He was already mourning. Then his brother was shot by police.

This is a story about a fatal police shooting and the loved ones who are left behind. It's become a familiar one in Seattle in…

How the 3rd-place finisher changed the mayor’s race

Attorney Nikkita Oliver’s campaign for mayor began quietly last winter, developing out of low-key meetings in the wood-floor backroom of the Central District’s 109-year-old Washington…

Can Seattle’s new bike share succeed where Pronto failed?

The failure of Seattle’s first attempt at bike sharing was autopsied to infinity, a reflection of the bike community’s conviction that the city is, or could be,…

With more than a thousand living in cars, what’s the city’s next move?

With the disclosure of new draft legislation that would allow more flexibility for people living in their vehicles when it comes to ticketing or towing, Seattle’s most explosive…

Oliver’s leap forward still leaves her out of recount range

A week after Election Day, attorney Nikkita Oliver now trails urban planner Cary Moon by only 1,362 votes for the chance to compete against former U.S. Attorney…

Moon holds edge, but Oliver vows to fight on

Although attorney Nikkita Oliver has gained ground again in the primary race for mayor, urban planner Cary Moon continues to hold a razor-thin lead of 1,664…

Oliver gains ground but odds still long

With the release of 28,000 more Seattle ballots Friday, urban planner Cary Moon held on to her second place position in the mayoral primary and…

Moon gains ground in latest ballot tally

In the latest round of election results Thursday, urban planner Cary Moon strengthened her hold on second place position over attorney Nikkita Oliver, widening her…

Key races in limbo after new primary results

The election night results for Seattle’s primary continue to hold Wednesday after a release of 24,000 more Seattle ballots from King County elections. Former U.S.…

After 89 years, a woman will take charge of City Hall

For the first time in 89 years, Seattle will have a female mayor. It will only be the second time in this progressive city’s history…

Leading group on sex abuse, councilmember say Murray should resign

Monday saw two more high-profile calls for Mayor Ed Murray to resign: The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) and Councilmember Kshama Sawant. Their calls…

At City Hall, a massive department is mired in chaos

Last summer, a Seattle police officer called in to say his in-car network was down. No driving or arrest records could be checked. There was no…

City’s highest-paid employee won’t be getting that bonus

Seattle City Light CEO Larry Weis won't be getting his bonus this year. The reason, according to the mayor's office, is not because of any…

Police union: Murray can’t force body cams

Downtown bike cops started wearing body cameras last Saturday and the rank-and-file police officers’ union — made up of 1,300 officers and sergeants — is…
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