Seattle Leaders Declare Homeless EmergencySeattle's mayor, council members and the King County Executive have declared the city's growing homelessness an emergency situation.
Seattle To Shutter Dozens Of Medical Marijuana DispensariesWith Washington state overhauling its medical marijuana law, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city is planning to shutter dozens of dispensaries.
Shell Clears Major Hurdle For Arctic DrillingJust days ahead of a planned protest of Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the company on Monday cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to drill off Alaska's northwestern coast.
Seattle Arena Can Move Forward After Environmental ReviewPlans for a proposed multipurpose arena in Seattle's stadium district can move forward after a final environmental impact statement found no major issues to block the project.
Seattle Mayor Announces Plans To Open 100-Bed ShelterSeattle Mayor Ed Murray announced plans to open a new 100-bed homeless shelter on city-owned property.
Seattle Mayor Proposes $900 Million Transportation LevySeattle Mayor Ed Murray is pushing a $900 million levy to pay for transportation improvements.
Seattle Mayor, Council Seek Review Of Shell Drilling FleetMayor Ed Murray and City Council want to review whether Royal Dutch Shell PLC should be allowed to lease property along the city's waterfront for its Arctic oil drilling fleet.
Mayor Proposes More Tent Cities For The Homeless In SeattleSeattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city needs more tent cities to respond to homelessness and illegal camping.
Seattle Turns To Indigenous People's DaySeattle Mayor Ed Murray invited city council members and tribal leaders to the Monday afternoon signing ceremony for the Indigenous People's Day resolution.
Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell Dies Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.
Seattle Council OKs City's 1st Female Police Chief The City Council on Monday approved hiring Kathleen O'Toole as Seattle's new police chief. The one-time Boston police commissioner and former inspector general for Ireland's national police force will be Seattle's first female chief.
Deal Would Lift Cap On Rideshare Cars In Seattle A deal brokered by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray would lift a cap on the number of rideshare cars allowed on the road at one time.