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King County prosecutor’s office criminal problem

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is in trouble. In theory, it goes after felony crimes and seeks harsh sentences for particularly severe offenses. Its focus is on protecting the public and filing charges that match the crime in an effort to reduce the number of incidents. But is that...

Hotel California/Love Shack is not the way to shelter the homeless

We’ve long argued that the type of homelessness that we are now seeing in Seattle and King County is not the result of unaffordable housing, but a combination of mental illness, substance abuse, drug addiction, and unwillingness by those in need to accept help, combined with a lack of...

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