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New rainbow flag irks LGBTQ community

Earlier this month, the city of Philadelphia unveiled an updated Pride flag for this year’s celebration. In addition to the usual six colors, this one…

State shutdown could wreck your 4th — and a lot more

People going to state parks for the Fourth of July weekend are in line to take the first hit. If the Washington Legislature cannot pass…

We pay taxes for better police training, but it’s not being spent

The two King County Sheriff's deputies who shot and killed 23-year-old Renee Davis during a welfare check last October had each received 8 hours of…

Is Sea-Tac too good for Ivar’s now?

I admit it. I’m an Ivar’s fan. After all, they once named a cocktail after me. But it goes deeper than that. Ivar’s is a…

Charleena Lyles’ death sparks soul-searching, anger and tears

Days after the fatal police shooting of Charleena Lyles, the city continues to process its grief and outrage. A meeting in a downtown skyscraper is…

Fate of UW campus in hands of state Supreme Court

“This is what this case is all about,” said attorney Patrick Schneider. He is standing before the members of the Washington State Supreme Court in…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

(Im)pulse June 12 marked the one year anniversary of the horrific Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, and this show is Donald Byrd's reaction. While it…

New health care act would hit hard in rural areas

This story originally appeared in High Country News. On June 22, Republican leaders released a full draft of the Senate version of the new health care…

How activism changed the region’s transportation

Citizen activism is making a comeback, especially in Seattle. Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, we’ve seen the largest protest march in the city’s history — the…

At community colleges, who pays for tech upgrade fail? Students

Each year, a full-time Washington community college student pays an extra $115.56 for a long-planned upgrade of all the schools' computer software. The extra tuition…

Black women demand police reform at tearful Lyles hearing

One by one, for more than two hours on Tuesday evening, Seattle residents spoke about the injustices that African Americans and people of color have…

Legislature closest it has ever been to shutdown

On Wednesday morning, the Washington Legislature will be closer than it ever has been to a government shutdown. In biennial budget talks in both 2013 and 2015,…

These murals will change the way you look at Tacoma

On a recent Sunday afternoon, Eli Tail paints a wall in Tacoma’s historic Brewery District. An enormous swathe of blue and gold, the wall on…

Black women demand police reform at tearful Lyles hearing

One by one, for more than two hours on Tuesday evening, Seattle residents spoke about the injustices that African Americans and people of color have…

Legislature closest it has ever been to shutdown

On Wednesday morning, the Washington Legislature will be closer than it ever has been to a government shutdown. In biennial budget talks in both 2013 and 2015,…

At community colleges, who pays for tech upgrade fail? Students

Each year, a full-time Washington community college student pays an extra $115.56 for a long-planned upgrade of all the schools' computer software. The extra tuition…

How activism changed the region’s transportation

Citizen activism is making a comeback, especially in Seattle. Since Donald Trump’s inauguration, we’ve seen the largest protest march in the city’s history — the…

Fate of UW campus in hands of state Supreme Court

“This is what this case is all about,” said attorney Patrick Schneider. He is standing before the members of the Washington State Supreme Court in…

New health care act would hit hard in rural areas

This story originally appeared in High Country News. On June 22, Republican leaders released a full draft of the Senate version of the new health care…

Is Sea-Tac too good for Ivar’s now?

I admit it. I’m an Ivar’s fan. After all, they once named a cocktail after me. But it goes deeper than that. Ivar’s is a…

These murals will change the way you look at Tacoma

On a recent Sunday afternoon, Eli Tail paints a wall in Tacoma’s historic Brewery District. An enormous swathe of blue and gold, the wall on…

New rainbow flag irks LGBTQ community

Earlier this month, the city of Philadelphia unveiled an updated Pride flag for this year’s celebration. In addition to the usual six colors, this one…

Charleena Lyles’ death sparks soul-searching, anger and tears

Days after the fatal police shooting of Charleena Lyles, the city continues to process its grief and outrage. A meeting in a downtown skyscraper is…

State shutdown could wreck your 4th — and a lot more

People going to state parks for the Fourth of July weekend are in line to take the first hit. If the Washington Legislature cannot pass…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

(Im)pulse June 12 marked the one year anniversary of the horrific Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, and this show is Donald Byrd's reaction. While it…

We pay taxes for better police training, but it’s not being spent

The two King County Sheriff's deputies who shot and killed 23-year-old Renee Davis during a welfare check last October had each received 8 hours of…

Update: Religious group puts hold on award to Seattle Police

Update, 11:30 a.m., June 21: In a statement Wednesday morning, the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle said that, in light of the shooting death of…