More rainbow crosswalks coming; this time to fight crime
Jason Rantz | July 31, 2015 2:28 pmWith an eye towards addressing both safety concerns and changing demographics of the Capitol Hill neighborhood, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will add more rainbow crosswalks. This is one of many moves the Mayor is making in the coming weeks.
Is there really a pedestrian battle for sidewalk space in Seattle?
Jason Rantz | July 31, 2015 11:18 amWhile drivers struggle to find space to both park and drive on, with many lanes being converted to bike lanes 3.1 percent of commuters use and spots that are being converted to oft-ignored parklets, pedestrians are also unhappy. But is a new Pacific Northwest Magazine embellishing the truth a bit?
Mayor Murray's cowardly attack on media and use of race card
Jason Rantz | July 30, 2015 1:19 pmIn a desperate and cowardly move to shift the blame over a bad housing policy recommendation, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is turning his attack on the nefarious, but unnamed "sensationalized reporting by a few media outlets."
Protesters think protesters who break laws shouldn't be punished
Jason Rantz | July 29, 2015 10:17 amA number of protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement are making the argument that protesters in the movement who break the law should not be punished because that's not progressive, man!
Drivers are being forced to pay for state's debt this weekend
Jason Rantz | July 28, 2015 4:17 pmMany of you are going to be pretty much forced into paying a toll you would otherwise avoid this weekend.
Death of the 'gayborhood' is a sign of progress
Jason Rantz | July 28, 2015 1:16 pmLike it or not, the death of "gayborhoods" is a sign of progress, even if it does bring with it some feelings of loss. That, despite an article in Salon.com that highlights one Capitol Hill resident's complaint that that Amazon killed his "gayborhood."
Why Marymoor Park's concert rules are ridiculous and will be broken
Jason Rantz | July 27, 2015 2:23 pmA policy in place at Marymoor Park concerts has some concertgoers a bit mad.
You won't believe this mindless attack on Amazon
Jason Rantz | July 27, 2015 11:39 amA critic is taking issue with $20 million that Amazon has paid in fees towards affordable housing because it's not enough.
Pharmacists sticking to their convictions behind the counter are in the wrong line of work
Jason Rantz | July 24, 2015 10:00 amPharmacists are saying they don't want to violate their religion by giving out a drug that causes an abortion.
King County property tax is getting out of control
Jason Rantz | July 22, 2015 4:10 pmAnother day, another property tax for King County homeowners and it's starting to get out of control even if I think it's for a worthy cause.