James Bush

Eyman

Radio static

Tim Eyman's back—and this time it's personal.Everyone's favorite tax-cutter is miffed because opponents of his Initiative 747 have taken to the radio waves to encourage… Continue reading

Eyman
Real Gross

Real Gross

The show that showed seven people getting "real"—let's just hope they did their laundry.

Real Gross
Renters' rights redux

Renters’ rights redux

Seattle City Council member Judy Nicastro is back at work maintaining her status as Public Enemy No. 1 among Seattle's rental-propertied classes."You, too, belong to… Continue reading

Renters' rights redux

Republiclown

King County Republican Party chair Reed Davis doesn't mince words.When in-party critics departed his rebel GOP county convention last weekend to deny him a quorum,… Continue reading

Riding the sky

Riding the sky

Will someone please change the destination signs on the monorail to read "purgatory?"That's where this train is bound after last week's Seattle City Council vote… Continue reading

Riding the sky
Rom Sims: Can't touch this!

Ron versus nobody

Quick quiz: Name the Republican politician who challenged King County Executive Ron Sims in 1997.Don't remember? Yet, once again, The Seattle Times editorial page is… Continue reading

Rom Sims: Can't touch this!
Rotten to the core

Rotten to the core

Did the school district ignore teachers' charges during its investigation of a controversial West Seattle principal?

Rotten to the core
Visual blight? Au contraire!

Run over by the train

Has a new monorail initiative driven City Hall out of the race?

Visual blight? Au contraire!
Nicastro: Hey! I could run for mayor.

Run, Judy, run!

Sensing a dearth of mayoral candidates who just open their mouths and say whatever they happen to be thinking, Seattle City Council member Judy Nicastro… Continue reading

Nicastro: Hey! I could run for mayor.

Running man

The legend of Pre.

SACKED SUB

A veteran teacher learns a hard lesson: that the Seattle School District never forgets or forgives.

Schell goes

At least Paul Schell managed a graceful exit.The outgoing mayor faced the Seattle media for the final time last Wednesday, with his wife, Pam, at… Continue reading

Schell Shock

Schell Shock

Will the mayor be around for four more years?

Schell Shock

Schell, Sims selling surface solution

With the activist group Save Our Valley pushing vociferously for consideration of a below-ground rail line in Southeast Seattle, Mayor Paul Schell and County Executive… Continue reading

Schell’s no wuss

PAUL SCHELL was right. It seems like it was only yesterday that the already WTO-scarred Schell got called a coward—and worse—for canceling the millennium celebration… Continue reading

Seattle’s teleprompter politics

And now, a very special Compton Report . . . Jim's running. That's right, former KING 5 commentator Jim Compton is leading the charge of… Continue reading

Send money

Seattle officeholders take credit for the city's three successful ballot issues approved over the last three years, but how many have actually written a check… Continue reading

Are we having fun yet? Candidate Dawn Mason (left) sure is; Jim Compton not so much.

Sense and sensibility

Studious Compton challenges charismatic Mason in City Council dustup.

Are we having fun yet? Candidate Dawn Mason (left) sure is; Jim Compton not so much.

Separating Seattle

The 2001 city elections could lead to an interesting change.No, I don't mean the new mayor—this campaign has not only resurrected the concept of electing… Continue reading

SHA board blues

When a coalition of public housing residents, housing advocates, and union officials managed to get state legislation passed and proposed to expand the Seattle Housing… Continue reading