Gentrification is a hot topic, from Spike Lee’s Brooklyn rant to San Francisco’s Google bus protests. It’s also the subject of recent interesting studies that include Seattle. The first, by the Federal Reserve Bank, found Seattle was the second-fastest gentrifying city out of more than 50 U.S.
Twenty-eight members of the U.S. Senate plan to take to the floor Monday and talk through the night about multiple perils of climate change and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are warning the Eart.
The King County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday it will not file charges against a sex offender who was arrested in October for an alleged West Seattle sexual assault, citing lack of evidence.
A Seattle man alleged to have been caught setting up a camera in the women's restroom of a Des Moines library has been charged with voyeurism.
A fired sheriff's deputy alleged to have stolen drugs while working for the DEA hoped to use a gang of strippers to take over the Shoreline drug trade, federal investigators now contend.
Ditch the expensive, gimmicky tourist traps of Seattle and embrace its more authentic gems.
A Nevada man found sleeping in a stolen truck packed with guns and gasoline bombs in Seattle's University District has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Libertarian-minded Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, was the decisive victor in a straw poll for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, conducted at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference just outside Washington, D.C..
Seattle police arrested a man in Tukwila near Boeing Field Friday afternoon after he carjacked a truck, led officers on a chase and tried to steal more vehicles. Officers responded to a 1:08 p.m.
The popular former vice principal of Eastside Catholic School, ousted after he married his gay partner, is arguing in a lawsuit that the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle was behind his abrupt, controversial termination last December.
Well, we’re here. We’ve reached that time of the year when we just can’t hold it in any longer – By god, we’re ready for some sun and heat and anything at all other than rain, mist, clouds, dim light, the blinding emotional doldrums brought on by wet shoulders, spattered glasses, cold feet and moss growing behind our ears … Jake Ellison can be reached at 206-448-8334 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
King County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Thursday afternoon in a Woodinville recycling center. An employee was driving a tractor about 3 p.m.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is not the only public figure to eulogize the dead of somebody very much alive. Speaking Thursday to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., real estate mogul Donald Trump referred to the “late great Jimmy Carter.” The 39th President is, in fact, very much with us still, and planning a trip to Venezuela to confer with all sides about a democracy rapidly spinning into violence.
Ex-State Rep. Mark Miloscia, a lonely anti-abortion voice and gay marriage opponent as a Democratic legislator, is becoming a Republican and challenging state Sen. Tracey Eide in the south end 30th legislative district.
A Loyal Heights man caught dealing marijuana to middle school students now says he got into pot dealing to pay his bills after losing his job.
A popular local church – steeped in controversy – is once again under the microscope, following allegations the head pastor may have used church funds to promote his own book.
One is in custody after officers interrupted a Friday armed bank robbery in SeaTac. Police responded to the incident shortly after noon at the Bank of America in the 16600 block of International Boulevard South, according to a statement from the King County Sheriff’s Office.
The public will get the chance to name the Columbian mammoth whose tusk was unearthed in South Lake Union
With a looming Seattle City Council vote that would severely limit their business, a trio of ride share companies — UberX, Lyft and Sidecar — have disclosed that they have about 3,000 drivers in the Emerald City.
A developer plans to put four rowhouses right next to a Ballard couple's house, according to plans filed with the city. The developer can build right on the property line, due to city regulations that changed about three years ago.
Aging, 1964-vintage tanker cars must be quickly phased out as oil trains move through downtown centers of Seattle, Spokane, Vancouver and other cities, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., told a senior executive of the American Petroleum Institute on Thursday.
Ousted Eastside Catholic vice principal Mark Zmuda will announce Friday that he is filing a discrimination suit against the school as well as the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle. Zmuda was ousted in December are school and archdiocesan officials learned that he had married his same-sex partner. The Catholic Church opposes marriage equality and has a provision in educators’ contracts that provides for adherence to church teachings.
A pair from Kent accused of siphoning money from a construction company owner was arrested Monday for siphoning hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Seattle-based construction company. They were caught in the act when the bank the defendants used to launder the money called the the victim, whose phone number was connected to the fraudulent account.