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West Coast dock worker contract talks to extend past deadline: ‘Everyone is holding their breath’

The 22,000 West Coast dock workers who load and unload most of the region’s cargo ships are not likely to reach an agreement with their...

Seattle tops national list for office space sales while pandemic-level vacancy rates persist

Year-to-date ending in May, the Seattle metro area sold the highest dollar value of office spaces in the U.S., recording $2.17 billion in total sales,...

US Supreme Court rules that Hanford-worker federal entitlements are discriminatory

In a ruling against Washington state, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that a 2018 law — allowing for workers’ compensation for federal contract workers...

Inslee, GOP spar over push to breach Snake River dams as endangered salmon populations decline

With Washington Governor Jay Inslee behind an appraisal of the environmental and economic costs associated with breaching the four lower Snake River dams, U.S. Congressional...

SPS walks back transportation contract decision, splits award between rival companies

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) intends to award its transportation service contract to two companies for the 2022-2023 school year, First Student and Zum Services. Both...

Concrete strike’s impact on West Seattle Bridge timeline unclear as SDOT makes final pours

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) still hopes to open the West Seattle Bridge in “mid-2022,” according to a spokesperson with the transportation agency. A...

How the Roe opinion threw a wrench in the GOP’s planned takeover of WA’s 8th District

A bevy of Republican candidates is looking to upset 8th Congressional District incumbent Kim Schrier (D). One of them, Reagan Dunn, a sitting King County...

Despite WA codifying abortion access, federal prohibition ‘threat’ emerges, Gov. Inslee says

With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, Gov. Jay Inslee is concerned that an emerging tide of GOP strategy to outlaw...

Fraud investigation prompts overhaul of Tacoma Police Department’s payroll system

The Office of the Washington State Auditor has identified payroll discrepancies in the Tacoma Police Department and recommends that the City of Tacoma seek financial...

‘Encampments pose public safety issues:’ progressive Seattle councilmember changes tune

Councilmember Andrew Lewis, the council’s committee chair for homelessness, insists that homeless encampments are dangerous, a sentiment that many Seattleites share— it well might have...

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