King County

Charles Pillon sits inside one of the several buses on Iron Mountain. Photo by Caean Couto

The Last Days of Iron Mountain?

After battling King County government for decades, Charles Pillon may have finally lost the fight over his illegal 10-acre junkyard.

 

All Home board members meet in Seattle on April 23 to talk about its structure. Photo by Josh Kelety

The Never-Ending Search for an Effective King County Homeless Plan

While All Home attempts to address the issue, the group’s lack of actual power results in little change.

 

Redmond Pilots County’s First Community Court

The program’s goal is to connect low-level offenders to resources, as an alternative to jail time.

 

Critics Say Draft Plan From Homelessness Task Force Underwhelms

One Table’s first stab at recommendations leaves some members calling for a bolder, clearly financed plan.

A pro-immigrant sign at the 
                                2018 Women’s March in Seattle. 
Photo by David Lee/Flickr

Can Immigration Issues Be Fixed at the County Level?

King County establishes new commission to support immigrant and refugee communities.

A pro-immigrant sign at the 
                                2018 Women’s March in Seattle. 
Photo by David Lee/Flickr
Scenes from 4Culture’s Creative Justice program, an arts based alternative to incarceration for King County. (Photo courtesy of Creative Justice/Timothy Aguero Photography)

Politics and Art Clash Over 4Culture’s Future

A county ordinance would impose greater oversight on cultural funding agency. But is that necessary?

Scenes from 4Culture’s Creative Justice program, an arts based alternative to incarceration for King County. (Photo courtesy of Creative Justice/Timothy Aguero Photography)