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5 Things You Can Only Do In Seattle

Seattle is well-known for many things such as its coffee, Pike Place Market or the futuristic Space Needle, wonderfully preserved as the centerpiece of the 1962 World's Fair. But these icons only scratch the surface of things to do and enjoy for visitors new to the city. Seattle has so much to offer

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 15:17:00

Seattle gets third mayor in one week: Council votes in Tim Burgess

Tim Burgess (Seattle.gov) SEATTLE - The Seattle City Council on Monday selected its third mayor in just one week. The Council voted 5-1 to elect Councilmember Tim Burgess as mayor, following the resignation of Ed Murray due to sex abuse allegations. Councilmember Kshama Sawant was the only one who v

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-09-18 17:55:06

'I'm nervous about being hit': Seattle-area readers share crosswalk stories, etiquette tips

(Gabriel Campanario / The Seattle Times) Numerous people contacted Traffic Lab this week to chime in on pedestrian right-of-way rules. Here's what a few said. Earlier this week, Traffic Lab spotlighted the Washington law that says pedestrians have the right of way at all intersections, no matter the

NWJOBS - 2017-09-19 16:36:54

Guide To 2017 Oktoberfest Events In Seattle

It's that time a year when everyone feels a little bit German and raises their mug in celebration of Oktoberfest and with these five to choose from you could hit all of them, but be sure to bring along a designated driver. Some events are family-friendly while others are strickly for adults. Here ar

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 15:18:00

Seattle residents 'getting hungry' for homeownership options

(File, MyNorthwest) Last year in Vancouver, British Columbia, condos made up 60 percent of new housing. In Seattle, that number was less than 10 percent. "What's happening is each city has created disincentives to build the type of housing that they're not getting," Sightline Institute reporter Marg

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2017-09-19 14:45:55

Tim Burgess Appointed 55th Mayor of Seattle

Tim Burgess is sworn in as the 55th Mayor of Seattle. Photo courtesy of Seattle City Council On Monday, the Seattle City Council voted to appoint decade-long councilmember Tim Burgess as the 55th Mayor of Seattle. The appointment followed the resignation of Ed Murray after a fifth man accused him of

SEATTLE WEEKLY - 2017-09-19 13:20:00

Appeals court upholds Seattle police policy on using force

A federal appeals court panel has unanimously upheld the Seattle Police Department's policy on the use of force by officers. The department adopted the policy under its 2012 reform agreement with the U.S. Justice Department. The policy dictates that when necessary, officers shall only use "objective

BELLINGHAM HERALD - 2017-09-19 19:16:00

Lose weight the healthy way Skinny Seattle and gain a whole new sense of life

SEATTLE - It seems like every day there is a new fad diet or trend to help get rid of that unwanted weight. Most the time, these weight loss trends are just temporary and never address underlying issues that prevent weight loss. Dr. Timothy Panah's primary goal is to address commonly forgot issues w

KING-5 - 2017-09-19 19:00:38

In Seattle mayoral race between Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon, it's the same old sexist nonsense

Seattle mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon participate in a debate on Sept. 12, 2017 at Pigott Auditorium on the campus of Seattle University. It would be true progress to never again hear the phrase, "OK ... but" - two words that are at the start of so many sentences addressed to women w

NWJOBS - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Seattle Shakes' 'Julius Caesar' reminds us that bold reactions can trigger seismic counter- reactions

The cast of Seattle Shakespeare Company's "Julius Caesar" performs in this straightforward telling of the tale that has contemporary touches including the costumes and video screens. Photo credit: Alabastro Photography (Alabastro Photography) Seattle Shakespeare Company's new staging of "Julius Caes

NWJOBS - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Seattle cops off-duty work comes under investigation

(AP file photo) Seattle police officers have been the focus of an investigation by the Office of Police Accountability about the unchecked use of off-duty cops for high-priced security and traffic control work after local businesses complained about getting pressured to use the officers or face unsp

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:49:03

Fight for Artistic Freedom Against Government Repression Takes Seattle Stage

With citizens growing concerned about the protection of basic civil liberties like free speech, for some artists, the criteria for what remains relevant in art has become political, and their resulting work, intensely provocative. Case in point: A recent New York City-based Shakespeare in the Park p

SEATTLEMAG.COM - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Startup Loftium Wants to Make Buying a Seattle Home More Afforable, but There's a Catch

As home prices soar in Seattle, purchasing property is becoming a distant dream for many renters, regardless of how long they've lived in the city. Loftium, a recently launched startup, wants to make buying a home more affordable-with a catch: Homebuyers have to rent out a space to AirBnb. Loftium's

THE STRANGER - 2017-09-19 17:45:00

iPhone 8 scavenger hunt starts in Seattle

The iPhone 8 launches Friday, September 22, but if you are in Seattle, you could get your hands on one as early as Tuesday. Starting Tuesday, Verizon will give away eight iPhone 8 devices each day for four days. The company will hide virtual iPhone 8s across Seattle that can only be seen using a spe

KING-5 - 2017-09-19 11:21:25

Youth musicians share the stage with Seattle band

Sharing the Stage returns to the Red Bike with five Vashon High School student musicians and one from Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences, who will all open for the Seattle band Kunika at 8 p.m. Friday. Sharing the Stage (STS) - an organization dedicated to community-building and offering youth mus

VASHONBEACHCOMBER.COM - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

No Rest for the Wicked-or the Seattle City Attorney's Office

In the past few years, Seattle has had to get pretty darn comfortable with getting sued. Consider, for instance, the sheer number of lawsuits that the City Attorney's office has fielded following recent legislation passed by the City Council alone. Among them, to date, are lawsuits brought against t

SEATTLE WEEKLY - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Summer's end looking more like winter around Seattle

The final days of summer close out with the return of the rain and the first glimpse of snow at the ski resorts. (Photo: KOMO News) ISSAQUAH, Wash. - The final days of summer close out with the return of the rain and the first glimpse of snow at the ski resorts. With national forecasters saying this

KOMO NEWS - 2017-09-18 22:52:05

Seattle-based Landesa awarded LUI Che Woo Prize

A family in West Bengal, India, display their title to a micro-plot of land. Landesa's programs and advocacy work have helped strengthen land rights for 120 million families in more than 50 countries. (Photo from Landesa) Founded in Seattle, Landesa was recently awarded the LUI Che Woo Prize under t

NWASIANWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-18 22:19:59

Ron: Seattle fails at honoring its hometown music icons

Jimi Hendrix died on this day 47 years ago. Did you know that? This image of Jimi Hendrix is featured above Ron Upshaw's desk. (Ron Upshaw, KIRO Radio) Because I didn't, until I received an email alert which prompted me to look up from the desk where I prepare for the Ron and Don Show. I saw the fra

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2017-09-18 22:03:55

Seattle company makes high tech mannequins

SEATTLE - If you're looking for a place to work where it's easy to get a head, or a hand, you'll find it in Seattle's Magnolia neighborhood. "I had no idea someone made a living out of doing that," is the usual reaction Tim O'Neil, President of Measurement Technology Northwest gets when talking abo

KING-5 - 2017-09-19 02:30:21