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Another Evergreen professor resigns following racial protests

The bloodletting at Olympia's Evergreen State College continues in the aftermath of last spring's race-related protests with the resignation of an African-American faculty member. As…

Alexa, fix Seattle

Seattle has a lot of problems, but nothing technology won’t fix, right? Amazon has transformed the city. The company’s founder, Jeff Bezos, is now the…

Is I-940 a path to reducing police shootings?

The police action was tragic, fatal, possibly unnecessary. But was it malicious? Probably not. Take your pick: In Ferguson, Missouri, people rioted in the streets…

What undoing net neutrality could mean for Seattle startups

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the Federal Communications Commission prepares to undo its net neutrality rules this week, large internet companies like AT&T and Comcast are…

Washington state should embrace freight rail

A recent recommendation from the Washington state energy council to reject the expansion of Port of Vancouver speaks to a profound anti-business mentality by a vocal…

County bans solitary confinement for youth inmates

King County plans to treat its youth inmates a little less like adults. The county council on Monday, in a 7-0 vote, decided to ban the…

After Bears Ears, no one’s public lands are safe

President Trump has public lands in the cross-hairs. On Dec. 4, he pulled the trigger, gutting two national monuments in Southern Utah. Washington should heed…

Are there lessons to be learned in Oregon’s school funding strategy?

Washington’s highest court offered a ruling last month suggesting, at last, the state’s school funding woes could be in its past. At the same time,…

On a beautiful and remote NW beach: Trash

The story of a piece of litter doesn’t end at your curbside. Every year, millions of tons of trash find their way down storm drains…

In the era of #MeToo, Reichert can take a stand for victims

Congressman Dave Reichert has made standing up for the rights of crime victims a hallmark of his Congressional career. Building on his experience as King…

As taxes rise, we can’t forget our youngest residents

America does less to prepare its youngest children to enter kindergarten than nearly all other countries in the world with advanced economies. Two nationally respected…

An undocumented nurse has a message for Donald Trump

Twenty-four-year-old Jessica Esparza says it wasn’t easy to come to the United States. She was bullied because she spoke broken English, and she had to…

Five years after Sandy Hook, what is Washington doing about guns?

Five years after a gunman killed 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, some state lawmakers see a…

What Neil Gorsuch could mean for Indian Country

This story was originally published on High Country News. During the Senate hearings that put Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court this year, Democrats made…

How breastfeeding led to another lawsuit from a Seattle police captain

The city tried to settle the lawsuit quickly and quietly, but the police veteran who brought the case turned the offer down. Now Seattle is somewhere it would prefer…

How breastfeeding led to another lawsuit from a Seattle police captain

The city tried to settle the lawsuit quickly and quietly, but the police veteran who brought the case turned the offer down. Now Seattle is somewhere it would prefer…

These bikes were made for Seattle

Seattle’s new, more casual bike-share programs, Spin, LimeBike and Ofo, seem to have caught on. Their tangerine, green and yellow bikes began appearing all over…

Five years after Sandy Hook, what is Washington doing about guns?

Five years after a gunman killed 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, some state lawmakers see a…

An undocumented nurse has a message for Donald Trump

Twenty-four-year-old Jessica Esparza says it wasn’t easy to come to the United States. She was bullied because she spoke broken English, and she had to…

What Neil Gorsuch could mean for Indian Country

This story was originally published on High Country News. During the Senate hearings that put Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court this year, Democrats made…

Are there lessons to be learned in Oregon’s school funding strategy?

Washington’s highest court offered a ruling last month suggesting, at last, the state’s school funding woes could be in its past. At the same time,…

In the era of #MeToo, Reichert can take a stand for victims

Congressman Dave Reichert has made standing up for the rights of crime victims a hallmark of his Congressional career. Building on his experience as King…

On a beautiful and remote NW beach: Trash

The story of a piece of litter doesn’t end at your curbside. Every year, millions of tons of trash find their way down storm drains…

As taxes rise, we can’t forget our youngest residents

America does less to prepare its youngest children to enter kindergarten than nearly all other countries in the world with advanced economies. Two nationally respected…

What undoing net neutrality could mean for Seattle startups

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the Federal Communications Commission prepares to undo its net neutrality rules this week, large internet companies like AT&T and Comcast are…

After Bears Ears, no one’s public lands are safe

President Trump has public lands in the cross-hairs. On Dec. 4, he pulled the trigger, gutting two national monuments in Southern Utah. Washington should heed…

Another Evergreen professor resigns following racial protests

The bloodletting at Olympia's Evergreen State College continues in the aftermath of last spring's race-related protests with the resignation of an African-American faculty member. As…

County bans solitary confinement for youth inmates

King County plans to treat its youth inmates a little less like adults. The county council on Monday, in a 7-0 vote, decided to ban the…

Alexa, fix Seattle

Seattle has a lot of problems, but nothing technology won’t fix, right? Amazon has transformed the city. The company’s founder, Jeff Bezos, is now the…

Is I-940 a path to reducing police shootings?

The police action was tragic, fatal, possibly unnecessary. But was it malicious? Probably not. Take your pick: In Ferguson, Missouri, people rioted in the streets…