Category Archives: To Think About

Issue #195

Editor’s note This edition of Daily Clips will be the final one under the present format. The time and work involved in producing this feature is proving to be unsustainable for a strictly volunteer effort. We are as committed as … Continue reading

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Issue #194

King County Developers sue to make Seattle more developer-friendly A coalition of several developers filed a lawsuit in King County Superior Court on January 15 that would make Seattle, already booming with construction cranes, more friendly for developers. Their issue? One of … Continue reading

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Issue #193

(Daily Clips will not publish Wednesday, January 29, so that the editor can attend the January meeting of the King County Democratic Central Committee. See you there.) King County Sawant to take home $40,000 in pay out of her $117,000 … Continue reading

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Issue #192

King County Techies not the only ones moving to S. Lake Union Probably not since the days of the Klondike has part of Seattle felt as boomy as South Lake Union right now. The sidewalks are crammed with blue-badged programmers, working … Continue reading

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Issue #191

King County City Light bills may grow 1.5%; Sawant: big business should pay Seattle City Light customers could face a 1.5 percent surcharge on their electricity bill by August because of the light mountain snowpack and low wholesale energy prices. For … Continue reading

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Issue #190

King County Man who threatened Murray, Sawant is charged with hate crimes A Magnolia man accused of threatening Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Councilwoman Kshama Sawant was charged with a host of offenses Wednesday, including cyberstalking and hate crimes. King County prosecutors … Continue reading

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Issue #189

(Server problems prevented publication  of Daily Clips for Wednesday, January 22) King County Backers of $15 minimum wage turn out for MLK celebration Seattle’s burgeoning $15 minimum-wage movement turned out in droves Monday at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. … Continue reading

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Issue #188

King County A place at the table: Murray listens to Seattle’s African American leaders Mayor Ed Murray met with several leaders of the African and African American community Saturday at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute to start a conversation about … Continue reading

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Issue #187

King County Sharp resigns from Kent City Council due to pending theft charges Ken Sharp has resigned from the Kent City Council just two weeks into his first term because of what he said were “pending legal issues I fear … Continue reading

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Issue #186

(Daily Clips will not publish Thursday, January 16. The editor is recovering from root canal surgery.) King County The price for saving Metro: Taxes, fares and fees The lethargy and dysfunction of the state Senate means that King County residents … Continue reading

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Issue #185

King County WSDOT threatens sanctions against tunnel contractor Washington state transportation officials Monday ordered Seattle Tunnel Partners to take definitive steps to include more minority- and women-owned businesses in the $1.3 billion Viaduct replacement project. WSDOT informed STP that it is … Continue reading

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Issue #184

King County Supporters pack Labor Temple at 15Now.org rally as minimum wage momentum builds An overflow crowd packed into the main hall at Seattle’s Labor Temple Sunday afternoon for a rally kicking off the launch of 15Now.org, a grassroots campaign dedicated … Continue reading

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Issue #183

King County Legislature needs message: Don’t mess with Seattle The outward appearance in our state capital is that the shaping and fate of a statewide transportation package rests with the right-thinking, Republican-dominated Senate majority caucus. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, self-described as … Continue reading

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Issue #182

(Daily Clips will not publish Thursday January 9, so that the editor can attend the monthly meeting of the 34th District Democrats. See you there.) King County New interim chief to head Seattle Police Department Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has … Continue reading

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