Top legislators want to put a price on carbon to raise money for transportation projects. But with time running out, they can’t agree on the details.
WA’s first climate assembly sends nearly 150 recommendations to lawmakers
The state Legislature is considering a massive investment to step up firefighting, improve forests and secure communities near the fire lines.
Plus, highlights from the Seattle Black Film Festival and our new tunnel boring machine goes grunge.
State officials are investigating suspicious test results, with a focus on the lab’s numbers measuring the potency of marijuana.
How does a respiratory disease leave victims with brain issues like memory loss, confusion and ‘fogginess’?
A brief guide on how to think, and how not to think, about the crushing outcome in Alabama.
Citizen University CEO Eric Liu talks about all that separates Americans and whether coming together is really possible.
A year into the pandemic, local Asian activists work to protect and help community members fearing for safety and facing economic strain.
From medical studies to compost, here's how my body can be used up after I die.
Being home on maternity leave during last year's Black Lives Matter protests got a reporter thinking about how to look deeper into police misdeeds.
Sweden's ‘Street Moves’ program offers a model for making neighborhood residents the planners of their own streets.
The company blames increased labor costs from Seattle’s hazard pay ordinance for forcing the closure of two stores.
With state biologists unable to monitor every amphibian species as completely as they would like, community volunteers fill an important gap.
The legislation emerged from meetings of parents, agencies, advocates and others seeking to turn ‘foster care on its head.’
What started early in the pandemic with a secret message grew into a global project with nearly 900 pieces of art — and debuts this Saturday.
Despite opposition from Republicans and gun-rights activists, lawmakers in Olympia are working to deter ad hoc ‘patrols’ and armed protests.
Plus, a burst of technicolor paintings by Northwest artists, including Nikita Ares at the Museum of Museums.
A Crosscut investigation found at least 183 police officers flagged for issues such as dishonesty, bias and excessive force remain in law enforcement.
Many now-voided drug convictions came with financial penalties that have plunged people into legal debt.
In Washington state and around the nation, some cops fired for dishonesty or misconduct remain on the beat because private arbitrators gave them their jobs back.