Thursday, December 2, 2021

Hannah Krieg

I Walked Around the Fancy Neighborhood That Hates Sawant and Chatted With Some Locals

Where you wait to catch the bus back to the Hill after going to the beach. HKIn less than a week, District 3 voters will decide the fate of the lone socialist council member, Kshama Sawant, in a long-awaited...

A Bellevue High School Ignores Alleged Abuse, Expels Victim After Protest

Instead of getting justice, a student who spoke out got expelled. PHILAUGUSTAVO / GETTYLast Friday, Newport High School senior Alex Su spent third period in the girl’s bathroom. She and her friends drew up last-minute posters in anticipation of...

Council Uses JumpStart Payroll Tax to Fuel Big Affordable Housing Investments in 2022 Budget

The council voted to approve the budget 8-1 in a meeting Monday afternoon Screenshot from Seattle ChannelAfter nearly two months of tweaking the Mayor’s proposal, the Seattle City Council approved its own version of the 2022 budget in an...

Proposed Initiative Would Let Seattle Vote for as Many Primary Candidates as They'd Like

Logan Bowers wants to bring the approval voting system to Seattle. RYAN CAVANAUGHIn 2019, Hashtag Cannabis co-owner Logan Bowers ran for council in District 3. He nearly cracked 7% in the primary, which put him in last place. But...

Anti-Sawant PAC Enters the Recall Campaign with Some Familiar Donors

The crane people are coming for Sawant. Again. Lester BlackThe Recall Sawant campaign started raising money to boot Councilmember Kshama Sawant 15 months ago. From its humble beginnings — at one time only accepting $25 anonymous donations — the...

“If Kshama Were a Man She’d Be Treated Differently”: Democratic Women Defend Sawant

The recall seeks to unseat the most outspoken woman on the council City of SeattleA text-bank volunteer for the Kshama Solidarity campaign sent messages to District 3 voters to ask them to vote “no” on the upcoming Dec. 7...

Mosqueda Brings Durkan's Budget Back to Reality With Cuts to SPD

Look bruh I had to cut the IT Department, too, so chill screengrab from seattle channelSix weeks ago, Mayor Jenny Durkan unveiled her budget proposal, which included a $2.4 million refund to the Seattle Police Department. As she did...

On the Bus with Tammy Morales

The pandemic upended Seattle City Councilmember Tammy Morales's morning commute, but now she's hopping back on the bus. HKOn a dreary Thursday morning, I tagged along for Councilmember Tammy Morales’s morning commute as part of the Disability Mobility Initiative’s...

Kaiser Permanente Workers Picket in Preparation for Possible Strike

The union workers asked for an increase in tuition reimbursement and student loan assistance. Kaiser Permanente has not responded to either of those proposals. UFCW 21About a dozen union health care workers and supporters marched in a small loop...

Durkan’s $25,000 Bonuses for Cops Is the Council’s Problem Now

Hold your horses, Jenny. Herbold wants to deal with hiring incentives in the budget. Seattle Channel screenshotMayor Jenny Durkan threw the City Council a curveball late on Friday when she issued an emergency order to give huge hiring bonuses...

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