Stories tagged: Seattle
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
The National Hockey League is expanding to Seattle. The NHL Board of Governors has unanimously approved adding Seattle as the league’s 32nd franchise. Play will begin in 2021 after arena …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
The NHL will soon have 32 teams if Seattle is approved as expected next week. An even balance between conferences. A cross-border rival for the Vancouver Canucks in the Pacific …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
It was just this spring when Greater Seattle led the nation in home-price increases. Now, prices here are falling faster than anywhere.
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
The city of Seattle will pay $75,000 to settle a lawsuit by the former foster son of ex-Mayor Ed Murray, who had accused Murray of misusing his official position to …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
With Amazon’s gaze shifting to the East Coast, Seattle is in for something different.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Lime is launching a car-sharing service in Seattle this week, starting with the placement of 50 vehicles on city streets.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:44 a.m.
Starbucks is notifying about 350 corporate employees Tuesday that they no longer have a job with the Seattle coffee giant, an expected wave of layoffs associated with a reorganization announced …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Social-media site Gab.com, which became an internet outcast after one of its racist users was arrested in the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, is back online thanks to the …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
A pro Initiative 940 commercial featuring Jim Pugel and Charleena Lyles’ sister has been running on TV for weeks, angering some current and retired officers.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
Earlier this week the news was that the average Seattle-area homebuyer has been successfully able to
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
John Thomas Davis had grown increasingly frustrated and angry about increasing crime that he blamed on the homeless before the deadly shooting in the Licton Springs neighborhood. King County prosecutors …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 9 a.m.
Proponents of Initiative 1631, on the Nov. 6 statewide ballot, allege misleading tactics, and some business owners say they did not expect their enterprises to be listed on the flyer. …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Seattle City Council members have thrown initial support behind a proposal that would study the possibility of exempting tampons and other menstrual hygiene products from the city’s portion of the …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
Kory Slaatthaug and Mickey Bambrick are celebrating the family’s 50 years as property owners by doing something unheard of for a landlord: For the month of November, everyone in the …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
A man has been charged in connection with a church arson in Seattle last week.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Thousands of people woke up early Saturday morning to attend ESPN College GameDay’s first-ever show at Washington State in person and almost 2 million more caught the three-hour program on …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A King County judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation against Seattle’s new gun-storage law, siding with the …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association against Seattle’s new gun-storage law.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by young activists who accuse the federal government of violating their constitutional rights with policies that …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
A lot has changed in the half-century since Elmer Dixon and his brother founded the Seattle chapter of the Black Panthers, but the key issues that motivate him remain essentially …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
NFL owners said Wednesday they are certain that the Seahawks will remain in Seattle, even if the franchise is sold following the death of owner Paul Allen earlier this week.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Three county-council members say Councilmember Kathy Lambert’s comments about rape allegations leveled against Sen. Joe Fain “do not represent the King County Council.”
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
‘Trump … blinked, Seattle won,’ Durkan says as police get federal funds despite ‘sanctuary city’ threats
The Trump administration, after threatening to withhold funds for Seattle in retaliation for the city’s immigration policies, has agreed to hand over the money, according to Mayor Jenny Durkan and …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
King County plans to turn a wing of the downtown Seattle jail into a shelter for homeless people, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced Thursday.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Uber’s vow to lobby for congestion pricing in Seattle could be the biggest boost yet for a City Hall effort that’s certain to encounter political roadblocks.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
Kevin Durant got nostalgic when he came out for player introductions wearing green-and-gold sneakers and an old-school No. 40 Shawn Kemp jersey before addressing the soldout crowd that also wore …
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday afternoon that Seattle’s expansion bid has been unanimously forwarded for a December board of governors vote. The aim is to launch the new team …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle. Commissioner Gary Bettman says the Board of Governors executive committee recommended to the full group to proceed with Seattle’s …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Mayor Jenny Durkan banned scooters, citing safety concerns, noting a Washington Post report that scooter-related emergency room visits have spiked in cities after scooter shares come to town.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
A month after holding two-sold out concerts in Seattle to raise money to combat homelessness, Pearl Jam has announced that some of the money will go toward ensuring no young …