On the 50th anniversary of the rock legend’s death, a plea for a new way to honor his legacy.
For the residents of a small town bordering Oregon, this weekend’s smoke felt like “the apocalypse was happening right here.”
The baseless movement claims satanic pedophiles run the world. One professor describes it as ‘a decentralized online conspiracy cult.’
Plus: Art classes to shake you out of the haze.
The LGBTQ collective takes its parties online with drag shows, films and podcasts
Health experts warn effects of smoky skies could linger for months and even make some people more susceptible to the coronavirus.
Lola E. Peters is a contributing columnist covering politics, culture and social justice.
Ask yourself: Have they created effective change? Are they accountable to the community?
Stacy Selby worked as a hotshot and firefighter for seven years throughout the west and is writing a book called HOTSHOT. They currently live in Seattle.
Despite meager pay and occasional abuse, many incarcerated people find pride in the job. When I was young and adrift, I did too.
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We have faced massive fires — and massive human folly — before. President Trump's denial only worsens the crisis.
Jacob Ward, host of 'Hacking Your Mind,' tells us why humans are so easily manipulated by corporations and politicians, and what we can do about it.
NBC News journalist Jacob Soboroff talks about Trump’s zero tolerance immigration policy, its origins and its possible return.
Reporter Leah Sottile discusses how an internet meme became a violent new movement.
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Mayor Durkan said reimagining public safety is just one part of a bigger evolution the city must make to combat inequities.
A fence around state-owned property on Lake Union implies that the city has been paying for exclusive access. It hasn't.
A local cash payment program, with no strings attached, could demonstrate the idea's worth for the rest of the country.
The new exhibit is taking the safety precaution to creative heights, with 900 masks made to support young artists.
Katie Wilson, a contributing columnist, is the General Secretary of the Transit Riders Union.
The New York Times columnist writes about how nature defines Seattle and the stories we tell.
Tim Egan, the author of nine books, is a columnist for the New York Times.
The idea appeals to socialists, tech moguls, and free market economists. But will any proposal satisfy everyone?