The local health effects of Washington’s wildfires

This past weekend, the Seattle skyline and crests of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains faded behind a hovering white haze. While the scene was unexpected…

Pot increasingly linked to fatal car crashes, state reports

Among those involved in fatal car crashes in Washington, the amount of drivers under the influence of marijuana escalated dramatically between 2013 and 2014, according to…

Washington way ahead of new federal emissions standards

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized America’s Clean Power Plan last week, giving states 15 years to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by 32 percent compared…

In Washington’s pot industry, pesticide use remains hazy

When the state of Washington began selling legal marijuana just over a year ago, advocates bathed in the glow of a market that could come…

Trained in Seattle, a doctor brings new life to his homeland

Making a major impact in your country, improving the lives of countless people. Few ever have the opportunity. Dr. Nixon Niyonzima, a young Ugandan physician, is…

Following setbacks, municipal broadband supporters continue urging action

A recent city-commissioned study has cast doubts whether a publicly-owned, municipal fiber network will ever be built in Seattle, depicting it as too pricey without a…