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Christian, bisexual and blocked from ‘dream job’

A former volunteer for Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission, a Christian organization that provides services to the homeless, is suing the nonprofit over discrimination. Matthew Woods,…

Sessions sends warning to Seattle, King County on immigration policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent King County and Seattle officials letters on Wednesday inquiring about whether they are violating the terms of a U.S. Department…

Court says ex-inmate can be a lawyer

Update: On Thursday, November 16, the Washington state Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Tarra Simmons "has the requisite moral character and fitness to practice law"…

Latino candidates triumph after Burien’s nasty campaign

Ask almost anyone in Burien and they will likely tell you about the city's growing pains, which are mostly centered around the issue of immigrant rights. Now…

Mitzi Johanknecht defeats John Urquhart for King County Sheriff

In the closely watched race for King County sheriff, Mitzi Johanknecht has defeated incumbent John Urquhart. In an interview after a Thursday afternoon ballot drop…

Burien reacts to flier targeting immigrants

The fallout from a flier that circulated in a Seattle suburb, which purported to point to the addresses of undocumented immigrants who had committed certain…

Group spreads addresses of alleged undocumented immigrants in Burien

The immigrant rights battle brewing in a Seattle suburb for months took a drastic turn this week with the circulation of a flier pointing to…

Accusations fly in King County Sheriff’s race

At a time of ferment about law-enforcement practices and arguments surrounding unjustified police shootings, voters are about to pick a sheriff to lead law enforcement…

How much can really be done on gun control locally?

After one of the deadliest shootings in American history, Washington residents are questioning what if anything can be done locally to prevent similar tragedies from…

AG Bob Ferguson sues Tacoma’s immigration jail

Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing the private prison company that runs Tacoma's Northwest Detention Center (NWDC), where hundreds of detainees are held awaiting immigration…

Why it took five accusers to bring down Ed Murray

This week, after a fifth alleged victim of sexual abuse stepped forward, several local politicians quickly, in some cases awkwardly, walked back on their support…

If Dreamers were white: Why Washington is suing over DACA

This story has been updated to add new information. At an emotional press conference in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced…

Washington protests end of DACA — literally and legally

Hours after the Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it planned to end the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, hundreds gathered…

Ending DACA throws thousands here into limbo

This story has been updated to reflect the Trump administration's announcement on Tuesday concerning DACA.  Paul Quiñonez, a legislative aide in the Washington State House…

A tail-wagging, post-Hurricane story

As the sun emerged and the water began to recede in parts of flood-ravaged Houston, 35 large dogs from Texas flew to Seattle on Wednesday,…
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