Seattle Police officers make their way down Pine Street in formation on one side, and put arrested protesters in a van outside of the East Precinct during demonstrations on Saturday July 25.  (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)
Seattle Police officers make their way down Pine Street in formation on one side, and put arrested protesters in a van outside of the East Precinct during demonstrations on July 25. (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)
Local Politics

374 Seattle Police Department employees made at least $200,000 last year; here’s how

Twenty employees -- all of them officers, sergeants or lieutenants -- grossed more money than police Chief Carmen Best in 2019.

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What’s keeping Washington from a virus deal, explained

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