The mayoral candidate endorsed an approach, most famously used in New York City, that virtually guarantees shelter on demand. That could require adding tens of millions of dollars to the emergency shelter system.
In any other week, Amazon’s HQ2 announcement might have continued to dominate the local political scene. This week, however, Seattle’s mayor resigned. We discuss both stories on Episode 52 of The Overcast.
A King County judge said a Burien anti-sanctuary initiative was invalid, saying it exceeded the scope of its authority and violated state regulations “for the contents and form of a petition.”
Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell took the oath of office Wednesday afternoon, a day after a fifth man — a relative — accused Ed Murray of child sexual abuse dating back several decades.
Powerful people were highly annoyed around here for two decades at the agitations of anti-stadium activist Chris Van Dyk. But recent events have proved him right.