Seattle Politics

'Liberty or Death': rightwing protesters march against alleged leftwing violence in Seattle

More than 100 rightwing demonstrators marched with firearms through the streets of downtown Seattle on Saturday afternoon, in an event billed as a protest against an alleged tide of leftwing violence.<p>Many demonstrators at the “Liberty or Death” rally wore camouflage, body armor, helmets and …

Rights & Freedoms

Why Have Seattle's Urban Forests Dodged Development?

“With so much building going on in Seattle, why haven’t urban forests like Interlaken and Ravenna been developed?”<p>Adam Goch of Greenwood asked that …

Forests

The Times recommends: Retain three state Supreme Court justices

Voters have no choice but to re-elect Justices Owens, Gonzalez and McCloud.

Judiciary

Podcast: Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best

Rhythm & News interview with Chief Carmen Best, who was recently confirmed by the Seattle City Council as Seattle’s new police chief, and Chris H. …

Seattle City Council

The Coming Green Wave

If emotions were water, and you took all the heartbreak felt by the millions who followed the plight of a starving orca whale grieving over her dead calf, you’d have a river the size of the mighty Columbia.<p>If anger were a volcano, and you let loose all the rage felt by people over the daily …

Opinion

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff gets a $550-an-hour coach

The taxpayer-funded transit authority for the Puget Sound region has hired a $550-an-hour management coach to help its chief executive get along …

Business

Gun Safety Measure Could Be Blocked from November Ballot

by Heidi GrooverThe initiative would raise the purchase age for certain guns in Washington. GEORGE FREY/GETTYWashingtonians may not vote on a gun …

Seattle

ICYMI: New Ticks on the Block, Tarantula Tacos & More

A weekly roundup for busy people<p>The Asian long-horned tick arrives in the United States. In Asia, the species carries a virus that kills 15 percent …

Hurricane Maria

Rep. Matt Manweller Sues Central Washington University for $2 Million, Says He'll Release the Report Next Week

by Rich SmithRelease the report sooner, Matt. WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATUREFriday afternoon Rep. Matt Manweller sued his former employer, Central …

Sexual Harassment

Be More. PBS.

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Watchlist

Sawant office leaking homeless cleanup plans to activists, protesters

A stand-off between Seattle’s Navigation Team and activists led to tense moments during an unsanctioned homeless camp cleanup in the Ravenna Woods in …

City Politics

The DCCC Is Coming For Rossi In the 8th

The race in the 8th finally catches the attention of the DCCC. by Rich SmithI rate this attack ad 'Mildly Spicy.' Screenshot from DCCC Video …

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Delusional WA Progressive candidate insults veterans

There’s a level of sickness spreading amongst some politicians – on both sides – and a series of mind-numbingly dumb statements by a local …

Civil Rights

As smoke hangs over Northwest, study shows air pollution was already high

The study analyzed levels of the smallest particulate matter — the kind that poses the biggest health risks — as measured by air-quality stations …

Pollution

Death Cab for Cutie perform five songs on Kimmel: Watch

Death Cab for Cutie will drop their ninth studio record, <i>Thank You for Today</i>, in just one day. In anticipation of the release, the band appeared on</i> …

Seattle

Three Hundred Papers Circle Jerk to Their Own Image

You've gotta fire up those subscribers any way you can. by Katie Herzog artisteer/Getty ImagesThe big news in media land today is that 300 newspapers …

Social Media

McKenna: Expect Supreme Court to be flooded with gun rights cases

Former Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna recalls his law school professor, Frank Easterbrook, when considering the potential changes at …

Gun Control

Seattle's Socialist City Council Member Thinks Housing Is a Human Right—Unless it Comes at the Expense of Music Venues

A few months ago, Sawant was fighting for the "Amazon tax," a literal tax on jobs that would have raised some $75 million annually to fund affordable …

Housing

Seattle city council votes to save the Showbox

Seattle’s iconic music venue the Showbox is safe from demolition, at least for now.<p>After The Onni Group announced their plans to tear down the venue …

Seattle City Council

US, Mexico announce new strategies on cartels

AP National News VideoMore>><p>A grand jury report reveals hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children - and …

Donald Trump

Hundreds of teachers to rally for higher pay

Hundreds of teachers in Western Washington school districts will be rallying for higher pay Wednesday.Many of them of them say they’re closer to …

Education

Solar Power

Bust out a bubbly beverage, because there are <i>no more eclipses</i> until January 2019! That’s right: <i>zero</i> eclipses for the rest of the year. Though you may …

Seattle

POLL TIME! Would You Stay in Seattle If It Always Looked Like This?

by Katie HerzogWelcome to sunny Seattle! AREKMALANG / GETTY IMAGESThere are some serious downsides to living in this city (i.e., the cost of living, …

Seattle

Democrats Are Uniting Around Kim Schrier This Afternoon

We're voting for Kim now. by Rich SmithWe're voting for Kim now.In an effort to rally the troops behind Kim Schrier, the Democratic candidate who …

Seattle

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Trump Hates All Americans Equally

by Dan SavageAlso: Sanders can't guarantee that there isn't a tape out there of Trump using the n-word. And she can't guarantee that because there …

Donald Trump

DREAM JOB: Live on a Greek island and take care of 55 cats

Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:48:20 GMT<p>I'm more of a dog person, but if there is a place …

Montana

Democratic Socialist to Run Against Rep. Adam Smith in Nov. Election

Sarah Smith, a 30-year-old Democratic socialist, will face off against 21-year incumbent Democrat Rep. Adam Smith in the November general election in …

Middle-class

City Council moves to preserve famed Seattle music venue

An iconic Seattle music venue that could've been slated for destruction has been given a temporary reprieve<p>The City Council voted 8-0 Monday to …

City Politics

Dave Grohl & Pearl Jam Win Emotional Seattle Battle

KIRO 7 reports that The City Council extended the Pike Place Market historical district to include the Showbox and protect it from demolition, a …

City Politics

Chief Best sworn in to lead Seattle Police

(Image: City of Seattle)<b>Carmen Best</b> has served Seattle citizens on the sometimes-dangerous streets of the city for 26 years. Now she has successfully …

City Halls