George Howland Jr.

Photo via Washington Convention Center

Sister’s Work Could Raise Conflict Issues for Jenny Durkan If Elected

T. Ryan Durkan has worked on projects ranging from the Convention Center to Sound Transit.

 

Photo via Washington Convention Center

If Elected, Moon Would Have to Stay Mum on Convention Center Expansion

The mayoral candidate’s husband is the lead architect, meaning she’d have to recuse herself from oversight on the two-million-square-foot project.

 

‘Queen Christine’ and the Tax Revolt

The governor must defend a huge transportation plan she helped pass. But business, labor, and environmental groups aren't sure there should even be a campaign against anti-gas-tax Initiative 912.

 

Christine Gregoire: few clear positions and none controversial.

A Campaign Gets Ugly

Republicans applaud while Democratic gubernatorial candidates Christine Gregoire and Ron Sims tangle.

Christine Gregoire: few clear positions and none controversial.

A chameleon candidate?

Judy Nicastro's bid for Seattle City Council brings together polar opposites.

Andy Stephenson in March 2004.

A Fight to the End

Voting-rights activist Andy Stephenson, 43, dies.

Andy Stephenson in March 2004.
In Bellevue Monday, June 6, Dino Rossi exits the campaign for governor after zinging the state Supreme Court.

A Fraudulent Finish

Republican Dino Rossi ends his 2004 bid for governor by attacking the judiciary.

In Bellevue Monday, June 6, Dino Rossi exits the campaign for governor after zinging the state Supreme Court.

A GOP Debt Goes Away

The state Republican Party has quietly eliminated a huge legal bill from contesting the election of Gov. Christine Gregoire.

A Judgment Call

A Judgment Call

IT WAS EASY to like Michael Spearman when he was a crusading lawyer. Now he's a King County Superior Court Judge running for state Supreme… Continue reading

A Judgment Call
A Labor of Shove

A Labor of Shove

A militant union, 26,000 low-paid workers, and a $23 billion budget collide in Olympia.

A Labor of Shove
Dean Nielsen: Any seat in the congressional delegation "is up for grabs."

A Liberal Minor League

Progressive Majority says the left needs to develop a good farm system if it is to take back Congress.

Dean Nielsen: Any seat in the congressional delegation "is up for grabs."
Port Commissioner-elect Alec Fisken: Containers forever.

A Return to Port

Alec Fisken's victory strengthens support on the Seattle Port Commission

Port Commissioner-elect Alec Fisken: Containers forever.

A Shift to the Left

Nick Licata becomes the new Seattle City Council president, and six female finalists for a vacant seat are picked.

King County Executive Ron Sims.

A Sims-Sized Job

RON SIMS, I want you to save human services.Now, I know that you will object to me putting it that bluntly. You'd prefer: King County… Continue reading

King County Executive Ron Sims.
Charles W. Johnson and Pamela Loginsky.

A Supreme Contest

Prosecutor Pamela Loginsky challenges Supreme Court Justice Charles Johnson.

Charles W. Johnson and Pamela Loginsky.
The youth are on fire.

A time to dance

MOTHER'S DAY sentiment didn't help Margaret Pageler. Instead of mobilizing the Teen Dance Ordinance's fans Monday, the Seattle City Council member found herself presiding over… Continue reading

The youth are on fire.
Pier 69, the spectacular headquarters of the Port of Seattle (top), and CEO Mic Dinsmore.

A Waterfront Brawl

E-mails suggest Port of Seattle CEO Mic Dinsmore tried to influence last year's Port Commission election, and two of the five members think he should go.

Pier 69, the spectacular headquarters of the Port of Seattle (top), and CEO Mic Dinsmore.
At session's end on Sunday, April 24, the governor smiles on behalf of fellow Democrats.

All Action and No Talk

Democrats have a lot to show for their one-party rule in Olympia, but they've failed to explain to voters why new tax dollars are needed.

At session's end on Sunday, April 24, the governor smiles on behalf of fellow Democrats.
All Politics Is Local

All Politics Is Local

Political Food Fight

All Politics Is Local
Doug MacDonald, state secretary of transportation.

All Politics Is Local

The Viaduct Killer

Doug MacDonald, state secretary of transportation.