Can Changes to Laws Make a Difference in Seattle’s Eviction Courts?
Seattle’s eviction court is the place of last resort for many Seattleites who ultimately wind up on the street. Can a few changes to our laws give some of Seattle’s most vulnerable a chance for a better outcome?
This article appears in print in the February 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. The most surprising thing about Seattle’s eviction court is that most of the action doesn’t take place in a courtroom at all—it takes place in a hallway. Along the length of this dim, busy corridor that spans the west wing of the King County Courthouse…
Erica C Barnett
Local Satirical News Site Pokes Fun at Seattle
'The Needling' tackles some very Seattle subjects in a fun and lighthearted way
This article appears in print in the February 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. Because reading the real headlines these days can be a head-scratching, mind-numbing exercise in existential angst, an anonymous local journalist launched The Needling last October, a satirical “news” source similar to The Onion. “Real news can be overwhelming these days,” says its creator. We love…