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Puget Sound’s ticking nuclear time bomb

In September of 1980, routine maintenance work on a U.S. Air Force Titan II missile near Damascus, Arkansas, became a life-and-death crisis. The trouble started…

8 great ideas for Seattle in 2017

Our city politics might have a nasty streak, and our national political scene feels very, well, un-Seattle, to say the least. But Trump or no…

How to deal with fascists — lessons from history

The so-called “alt right” is feeling its oats. With Donald Trump about to assume the presidency, white nationalists, supremacists and Neo-Nazis are newly empowered. Take…

In Obama’s farewell, a hint of something new

The first artifact of the new year, then, will be a tweet by the outgoing President. It is a medium uncharacteristic of Barack Obama but…

We speak for the tree: A neighborhood conservation story

Amid all the changes in Seattle, one group of West Seattleites is determined to save a small green patch that characterizes their neighborhood. They call…

Council reacts to new footage of police shooting

Angered by a seven-minute gap between when Che Taylor was shot by police and when he received CPR, Councilmember Kshama Sawant is calling for Seattle…

Day 1 in Olympia, and etiquette is already out the window

An agreement, then a last-minute snub: That’s what Democrats allege took place last week during negotiations over the state’s school funding crisis. Republican legislators skipped…

How to have a healthier University District — with more people

Seattle is recognized around the world as a leader in addressing climate change. We were one of the first cities in the nation to embrace…

A win for local media: The Seattle Globalist lives on

At a time when the news about the news is often discouraging, with buy-outs and layoffs continuing at local media outlets, there have been a…

Fossil fuel exports in the NW: Down but not out

Environmentalists are celebrating the recent news that Peter Goldmark, Washington State's public lands commissioner, decided against leasing state-owned land in Longview for Millennium Bulk Terminal’s…

Artists ponder how to avoid Seattle’s own ‘Ghost Ship’

In the aftermath of the tragic “Ghost Ship” fire, which swept through a warehouse-turned-underground-arts-space in Oakland, California, killing 36 people, Seattle’s arts community is wondering if…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Writers Resist: A Celebration of Free Speech This special night is one in a series of readings happening across the country, where writers will be…

Inslee defends his budget, promises to resist Trump

Gov. Jay Inslee today gave a spirited defense of his tax plan for the state, while vowing to resist any major changes by the Trump…

Lawmakers try to curb student debt

Though many universities offer financial aid counseling, student loan borrowers — busy balancing classes, work and extracurricular activities — might never seek out these services…

As African Americans leave Seattle, black churches hang on by a thread

If you’d told Pastor Reggie Witherspoon in 1987, back when he first heard the call of God to start a place of worship, that one…

As African Americans leave Seattle, black churches hang on by a thread

If you’d told Pastor Reggie Witherspoon in 1987, back when he first heard the call of God to start a place of worship, that one…

How to deal with fascists — lessons from history

The so-called “alt right” is feeling its oats. With Donald Trump about to assume the presidency, white nationalists, supremacists and Neo-Nazis are newly empowered. Take…

Lawmakers try to curb student debt

Though many universities offer financial aid counseling, student loan borrowers — busy balancing classes, work and extracurricular activities — might never seek out these services…

How to have a healthier University District — with more people

Seattle is recognized around the world as a leader in addressing climate change. We were one of the first cities in the nation to embrace…

A win for local media: The Seattle Globalist lives on

At a time when the news about the news is often discouraging, with buy-outs and layoffs continuing at local media outlets, there have been a…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Writers Resist: A Celebration of Free Speech This special night is one in a series of readings happening across the country, where writers will be…

We speak for the tree: A neighborhood conservation story

Amid all the changes in Seattle, one group of West Seattleites is determined to save a small green patch that characterizes their neighborhood. They call…

Inslee defends his budget, promises to resist Trump

Gov. Jay Inslee today gave a spirited defense of his tax plan for the state, while vowing to resist any major changes by the Trump…

In Obama’s farewell, a hint of something new

The first artifact of the new year, then, will be a tweet by the outgoing President. It is a medium uncharacteristic of Barack Obama but…

Fossil fuel exports in the NW: Down but not out

Environmentalists are celebrating the recent news that Peter Goldmark, Washington State's public lands commissioner, decided against leasing state-owned land in Longview for Millennium Bulk Terminal’s…

Artists ponder how to avoid Seattle’s own ‘Ghost Ship’

In the aftermath of the tragic “Ghost Ship” fire, which swept through a warehouse-turned-underground-arts-space in Oakland, California, killing 36 people, Seattle’s arts community is wondering if…

Day 1 in Olympia, and etiquette is already out the window

An agreement, then a last-minute snub: That’s what Democrats allege took place last week during negotiations over the state’s school funding crisis. Republican legislators skipped…

8 great ideas for Seattle in 2017

Our city politics might have a nasty streak, and our national political scene feels very, well, un-Seattle, to say the least. But Trump or no…

Council reacts to new footage of police shooting

Angered by a seven-minute gap between when Che Taylor was shot by police and when he received CPR, Councilmember Kshama Sawant is calling for Seattle…