Stories tagged: Seattle
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Seattle city leaders say they’ll work to repeal a tax passed just last month on businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks designed to help pay for homeless services and affordable …
Sun., June 10, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Authorities said they’ve safely captured a bear who appeared in a north Seattle suburb Sunday afternoon.
Sun., June 10, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
Earlier this year, the big-business tax of $275 per employee, per year took shape inside City Hall, as City Council members sought money for low-income housing and homeless services. This …
Fri., June 8, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
Seattle officials say they are moving forward with plans for a safe drug-injection site in the city.
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
Authorities say nine people were arrested at a protest of U.S. immigration policy that blocked a downtown Seattle street and disrupted traffic for nearly two hours.
Tue., June 5, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Seattle’s growth is driving glass artist Martin Blank from his South Lake Union hot shop. But before shutting it down, he brought his friends together to make one last sculpture.
Mon., June 4, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
The 17-year-old Franklin High School senior, who dreamed of a career in the Marine Corps, went ghost hunting at a local park with friends Friday night, police say. They ran …
Mon., June 4, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
42,000 pounds of garbage: Seattle quietly cleaning up, clearing out hot spots for people living in vehicles
Seattle is cleaning up trash around clusters of homeless vehicle campers — and sometimes towing them.
UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018, 1:58 p.m.
Amtrak officials say a landslide between Portland and Seattle has suspended service between the cities.
Thu., May 31, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
For the first time, King County’s annual one-night count of homelessness found more than half of homeless people were sleeping outside versus in shelter, with a stark increase in the …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
A Seattle police SWAT team breached several doors in a Capitol Hill apartment Wednesday afternoon, ending a 13-hour standoff involving a King County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting his domestic …
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said Wednesday she wants to get hundreds more homeless people into tiny houses, emergency shelters and other safe housing over the next 90 days.
Wed., May 30, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
Lummi carvers are headed home from their unsuccessful journey to free Lolita the captive orca at the Miami Seaquarium. They vow to never give up.
UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
More than 10 years after a woman was grabbed in Seattle and raped, her alleged attacker has been identified through DNA.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
All-glass walls, a rotating floor and benches are part of the most expensive upgrade of the Space Needle’s history.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
The U.S. Census Bureau released new population figures for U.S. cities on Thursday, and they show that Seattle has toppled Austin, Texas, to become the nation’s fastest-growing big city this …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Seattle dog-sitting marketplace Rover.com has raised another $125 million from investors, increasing by 80 percent the total funds it has reeled in since it was founded in 2011. Rover will …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Amazon and Starbucks are among companies that have promised to cut large checks to a campaign collecting signatures for a referendum on Seattle’s head tax.
Wed., May 23, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
Celebrity fishing-boat captain Sig Hansen pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge that he assaulted an Uber driver last year under a recommended arrangement with prosecutors that could allow him …
Wed., May 23, 2018, 11:25 a.m.
Special Olympics athletes will be playing ball with celebrities and CEOs in Seattle ahead of the official games this summer.
Tue., May 22, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
The Space Needle is set to unveil the biggest renovation in its 56-year history next month, a $100 million investment in a single year of construction that transformed the structure’s …
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport’s national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.
Sun., May 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
Mayor David Condon and a majority of the Spokane City Council pointed to investments that have already been made in addressing housing issues within city limits that don’t necessitate taxing …
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
U.S. authorities have arrested a Seattle woman and conducted raids in an investigation into what they say is an international criminal operation tied to China.
Sat., May 19, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
With a long tradition in the Pacific Northwest, it’s a lifestyle timeless, unique – and now evolving. As Seattle booms and the scramble for affordable housing intensifies, living aboard is …
Sat., May 19, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A jury in King County has issued a $25 million judgment for a woman who went to Harborview Medical Center’s Stroke Center for treatment but suffered a paralyzing turn for …
Sat., May 19, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A coalition of businesses in Seattle has started a campaign to repeal the city’s new tax on large businesses to help fund homeless services and affordable housing.
Fri., May 18, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Software developer is now the most common occupation in the Seattle area. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 60,000 employed in that field …
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 1:57 p.m.
More than 16,000 pounds of Copper River salmon arrived at SeaTac Airport early Friday morning.
Thu., May 17, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Seattle police say a man was severely injured in a hatchet attack downtown.