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.

Fare Increases for State Ferries Likely This Fall

Washington State Ferries must generate $8.4 million in new revenue, according to the transportation operating budget.

State Rep. Jessyn Farrell, a Pro-Transit Urbanist, Is ALSO Running for Mayor

She’s the third this week. There’s just one more week to go to file.

Murray 2.0? Jenny Durkan Poised to Build on Mayor’s Legacy, Not Reverse It

In her campaign kickoff today, she framed herself as a mainstream progressive who could get things done. Sound familiar?

Group Launches Campaign to Bar Safe Consumption Sites in King County

Advocates say the sites would provide a safe environment to use drugs, medical staff to respond to emergencies, and treatment options.

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.

Sorry Seattle, But Twin Peaks Is Located In Eastern Washington

An unpopular argument about a popular show.

What Lawmakers Have Been Working On While Not Solving McCleary

This year’s motto could be: Don’t sweat the big stuff.

Cop Pepper-Spraying Homeless Water Bottles ‘Probably Rose to a Criminal Level,’ Says Police Oversight Head

The county prosecutor hasn’t decided whether to press charges.

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.

Ahoy! GIFs From the Opening of Seattle Boat Season

Stately seafairing vessels paraded down Montlake Cut for the occassion.

City Light’s Smart Meters Are Hitting the Grid This Summer. Is There Anything to Fear?

A small, dedicated group of customers say yes. But the utility says there’s nothing but benefit to the new tech.

Murray Will Leave Office With a Stack of Accomplishments, and More Than a Few Enemies

A year-by-year look at Murray’s mayoral tenure.

We Can Now Have the Mayor’s Race This City Needs

Murray dropping out of the race allows the courts to seek justice while we seek a leader.

Murray Drops Re-Election Bid, Will Finish Term

The move comes more than a month after sex abuse allegations against the mayor emerged.