Seattle City Council may pick failed bike business over homeless
Jason Rantz | January 31, 2016 9:34 pmThough not a surprise, we've learned that the Pronto Bike Share program is insolvent, just a year into operation. Perhaps more surprising, in the midst of an emergency with the homeless (so bad the mayor wants to raise taxes to pay for more services), the City may actually buy this failed program.
Don: Neighbors aren't holding Murray hate-fests
Richard D. Oxley | January 29, 2016 3:11 pmAs a neighbor, Don O'Neill attended a meeting with the Neighborhood Safety Alliance. A mayor's office representative was highly defensive.
A voice from The Jungle: I'm surprised police go in there
Richard D. Oxley | January 29, 2016 1:44 pmA former resident of The Jungle explains what happens underneath Seattle's freeways, and how scary the area actually is.
Lawmakers duke it out over micro-aggression bill
MyNorthwest.com | January 29, 2016 12:36 pmRep. Matt Manweller's Academic Freedom bill aims to protect students' first amendment rights and prohibit punishing for micro-aggressions.
Here's who is to blame for 'Jungle' shooting
Jason Rantz | January 28, 2016 12:24 pmJason Rantz believes the answer to the question of who is to blame for the shooting at The Jungle homeless encampment is simple.
New transgender rule gives gym owner 'no protection from the law'
Richard D. Oxley | January 27, 2016 9:19 pmThe owner of a Lacey gym wants Washington to overturn its pro-transgender rule. But at least one of his gym members disagrees.
Meet the woman who will kill the I-405 express toll lane fix
Jason Rantz | January 27, 2016 11:30 amMeet State Representative Judy Clibborn. She personally doesn't like a bill with bipartisan support that aims to fix the disaster known as the I-405 express toll lanes, so she's killing it. What a beacon of democracy Olympia has become.
Mayor Murray: Police officer shortage isn't reason for RV crime
Eric Mandel | January 25, 2016 6:57 pmMayor Ed Murray commends Seattle's police chief and says he inherited a "demoralized police force."
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray: There is no long-term solution for RV homeless yet
Eric Mandel | January 24, 2016 6:05 pmSeattle Mayor Ed Murray tells Jason Rantz that that the RV safe lots are meant to be short-term solutions, but that the city will need help for a long-term fix.
Legislator explains why she's blocking transgender bathroom opposition bill
Eric Mandel | January 24, 2016 3:59 pmState Rep. Laurie Jinkins strongly disagrees with a proposed bill that would limit the state's new transgender bathroom policy, but that's not the only reason she's blocking it from being heard.