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U-District bar closes doors and salutes the future: microhousing

The Knarr Shipwreck Lounge announced last call for its final time last Friday, St. Patrick’s Day. Customers ordered shots of Jameson before the bartender definitively threw…

Our dishonorable past: KKK’s Western roots date to 1868

The images are haunting. A family dressed in full Ku Klux Klan regalia prepares for a wedding in Sedro-Woolley. A downtown Seattle hall is filled…

Was KOMO just bullied into airing right-wing rhetoric?

Here's something you don't see every day on local TV news: An attack on mainstream media delivered by someone running the largest TV broadcast company in…

Is sticky rice headed to King Street Station?

Philip Deng wants to turn King Street Station — the century-old train station in the heart of Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood — into a permanent…

Work in Seattle? Six months of paid family leave may soon be an option

Attention new parents: By 2020, Seattle could require all businesses in its city limits to offer you six months of paid time off. The proposal…

Seattle: launchpad of the modern Space Age?

Boeing put Seattle on the map as an aerospace place, but a new generation of local companies is trying to take us into space, including…

Black Like Me: An artist explores the N-word

Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language throughout. The story is about an art piece that looks at the N word, one of the most…

Disorder in the Court: GOP wants to break up the 9th Circuit

This story originally appeared in High Country News What could have been a bland hearing by the House Judiciary Committee last Thursday was cast in…

Crosscut’s executive director says goodbye

Editor's note: Crosscut's Executive Director Tamara Power-Drutis announced she would be leaving after three years with the organization. We're publishing this farewell letter written by Tamara…

Seattle not suing Trump…yet?

When Mayor Ed Murray gave his annual State of the City address last month, he demanded the Trump administration provide a proper definition of a…

Republicans play their first card in budget game

State Senate Republicans staked out their first budget bargaining position Tuesday — a $43 billion proposal that does not stand a chance of surviving intact…

Civilians might investigate Seattle cops. Will it backfire?

For years, Lisa Daugaard thought civilians were the best people to investigate police misconduct. She would even show up to election forums and demand candidates…

In a sign of the times, doomsday prep is bipartisan

In 1962, the fallout shelter craze peaked, but the end of the world is experiencing a revival. Now, 55 years, some folks are prepping for…

4 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Director’s Choice Epic, relentless, stunning. Those were some of the words that came to mind at McCaw Hall the other evening when Pacific Northwest Ballet…

In a sign of the times, doomsday prep is bipartisan

In 1962, the fallout shelter craze peaked, but the end of the world is experiencing a revival. Now, 55 years, some folks are prepping for…

Was KOMO just bullied into airing right-wing rhetoric?

Here's something you don't see every day on local TV news: An attack on mainstream media delivered by someone running the largest TV broadcast company in…

Civilians might investigate Seattle cops. Will it backfire?

For years, Lisa Daugaard thought civilians were the best people to investigate police misconduct. She would even show up to election forums and demand candidates…

On Aurora Avenue: ‘Radical hospitality’

“White male: roughly 70 years old, goes by name Thomas-driving a red 4 door suv picked up woman in Lynnwood but frequents aurora avenue as…

4 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Director’s Choice Epic, relentless, stunning. Those were some of the words that came to mind at McCaw Hall the other evening when Pacific Northwest Ballet…

Work in Seattle? Six months of paid family leave may soon be an option

Attention new parents: By 2020, Seattle could require all businesses in its city limits to offer you six months of paid time off. The proposal…

Black Like Me: An artist explores the N-word

Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language throughout. The story is about an art piece that looks at the N word, one of the most…

Disorder in the Court: GOP wants to break up the 9th Circuit

This story originally appeared in High Country News What could have been a bland hearing by the House Judiciary Committee last Thursday was cast in…

Seattle not suing Trump…yet?

When Mayor Ed Murray gave his annual State of the City address last month, he demanded the Trump administration provide a proper definition of a…

Republicans play their first card in budget game

State Senate Republicans staked out their first budget bargaining position Tuesday — a $43 billion proposal that does not stand a chance of surviving intact…

From Uwajimaya to internment and back again

This story is part of KCTS 9’s immigration series Borders & Heritage. Throughout its history, the United States has been a home to immigrants from…

Seattle: launchpad of the modern Space Age?

Boeing put Seattle on the map as an aerospace place, but a new generation of local companies is trying to take us into space, including…

Crosscut’s executive director says goodbye

Editor's note: Crosscut's Executive Director Tamara Power-Drutis announced she would be leaving after three years with the organization. We're publishing this farewell letter written by Tamara…

Our dishonorable past: KKK’s Western roots date to 1868

The images are haunting. A family dressed in full Ku Klux Klan regalia prepares for a wedding in Sedro-Woolley. A downtown Seattle hall is filled…

U-District bar closes doors and salutes the future: microhousing

The Knarr Shipwreck Lounge announced last call for its final time last Friday, St. Patrick’s Day. Customers ordered shots of Jameson before the bartender definitively threw…