The Seattle Police Department (SPD) is doing its best to keep up with
a spike in violent crime this summer — or at least that’s the report
Chief Kathleen O’Toole recently gave during a press conference that
focused mostly on gang activity in the city.
One would assume that after 18 years serving as a state legislator
for the 43rd District in Olympia, Mayor Ed Murray would be used to being
called “the man.”
It’s a rainy August day on the coast of British Columbia, where my
husband and I have been cruising since early July. I look up from my laptop to admire the scenery, stunning even in the mist, and chat with islanders and boaters.
It's a pretty simple question I ask
myself lately: Does the thought of her bring a genuine smile to my face
or a wince? A smile! Unless I think of her in Prague. Or her trust fund status.
At the start of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ rally last Saturday, two
Black Lives Matter activists took over the Westlake Center stage to
recall attention to their cause. But any message that either party had
to convey was quickly lost in the ensuing struggle for control of the
When zoning changes are proposed for the place where you live, things
aren’t always what they seem. We’re here to help you decode city
For most of my career as a dietitian and health counselor I have paid
much attention to the deficiencies in my clients’ diet and lifestyle
choices and how these could be changed for the better.