To Three Councilmembers: An Ode

It’s the end of an era. Outgoing Seattle City Council members Jean Godden, Nick Licata and Tom Rasmussen reflect on their years in office, including successes, regrets and what’s next on the December episode of City Inside/Out: Council Edition. Plus, host Brian Callanan goes into poem mode and offers this ode to the three longtime lawmakers. We mark now […]

It’s your turn to Ask the Mayor

Better transportation? More affordable housing? Added cops to fight crime? Addressing the homelessness crisis? Ask Mayor Murray about the issues that matter most to you. This month, KUOW host Marcie Sillman will sit down with the mayor to discuss city issues on Seattle Channel’s Ask the Mayor, where the mayor will also respond to questions submitted […]

Election recap, Sen. Jayapal on Civic Cocktail, Nov. 4

Calling all civic geeks looking to debrief following the general election. Join us for a post-election recap with political consultants Christian Sinderman and John Wyble at the November Civic Cocktail, 5:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 4 at the Palace Ballroom, 2100 5th Ave. Get insight on the outcomes of races, including the district contests for Seattle City Council and ballot measures such as […]

Ballots arrive, Video Voters’ Guide is live

Want a transparent look at the candidates and issues on the Nov. 3 general election ballot? With the launch of the 2015 general election Video Voters’ Guide, voters can hear directly from the candidates for various offices as well as learn about city of Seattle and King County ballot measures. The non-partisan video guide offers […]

Gary Locke and Rick Steves kick off Civic Cocktail, Oct. 7

Civic Cocktail is back for a third season of smart talk with a twist! Join host Joni Balter and two homegrown guys with international ties for a wide-ranging conversation that spans local to global issues. Gary Locke, former governor, U.S. commerce secretary and U.S. ambassador to China, offers insights from his long career in public […]

Save the date for Seattle Speaks: Move Seattle

In November, Seattle voters will decide on the biggest levy in Seattle history – $930 million over nine years. Tell us where you stand on this ambitious Move Seattle transportation measure at the next Seattle Speaks — a live, televised public forum, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave. The levy would […]

Primary election Video Voters’ Guide launches

Ballots for the Aug. 4 primary election are out, and with the launch of the 2015 primary election Video Voters’ Guide voters can hear directly from the candidates seeking to represent them. The Seattle City Council’s move to voting by geographic district – a result of a measure Seattle voters passed in 2013 – has […]