The waste that 4.5 million Seattle-area people flush affects shellfish, wastewater regulations and more.
Nurses say the changes that would make them stay on staff — retention bonuses, compensation to work extra shifts, guaranteed rest breaks — have yet to be meaningfully implemented.
From NFTs to street art, here’s how artists conveyed last year’s social trends and hot topics.
Volunteers at Amara are reviewing thousands of sealed adoption records to address questions that families have had for decades.
Keeping shellfish safe to eat will get harder without increasing repair and inspection of septic systems that can contaminate shellfish beds.
People hoping to find a Black therapist who can empathize with their experiences may come up short in their search.
Police have stepped back from engaging in mental health crises, meaning families sometimes wait weeks for a response.
The city’s relationship with police is already damaged. If Ann Davison isn't elected, it will get way worse.
The state’s vaccine mandates are among the most stringent in the nation. Will other states follow?
From sewage to milk to vaccinations, naysayers have always obstructed mandates and measures.
Most attention goes to the committed anti-vaccine crowd but a quarter of those unvaccinated come from a more politically, racially diverse group.
Thousands are turning to private insurers for care plans in order to avoid paying a new tax.
Washingtonians need to mask up inside again as of Monday, Aug. 23, even if they are fully vaccinated.
Photo editor Dorothy Edwards selected images reflecting on shared humanity around Washington state.
Food service workers have been exposed to too much risk already. Enough is enough.
The state has been in violation of a federal injunction numerous times in the 30 days since the agreement was signed.