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Landlord: Tenant violated his lease by dying

Debra Tolbert’s brother had been battling stage four kidney failure when he died last month of a heart attack. But a grieving Tolbert was hardly…

Did GOP cover up a $1 billion school-funding error?

Democrats in the state Senate are angry about what they say were actions by Republicans that apparently misled colleagues and the public over mistakes in…

How one newspaper resisted internment

When September 11, 2001 occurred, some of us argued that a second date would now “live in infamy.” The first, of course, was December 7,…

Who gets the water — landowners or fish?

MAPLE FALLS, Whatcom County – Zach Nutting throws a stick. His two big black dogs streak after it into the trees on the five-acre lot…

Eyman tax cap now has some big supporters seeking relief

The city of Rosalia, about 40 miles south of Spokane, brings in $660 dollars a year in property taxes. A good chunk goes to paying…

Jay Inslee is in the fight of his life

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is well known as a competitor. During his days at North Seattle’s Ingraham High School, his name and image were common in…

Octopus sex act is cancelled, again

The Seattle Aquarium’s octopuses aren’t getting lucky this Valentine’s Day. For the second year in a row, the annual octopus mating event, or “blind date,”…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Step Afrika! What started as a cultural exchange program between African Americans and South Africans has blossomed into a first-of-its-kind company that celebrates stepping, the…

Judge denies ACLU’s request to stop encampment sweeps

Seattle officials can continue to clean up homeless encampments while a suit challenging the city's practices works its way toward a trial. U.S. District Court…

Campus sexual assault: Washington students still woefully uninformed

Though politicians and universities across the country have recognized the problem of campus sexual assault, administrators are still working to determine the most effective policies…

Grizzlies in the North Cascades: Do we want them back?

This story is a production of NWPR/EarthFix. About 16 pregnant ewes lounge beneath a lone tree on a ranch in north-central Washington’s Methow Valley. They…

Legislature may let police face shooting charges

Sometimes help comes from the most unlikely places. That’s what happened this week, when a proposal to reform laws protecting police from prosecution for using…

What surviving Nixon teaches us about Trump

When I was a boy, I worshipped the presidents. Some kids collected baseball cards. I ordered a sheet of faux postage stamps from a comic…

What surviving Nixon teaches us about Trump

When I was a boy, I worshipped the presidents. Some kids collected baseball cards. I ordered a sheet of faux postage stamps from a comic…

Legislature may let police face shooting charges

Sometimes help comes from the most unlikely places. That’s what happened this week, when a proposal to reform laws protecting police from prosecution for using…

Jay Inslee is in the fight of his life

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is well known as a competitor. During his days at North Seattle’s Ingraham High School, his name and image were common in…

How one newspaper resisted internment

When September 11, 2001 occurred, some of us argued that a second date would now “live in infamy.” The first, of course, was December 7,…

Eyman tax cap now has some big supporters seeking relief

The city of Rosalia, about 40 miles south of Spokane, brings in $660 dollars a year in property taxes. A good chunk goes to paying…

Campus sexual assault: Washington students still woefully uninformed

Though politicians and universities across the country have recognized the problem of campus sexual assault, administrators are still working to determine the most effective policies…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Step Afrika! What started as a cultural exchange program between African Americans and South Africans has blossomed into a first-of-its-kind company that celebrates stepping, the…

Landlord: Tenant violated his lease by dying

Debra Tolbert’s brother had been battling stage four kidney failure when he died last month of a heart attack. But a grieving Tolbert was hardly…

Did GOP cover up a $1 billion school-funding error?

Democrats in the state Senate are angry about what they say were actions by Republicans that apparently misled colleagues and the public over mistakes in…

Judge denies ACLU’s request to stop encampment sweeps

Seattle officials can continue to clean up homeless encampments while a suit challenging the city's practices works its way toward a trial. U.S. District Court…

Who gets the water — landowners or fish?

MAPLE FALLS, Whatcom County – Zach Nutting throws a stick. His two big black dogs streak after it into the trees on the five-acre lot…

Grizzlies in the North Cascades: Do we want them back?

This story is a production of NWPR/EarthFix. About 16 pregnant ewes lounge beneath a lone tree on a ranch in north-central Washington’s Methow Valley. They…

Octopus sex act is cancelled, again

The Seattle Aquarium’s octopuses aren’t getting lucky this Valentine’s Day. For the second year in a row, the annual octopus mating event, or “blind date,”…