Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau speaks about the 2019 education levies at a Jan. 24 press conference at Northgate Elementary School. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Seattle Public Schools Face High-Stakes Election

On Feb. 12, voters will decide on two levies that fund staff, special education

Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau speaks about the 2019 education levies at a Jan. 24 press conference at Northgate Elementary School. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Chinese Tech Company Huawei Charged With Stealing Secrets From T-Mobile

Alleged crimes took place at phone company’s Bellevue lab.

King County Council Approves Fossil Fuel Moratorium

Six-month moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure was narrowly approved.

Video Has Redmond Police Under Scrutiny

Redmond police arrest man on skateboard after jaywalking, ‘failing to stop’

Freight Or Fire: King County’s Trash Problem

Should we ship away waste or build an incinerator?

Iosia Faletogo was fatally shot by police on Dec. 31, 2018. Photo via Facebook

Local Samoan Community Reacts to Fatal Police Shooting

Following the death of Iosia Faletogo, community leaders brainstorm creation of cultural home.

Iosia Faletogo was fatally shot by police on Dec. 31, 2018. Photo via Facebook
Seattle Public Schools superintendent finalist Denise Juneau served two terms as Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Parents and Students Weigh In on School District’s Strategic Plan

The draft proposal lists Seattle Public Schools’ priorities for the next three to five years.

Seattle Public Schools superintendent finalist Denise Juneau served two terms as Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

South King County Coalition Targets Affordable Housing

Rent and housing increases have hit south end communities particularly hard.

Federal workers are welcome inside the walls of Benaroya Hall during the government shutdown. Photo by Brandon Patoc

Seattle Symphony and Seattle Opera Offer Free Tickets for Government Workers

You can’t shut down the arts.

Federal workers are welcome inside the walls of Benaroya Hall during the government shutdown. Photo by Brandon Patoc

Microsoft Will Invest $500 Million Toward Regional Housing

The money will be used to subsidize and preserve low- and middle-income housing.

Seattle Set to Propose Eviction Reform

A forthcoming resolution follows the recommendations from a 2018 report.

Exit Poll Indicates Washington Voters Still Support Climate Change Action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

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Proposed Law Would Raise Age Limit For Tobacco Sales

State lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products.

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Members of the Tlingit and Haida Washington Chapter held a meeting between the Washington State Patrol and urban indigenous organizations on December 21, 2018 at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Urban Indigenous Communities Push for Action to Address Violence Against Women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

Members of the Tlingit and Haida Washington Chapter held a meeting between the Washington State Patrol and urban indigenous organizations on December 21, 2018 at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Dembowski Selected to Chair King County Council

Dembowski will take over the position from Joe McDermott, who served as chair for three years.

King County Considers Building 44,000 Affordable Housing Units By 2024

A report on housing released in December was accepted by the King County Council on Monday.

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Seattle Braces for SR 99 Closure

Expect more congestion, longer commutes for next three weeks.

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AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Democrats Turn Attention to 30-Round Magazines, Ghost Guns In 2019

Following gun control success on the November ballot, state Democrats are eyeing further regulation.

AR-15 rifle and a loaded magazine that were recovered from a suspect in a shooting incident at the Kent Station parking garage. Photo courtesy of King County Sheriff’s Office

Climate Change Could Kill Salmon’s Sense of Smell

A report released by UW last month highlights further dangers higher CO2 levels pose to Coho salmon.

It Looks A Lot Like Inslee Is Running For President

New statements and political fundraising from the Governor point towards a 2020 presidential bid.