Mayor Harrell Announces First Steps in Permanent Police Chief Search to Commence in April

Mayor Harrell Announces First Steps in Permanent Police Chief Search to Commence in April

Seattle — Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that the national search process for the next permanent chief of the Seattle Police Department (SPD) will officially begin in April. Prioritizing community engagement, Mayor Harrell shared first steps

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2022 SOTU Address: Full Speech

2022 SOTU Address: Full Speech

President Biden delivered his annual State of the Union address on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. The following is a transcript of his remarks, as recorded by The New York Times.

City of Seattle's 'State of the City' FULL TRANSCRIPT

City of Seattle's 'State of the City' FULL TRANSCRIPT

Seattle — Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell gave his first State of the City speech. He gave an update on the issues facing the City of Seattle, along with his early priorities and efforts to address them, in remarks given directly to the City Council an

Mayor Bruce Harrell to Issue New Executive Order and Extend Eviction Moratorium for 30 Days

Mayor Bruce Harrell to Issue New Executive Order and Extend Eviction Moratorium for 30 Days

Seattle —Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that he will issue an Executive Order to extend Seattle's residential eviction moratorium and small business and non-profit commercial tenant eviction moratorium for an additional 30 days until Februa

Harrell Officially Sworn IN as Seattle Mayor: Full Transcript of Speech HERE

Harrell Officially Sworn IN as Seattle Mayor: Full Transcript of Speech HERE

Yesterday we were thrilled to attend the official swearing in for Seattle's New mayor, Bruce Harrell.

City Council Unanimously Elects Debora Juarez as Council President Making Her the First Indigenous Council President In City History

City Council Unanimously Elects Debora Juarez as Council President Making Her the First Indigenous Council President In City History

Seattle, WA — Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5 — North Seattle) was elected Council President by a unanimous vote of her colleagues during Tuesday's first council meeting of the New Year.

Mayor-Elect Harrell Makes Additional City Leadership Announcements

Mayor-Elect Harrell Makes Additional City Leadership Announcements

Seattle — Today, Seattle Mayor-elect Bruce Harrell announced the latest round of hires joining his administration's cabinet as he prepares to enter office next week and continues to build out his executive department and cabinet.

Mayor-Elect Bruce Harrell Announces First Wave of Administration Leaders

Mayor-Elect Bruce Harrell Announces First Wave of Administration Leaders

Seattle — Today, Seattle Mayor-elect Bruce Harrell announced the first significant hires of his administration — the beginning of a diverse and experienced team of leaders that will support his efforts to unify, inspire, and address the urgent challenges

Nikkita Oliver speaks about running for a citywide Seattle City Council position

Nikkita Oliver speaks about running for a citywide Seattle City Council position

Nikkita Oliver (who uses "they" pronouns) was introduced to Seattle voters in 2017 when they ran unsuccessfully for Seattle mayor. They finished a narrow third in the race, garnering almost 17% of the vote. However, confronting racial and economic injusti

Registering the new voter: Why there's more to it

Registering the new voter: Why there's more to it

The 2018 mid-term elections and the 2020 general elections saw a massive surge of voting, as many people, especially the young, voted at the highest rate since 1900. This huge increase showed, with some unexpected results, that the care and feeding of the

Durkan Digest: one year since the first COVID-19 death

Durkan Digest: one year since the first COVID-19 death

This week, our region is reaching a sobering milestone. February 28, 2021, marks one year since Public Health - Seattle & King County confirmed the first COVID-19-related death in King County.

Before Marjorie Taylor Greene was tossed from House committees, she defended herself with transphobia

Before Marjorie Taylor Greene was tossed from House committees, she defended herself with transphobia

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), a believer in QAnon and other far-right conspiracy theories, has been stripped of her committee assignments in a bipartisan vote of the full House of Representatives.

Tent encampments are here to stay unless...

Tent encampments are here to stay unless...

The tents, dilapidated vehicles, and piles of trash you see in almost every Seattle neighborhood have become an enduring fixture. So has the human suffering.