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September 18, 2020


Photo of King County Metro's sign posted inside bus announcing free rides on NYE

No Shoes, No Shirt, Free Service

Planning on whooping it up this coming New Year’s Eve? Not to worry, King County Metro’s got you covered. If you’re out late and Uber and Lyft surge rates are way too high, or your phone died hours ago, Metro is here for you this year. Stranded with no cash? Lost your wallet and your


911 Outages Leave Many Concerned

Thursday evening (at approximately 9:00 pm PST), many 911 callers failed to reach their local 911 call center in states across the country. At 10:01 pm that night, SeattleAlert sent out a message to all Seattleites with the subject “911 OUTAGE-MAJOR DISRUPTION” stating “If you have an emergency and cannot connect to Seattle 911, please

View of the Seattle Skyline from above the Alaskan Way Viaduct

Brace Yourself for the #SeattleSqueeze

The #seattlesqueeze is coming next week. Friday, January 4th, is when the first wave of traffic impacts will hit with the closure of on and off ramps to the viaduct near the stadiums, which is expected to affect traffic in the SoDo area significantly. Are you prepared for the changes to come over the next


Get Ready For #realign99

The upcoming closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is going to have a significant long-term impact on Seattle commuters. The #realign99 project is set to begin this January. Ninety thousand cars currently use SR99 and the Viaduct on a daily basis and those cars will be forced out onto surface streets. Representatives from the Seattle


Former President George H.W. Bush Dies at 94

George H.W. Bush passed away on November 30th. He was most notable as being the 41st President of the United States of America, but his political prowess extends far beyond that achievement. From his humble Massachusetts beginnings, former President Bush went on to pick himself up by the boot-straps and through loans from wealthy friends


“No to Antisemitism” Demonstration

As the first night of Hanukkah approaches later this evening, West Seattle residents and members of the group Hate-Free Delridge joined together today in a demonstration against Antisemitism, nationalism and hate speech. This demonstration is in response to Antisemitic graffiti on a home in the Sunrise Heights neighborhood earlier this week, first reported by the


Transgender Day of Remembrance at Central

The 20th of November marks the International Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a moment balanced at the end of the year amidst several of the most major of holidays, as the light slides into darkness and a general air of reflectiveness settles onto our collective consciousness.  The holidays, for many people, can represent family and


Troubling News from South Seattle College

On Tuesday, November 14, an ex-teacher and administrator at South Seattle College was arrested on charges of voyeurism. Gene Baker, the now ex-director of international marketing and outreach at South, rented out several rooms in his house to exchange students, all of whom were Asian women. According to one of these students, Baker had security


Seattle CityClub Offers Scholarships

Seattle CityClub is a local nonprofit that provides members with political programs designed to engage residents of the Puget Sound region in topics related to civil health. Content is provided at meetings and via their website and social media platforms. Recently, CityClub opened up their programming to non-members through a scholarship program. One of the


Thousands Protest Sessions’ Resignation

In the wake of the midterm elections of November 6th and the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by request of President Trump, and the subsequent appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting Attorney General, protests around the nation sprang up, including one on Thursday, the 8th, organized by the activist group No One Is Above

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