Covid updates for Thursday, January 20, 2022.
Political junkies in Seattle had a lot to binge on in 2021.
You can help keep garbage and recycling workers jolly by following these simple tips.
Some holiday taboos are being blown open this year, through a wave of 'Buy Nothing'
On the longest night of the year, volunteers read aloud the names of every person who died in this year without stable housing. Women in Black of WHEEL has been holding this annual vigil for over 20 years - and this year they read more names than ever.
This week the City of Seattle is clearing a homeless tent encampment at the park, plus the RVs that have been parked nearby for months. The removal comes less than a week before freezing temperatures are expected in Seattle.
Seattle's Little Saigon exemplifies the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in many ways.
On Tuesday morning the remaining dozen or so people living in the Ballard park were either offered temporary shelter or told to move along. During the peak of the pandemic there were over one hundred people camped in the Commons, and more who slept on the sidewalks next to the library across the street.
You know those miniature sheds that invite people to swap books? Known as Little Free Libraries, they help bring communities together. These days you can find stands that include food donations, even free art. One Seattle woman uses hers to share treats.
To help keep up with the housing crisis in Seattle, tiny house villages are expanding for people experiencing homelessness. This fall one village added more tiny houses and xpanded and two more opened up to people seeking temporary housing.