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 […]
by Aaron Burkhalter Four years ago, the city of Seattle first began the process of lifting restrictions on mother-in-law apartments, basement apartments, backyard cottages and other accessory dwelling units. These structures and housing add-ons are often known by different acronyms: ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) and DADUs (Detached Accessory Dwelling Units). Setting the legislative alphabet soup … Continue reading Seattle Could See More Backyard Cottages and Mother-In-Laws — What Does that Mean for Housing Affordability?
by Kelsey Hamlin When it was all over and I said, “I realized college doesn’t usually happen for people like me,” Your face tensed and you asked what I meant.
This is the third in a series of three pieces. The first can be read here. The second can be read here. by Kelsey Hamlin But, god damn it, as if we don’t uproot those mother fuckers right back. I don’t know if the seeds will ever stop whispering. I don’t know if there will … Continue reading South End Stew: Beauty Among Us
This is the second in a series of three pieces. The first can be read here. by Kelsey Hamlin It shows in the way she comes out from the bedroom, shirtless, gripping the sides of her hips, pulling her skin from her sides with fists full of flesh, asking of her daughter, “how do I … Continue reading South End Stew: A Woman’s Experiences
This is the first in a series of three pieces. The second can be read here. by Kelsey Hamlin Stretched over time as the mountains reached for the sky somehow, somewhere, someone
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
by Kelsey Hamlin Seattle City Council passed Resolution 31802 Monday to insert civil “collateral consequence” attorneys into the King County Department of Public Defense (KC DPD) in an effort to inform people charged with crimes about the unintended consequences of conviction.
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
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