Both the Space Needle and Gov. Jay Inslee are worried about climate change, Seattle is spending big and dreaming bigger about how to get around our crowded city, and a few ways to shake off that time visitors ranked us 37th out of the top 50 tourist markets in the country.
Seattle is charged up for a fight, and building like crazy. But who’s being left out? We’ve got big updates in your city this week on politics, homelessness, and this huge construction zone we call home.
Sherman County, Oregon, is the nearest county that voted exactly opposite us in the presidential election. While 74 percent of King County voters went for Clinton, 74 percent of Sherman County voters went for Donald Trump. So we paid Sherman County a visit.
Seattle is keeping it colorful this week with art walks, an urban hike through our modern music history, and a nationally renowned “pop-up” storytelling show. Got some time to explore your city? Here’s how we’d make the most of it.