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What’s low-income in Seattle? $72,000

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:14:10 UT

The Department of Housing and Urban Development now says a Seattle-area family of four with household earnings under $72,000 is low-income. That's higher than the average household income in 46 states.




Connelly: State sues onion-packing plant, charging sexual harassment

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:35:38 UT

Attorney General Bob Ferguson, deploying his new civil rights unit, has filed a lawsuit in federal court, accusing an onion-packing company in Quincy of violating both the 1964 Civil Rights Act and state anti-discrimination laws.




Here's why your utility bills are going up more than planned

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:03:47 UT

Over the next few years those Seattle Public Utilities you pay for will cost more. Here's why SPU is proposing the increase.




A rundown of scheduled May Day events

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:29:13 UT

Ah, yes, May Day and all its associated rallies are quickly approaching.




Connelly: Murray, Cantwell counter Trump with $15 wage proposal

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:55:27 UT

Senators from prosperous West Coast and East Coast states, including Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., call for a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage to be phased in by 2024.  The current federal wage is just $7.25 an hour.




Police hope video will identify Seattle serial assailant

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:47:28 UT

Seattle detectives investigating two assaults against women hope a surveillance video will help them identify the assailant.










What the hail? Rainfall batters Seattle again

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:39:17 UT

Weather forecasters predicted some convergence zone action would happen Wednesday, and if the 1 p.m. deluge of rain and a sprinkling of hail in central Seattle was any indication, they were right.




Connelly: Students in 11th hour effort to ransom their kayaks from Seattle Public Schools

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:46:10 UT

Confronting the bureaucracy:  In an 11th hour appeal for money, a group led by Garfield High students -- POST84 -- is seeking to retrieve kayaks it has used for years that are being auctioned off by Seattle Public Schools. 




False reports of gunman put middle school on lockdown

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:51:54 UT

A Belfair middle school drew a large law enforcement response Wednesday morning on unconfirmed reports of an active shooter.







This is how fast Seattle has grown in the last 5 years

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:19:00 UT

Seattle's building boom is well underway, but here's a look at it from a bird's eye view of sorts that shows just how much the city has been building the last five years.




Fake money dispensed from Seattle ATM

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:57:14 UT




Was Cliff Mass right about March for Science?

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:29:00 UT

Early hand-wringing among some scientists fretting that the March for Science would harm the cause of science tended to center on one key issue: There was no way the march would not be political, because it inevitably would come off as anti-Trump.