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One inquest reform that should happen now

King County Executive Dow Constantine should be commended for pausing all pending inquests into in-custody deaths, and convening a panel to look at reforming King…

Uncertain future for a local Salvadoran family in Trump’s America

In a small, lime-colored house, on a White Center street lined with modest homes, live three generations of a family whose roots trace back to El…

SOS: NOAA funding cuts would hurt coastal Washington

Mike Cassinelli is the owner of Beacon Charters in Ilwaco, at the mouth of the Columbia River. Mike makes his living taking recreational anglers fishing…

The inside story of Gamergate — at the Crosscut Festival

We’ve all read horror stories about dangers lurking online, yet we still call for rides, meet dates and leave passwords or other intimate details in…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Making Chocolate with Dandelion Chocolate Maybe it’s something reserved for those in the industry (I work at Theo Chocolate) but I have the biggest chocolate…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Uncertain future for a local Salvadoran family in Trump’s America

In a small, lime-colored house, on a White Center street lined with modest homes, live three generations of a family whose roots trace back to El…

SOS: NOAA funding cuts would hurt coastal Washington

Mike Cassinelli is the owner of Beacon Charters in Ilwaco, at the mouth of the Columbia River. Mike makes his living taking recreational anglers fishing…

One inquest reform that should happen now

King County Executive Dow Constantine should be commended for pausing all pending inquests into in-custody deaths, and convening a panel to look at reforming King…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Making Chocolate with Dandelion Chocolate Maybe it’s something reserved for those in the industry (I work at Theo Chocolate) but I have the biggest chocolate…

The inside story of Gamergate — at the Crosscut Festival

We’ve all read horror stories about dangers lurking online, yet we still call for rides, meet dates and leave passwords or other intimate details in…

Seattle wins approval from judge on police reform. But work remains

Nearly eight years after a Seattle police officer shot John T. Williams in the back, killing the Native American woodcarver and sparking a federal investigation…

What farmers think about the urban-rural divide

BELLINGHAM — We pulled our car into the icy barnyard off Double Ditch Road in the Nooksack Valley north of here. The farm had been cut…