Seattle Backs Down On Business Tax After Amazon Flexes Its MuscleCity leaders said they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis.
Seattle 911 Caller: 'I Got Attacked By A Mountain Lion'Recordings of emergency calls after a fatal cougar attack in Washington state last weekend detail how dispatchers calmly struggled to figure out exactly where the surviving victim was — and how worried he was about his friend.
Seattle OKs Taxing Companies Like Amazon, Starbucks To Help With Affordable HousingSeattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a measure approved by city leaders.
Guide To Seattle's Puget SoundVisitor guide to the best things to see and do in the Puget Sound area of Seattle
Best Seafood Cities In AmericaA brief profile on seven of the best seafood cities in America
Is Gentrification A Problem In The Twin Cities? Not How You’d Think, Study SaysStudies show that this has been a serious problem in cities that are seeing an influx of young, white, upper-class professionals, like San Francisco, New York and Washington D.C. But are poor Twin Cities neighborhoods being gentrified too?
Vikings Fans, Dwelling On Sunday’s Loss Is Not HealthyThe Vikings’ loss to Seattle on Sunday was brutal, but the value of replaying (and dwelling on) the game’s final few seconds is questionable.
Vikings' Bitter Loss Was The Most-Watched Early Wild-Card GameThe Seahawks' comeback win over the Vikings is the most-watched early Sunday NFL wild-card game on record.
Vikings Fans Brave Subzero Cold To Tailgate At TCF Bank Stadium They arrived at TCF Bank Stadium as early as 4 a.m. Enthusiastic Vikings fans didn’t want to miss a moment of the game day experience, even when temperatures across Minnesota dipped well below zero Sunday morning. With wind chill factored in, it felt like 30 below in the Twin Cities.
Vikings, Seahawks Fans Prep For Frigid Playoff GameVikings and Seahawks fans alike are bracing for Sunday's outdoor game at TCF Bank Stadium. It's going to be one of the coldest NFL playoff games in football history.
Minneapolis, Seattle Mayors Wager On Sunday's Playoff ShowdownThe mayors of Minneapolis and Seattle are throwing down on the big Sunday playoff game between the Vikings and the Seahawks. Mayor Betsy Hodges' office says if the Vikes are victorious, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will send her fresh salmon from the world-famous Pike Place Fish Market, Starbucks Coffee and Kings Donuts.
Lynch 'Full Go' In Practice, Could Start Against VikingsSeattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is "full go" for returning to practice after being away from the team since undergoing abdominal surgery in late November.