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Port candidates focus on transparency

There is considerable agreement between the two candidates running for the Seattle Port Commission Position 5 seat on one central issue: The commission, as it stands now,…

Goodspaceguy: The definitive interview with King County’s perennial candidate

It’s not often that the sex lives of astronauts are mentioned not once, but multiple times in an interview with a politician. But then, there…

Decision to host Shell’s Arctic fleet haunts Seattle port commissioner

Early this year, the Port of Seattle commissioners agreed to a short-term lease with the shipping company Foss Maritime to moor its ships in the…

Seattle City Council election results: Good for most incumbents

The field of 47 candidates for Seattle City Council was thinned Tuesday night with few surprises, save one: Sitting Councilmember Jean Godden is trailing badly…

City and Port politics maintain collision course over Shell

Washington is the only state in the country that elects its port commissioners. So when an audience member at Tuesday’s public port commissioner meeting — focused…

Protestors not giving up on foiling Shell’s Seattle moorage plans

The issue has all the elements of dramatic cinema: a beautiful coastal city, Arctic drilling, business leaders anxious to compete in the global maritime industry…