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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,…

Patriot Prayer leader dislikes racists, but they seem to hear a whistle

Editor's note: Patriot Prayer said Friday afternoon that it is canceling a planned rally in San Francisco on Saturday for safety reasons, but authorities were…

Why am I a threat?

One day last fall, a month before Donald Trump was elected president, Lassana Magassa disappeared from his job with Delta Airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.…

Ferguson movie rings true (even if you were there)

Years before white supremacists marched in Charlottesville, I was moving from Los Angeles to St. Louis. The year was 2014 and I had a somewhat less pessimistic view…

Family of Charleena Lyles files claim against city, alleging civil rights violation

The family of Charleena Lyles, the African-American woman shot and killed by Seattle police in June, filed a claim on Friday against the city of Seattle, seeking…

In a Buddhist temple, mourning high schooler Tommy Le

Forty-nine days after police shot Tommy Le dead, his family said goodbye to the 20-year-old man. As Buddhist monks scurried about preparing for a morning service…

Sanctuary-repeal efforts could go on ballot in Spokane, Burien

Update: On Thursday, Sept. 14, a Superior Court judge ruled against putting Burien's sanctuary status on the November ballot. Earlier this year, Burien's City Council…

Leading group on sex abuse, councilmember say Murray should resign

Monday saw two more high-profile calls for Mayor Ed Murray to resign: The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) and Councilmember Kshama Sawant. Their calls…

A transgender vet, who worked in the Bush White House, talks Trump

Like much of the country, Brooke Wylie was still in bed early Wednesday morning perusing Facebook when she heard the news. At 5:55 A.M., President…

Records shed new light on police who killed Charleena Lyles

The two Seattle officers who fatally shot Charleena Lyles have a combined 11 years of experience. And their personnel files include commendations for their police…

After $15 million verdict, a Q&A about police shootings

Last week, after a three-week trial, a jury awarded the family of Leonard Thomas — an unarmed Fife resident fatally shot by police in 2013…

Who was Charleena Lyles? Family, court records paint picture

The room was as tense as any family get-together. It’s not always that comfortable to hang with relatives, let alone when the occasion is to…