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Proposed Federal Budget Would Slash Puget Sound’s EPA Funding by 93 Percent

It’s just a draft, but it doesn’t bode well, say environmental advocates.

Three (or Four) Ways the U District Upzone Could Go

The mayor signed the legislation on Thursday. Now comes the fun part.

Hackles Raised As Teatro ZinZanni’s Eviction Draws Near

With no firm place to go, the dinner theater says the opera could give them more time, but is refusing.

Faithless Electors Fight for Their Right to Buck Their Party

The three electors are each facing a $1,000 fine for not supporting Hillary Clinton.

Seattle Rents Continue to Rise

Seattle median rent rose 3.4 percent during February.

A Badly Needed Conversation About Homeless Spending

In considering a homeless tax levy, Seattle must avoid the typical pro-tax/anti-tax battle lines.

This Seattle-Based Startup Looks to Capitalize on #DeleteUber

The rideshare app Moovn comes with a humanitarian credo its founder hopes will resonate with customers.

Why Ed Murray Can’t Quit the Catholic Church

The mayor has made his faith a central part of his public persona. But the Church has not always been an easy institution for the gay, liberal politician to be a part of.

Cyclists, Business Groups Reach Compromise on Burke-Gilman ‘Missing Link’

A safe bike lane on a deadly stretch of road comes after more than a decade of obstruction.

Former Mexican Consul: Citizenship Is a Powerful (and Realistic) Shield For Many Immigrants in U.S.

A symposium in Kirkland last week discussed immigration in the age of Trump.

Council OKs Police Body Cams Despite Concerns

Who watches the watchmen? Not body cams, warns ACLU-WA, unless they come with tougher policies.

Can Seattle Indivisibles Replicate the Tea Party’s Fury? They Aim to Find Out.

Following an anti-Obama playbook to fight Trump.