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Bidding farewell to Bakeman’s and a sandwich hero

Every weekday Jason Wang and his crew of hard-working employees start their morning roasting turkey and baking meatloaf for the hundreds of hungry customers who filter…

Test riding Seattle’s bike shares: A guide

Hey Seattle — congratulations! In just five months, you’ve become a leader in bike sharing. Three private companies — Spin, ofo and LimeBike — have dropped 9,000 easily…

How urban sprawl shapes the critters that crawl our city

A band of raccoons scamper over a downed tree. A coyote sneaks a drink from a mossy pool. The black and white photos that flash…

NHL gives Seattle a real shot at a team

Talk about a power play: About 24 hours after the city signed a deal to develop privately an arena worthy of the NHL, hockey league…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

How urban sprawl shapes the critters that crawl our city

A band of raccoons scamper over a downed tree. A coyote sneaks a drink from a mossy pool. The black and white photos that flash…

Test riding Seattle’s bike shares: A guide

Hey Seattle — congratulations! In just five months, you’ve become a leader in bike sharing. Three private companies — Spin, ofo and LimeBike — have dropped 9,000 easily…

Bidding farewell to Bakeman’s and a sandwich hero

Every weekday Jason Wang and his crew of hard-working employees start their morning roasting turkey and baking meatloaf for the hundreds of hungry customers who filter…

NHL gives Seattle a real shot at a team

Talk about a power play: About 24 hours after the city signed a deal to develop privately an arena worthy of the NHL, hockey league…