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  • Dori Monson

    Dori debates: Should employees be penalized for smoking?

    Should employers follow the lead of a company in Japan and give rewards to employees for not smoking? Dori has an even more radical idea - take vacation days away from smokers to make up for all the time spent on cigarette breaks.
  • King County Council votes on budget for gang task force Local News

    King County Council budget vote restores gang unit

    Tuesday afternoon, the King County Council approved the 2019-2020 budget and approved funds to restore the King County Sheriff's Office Gang Unit.
  • wildfire smoke Local News

    Wildfire smoke moves into Western Washington

    It may be short lived, but the haze you're seeing over Western Washington is smoke from the wildfires in California.
  • Rachel Belle

    Travel trend: packages tailored to single parents and their kids

    A vacation can be a different animal for a single parent traveling with their kids. But the tourism industry has finally taken notice. Slowly but surely, there are a handful of companies providing experiences tailored to single parent families.
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    Dori: Amazon is escaping Sawant -- only to face Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    Amazon is escaping the screams of Kshama Sawant with its new HQ2, but running headlong into the congressional district of Sawant's East Coast equivalent, Democratic-Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
  • Amazon Ron and Don

    Upshaw: The good, the bad, and the Amazon

    Amazon gets a lot of criticism for the effect it has on local communities. Much of that is deserved, but it is not the whole story. In the end, Amazon is worth it for the good of the economy. This is why.
  • Queen Anne Local News

    4-alarm Queen Anne fire declared arson

    The Seattle Fire Department announced that the 4-alarm fire at a lumber yard in north Queen Anne on Saturday was intentionally set. 
  • Starbucks Local News

    Report: Starbucks is laying off 350 employees at Seattle HQ

    Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks announced it is laying off 350 corporate employees, mostly at its headquarters. The cuts come shortly after other leadership positions were let go among other changes.
  • Garbage from the homeless is piling up in SoDo Jason Rantz

    SoDo wonders where Seattle City Hall is as homelessness, crime spirals

    Seattle's homeless crisis has business owners and employees in SoDo wondering what exactly the city is doing to help. At Seattle City Hall, problems only seem to get solved when its personal.
  • Archdiocese of Seattle Local News

    Seattle Archdiocese pays nearly $7 million to 6 men who claim abuse

    The Archdiocese of Seattle has paid nearly $7 million to settle six more claims of priests sexually abusing children. The Archdiocese of Seattle has identified 78 church workers who are credibly accused of child sexual abuse.
  • wildfires Dave Ross

    Ross: Do caravans or deadly wildfires threaten America more?

    What should America's priorities be right now -- protecting the border from some caravan far, far over the horizon. Or battling the flames ripping California apart?
  • Michael Medved

    The demographic division that matters most

    The demographic division that counts most in presidential elections has nothing to do with race, gender or income: it involves state boundaries that determine votes in the Electoral College.
  • Durkan Jason Rantz

    Rantz: Mayor Durkan calls port police ‘mall cops' in pitch to retain Seattle cops

    In an effort to stem the “historically large numbers” of cops leaving the Seattle, Mayor Durkan tried to convince officers to stay with the department, making a mall cop joke in the process.
  • Dori Monson

    Dori: Seattleites who replace God with government are 180 degrees from our founding principles

    In Seattle, one of the most irreligious cities in the country, people seem to look to government in place of God. That mentality goes completely against our Founding Fathers' values, and it will also come back to hurt these people who put all of their faith in politicians.
  • Chokepoints

    Late merging ends for NB I-5 Express Lanes in Seattle

    The Washington State Department of Transportation made a small change in the entrance to the northbound I-5 express lanes last week, but it is going to have a big impact on how that stretch of freeway operates.
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