Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 4:58 pm
About 45,000 people in the Northwest will face the new year without the unemployment benefits they've come to rely on.
Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 3:45 pm
The unemployment rate in Washington dropped a notch in November.
David Hyde talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about plans for a second pipeline carrying heavy oil from Alberta to the West Coast.
Marcie Sillman discusses the political unrest in Ukraine with Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center.
Marcie Sillman talks with Brooke Steger, general manager of Uber Seattle, and Sam Guled, president of Eastside For Hire, about the Seattle City Council's proposal to regulate ride-sharing.
Marcie Sillman interviews Jim Pugel, Seattle Police Department's interim chief, about new policies on the use of force that was signed off by a federal judge.
Newly-elected Councilmember Kshama Sawant is already working on her campaign promise to establish a $15 an hour minimum wage in Seattle.
Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 9:01 am
More prison beds, but no cost of living raises for school teachers are two takeaways after Washington Governor Jay Inslee proposed a modest update to the state’s two-year budget.
Beginning next year Seattle police officers will be required to carry at least one weapon such as pepper spray in addition to their service revolvers.
Marcie Sillman talks with Randy Barnett, Georgetown University constitutional law expert, about what promises to be a long legal battle over NSA surveillance.
Ross Reynolds talks with outgoing councilmember Richard Conlin about his 16 year career on the Seattle City Council.
If you’re caught smoking marijuana in public in Seattle, you could be fined $27.
That’s the fine for drinking in public, but still less than a parking ticket.
Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 5:57 pm
Just like consumers who postponed buying new cars during the recent recession, government agencies also put off vehicle replacements. But now procurement officers are getting busy again.
Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 5:52 pm
Oregon voters could have the chance to follow Washington's lead next year when it comes to liquor sales.
Originally published on Tue December 17, 2013 3:02 am
As Washington moves to legalize recreational pot, preventing “leakage” to other states like Oregon and Idaho is a top priority of the U.S. Justice Department