Local & Regional

Local Deputies to wear mourning bands in support of NYPD Deputies to wear mourning bands in support of NYPD
King County Sheriff John Urquhart has ordered deputies to wear mourning bands across their badges in support of the two New York police officers who were fatally shot Saturday.
Local Mayor: Seattle needs more tent cities Mayor: Seattle needs more tent cities
Mayor Ed Murray says there's been a recent spike in the number of illegal homeless encampments in Seattle, and he's wants additional "tent cities" approved to help address the issue.
Local Inslee criticized for ignoring school levy equity Inslee criticized for ignoring school levy equity
When the Washington Supreme Court told the Legislature it needed to fix the way the state pays for public schools, it also ordered lawmakers to stop relying so much on local levy dollars to pay for basic education.