Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess and Mayor Ed Murray are proposing new regulations for short-term home rentals like those listed on Airbnb.
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The Seattle City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution setting out new but nonbinding guidelines for removing people from homeless encampments known as The Jungle....
Smoke was visible from the festival, where high winds prompted the closure of the main stage.
When the National Rifle Association sent out its latest legislative questionnaire, Democratic Washington state Sen. Reuven Carlyle had some words ready.
With Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark not seeking re-election, the field is crowded for the state job, which influences fishing, timber and agriculture in...