Yesterday, the city council voted 7-2 to repeal its freshly passed head tax. Glenn Kellman of Redfin and Saul Spady of Cre8ive Empowerment opposed the tax. We ask: What’s their plan now that the levy’s dried up?
Seattle’s church-per-capita ratio is pretty high for a famously secular city. Reverend Eliana Maxim of Seattle Presbytery, Jeff Keuss, professor of Christian Ministry, Theology and Culture at Seattle Pacific University, and Pastor Tyler Gorsline of A Seattle Church share how religious groups can hang on in a city more likely to pray to the hiking gods than in a pew.
The 2018 World Cup starts tomorrow in Russia. And while Seattle might host a few games in 2026, America didn’t make the cut this year: For now we’re on the outside looking in. According to soccer journalist Roger Bennett, we might feel that loss this year — he says soccer has grown on Americans over time.