Coping with a $15 minimum wage in Seattle – CNNMoney

CNNMoneyAs other cities, states and Congress continue to fight over raising the minimum wage by even smaller amounts, Seattle business owners will already be learning how to survive while paying…

The world is laughing at Mariners announcer’s home run call – seattlepi.com (blog)

seattlepi.com (blog)But Root Sports play-by-play announcer Dave Sims really hit it out of the park when, in the top of the ninth, Seattle’s third baseman drilled a three-run dinger into…

Seattle $15 wage vote spurs vow of lawsuit by restaurant industry group – KVI-Radio

KVI-RadioSaying Seattle’s new $15 an hour minimum wage plan is discriminatory and arbitrary the CEO of the Independent Franchise Association (IFA), Steve Caldeira, joins John Carlson to talk about their…

Liberty Ridge is risky, deadly Mount Rainier route – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe toll on Mount Rainier’s Liberty Ridge route, where six climbers died last week, is sobering. While less than 2 percent of climbers attempt to reach the summit…

Capitol Hill food+drink | Single Shot bar and restaurant coming to Summit Ave E – CHS Capitol Hill Seattle

Capitol Hill food+drink | Single Shot bar and restaurant coming to Summit Ave ECHS Capitol Hill SeattleSeattle food and drink entrepreneur Rory McCormick is teaming up with chef James Sherrill…

6th climber ID’d in Mount Rainier accident – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe other climbers were John Mullally of Seattle, Mark Mahaney of St. Paul, Minn., and Uday Marty of Singapore. The six died while attempting to summit the 14,411-foot…

We Can Predict The Effects Of Seattle’s $15 An Hour Minimum Wage – Forbes

We Can Predict The Effects Of Seattle’s $15 An Hour Minimum WageForbesIt’s not difficult to outline some of the effect that this new $15 an hour minimum wage in Seattle…

Seattle approves $15 minimum wage – CNNMoney

CNNMoneySeattle’s city council on Monday unanimously approved an increase in the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, making it the nation’s highest by far. The increase was formally proposed…

Seattle enacts $15 minimum wage, a phased in big dream – seattlepi.com (blog)

Seattle enacts $15 minimum wage, a phased in big dreamseattlepi.com (blog)In the Northwest, we dream big dreams. But rarely has any place in the region taken a step so bold…

Seattle council passes $15 minimum wage ordinance – Fox News

Fox NewsAlthough some local businesses have come out in support of the measure, a group of restaurant owners oppose it, saying it would force them to scuttle expansion plans, decrease…

Seattle City Council unanimously passes $15 minimum wage – KOMO News

Seattle City Council unanimously passes $15 minimum wageKOMO NewsAll of retail in Seattle will take a hit. Â When the costs necessarily rise within Seattle city limits, people will go…

Editorial: Seattle Sonics boom goes bust after LA Clippers’ sale bid – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesThe volume of Balmer’s money now in play suggests there never was any need for the City of Seattle to take on $200 million in debt to consider…

Seattle raises minimum wage to $15 an hour – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMartina Phelps says the Seattle City Council’s historic vote Monday to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour could change her life. Phelps, 22, earns $9.47 per hour…

Seattle approves $15 minimum wage in ‘historic victory’ for workers – The Guardian

The GuardianOpposition to the increase in Seattle has centred on claims that it will drive enterprises with slender profit margins out of business and force restaurants, which employ the largest…

Seattle City Council OKs minimum wage increase to $15 an hour, making it the … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneArticle by: DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP , Associated Press; Updated: June 2, 2014 – 6:20 PM. hide. Cook Sam Woo puts up orders at Ivar’s Acres of Clams restaurant…

James Jones going home for game in New York – The Seattle Times

James Jones going home for game in New YorkThe Seattle TimesJames Jones is going home to New York City. He will run onto the field he revered as a child…

Workers see $15 wage as ‘peace of mind’ – The Seattle Times

Workers see $15 wage as ‘peace of mind’The Seattle TimesSeattle workers making less than $15 an hour say a proposed raise would allow them to pay off bills, keep the…

State’s concealed-carry permits skyrocket, especially for women – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesWashington’s recent boom in concealed weapons mirrors a national trend, according to a Seattle Times analysis. State and national experts, law-enforcement officials and others, including permit holders themselves,…

Wait, you haven’t eaten at Marination yet? – Capitol Hill Times

Wait, you haven’t eaten at Marination yet?Capitol Hill TimesGrowing in Seattle-food-legend status, the Hawaiian-Korean-Mexican fusion started with just a food truck named Big Blue in the parking lot of the…

An Old-Fashioned Airfare War Engulfs Seattle – Businessweek

An Old-Fashioned Airfare War Engulfs SeattleBusinessweekFew smart airlines chase market share any longer—and Delta and Alaska are both run by very smart people—yet both are systematically bulking up their flight…

Last week’s odd news: ‘Weed Fairy’ visits Seattle, gives out pot – DesMoinesRegister.com

DesMoinesRegister.com4 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. SEATTLE – A woman who calls herself the “Weed Fairy” distributed free nuggets of marijuana to people in Seattle over Memorial Day weekend, taping the free pot on…

Q&A Seattle minimum-wage fight: Does $15 an hour make economic sense? – Los Angeles Times

Q&A Seattle minimum-wage fight: Does $15 an hour make economic sense?Los Angeles TimesThe Seattle City Council is poised to raise the municipal minimum wage Monday to $15 an hour, making…

Seattle police arrest suspect in double homicide – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)The identities of two young men shot to death early Sunday in Seattle are still unknown, but their suspected killer, Matalepuna Malu, was arrested this afternoon. Police…

Concealed-carry permits skyrocket, especially for women – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesWashington’s recent boom in concealed weapons mirrors a national trend, according to a Seattle Times analysis. State and national experts, law-enforcement officials and others, including permit holders themselves,…

Suspect identified in Leschi double murder case – KOMO News

KOMO NewsSEATTLE — Seattle police have identified a 26-year-old man suspected in a shooting early Sunday morning that left two people dead in the city’s Leschi neighborhood. The suspect, Matalepuna…

Two killed in 29th Ave/King shooting – CHS Capitol Hill Seattle

Two killed in 29th Ave/King shootingCHS Capitol Hill SeattlePolice and Seattle Fire units rushed to 29th Ave S and S King just south of Jackson early Sunday morning around 2:28…

In defense of the Ducks: Seattle tourist attractions – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesInitially, I was told the story was an overview of five big attractions: Ride the Ducks, The Waterfront, Pike Place Market, Seattle Underground Tour and the Space Needle,…

Seattle 3, Detroit 2: Tigers come up short in Seattle – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressSEATTLE — Willie Bloomquist delivered a pair of two-out RBI singles to help lift the Seattle Mariners to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.…

Ballmer drops bomb on Seattle – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesSo while it was vintage Ballmer that he dropped out of Seattle’s quest for an NBA team and instead bought the Los Angeles Clippers for an astronomical $2…

6 climbers dead on Mount Rainier – The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times6 climbers dead on Mount Rainier. There is no chance of survival for six missing Mount Rainier climbers, officials say. The two guides and four clients from Seattle-based…

Robinson Cano sits with sore hand – ESPN

Robinson Cano sits with sore handESPNSEATTLE — Robinson Cano is out of his third straight game for the Seattle Mariners with a hand contusion. Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon did not…

‘No chance of survival’ for 6 missing Mount Rainier climbers – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)The party consists of four clients and two climbing guides from Seattle-based Alpine Ascents International. The group was climbing the Liberty Ridge area on the northwest shoulder…

Seattle Sounders 4, Real Salt Lake 0 | MLS Match Recap – Major League Soccer

Major League SoccerSEATTLE — Real Salt Lake will have to be satisfied with sharing the record for most consecutive games without a loss to open a Major League Soccer season.…

Woman struck by hit-and-run driver in downtown Seattle – KOMO News

KOMO News… hit-and-run · Downtown Seattle hit-and-run · Downtown Seattle hit-and-run · Downtown Seattle hit-and-run. SEATTLE – A woman is hospitalized with serious injuries after she was struck by a…

Study: Seattle is the most LGBT-friendly city in the US – The Seattle Times (blog)

Study: Seattle is the most LGBT-friendly city in the USThe Seattle Times (blog)A new report names Seattle the friendliest city in the nation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people.…