National parks’ future could be in Pioneer Square

It's a time of year when many of us are off in Washington's biggest national parks: Rainier, Olympic, North Cascades. But a small park unit…

How the 3rd-place finisher changed the mayor’s race

Attorney Nikkita Oliver’s campaign for mayor began quietly last winter, developing out of low-key meetings in the wood-floor backroom of the Central District’s 109-year-old Washington…

Live blog: Seattle counter-protesters march as ‘patriot’ group gathers

This post was updated with Tweets and dispatches from Seattle as events unfolded in the aftermath of the 'Unite the Right' Rally in Charlottesville.  The…

Shakeup among Seahawks over Charlottesville

This story previously appeared on Sportspress NW. Add two more to the long list of people anguished over the grim, non-sports news of the weekend:…

Can the Ethiopian community hang on in Seattle?

While the Rainier Beach neighborhood has long been a thriving center for Ethiopian Americans in Seattle, many community members are worried about preserving connections amid…

Both hotbeds of resistance, what Seattle can learn from Detroit

Three years ago, I arrived in Seattle after spending the past fourteen years living in and around Detroit. On the surface, the two cities seemed…

Flora, fauna and phones? Mt. Rainier eyes cellphone service

This article originally appeared on EarthFix. The Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise is where most people come first when they visit Mount Rainier National Park.…

He was already mourning. Then his brother was shot by police.

This is a story about a fatal police shooting and the loved ones who are left behind. It's become a familiar one in Seattle in…

Hey hey, ho ho, has that Lenin statue got to go?

In the wake of Charlottesville and President Donald Trump's coddling of white supremacists, there is renewed controversy over Fremont’s second worst piece of public art…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Rebirth Brass Band In their home city of New Orleans, Rebirth Brass Band has been playing the Maple Leaf every Tuesday night since 1983. And,…

What a park in the ID tells us about urban life

The expanded Hing Hay Park in the Chinatown International District (ID) is now open to the public. Not in the official sense with ribbon cutting and speechifying. But…

Ferguson movie rings true (even if you were there)

Years before white supremacists marched in Charlottesville, I was moving from Los Angeles to St. Louis. The year was 2014 and I had a somewhat less pessimistic view…

Coming soon to Seattle: Ugly produce

This story originally appeared on EarthFix.  A California-based company that sells blemished and misshapen produce is expanding into the Northwest. Imperfect Produce buys so-called ‘ugly’ fruits and…

Coming soon to Seattle: Ugly produce

This story originally appeared on EarthFix.  A California-based company that sells blemished and misshapen produce is expanding into the Northwest. Imperfect Produce buys so-called ‘ugly’ fruits and…

Hey hey, ho ho, has that Lenin statue got to go?

In the wake of Charlottesville and President Donald Trump's coddling of white supremacists, there is renewed controversy over Fremont’s second worst piece of public art…

What a park in the ID tells us about urban life

The expanded Hing Hay Park in the Chinatown International District (ID) is now open to the public. Not in the official sense with ribbon cutting and speechifying. But…

Ferguson movie rings true (even if you were there)

Years before white supremacists marched in Charlottesville, I was moving from Los Angeles to St. Louis. The year was 2014 and I had a somewhat less pessimistic view…

Can the Ethiopian community hang on in Seattle?

While the Rainier Beach neighborhood has long been a thriving center for Ethiopian Americans in Seattle, many community members are worried about preserving connections amid…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Rebirth Brass Band In their home city of New Orleans, Rebirth Brass Band has been playing the Maple Leaf every Tuesday night since 1983. And,…

Shakeup among Seahawks over Charlottesville

This story previously appeared on Sportspress NW. Add two more to the long list of people anguished over the grim, non-sports news of the weekend:…

He was already mourning. Then his brother was shot by police.

This is a story about a fatal police shooting and the loved ones who are left behind. It's become a familiar one in Seattle in…

How the 3rd-place finisher changed the mayor’s race

Attorney Nikkita Oliver’s campaign for mayor began quietly last winter, developing out of low-key meetings in the wood-floor backroom of the Central District’s 109-year-old Washington…

Flora, fauna and phones? Mt. Rainier eyes cellphone service

This article originally appeared on EarthFix. The Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise is where most people come first when they visit Mount Rainier National Park.…

Both hotbeds of resistance, what Seattle can learn from Detroit

Three years ago, I arrived in Seattle after spending the past fourteen years living in and around Detroit. On the surface, the two cities seemed…

National parks’ future could be in Pioneer Square

It's a time of year when many of us are off in Washington's biggest national parks: Rainier, Olympic, North Cascades. But a small park unit…

Live blog: Seattle counter-protesters march as ‘patriot’ group gathers

This post was updated with Tweets and dispatches from Seattle as events unfolded in the aftermath of the 'Unite the Right' Rally in Charlottesville.  The…