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Kipp Robertson

Kipp Robertson
Kipp joined the team in February 2015. He's worked as a reporter in the greater Seattle area since graduating from Western Washington University in 2010. Email Kipp at

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Cary Moon: ‘We are becoming a city of haves and have-nots’
Kipp Robertson | April 27, 2017 6:34 am
Seattle has a lot of things going for it, including wealth, intelligence, and creativity, Seattle mayoral candidate Cary Moon says.
Seattle Mayoral Candidate Nikkita Oliver
Mayoral candidate: Seattle isn’t growing in a strategic way
Kipp Robertson | April 25, 2017 5:34 am
Seattle mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver says growth isn't bad, but the Emerald City isn't doing so in a "strategic way."
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Co-founder of Fremont Brewing wants to help craft city policy
Kipp Robertson | April 21, 2017 7:53 am
Sara Nelson co-founder of Fremont Brewing, filed this week. She told Seattle's Morning News the city could benefit from her real-life experience.
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Seattle mayor pitches city income tax days after opponent does
Kipp Robertson | April 21, 2017 6:51 am
Current Seattle Mayor Ed Murray proposed a city income tax during a candidate forum Thursday night.
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Seattle mayoral candidate: I’m running against shades of Murray
Kipp Robertson | April 20, 2017 5:45 am
There's only one Ed Murray, but Libertarian candidate Casey Carlisle is vying to unseat the current Seattle mayor saying all he sees is "shades" of…
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Mike McGinn: I believe we should expand Seattle’s bike lanes
Kipp Robertson | April 19, 2017 5:46 am
Former Mayor Mike McGinn believes Seattle should continue to expand its bike lanes.
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Seattle has dealt with more than 130 days of measurable rain
Kipp Robertson | April 18, 2017 1:29 pm
Tuesday marked the 139th day since Oct. 1 that Seattle has received measurable precipitation. RELATED: Canada glacier melt rerouted in rare case of ‘river piracy’…
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Mayor Ed Murray praised by former mayor over defense of ‘sanctuary’ status
Kipp Robertson | April 18, 2017 10:28 am
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has been steadfast in his belief that his city will continue to be welcoming to immigrants and refugees.
Mike McGinn
Former Seattle mayor: Solution to every problem now is a new tax
Kipp Robertson | April 17, 2017 11:13 am
Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn says he supports the idea of an income tax and even urges leaders to pass one now to get the…
Lake City Way trailer park to be demolished
Kipp Robertson | April 16, 2017 3:40 am
A number of "exceptional trees" will be preserved within an area located just off Lake City Way, but the mobile homes and existing buildings won't…