Rare infectious diseases are rising at an ‘alarming’ rate in Seattle’s homeless population, concerning health officials
Outbreaks of infectious disease among King County homeless people concern King County public health officials.
Jonathan Martin is an assistant metro editor responsible for coverage of homelessness. He has been a reporter, editorial writer and columnist covering social services, politics, prisons and marijuana since joining the Seattle Times in 2002.
In an exit interview, the director of King County’s All Home has a few things to say about blame for homelessness, the federal government’s weak...
Thousands of people in King County find housing after homelessness, but the rate of newly homeless people rose even faster. A new task force will...
A site in Wallingford is likely to be next for Nickelsville while Seattle looks to expand beyond six sanctioned homeless camps.
The mayoral candidate endorsed an approach, most famously used in New York City, that virtually guarantees shelter on demand. That could require adding tens of...
Bob Rondeau’s pending retirement is an end of an era, in many ways.
The GOP-backed education property tax could make the urban-rural divide worse, writes Jonathan Martin.
Impact fees are a populist anthem that is being ignored by the city of Seattle. Why?