Thursday, July 29, 2021

Rich Smith

Washington Recommends Masking in Indoor Public Places Regardless of Vaccination Status, in Line With CDC Guidelines

Inslee called the new surge of the delta variant a "5th wave." Lester Black At a press conference Wednesday morning, Governor Jay Inslee said Washington will continue masking up in schools and will also "ask people to consider...

Fact Check: Ann Davison's Mailer Is Misleading, Full of Inaccuracies, Dumb, and Disqualifying

If you get one of these, toss it in the recycling bin. Last week Ann Davison, the Republican running for Seattle City Attorney, distributed a bunch of mailers that include several false or misleading claims designed to scare voters...

Slog PM: Time to Consider Masking Up Indoors Again, Dem Senators Approve Pentagon Spending Boost, and Some Initial Thoughts on the OIG's Analysis of...

You can call me a pessimist, but I don't think an app is going to stop this kind of response to protests against the police. Nathalie Graham Seven Black women sue Seattle for discrimination: The women, all over...

Don't Miss: Tahmima Anam Reads from Her New Novel, The Startup Wife, This Saturday

https://youtube.com/watch?v=J6WOKlLB8dk Known for her critically acclaimed novels about the trouble and strife and shifting borders of Bangladesh, Tahmima Anam now tries her able hand at satire in The Startup Wife, a...

Kathy Lambert Supports the African American Community by Sending Money to African Children and by Having Black Friends, She Claims

Kathy Lambert needs a permanent vacation from public office. KING COUNTYIn a virtual breakout room during a King County District 3 candidate forum hosted by the Issaquah Highlands last Wednesday, 19-year incumbent Republican King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert...

As Election Day Nears, New PACs Line Up for Jessyn Farrell and Colleen Echohawk

Echohawk and Farrell have each drawn an independent political committee that can raise and spend as much money as they want on behalf of their chosen fav. Courtesy of the Campaigns A couple new PACs have entered the...

Slog AM: 6,000 Washingtonians Dead from COVID, Cops Arrest Suspect in CHOP Shooting, and Frasier Leaves Seattle in Reboot

A memorial to Lorenzo Anderson, the 19-year-old who was killed near CHOP on June 20. DAVID RYDER / GETTYSeattle Police and U.S. Marshals arrest suspect in CHOP shooting: Police say the man they arrested shot and killed 19-year-old...

Two Seattle School Board Candidates and Their Slightly Different Approaches to Reopening Schools, as Told Through Facebook Drama

The private Facebook group, "Reopen Seattle Public Schools," advertised their willingness to "push back" against the teachers' union's "attempts to control this conversation." Facebook Screengrab At their June meeting the King County Democrats Endorsement Committee decided against recommending Vivian...

King County Council Passes Tenant Protections Without Watering Them Down That Much

Councilmembers Dave Upthegrove, Girmay Zahilay, and Jeanne Kohl-Welles sponsored the bill. King County Council On Tuesday the King County Council voted 6-3 to pass a bunch of new protections for the 25,000 renters who live in the county's...

Slog PM: Heat Dome Kills Two, Supreme Court Upholds Federal Eviction Moratorium, Most Dangerous Firework Revealed

Seattle's mayoral candidates duked it out today during a forum hosted by the Downtown Seattle Association, a special interest group that routinely blocks progressive taxation designed to fund solutions to the very problems they say they want to...

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