Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to questions after the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami.  Washington Democrats were excited about the pick of California Sen. Kamala Harris as vice presidential nominee, praising it and calling it historic. (Brynn Anderson / AP)
Washington Democrats were excited about the pick of California Sen. Kamala Harris as vice presidential nominee, praising it and calling it historic. (Tom Williams / Associated Press)
Local Politics

Washington state Democrats pumped about Kamala Harris as vice presidential pick

Democrats see Harris as perfect choice by Biden, while Washington state GOP says nomination signals a 'leftward tilt."

Crime

SPD’s deputy chief vows to move department forward in wake of Best’s decision to retire

Tuesday, August 11, 2020  Newly appointed interim Seattle Police Adrian Diaz speaking after Chief Carmen Best’s announcement to retire.   214755
Seattle police Chief Carmen Best started Tuesday’s press conference at City Hall with a smile. Later, she said, “This was a decision I wrestled with, but it’s time.” (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)

Seattle police Chief Carmen Best says City Council’s budget cuts, lack of respect for SPD drove her retirement decision  VIEW

The Huskies take the field as the University of Washington play the California Golden Bears at Husky Stadium in Seattle Saturday September 7, 2019. 211413

Decision to cancel Pac-12 fall football is heartbreaking. But it’s also the right call. | Larry Stone

Governor creates $40 million relief fund for undocumented immigrants

Seattle media companies appeal police protest subpoena to state Supreme Court

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