The city council passed legislation in 2008 that was supposed to be temporary, but stronger measures still haven’t taken root.
The teenager was one of only a handful of youth still in ICE custody in the Pacific Northwest.
The law protects Native children from being taken from their homes without tribal involvement. The case before the state Supreme Court could tighten those rules.
“People are coming. They’re here. So how do we keep everybody safe? Because we don’t even have a hospital here.”
Since 2013, 20% of entering Seattle officers have had military experience. Some wonder if that's the kind of training the city wants for its police.
Other states are allowing electronic signatures to count on election petitions during the pandemic. Should Washington do the same?
Pride Month has been criticized for being too white and too commercial. Four activists share how they've built their own spaces for celebration.
Latinx community leaders say the agriculture industry and state officials have left workers unsafe and forgotten.
After political consultants of color demanded change earlier this month, the chair of the Washington State Democrats says, ‘They were right to call us out on it, and we’ve got to fix it.’
Beyond the Capitol Hill protests, young activists are finding creative ways to engage more people in the fight for change.
The 5% decrease is a step toward closing the city's $378 million budget gap, but also less than the 50% cut protesters are demanding.
COVID-19 deaths are slowing in the state's largest county, but rising cases and contact tracing issues remain concerns.
While people without legal immigration status pay into unemployment insurance, they don't benefit.
SPD Chief Carmen Best says she didn’t order cops to abandon the station. It's unclear if there was even an order at all.
Rural towns in Washington saw anywhere from 30 to 1,300 participants. In one town, that accounted for more than 50% of the population.
Similar groups have returned to Asian-American communities across the country in response to property damage and racist incidents.