How do you clean up a city without also stripping away its character? That’s something Capitol Hill business owners say Seattle should think about as it looks to improve public safety. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan heard from small business owners, as she took a walking tour of the neighborhood on Tuesday.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the City of Seattle is partially out of compliance with court ordered reform of its police department. U.S. District Judge James Robart said the city has a ways to go in terms of accountability, despite improvement in other areas.