If a 178-day Washington legislative session seemed
ridiculous, expect next year’s convening of the Legislature to be even
After witnessing a
general homeless problem that’s even more in-your-face than in previous
years, the city has finally declared a state of emergency for
It’s a good thing for the environment that the Shell Oil Co.
decided to discontinue its pursuit of untapped oil reserves in Alaska’s
Chukchi Sea. But local environmental activists are misguided if they
think their efforts in May had any impact on that decision.
It may be in the Seattle Police Officers Guild’s
interest to keep officers employed, but it was in the city’s best
interest that Officer Cynthia Whitlatch no longer wears a shield.