Posted inUnscheduled Programming

Seattle Mariners end playoff drought, clinch postseason spot with walkoff win

The vic­to­ry brought the longest ongo­ing drought in pro­fes­sion­al sports to an end in spec­tac­u­lar fash­ion, send­ing the very ready sold-out crowd at T‑Mobile Park into a mas­sive, rau­cous cel­e­bra­tion. Mariners play­ers donned Octo­ber Rise shirts and caps and took a team pho­to out on the field as the dis­play boards in the parks shim­mered with the word “CLINCHED” repeat­ed over and over.

Posted inPolicy Topics

Bellevue residents enthusiastically back range of ideas for increasing housing attainability

These find­ings show that Belle­vue res­i­dents are broad­ly in agree­ment on a num­ber of ideas to tack­le the city and region’s hous­ing cri­sis, from cre­at­ing addi­tion­al home­own­er­ship assis­tance pro­grams to allow­ing the con­struc­tion of Acces­so­ry Dwelling Units (ADUs) such as back­yard cot­tages in every neigh­bor­hood to relax­ing restric­tions like build­ing height lim­its for projects that pre­serve exist­ing mature trees on the prop­er­ty rather than cut­ting them down.