9/16
Rain and gusty winds will move into Seattle on Friday, September 17 and remain in the area through the weekend, with the heaviest rain anticipated on Friday night.   Rain and wind can lead to tree damage and power outages, and [...]
9/15
Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that Royal Alley-Barnes will be appointed to be the Interim Director of ARTS and the first Black woman to hold the position. Director Alley-Barnes will lead ARTS during this [...]
9/14
Free, Accessible Testing Remains Key to Curbing Further Spread of Delta Variant SEATTLE (September 14, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that City of Seattle COVID-19 testing sites created over the pandemic have administered one million [...]
9/13
Seattle (September 13, 2021) Ahead of the Seattle City Council’s 2022 meeting on the Seattle Police Department budget, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Police Chief Adrian Diaz released the following statement urging the Seattle City Council to support [...]
9/10
SEATTLE (September 10, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced partnerships with Intentionalist, Belltown United, and the South Lake Union Chamber to support downtown small businesses as part of Welcome Back Weeks. These efforts will involve [...]
9/9
Seattle (September 9, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement in support of President Biden’s new actions to increase vaccinations, protect workers from COVID-19, and curb the spread of the Delta variant:  “I commend [...]
8/30
City to Host Three Events Featuring Local Artists and Cultural Organizations as Part of Welcome Back Weeks Masking and Proof of Vaccination Are Required at all City of Seattle Welcome Back Events SEATTLE (August 30, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan [...]
8/27
Investments include at least $1.2 million for community driven projects and up to $225,000 to 28 business districts throughout Seattle Seattle (August 26, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) announced [...]
8/16
Temporary Change Will Increase Permitting Flexibility for Uses of Empty Storefronts to Help Bring Businesses and Artists Back Downtown Seattle (August 16, 2021) – Following unanimous passage by the City Council, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced [...]
8/12
Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement regarding legislation that allows more flexibility in permitted uses for empty downtown storefronts moving out of the Seattle City [...]