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Best of 2016: Seattle’s all-female football team — This isn’t the lingerie league

On Aug. 22, 2013, Toakase Tukutau was about to hit the rugby field at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, where she was awaiting acceptance.…

Everything sucks, Seattle 2016 edition

Donald Trump. Brexit. Syria. For many of us, this was the worst year ever. There were terror attacks, countless tragedies, police shootings and natural disasters.…

Council overrides grassroots Dems with Jayapal’s successor

Rebecca Saldaña had been sworn in to represent South Seattle in the Washington State Legislature for only a matter of minutes, but she was already thinking…

6 things do in Seattle this weekend (Plus, our picks for Lit Crawl!)

Lit Crawl Seattle Booze, books, authors, readings, Crosscut, more booze — all of your favorite things! I've gone all three years I've lived in Seattle…

Slam poet Nikkita Oliver on fighting racism with art

Nikkita Oliver was spending the summer in New York City when George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was acquitted. She says that she…

How Brady Walkinshaw could pull a surprise win for Congress

This is the second profile on the 7th Congressional District race. Read about Pramila Jayapal here. Brady Walkinshaw’s campaign office feels a bit like an…

Why Pramila Jayapal is winning

This is the first profile on the 7th Congressional District race. Read about Brady Walkinshaw here. In her speech on primary election night, Pramila Jayapal…

How much money will it take to make King County arts better?

Gloria Plenkina, 14, is a student at Chinook Middle School in Bellevue. In her spare time, she’s a Russian gypsy. Plenkina, who moved with her…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Capitol Hill Block Party Not a big fan of crowds of people? Avoid Capitol Hill this weekend (and every weekend), but especially this weekend. Now…

Here’s what happens when news outlets work together

The topic of homelessness in Seattle lit up social media networks on Wednesday, when more than 30 local media outlets joined forces to shine a…

Washington is on a massive gun-buying binge

After a season of mass shootings nationwide, Washington state is on track to set an all-time record for gun purchases. There isn’t a gun registry…

6 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Pacific Northwest Ballet PNB closes out its season with three works by three U.S. choreographers: George Balanchine’s Square Dance, inspired by the late choreographer’s fondness…

Watch Samantha Bee destroy Seattle’s sports misogynists

Forget the SuperSonics, say hello to the new Seattle Seawards. Samantha Bee saluted the women of the Seattle City Council last night on her show…

9 things to do in Seattle this weekend: Mom Edition

Things to do with mom It's Mother's Day on Sunday, so don't forget to call your mom! If you'd like to take it one step…

Washington among top 10 states for refugees

Seattle received a global visitor on Wednesday, here to talk about a hot topic in the United States and abroad: The world refugee crisis. Kelly…
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