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Think that beer is a pint? False!

Go to the Comet Tavern these days and you’ll notice something peculiar. No, not the fact that Seattle’s favorite “neighborhood bar” will sell you a…

Hey Sen. Ericksen, here’s what Trump is paying you

This article originally appeared on Earthfix. Washington state Sen. Doug Ericksen was paid $11,438 for his first four weeks working for the Trump administration’s Environmental…

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…

When free speech is hate speech: Should it be banned?

On a recent Civic Cocktail — a monthly interview program on The Seattle Channel — journalists had a chance to ask University of Washington President Ana…

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…

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…

How Western churches built a movement to protect refugees

This story was originally published in High Country News In 1981, Jim Corbett, a Quaker activist who lived in Tucson, Arizona, learned of a Salvadoran…

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…

Disorder in the Court: GOP calls for breaking 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…

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…

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…

Black Like Me: An artist explores the N-word through her work

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…

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…

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…

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 through her work

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 calls for breaking 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…

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…

Hey Sen. Ericksen, here’s what Trump is paying you

This article originally appeared on Earthfix. Washington state Sen. Doug Ericksen was paid $11,438 for his first four weeks working for the Trump administration’s Environmental…

Think that beer is a pint? False!

Go to the Comet Tavern these days and you’ll notice something peculiar. No, not the fact that Seattle’s favorite “neighborhood bar” will sell you a…