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Durkan leaves office: Four-year achievement report released ahead of mayor's last day
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Durkan leaves office: Four-year achievement report released ahead of mayor's last day

Jenny Durkan is the city's second female mayor, in addition to being Seattle's first openly Lesbian mayor. The Office of the Mayor released a four-year achievement report, with a particular focus on Seattle's COVID-19 response.

Snowbody's perfect!: La Niña winter exposes Seattle's road maintenance difficulties
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Snowbody's perfect!: La Niña winter exposes Seattle's road maintenance difficulties

Considering the consistent evidence of Seattle's susceptibility to dangerous winter conditions for pedestrians, cars, and public transit, why is the city never prepared when snow arrives?

Hot tips for staying warm in cold weather
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Hot tips for staying warm in cold weather

Somehow, 2021 still found room to fit in a deep freeze. As Seattle currently witnesses record-breaking low temperatures lasting into the new year, prepare yourself to stay warm during this year's weather chaos finale.

Mayor Durkan vetoes bill to repeal grocery worker hazard pay
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Mayor Durkan vetoes bill to repeal grocery worker hazard pay

In face of the Omicron variant and record-breaking coronavirus infections across King County, Mayor Durkan has extended grocery workers' hazard pay in a swift veto of Council Bill 120119.

Mayor-elect Harrell signals police reform commitment with new appointment
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Mayor-elect Harrell signals police reform commitment with new appointment

Sister of Che Taylor to be gun violence prevention liaison as the final appointments are made to Harrell's team.

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Arts & Entertainment

2021 recap: The ten best films of the year, the continued rise of streaming, and the future of the theatrical experience

2021 recap: The ten best films of the year, the continued rise of streaming, and the future of the theatrical experience

The SGN's resident film critic names her top 10 films of 2021, honorable mentions, top documentaries, and a handful of films she had never seen that you should consider viewing in the new year.

National

National News Highlights — December 31, 2021

National News Highlights — December 31, 2021

Weekly national news highlights for the week ending December 31, 2021.

International

Pioneer Trans model April Ashley dies at 86

Pioneer Trans model April Ashley dies at 86

Transgender model April Ashley died on December 27. She was 86.

Op-Ed

We should celebrate Taylor Swift's feminist anthem against the exploitation of young women

We should celebrate Taylor Swift's feminist anthem against the exploitation of young women

Taylor Swift consistently takes a stand for what is right — and we should stand with her.