Candidate for King County Council in the 4th district, Abigail Doerr, left, and King County councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles, right, stand for a portrait on Monday, October 28, 2019, in Seattle.
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Candidate for King County Council in the 4th district, Abigail Doerr, left, and King County councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles, right, stand for a portrait on Monday, October 28, 2019, in Seattle.
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A spirited debate from the King County Council race

District 4 gets real. A LEAD explainer. Behind the scenes of Minecraft. And the mysterious shift behind the JEDI contract.

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Doerr/Kohl-Welles debate

King County Council incumbent Jeanne Kohl-Welles is facing a young challenger in Abigail Doerr. They discuss their positions and why you should vote for them.

Daugaard on LEAD

Not everyone who commits a crime should be prosecuted. That’s the idea behind LEAD – Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion – which just won its creator Lisa Daugaard a MacArthur Genius Grant.

MoPOP Minecraft exhibit

Minecraft has become a pop culture phenomenon: Youtube careers, a Netflix show, and next year – Minecraft: The Movie. MoPOP has recently launched Minecraft the Exhibition; The Record’s Sarah Leibovitz went behind the scenes.

Surprise upset in DOD's JEDI contract

Amazon looked like a shoe-in for the Department of Defense’s JEDI contract. So even competitor Microsoft was surprised when they were tapped for the bid over the Bezos empire. We asked Geekwire’s Monica Nickelsburg to explain why.