We consider the forest conditions of the Eagle Creek Fire and listen in to OPB's "Class of 2025" podcast. Also, we talk about Amazon's quest for a second headquarters and the resignation of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.
On today's show, a look at homelessness in Southwest Washington. Also, a local woman who is suing the U.S. Department of Education over a loan forgiveness program. And an income tax in Seattle.
Seattle residents and family members of Charleena Lyles demanded change from Seattle city officials during a public hearing about her fatal shooting by police earlier this month.
Durkan joins a growing field vying to replace incumbent Ed Murray, who this week announced he wouldn't run for re-election.
Three Seattle police officers were shot and injured during an exchange of gunfire with a suspect, who later died, after a robbery at a downtown convenience store.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Wednesday denied knowing or having sex with a 46-year-old man who has accused the mayor of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has been accused of raping a teen boy in the mid-1980s, according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday.
Federally mandated changes for Seattle police led to a big drop in how often officers use serious force. The future is uncertain for a similar agreement between Portland and the Department of Justice.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget.
The Federal Aviation Administration says reports of unsafe flying by civilian drones "have increased dramatically" over the past two years.
An investor group looking to build a privately financed arena in Seattle's stadium district has filed a new petition seeking the closure of a street needed for construction of the proposed facility.
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The Seattle City Council has voted to cut ties with banking giant Wells Fargo over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access pipeline project as well as other business practices.
The national restraining order is part of the lawsuit filed by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. U.S. District Judge James Robart issued the ruling.
Individuals were detained in connection with President Trump's executive order banning immigrants and refugees from Muslim countries, according to pro-bono attorneys contacted by families of those detained.
The Seattle SuperSonics haven't had a home in Washington state since 2008. But some lawmakers want to help them stage a comeback.
Seattle's greenhouse gas emissions fell by 6 percent over a six-year period, according to a new report. It cautions that despite the progress, the city is off the pace needed to reach 2030 carbon-cutting goals.
The Seattle teachers union says it has reached a tentative contract agreement with the school board but the strike will continue until the deal is approved by its members.