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Mayor Ed Murray delivers his State of the City address at the Idriss Mosque.
A 2015 Teamsters' rally for the unionization of ride-hailing service drivers.
A tree referred to by West Seattle residents as the "Silent Giant" will soon be removed from the neighborhood.
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Attorney Mark Rosenbaum, at the microphone, talks to reporters after the hearing for Daniel Ramirez Medina. On his right is fellow attorney Theodore Boutrous.
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Two women, Ritsuko Terayama and Sumiko Furuta, on a ferry from Bainbridge Island to Seattle as they were forced to leave for an internment camp.

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Landlord: Tenant violated his lease by dying

Debra Tolbert’s brother had been battling stage four kidney failure when he died last month of a heart attack. But a grieving Tolbert was hardly…

How one newspaper resisted internment

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Jay Inslee is in the fight of his life

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is well known as a competitor. During his days at North Seattle’s Ingraham High School, his name and image were common in…

Eyman tax cap now has some big supporters seeking relief

The city of Rosalia, about 40 miles south of Spokane, brings in $660 dollars a year in property taxes. A good chunk goes to paying…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Step Afrika! What started as a cultural exchange program between African Americans and South Africans has blossomed into a first-of-its-kind company that celebrates stepping, the…

Campus sexual assault: Washington students still woefully uninformed

Though politicians and universities across the country have recognized the problem of campus sexual assault, administrators are still working to determine the most effective policies…

Legislature may let police face shooting charges

Sometimes help comes from the most unlikely places. That’s what happened this week, when a proposal to reform laws protecting police from prosecution for using…

What surviving Nixon teaches us about Trump

When I was a boy, I worshipped the presidents. Some kids collected baseball cards. I ordered a sheet of faux postage stamps from a comic…

Is Dave Reichert getting a bit comfy in his district?

Dave Reichert lives in a castle, and its walls are tall. The congressman doesn’t actually live in a castle, of course, but his 8th Congressional…

Timber! ‘Silent Giant’ tree likely to come down

The “Silent Giant” might be silenced once and for all. On Jan. 25, a Seattle hearing examiner ruled against the group of neighbors known as…

Uber, Lyft could score win in Olympia

A proposal in the state Senate would solidify the contractor status of drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft — a win for the companies…

Ready to run again, Ed Murray seeks more taxes

While taking his annual State of the City address to a north Seattle mosque to make a point about national policy, Mayor Ed Murray said…

Ready to run again, Ed Murray seeks more taxes

While taking his annual State of the City address to a north Seattle mosque to make a point about national policy, Mayor Ed Murray said…

Is Dave Reichert getting a bit comfy in his district?

Dave Reichert lives in a castle, and its walls are tall. The congressman doesn’t actually live in a castle, of course, but his 8th Congressional…

Uber, Lyft could score win in Olympia

A proposal in the state Senate would solidify the contractor status of drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft — a win for the companies…

Timber! ‘Silent Giant’ tree likely to come down

The “Silent Giant” might be silenced once and for all. On Jan. 25, a Seattle hearing examiner ruled against the group of neighbors known as…

What surviving Nixon teaches us about Trump

When I was a boy, I worshipped the presidents. Some kids collected baseball cards. I ordered a sheet of faux postage stamps from a comic…

Legislature may let police face shooting charges

Sometimes help comes from the most unlikely places. That’s what happened this week, when a proposal to reform laws protecting police from prosecution for using…

Jay Inslee is in the fight of his life

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is well known as a competitor. During his days at North Seattle’s Ingraham High School, his name and image were common in…

How one newspaper resisted internment

When September 11, 2001 occurred, some of us argued that a second date would now “live in infamy.” The first, of course, was December 7,…

Eyman tax cap now has some big supporters seeking relief

The city of Rosalia, about 40 miles south of Spokane, brings in $660 dollars a year in property taxes. A good chunk goes to paying…

Campus sexual assault: Washington students still woefully uninformed

Though politicians and universities across the country have recognized the problem of campus sexual assault, administrators are still working to determine the most effective policies…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Step Afrika! What started as a cultural exchange program between African Americans and South Africans has blossomed into a first-of-its-kind company that celebrates stepping, the…

Landlord: Tenant violated his lease by dying

Debra Tolbert’s brother had been battling stage four kidney failure when he died last month of a heart attack. But a grieving Tolbert was hardly…

Did GOP cover up a $1 billion school-funding error?

Democrats in the state Senate are angry about what they say were actions by Republicans that apparently misled colleagues and the public over mistakes in…