Councilmembers discuss possible new drug use legislation

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Councilmembers Herbold & Lewis discuss possible new drug use legislation

Andrew Lewis and Lisa Herbold with Brian Callanan

Seattle City Councilmembers Lisa Herbold and Andrew Lewis, the two co-sponsors of the city's new ordinance on illicit drug possession and public drug use, join Council Edition to discuss details of the proposed legislation. Plus, tune in for updates on the council's response to gun violence, changes to our region's homeless response, and more.


Neighbors boogie down at free dance nights 💃🕺

Two people dance together outdoors, smiling, other people sit and stand behind them

Folks have been dancing the night away in Seattle parks all summer, and it’s not over yet! Dancing til Dusk invites anyone and everyone to join the free community music and dance nights. The organization Dance for Joy! and Seattle Parks and Recreation have hosted 12 such events with different styles of music and dance around the city, with two more to go before the summer's out.


Julianna Baggott’s latest book investigates her wildest what-ifs

Yellow book cover with pink frog, overlaid title reads "I'd Really Prefer Not to Be Here with You."

“There should be a dating app (where) you get dinged by your exes if you’re trash.” That’s the concept behind author Julianna Baggott's title story from her recent book,I’d Really Prefer Not to Be Here with You, and Other Stories.” One can only imagine where it goes from there


Intern program helps youth plan for the future

One image one right of two kids in front of a computer, two images on left with kids sitting on a wall, women sitting at a table

The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP), marking its 50th anniversary, is an initiative that places interns ages 16 to 24 in various departments within the city. Program leaders and participants say SYEP helps young people from minority or low-income households and communities open doors into the workplace and take control of their futures.