10 hrs ago
Up for Debate in the $15 Minimum Wage Conversation
On one side, you have Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant and the group 15 Now, who say there must be "no delay" and "no exceptions" to passing a $15-an-hour minimum wage, dismissing any measures to help small businesses get there as a needless "compromise."
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13 hrs ago
Cruise line drops Tunisia after Israelis kept on ship
Norwegian Cruise Lines has dropped its port calls to Tunisia after the government of the North African country refused to let Israeli passengers disembark from one of its cruise ships.
20 hrs ago
Legislature passes bills to fight sex trafficking
With just two more days left in the legislative session, state lawmakers have found the political will to unanimously pass three bills to help combat sex trafficking.
EvCC hosting talks on future of journalism
Claudia Rowe, who has reported for the New York Times and previously worked as a professor in literary journalism, will lead off a three-part series at Everett Community College on the changes shaping journalism.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Miami Herald
Archdiocese says data breach may lead to fraud
The Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle says some employees and volunteers may be victims of national tax refund fraud because of a data breach.
Vicious pet cat traps Portland couple, who call 911
Police had to be called in to subdue a 22-pound house cat that trapped its owners inside their bedroom after attacking their baby.
Tear Down the Damn Viaduct Already
The Washington State Department of Transportation posted new information today about newly discovered damage to the 61-year-old, double-decker Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Tickets for June performances at Chateau Ste. Michelle go on sale March 15
Seattle Times music coordinator Paul de Barros has written about jazz and pop music for the paper since 1982 and is the author of "Jackson Street After Hours: The Roots of Jazz in Seattle."
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Rains send sewage into Port Angeles Harbor
Public health officials in Port Angeles are warning people away from waters of Port Angeles Harbor after heavy rains sent about 6 million gallons of combined rain and raw sewage into the harbor.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Nanaimo Daily News
Fugitive who ditched monitoring bracelet won't face new charge in U.S.
A fugitive sex offender from Canada who fled south of the border after removing his electronic monitoring bracelet will not face charges in the sexual assault of a teenage boy in Seattle.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Northline Sounder service canceled until Monday
The Northline Sounder Special Event train from Everett to Seattle for the Sounders FC match on Saturday has been canceled.
The Motley Fool
How The Boeing Company's Prospects Got Worse
With the recent difficulties in emerging markets, it's probably a good time to assess whether there will be any effect on the current outlook for The Boeing Company has made Boeing's largest single commercial order this year, the potential for future problems is obvious.
Cops: Teen kills man for phone, is upset with model
It was a crime both "tragic and senseless," say prosecutors. David Peterson, 54, was out for a walk in his Seattle neighborhood last month when police say high school student Byron White tried to steal his cellphone, the Seattle Times reports.
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
An example of differentiating policy in practical ways: crude oil by railroad
In terms of the reality that "one size doesn't fit all" in planning, here is an example of how to plan and apply policy differentially, depending on particular sets of needs.
UberX, Lyft and Sidecar finally reveal driver numbers in Seattle
One week after a Seattle City Council subcommittee 's controversial and preliminary decision to limit ridesharing services to 150 drivers per network at any given time, Lyft, uberX and Sidecar have each come forward to reveal the number of drivers on their respective platforms.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fired Eastside Catholic vice principal to sue school, archdiocese
Mark Zmuda, the vice principal of Eastside Catholic School, who was fired in December after marrying his same-sex partner, will file a lawsuit tomorrow against the school and the Archdiocese of Seattle, his attorneys announced in a press release today.
12th Man Rising
Michael Bennett says Seahawks 'obviously' want him to spend career in Seattle
Nov 3, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett celebrates a sack against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the third quarter at CenturyLink Field.
What's the world coming to? Classic farm signs replaced in Skagit Valley
The Skagit Valley is one of my favorite parts of the world, and I have frequent occasion to drive its back roads.
Wage increase supporters pack Seattle hearing
The Seattle Times reports the joint hearing before Mayor Ed Murray's Income Inequality Advisory Committee and the Seattle City Council was an initial opportunity for the public to comment.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Police: bomb threat man sought prison
Port of Seattle police say a suburban Seattle man accused of threatening to blow himself up with a homemade bomb at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport later told them he was desperate and wanted to go to federal prison.