Category Archives: Seattle government

Seattle embraces high tech–except for the Internet


Online outtages belie city’s image. Continue reading

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Seattle’s $15-an-hour minimum wage captures wide fancy


Media far and wide cover the story Continue reading

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Bad public signage continues to plague Seattle


Problems include unmarked forks, missing markers and cryptic symbols Continue reading

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Is the USPS still exaggerating in new Seattle dog bite count?


The feds certainly did last year Continue reading

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Seattle liberals choose pocketbook in rideshare debate


They force a public vote on rules to limit unregulated–and cheaper–car services Continue reading

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Government agencies in Seattle yuk it up on social media


Official blogs and tweets are sources of mirth Continue reading

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Seattle quietly becomes clear No. 1 in big-city sales tax


Pending vote could hike up the rate even more. Continue reading

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Seattle is no stranger to landslides, either


Since 1890, more than 1,500 have occurred within the city limits Continue reading

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Seattle’s incredibly shrinking jaywalking tickets


If “official” records are to be believed, pedestrian infractions have dropped nearly 90% in two years. Continue reading

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Seattle cops don’t know how many jaywalking tickets they write


After run-around, police department says it doesn’t know how many jaywalking tickets are issued. Continue reading

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