Related Program: The Record City Of Seattle Has Work To Do On Gender And Race Pay Equity By Marcie Sillman & Kate O'Connell • May 12, 2015 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Seattle City Hall. Flickr Photo/Daniel X. O'Neil (CC-BY-NC-ND)/http://bit.ly/1OGMTuh Listen Listening... / 5:14 Marcie Sillman speaks with Seattle journalist and The C is For Crank blogger Erica C. Barnett about a recent report on gender pay equity for City of Seattle employees. Tags: Seattle City CouncilgovernmentwomenwageslaborTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content How Seattle Restaurants Plan To Survive The $15 Minimum Wage, Or Not By Deborah Wang • May 11, 2015 KUOW Photo/Deborah Wang So here’s a math problem for you. What do you do if you run a low-margin, labor-intensive business and your labor costs are about to go up 60 percent? Socialist Kshama Sawant Causes Rift Among Seattle Democrats By Deborah Wang • May 12, 2015 KUOW Photo/Deborah Wang Listen Listening... / 2:51 In Seattle, Democratic Party activists have held enormous sway over the outcome of local elections. But now, as campaign season begins, a non-Democrat is causing a rift in one corner of the party. More Northwest Mountains Are Snow-Free Already As Drought Deepens By Ashley Ahearn • May 12, 2015 Water managers had hoped late snows or heavy spring rains would help fill reservoirs and streams after a largely snow-free winter in the Northwest. But that’s not how things turned out. New data shows precipitation levels in the Northwest were 40 percent below normal last month, with snowpack pretty much disappeared. Of the 98 sites in Washington monitored by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, 66 are now snow-free. What Cruise Tourists Buy At The Pike Place Market By Amy Radil • May 11, 2015 KUOW Photo/Amy Radil Listen Listening... / 2:09 The cruise ship docked at 7 a.m. By 8 a.m., Danielle Smith and her family were at Pike Place Market, walking through the stalls. They had 48 hours to enjoy the city before flying home to Atlanta.