Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has conceded the mayor’s race, saying he called state Sen. Ed Murray this morning to congratulate him on his victory and offer support in his transition. “I let him know he was going to be in for an extraordinary four years,” McGinn said at a morning news
Twenty years ago next month, President Bill Clinton signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) into law. A new analysis from the Brookings Institution shows that metro Seattle ranks 19th in total North American trade, 19th in trade with Canada and 20th in trade with Mexico. Even so, the
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued a stark warning to Israel on Thursday, saying it faces international isolation and a possible explosion of violence if it does not make progress in peace efforts with the Palestinians.
We don’t have to tell you that traffic congestion in the Seattle area is downright nasty. OK, we lied. We’re going to tell you anyway. We have the nation’s fourth most congested roadways, according to the Tom Tom Traffic Index. Only Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu have it w
The 34th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition began last night at the Columbia City Theater with 16 comedians each trying to win over the audience and the judges to advance to the next round. The night, hosted by Gabriel Rutledge, featured each comedian performing 7-minute sets. First pla
MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. (AP) — Classes have been canceled for the rest of the week at a northeastern Oregon school after a custodian found a bullet hole in the front door — and the bullet was found lodged in a rear door down the hall. No one was hurt. Pleasant View Alternative School Prin