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Businesses Sue Seattle Over ‘Occupied’ Protest Zone

SEATTLE — A collection of Seattle businesses, property owners and residents sued the city Wednesday over its tolerance of an “occupied” protest zone, saying officials have been complicit in depriving them of their rights to their property. The plaintiffs — …

Coronavirus Motel Ignites Clash at Epicenter of Seattle Outbreak

What started as a bold plan to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the Seattle area is quickly devolving into a Nimby battle. Officials in King County, Washington, the epicenter of the outbreak in the U.S., said this week …

Record Rain, Darkness: Seattle Braces for Floods, Mudslides

SEATTLE — Record rainfall and darkness has hit Seattle as a major storm begins to lift across western Washington on the first day of winter, though the region is still at risk for flooding, mudslides and avalanches. Friday became the …

Seattle Crash Victims’ Family Files $45M Claim

A $45 million claim has been filed by a family that saw two loved ones killed and two others severely injured in a Seattle traffic crash that prosecutors say was caused by a drunken driver. KOMO-TV reports that the family …

Seattle Sets Aside $15M for Seawall Compensation

Seattle has agreed to set aside $15 million to compensate businesses disrupted by the reconstruction of the waterfront seawall. The affected Washington state businesses had banded together, saying they feared the project could essentially ruin them. The Seattle Times reports …