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Shelters maxed out as city sweeps homeless from streets

In Pioneer Square lately, you don’t have to go far to find someone who’s been kicked off city property for sleeping in a tent. On…

Year of the Seattle urbanist? Not quite yet

When the Sierra Club worked to defeat the Roads and Transit measure in 2007, a smart politico told us “you want to win the election,…

Close race: Harrell, in line for Council President, up against the ropes

The most recent ballots, released by King County at 7 p.m. Friday, have turned a once sleepy election into a nail-biter. Bruce Harrell -- whom…

The neighborhood numbers shaping Seattle’s council races

Seattle’s very first City Council primary under a new district-based election system is under our belt. Although the ballots are still being counted, early precinct…

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…