Suspected Red Square Shooter is a UW Student

by Kelsey Hamlin Though investigations are still ongoing, it has been verified that the suspected shooter from the Jan. 20 Milo Yiannopoulos event and protests is an undergraduate senior at the University of Washington (UW), age 29. This is the same suspect who turned himself in the night of the shooting, and was released within […]

Navigation Team Sweeps Ravenna Woods Encampment Despite Activist Barrier

by Kelsey Hamlin Along a muddy path next to a section of the Burke Gilman trail in Ravenna, 25 activists joined the residents of a homeless encampment Wednesday hoping to halt a sweep. When the Navigation Team’s outreach group arrived, they were surprised to see a band of activists with linked arms acting as a … Continue reading Navigation Team Sweeps Ravenna Woods Encampment Despite Activist Barrier

One Young South End Musician out to Change The Game: Theomatic

by Kelsey Hamlin Like a dream, Theomatic’s music tends to be soft and intricate. It typically induces a state of  relaxation and transports you to your own headspace, provoking thoughts or simply letting them wander. It’s clear through Theomatic’s Bandcamp—an online platform for entrepreneurial artists to sell productions—that the 17-year-old musician has developed his craft … Continue reading One Young South End Musician out to Change The Game: Theomatic

One Year After Being First Proposed, Micro Business Owners Weigh Impact of Sugar Tax

by Kelsey Hamlin South End and Central District community members and small business owners gathered Monday to discuss their personal experiences with Seattle’s so-called “soda tax.” The soda tax, also commonly known as the sugar tax, was originally brought forward by Seattle’s previous Mayor Ed Murray. The tax originated in part out of a response … Continue reading One Year After Being First Proposed, Micro Business Owners Weigh Impact of Sugar Tax

Victims of Recent Skyway Fires In Need of Community Assistance

by Kelsey Hamlin Tukwila, Renton, and Skyway firefighters doused two similarly situated residential fires Monday, both in Skyway. Some residents of each face hardship, but there is at least one way to help. The American Red Cross Northwest said they would assist a family of four, a mom and three children, affected by the fire … Continue reading Victims of Recent Skyway Fires In Need of Community Assistance