Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s office is pushing the interim plan as city officials fine-tune a broader strategy that emphasizes permanent housing.
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The $54 billion Sound Transit 3 ballot measure would add 37 stations and 62 miles of light rail by 2041, and extend bus and commuter-train...
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords are scheduled to rally Seattle voters Saturday in support of Initiative 1491, known as the...
Is the presidential election rigged? Is voter fraud as widespread as Donald Trump claims it is? Does anyone remember that we’re also having a gubernatorial...
The other Washington wants to share more than just a name.
Seattle Initiative 124 would extend new protections to hotel housekeepers and other workers. Opponents say its chief aim is to build union membership.
We fact-check the third and final debate between Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and his GOP challenger, former Port of Seattle Commissioner Bill Bryant.
Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for president, will hold events in Seattle and Olympia on Monday.
Climate change was the issue not to be named through three presidential debates.