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City Light spent $109M on a flawed billing system

Every day at work, Joel Vancil relives the frustration of being a Seattle City Light customer again and again and again. As a call taker…

A love story rooted in the unthinkable

Saccharine greeting cards, gut-binding chocolates. There's a contrived feel to Valentine's Day. Instead, I picture a September walk with my wife, Laurie, as yellowing birch…

A gym banned a white supremacist, but Seattle law is on his side

Last week, white supremacist Greg Johnson was banned from his gym in Fremont. He’s spent years spewing vitriol about Jews and the imagined inferiority of…

As property taxes soar, will Seattleites stop being so generous?

Continuing to grapple with how unaffordable the region has become, property owners in the Seattle area are about to be hit with even more sticker…

I-405 toll lanes are cutting traffic times — but not by enough

The opening of express toll lanes on Interstate 405 in 2015 offered Eastside residents a path out of mounting traffic congestion: Gamble by paying the…

Prominent activist among immigrants exposed by state DOL

BELLINGHAM — Nationally known immigrant-rights activist Maru Mora Villalpando, currently under threat of deportation, stood defiantly in front of the Department of Licensing in her…

City workers call on Seattle Council to stop office harassment

Once-quiet meetings among City of Seattle employees concerned about harassment and discrimination in the workplace have begun to spill into the public eye this week.…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

This week’s column features two visual picks by Michael Upchurch and four others by guest recommender Marilyn Montufar, a fine art photographer whose exhibition “Transcending…

The key to mastering the art of lion dancing

At the Northwest Kung Fu Academy in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District, the artful practice of lion dancing is an all-year-long affair. Inside the school’s nondescript building…

Under Trump’s EPA, pesticide workers pin hopes on state

Late last year, the Environmental Protection Agency made the kind of announcement that, at any other time, would simply be routine: The federal agency is…

I’m a student journalist. The Legislature should protect my rights, too

In 2015, a student journalist for Auburn High School’s newspaper published an article about how students without parking passes weren’t being given tickets. Those who…

Will Julián Castro run for President? ‘I might’

If Julián Castro is, indeed, the Democrats' next best hope for president, he's not entirely ready to take up the mantle as a potential nominee. The…

‘Gotcha’ journalism and Watergate — with a female twist

I will be honest with you. When I first heard that Strawberry Theatre Workshop was presenting a production of the play “Frost/Nixon” with an entirely…

Color me in: Artists recast American history

Many folks are familiar with “Washington Crossing the Delaware," Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze’s classic 1851 painting of a pivotal episode in the American Revolutionary War. But how many…

Seattle’s business community has a new face — and she’s from Tacoma

The new leader of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has few ties to Seattle itself. It’s the “metropolitan” part that Marilyn Strickland has nailed…

Everything you need to know about ‘Hamilton’

Local fan frenzy was in full swing well before the smash hit musical “Hamilton” arrived at Seattle last week at the Paramount Theatre, where it…

Seattle’s business community has a new face — and she’s from Tacoma

The new leader of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has few ties to Seattle itself. It’s the “metropolitan” part that Marilyn Strickland has nailed…

Color me in: Artists recast American history

Many folks are familiar with “Washington Crossing the Delaware," Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze’s classic 1851 painting of a pivotal episode in the American Revolutionary War. But how many…

The key to mastering the art of lion dancing

At the Northwest Kung Fu Academy in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District, the artful practice of lion dancing is an all-year-long affair. Inside the school’s nondescript building…

Prominent activist among immigrants exposed by state DOL

BELLINGHAM — Nationally known immigrant-rights activist Maru Mora Villalpando, currently under threat of deportation, stood defiantly in front of the Department of Licensing in her…

City workers call on Seattle Council to stop office harassment

Once-quiet meetings among City of Seattle employees concerned about harassment and discrimination in the workplace have begun to spill into the public eye this week.…

‘Gotcha’ journalism and Watergate — with a female twist

I will be honest with you. When I first heard that Strawberry Theatre Workshop was presenting a production of the play “Frost/Nixon” with an entirely…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

This week’s column features two visual picks by Michael Upchurch and four others by guest recommender Marilyn Montufar, a fine art photographer whose exhibition “Transcending…

A gym banned a white supremacist, but Seattle law is on his side

Last week, white supremacist Greg Johnson was banned from his gym in Fremont. He’s spent years spewing vitriol about Jews and the imagined inferiority of…

As property taxes soar, will Seattleites stop being so generous?

Continuing to grapple with how unaffordable the region has become, property owners in the Seattle area are about to be hit with even more sticker…

A love story rooted in the unthinkable

Saccharine greeting cards, gut-binding chocolates. There's a contrived feel to Valentine's Day. Instead, I picture a September walk with my wife, Laurie, as yellowing birch…

City Light spent $109M on a flawed billing system

Every day at work, Joel Vancil relives the frustration of being a Seattle City Light customer again and again and again. As a call taker…

I-405 toll lanes are cutting traffic times — but not by enough

The opening of express toll lanes on Interstate 405 in 2015 offered Eastside residents a path out of mounting traffic congestion: Gamble by paying the…

I’m a student journalist. The Legislature should protect my rights, too

In 2015, a student journalist for Auburn High School’s newspaper published an article about how students without parking passes weren’t being given tickets. Those who…

Under Trump’s EPA, pesticide workers pin hopes on state

Late last year, the Environmental Protection Agency made the kind of announcement that, at any other time, would simply be routine: The federal agency is…