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ICE targets prominent immigration activist for deportation

As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement continues to crack down on undocumented immigrants around the country, the agency has sent a prominent immigrant-rights activist in Washington…

Inslee had a goal to cut carbon emissions. Where are the results?

Washington state is on track to reduce carbon emissions from transportation by 17 percent by 2020, meeting a goal set by the governor. The 2014…

As Seattle housing prices soar, Section 8 vouchers don’t help as much as they used to

For Brian Graap and Kari Forbes, there wasn’t much time. The Section 8 housing voucher they’d improbably secured was set to expire and after three months…

An out-of-this world Q&A: middle schoolers chat with astronauts

Science teacher Candace Barich’s classroom is a beehive. It’s loud. It’s middle school. Students are making electromagnetic motors today.“Today is goggles on!” she says. “If…

6 environmental issues to watch in Olympia

OLYMPIA – Should Washington businesses and consumers pay to offset their impact on the global climate? Should the state keep water in streams to preserve…

How it feels when Trump insults your homeland

Today marks my 37th year living in the United States. I arrived in Miami from El Salvador midday morning Jan. 17, 1981 — 14 years old,…

How many ICE agents patrol the West? It’s unclear

Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, made a promise the other day to the people of California, a state that…

Here’s how to piss off Trump: Support Jeff Bezos

Last week, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders complained on her official government Twitter feed that it was too easy for her daughter to…

Shocker: It’s mostly men moving to Seattle for tech jobs

For every four men who moved to Seattle for a tech job in the last decade, only one woman did, too, according to a recent analysis that looked…

Frustrated with HR, City employees break silence on sexism and harassment

The first in a two-part series At one of the first meetings of the Seattle Silence Breakers, Doreen McGrath asked the room full of City…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Real Magic In their native United Kingdom, theatre company Forced Entertainment is known for being “fiendishly clever and sometimes unbearable to watch,” most recently taking…

Washington’s Trump fighter — at Crosscut Fest

A version of this article ran September 11, 2017. When President Donald Trump issued an executive order attempting to prevent travel to the United States…

Trump’s first year has taught us what’s at stake

Now that we’re a full year from the inauguration there's one thing you can say about Trump: he’s changed some of our habits. Immigrants now…

Trump’s first year: Why he’s winning bigly but might lose anyway

If Donald Trump were not president, Jenny Durkan would not be mayor of Seattle. Insiders in legal and political circles expected Durkan, President Barack Obama’s…

Trump’s first year: Why he’s winning bigly but might lose anyway

If Donald Trump were not president, Jenny Durkan would not be mayor of Seattle. Insiders in legal and political circles expected Durkan, President Barack Obama’s…

Trump’s first year has taught us what’s at stake

Now that we’re a full year from the inauguration there's one thing you can say about Trump: he’s changed some of our habits. Immigrants now…

Frustrated with HR, City employees break silence on sexism and harassment

The first in a two-part series At one of the first meetings of the Seattle Silence Breakers, Doreen McGrath asked the room full of City…

Here’s how to piss off Trump: Support Jeff Bezos

Last week, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders complained on her official government Twitter feed that it was too easy for her daughter to…

Shocker: It’s mostly men moving to Seattle for tech jobs

For every four men who moved to Seattle for a tech job in the last decade, only one woman did, too, according to a recent analysis that looked…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Real Magic In their native United Kingdom, theatre company Forced Entertainment is known for being “fiendishly clever and sometimes unbearable to watch,” most recently taking…

Washington’s Trump fighter — at Crosscut Fest

A version of this article ran September 11, 2017. When President Donald Trump issued an executive order attempting to prevent travel to the United States…

6 environmental issues to watch in Olympia

OLYMPIA – Should Washington businesses and consumers pay to offset their impact on the global climate? Should the state keep water in streams to preserve…

How many ICE agents patrol the West? It’s unclear

Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, made a promise the other day to the people of California, a state that…

How it feels when Trump insults your homeland

Today marks my 37th year living in the United States. I arrived in Miami from El Salvador midday morning Jan. 17, 1981 — 14 years old,…

ICE targets prominent immigration activist for deportation

As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement continues to crack down on undocumented immigrants around the country, the agency has sent a prominent immigrant-rights activist in Washington…

As Seattle housing prices soar, Section 8 vouchers don’t help as much as they used to

For Brian Graap and Kari Forbes, there wasn’t much time. The Section 8 housing voucher they’d improbably secured was set to expire and after three months…

Inslee had a goal to cut carbon emissions. Where are the results?

Washington state is on track to reduce carbon emissions from transportation by 17 percent by 2020, meeting a goal set by the governor. The 2014…

An out-of-this world Q&A: middle schoolers chat with astronauts

Science teacher Candace Barich’s classroom is a beehive. It’s loud. It’s middle school. Students are making electromagnetic motors today.“Today is goggles on!” she says. “If…