Seattle’s persistent crime problem demands change | Editorial

Seattle is in a crisis of its own making, with soaring crime in parts of the city enabled by lax enforcement and prosecution. This is making Seattle unsafe in some neighborhoods. Drug addiction is a root cause but political dysfunction is exacerbating the problem by allowing prolific offenders to repeatedly steal, threaten and attack people with...

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Left to right? I’m just the opposite | Letter to the editor

Re: “Tilting Left, Then Right” : Actually, my experience is just the opposite of Jeffrey Weiser’s. When I was in college, I voted for Barry Goldwater, and had a copy of “Conscience of a Conservative” on my bookshelf. I was driven by ideology, and had little regard for those around me. Since then, I’ve come...