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Seattle suburbs not spared from homeless crisis
Kim Shepard | April 14, 2016 3:01 pmIt's obvious when you drive through Seattle that the city's homeless population is exploding. Although the growing problem is a little harder to spot in…
King County’s quietly successful program to combat addiction and change lives
Josh Kerns | April 14, 2016 6:19 amIt is quietly the most successful crime and drug program in King County and costs much less than putting addicts in jail.
Marijuana selling better than milk and bread in Spokane County
Eric Mandel | April 12, 2016 11:25 amMarijuana sales have outpaced many kitchen staples in Spokane County, but Ron Upshaw isn't buying the comparisons.
SPD took 6 hours to respond to this already-solved stolen car case
MyNorthwest.com | April 12, 2016 8:46 amSeattle police have been taking heat for their long response times, not hitting their target for responding to 911 calls within seven minutes - 90…
SPD took 6 hours to respond to report of stolen car
Jillian Raftery | April 12, 2016 6:47 amEven though the stolen car had been found, another city's police department was calling, and a security guard was dealing with suspects attempting to steal…
Ron Upshaw: $25k to Central District mom-and-pops is ‘cost of doing business’
Eric Mandel | April 10, 2016 3:14 pmCentral District business owners impacted by the ongoing road work are finally seeing their payday from the city. And KIRO Radio's Ron Upshaw says it's…
Upshaw: $25k to Central District mom-and-pops is ‘cost of doing business’
MyNorthwest.com | April 8, 2016 4:45 pmRon Upshaw says when construction projects are mismanaged like they were in the Central District that it's an "unreasonable" burden on businesses.
Ron Upshaw: Safe drug-use sites are viable but minor piece of the puzzle
MyNorthwest.com | April 6, 2016 4:35 pmUpshaw believes society has labeled certain drugs as bad and other, similar ones, as good. And maybe it's time to start leveling the field.
Snack Seance: One man has brought his favorite defunct treats back from the dead
Rachel Belle | April 5, 2016 5:28 pmWhen Ellia Kassoff realized his favorite childhood candy was no longer being made, he stepped up and made it himself.
The Barkery is Seattle’s first food truck for dogs
Rachel Belle | April 4, 2016 5:14 pmDawn Ford wakes up at 4 a.m. every morning to bake fresh cheddar biscuits and peanut butter pumpkin pretzels to sell out of her food…
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