Simone Alicea

A Seattle native and former KPLU intern, Simone Alicea has returned to the Pacific Northwest from covering breaking news at the Chicago Sun-Times. She earned her Bachelor's of Journalism from Northwestern University. During her undergraduate career, she spent time in Cape Town, South Africa, covering metro news for the Cape Times.

ELAINE THOMPSON / Associated Press


The Seattle City Council voted 9-0 Monday to pass a citywide income tax on high earners.