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Romanian Film Festival Since 2014, the American Romanian Cultural Society (ARCS) has been hosting the Romanian Film Festival, giving local Romanian-Americans a place for community…

A new political group will target the forgotten voters

As things fall apart, to bastardize W.B. Yeats, two veteran lawmakers hope to rekindle the vital center in American politics. Chris Vance, a former Republican…

Bill Nye isn’t just some science guy anymore

Famed science guy Bill Nye is looking a bit like Spock these days, with his long face and thick eyebrows that leap up at the…

Election data: Yes, Seattle played it safe

In the midst of a national storm driven by a chaotic presidency, declining institutional trust and increasing anxiety in blue America, Seattle’s voters did a…

So about that Space Needle time capsule…

Time capsules and the future go together, but when the futuristic Space Needle was built in 1962, it didn’t get one. That omission was rectified…

Christian, bisexual and blocked from ‘dream job’

A former volunteer for Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission, a Christian organization that provides services to the homeless, is suing the nonprofit over discrimination. Matthew Woods,…

In a warm-up for the real fight, lawyers argue about city income tax

Seattle’s new income tax has always been headed toward the Washington Supreme Court. But to get there, it had to start somewhere. That somewhere was King…

The JFK assassination files lead back to Seattle

Not unexpectedly, the latest release of government records collected from the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy did little to silence conspiracy…

Let’s put a stop to bus pollution

You wave goodbye to your child or grandchild as she sits down inside a school bus.  You watch the door close and the bus pull…

Chaotic budget talks come to a close — kind of

When interim-Mayor Tim Burgess signs the city's $5.6 billion budget on Wednesday — allocating funds for everything from homeless services to office improvements in the Municipal…

Seattleites conquer Mount Everest. Well, at least its poop problem

Everyone poops — even climbers on the world’s tallest mountain. All that human waste has caused a lot of problems for local villagers near Mount Everest’s…

The impact of white spaces on Black identity

“Lisa Myers Bulmash. No hyphen. I like to do things the hard way,” she says with a chuckle at her defiance. A UCLA English Lit…

GOP tax bill could turn 7,000 UW grad students’ worlds upside down

The quickest way to slow the creation of troublesome intellectuals might be to tax them. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1, which passed…

The choir that sings for the dying

Robin Rose first experienced the power of the Threshold Choir as she recovered from major surgery after a cancer diagnosis about ten years ago. "They were…

Tacoma reckons with its racist past

Tacoma has many great works of public art, but there’s one unimposing sculpture that’s symbolic of what’s going on in that city today. Called Shipment…

Judge rules income tax illegal but Seattle vows to fight on

In the first legal test of Seattle’s new income tax, the city got slammed. Days after a lengthy court proceeding, King County Superior Court Judge John…

The choir that sings for the dying

Robin Rose first experienced the power of the Threshold Choir as she recovered from major surgery after a cancer diagnosis about ten years ago. "They were…

Tacoma reckons with its racist past

Tacoma has many great works of public art, but there’s one unimposing sculpture that’s symbolic of what’s going on in that city today. Called Shipment…

Orcas get more competition for salmon

It’s been a long haul, but West Coast seal and sea lion populations have recovered over the past 40 years. All those extra predators may…

GOP tax bill could turn 7,000 UW grad students’ worlds upside down

The quickest way to slow the creation of troublesome intellectuals might be to tax them. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1, which passed…

Seattleites conquer Mount Everest. Well, at least its poop problem

Everyone poops — even climbers on the world’s tallest mountain. All that human waste has caused a lot of problems for local villagers near Mount Everest’s…

The impact of white spaces on Black identity

“Lisa Myers Bulmash. No hyphen. I like to do things the hard way,” she says with a chuckle at her defiance. A UCLA English Lit…

Chaotic budget talks come to a close — kind of

When interim-Mayor Tim Burgess signs the city's $5.6 billion budget on Wednesday — allocating funds for everything from homeless services to office improvements in the Municipal…

The JFK assassination files lead back to Seattle

Not unexpectedly, the latest release of government records collected from the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy did little to silence conspiracy…

Let’s put a stop to bus pollution

You wave goodbye to your child or grandchild as she sits down inside a school bus.  You watch the door close and the bus pull…

In a warm-up for the real fight, lawyers argue about city income tax

Seattle’s new income tax has always been headed toward the Washington Supreme Court. But to get there, it had to start somewhere. That somewhere was King…

So about that Space Needle time capsule…

Time capsules and the future go together, but when the futuristic Space Needle was built in 1962, it didn’t get one. That omission was rectified…

Election data: Yes, Seattle played it safe

In the midst of a national storm driven by a chaotic presidency, declining institutional trust and increasing anxiety in blue America, Seattle’s voters did a…

Bill Nye isn’t just some science guy anymore

Famed science guy Bill Nye is looking a bit like Spock these days, with his long face and thick eyebrows that leap up at the…

A new political group will target the forgotten voters

As things fall apart, to bastardize W.B. Yeats, two veteran lawmakers hope to rekindle the vital center in American politics. Chris Vance, a former Republican…