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Aug
24

It has been more than nine months since Seattle Mayor Ed Murray declared a “state of civil emergency” in response to an alarming, and growing, number of people living on the streets. While the city has not seen Red Cross tents on the courthouse lawn as we would in the aftermath of a natural catastrophe, there has been plenty to conjure the image of a disaster area, with...

Aug
24

A grassroots effort is underway in South King County to change how the area is presented in the local news. State Rep. Mia Gregerson (D-SeaTac) and Shaunie Wheeler are leading the effort by holding a series of community chat sessions.

“There are several of us that watch the media and the media is very hard on South King County,” Gregerson said. “When you...

Aug
24

At the end of the month, hundreds of white helium-filled balloons with shoes attached will soar through the air from Westlake Park. The planned display is part of an event organized by the group Voices of Community Activists and Leaders – Washington (VOCAL-WA) for International Overdose Awareness Day.

“When we see an empty pair of shoes it’s very easy to visualize...

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