John Platt quit his job as a school principal to work as waiter, then opened his own restaurant where he feeds the homeless every month. He fancies himself a liberal. But a $15 minimum wage? He's having none of it.
By Paul Tipps and Jesse Inman
Nonprofit workers like those at Seattle’s Downtown Emergency Service Center don’t want to be left out of the fight for a higher minimum wage but also realize that higher wages could come at the expense of some of their jobs…
By Bill Hobson
Nonprofit leader Bill Hobson is personally supportive of a $15 an hour minimum wage. But he knows his human services agency doesn't have the resources to pay their employees more without trimming staff and ultimately, cutting services Seattle's homeless depend…
Seattle councilwoman Kshama Sawant is a leader in Seattle's movement to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. But even that, she says, won't be enough to overcome an economic system that's not working for America.
By PBS NewsHour
In Seattle, there is a growing push to raise the minimum wage 62 percent to $15 an hour, which the University of Washington has calculated as the minimum cost of living for an adult with one child. But would the…
The number of people thought to be missing from a deadly landslide in a Washington town has dropped from 90 to 30 late Saturday as authorities verified information and cross-referenced lists.
By Joshua Barajas
Snohomish County reported Monday afternoon on its official Twitter account that the death toll rose to 14 in the Washington landslide.
As the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death approaches in early April, police in Seattle have released new photos from the scene of the musician’s death. The lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana was 27…
At least two people are dead after a news helicopter for Seattle television and radio station KOMO crashed and burned atop several vehicles close to the iconic Space Needle Tuesday morning.
By PBS NewsHour
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