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Frustrated with HR, City employees break silence on sexism and harassment

The first in a two-part series. Read Part 2 here. At one of the first meetings of the Seattle Silence Breakers, Doreen McGrath asked the…

Shocker: It’s mostly men moving to Seattle for tech jobs

For every four men who moved to Seattle for a tech job in the last decade, only one woman did, too, according to a recent analysis that looked…

Here’s how to piss off Trump: Support Jeff Bezos

Last week, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders complained on her official government Twitter feed that it was too easy for her daughter to…

6 environmental issues to watch in Olympia

OLYMPIA – Should Washington businesses and consumers pay to offset their impact on the global climate? Should the state keep water in streams to preserve…

Two more City Hall leaders out under Durkan

Seattle's Chief Technology Officer, Michael Mattmiller, and the Director of the Office of Labor Standards, Dylan Orr, both resigned Friday, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced today.…

How it feels when Trump insults your homeland

Today marks my 37th year living in the United States. I arrived in Miami from El Salvador midday morning Jan. 17, 1981 — 14 years old,…

Trump’s first year: Why he’s winning bigly but might lose anyway

If Donald Trump were not president, Jenny Durkan would not be mayor of Seattle. Insiders in legal and political circles expected Durkan, President Barack Obama’s…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Real Magic In their native United Kingdom, theatre company Forced Entertainment is known for being “fiendishly clever and sometimes unbearable to watch,” most recently taking…

Trump’s first year has taught us what’s at stake

Now that we’re a full year from the inauguration there's one thing you can say about Trump: he’s changed some of our habits. Immigrants now…

Inside Seattle’s HR department: a ‘toxic’ culture

This is the second article in a two-part series. Before the stroke, there were the migraines. Linda Leong had spent nearly 30 years working in…

How many ICE agents patrol the West? It’s unclear

Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, made a promise the other day to the people of California, a state that…

Washington’s Trump fighter — at Crosscut Fest

A version of this article ran September 11, 2017. When President Donald Trump issued an executive order attempting to prevent travel to the United States…

Republicans should take the lead to stop offshore drilling

When the Trump administration announced its plans to open up the entire Washington coast, including the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, to oil exploration, I…

Could Seattle get any whiter than its rating as top hygge city?

Seattle loves coming in No. 1 on any list. The latest is one put together by cities researcher Bert Sperling who tracks “best places” around…

How the Honest Ads Act could harm grassroots advocacy

Washington Democratic Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray recently announced their support for the Honest Ads Act, a congressional proposal meant to curb electoral meddling. The idea…

Could Seattle get any whiter than its rating as top hygge city?

Seattle loves coming in No. 1 on any list. The latest is one put together by cities researcher Bert Sperling who tracks “best places” around…

Seattle’s oldest vegetarian spot hopes to survive development boom

Sunlight Cafe is Seattle’s longest running vegetarian restaurant. A group of five women opened the place in 1976, wanting to serve simple, healthy dishes at…

How the Honest Ads Act could harm grassroots advocacy

Washington Democratic Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray recently announced their support for the Honest Ads Act, a congressional proposal meant to curb electoral meddling. The idea…

Inside Seattle’s HR department: a ‘toxic’ culture

This is the second article in a two-part series. Before the stroke, there were the migraines. Linda Leong had spent nearly 30 years working in…

Republicans should take the lead to stop offshore drilling

When the Trump administration announced its plans to open up the entire Washington coast, including the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, to oil exploration, I…

Anger, frustration over Trump fuels Seattle Women’s March 2.0

When Marla Donaldson marched through Seattle during the inaugural Women's March last year, she held a sign that declared: "Now you've pissed off Grandma!" One…

Two more City Hall leaders out under Durkan

Seattle's Chief Technology Officer, Michael Mattmiller, and the Director of the Office of Labor Standards, Dylan Orr, both resigned Friday, Mayor Jenny Durkan announced today.…

Trump’s first year: Why he’s winning bigly but might lose anyway

If Donald Trump were not president, Jenny Durkan would not be mayor of Seattle. Insiders in legal and political circles expected Durkan, President Barack Obama’s…

Trump’s first year has taught us what’s at stake

Now that we’re a full year from the inauguration there's one thing you can say about Trump: he’s changed some of our habits. Immigrants now…

Frustrated with HR, City employees break silence on sexism and harassment

The first in a two-part series. Read Part 2 here. At one of the first meetings of the Seattle Silence Breakers, Doreen McGrath asked the…

Here’s how to piss off Trump: Support Jeff Bezos

Last week, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders complained on her official government Twitter feed that it was too easy for her daughter to…

Shocker: It’s mostly men moving to Seattle for tech jobs

For every four men who moved to Seattle for a tech job in the last decade, only one woman did, too, according to a recent analysis that looked…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Real Magic In their native United Kingdom, theatre company Forced Entertainment is known for being “fiendishly clever and sometimes unbearable to watch,” most recently taking…

Washington’s Trump fighter — at Crosscut Fest

A version of this article ran September 11, 2017. When President Donald Trump issued an executive order attempting to prevent travel to the United States…

6 environmental issues to watch in Olympia

OLYMPIA – Should Washington businesses and consumers pay to offset their impact on the global climate? Should the state keep water in streams to preserve…