Critics of Nicole Thomas-Kennedy will invoke a rise in crime to thwart her transformative candidacy. Don’t buy it.
The city’s relationship with police is already damaged. If Ann Davison isn't elected, it will get way worse.
In the U.S., spending on social goods has increased even as the safety net has crumbled. This spells problems for capitalism.
We have a long history of wildfire in the PNW. But megafires are a new thing entirely.
The state Legislature should secure our legacy and future by providing 20-year funding to restore forest health.
Some want the young teen who killed a man with a car to be tried as an adult. Here's why I think they're wrong.
Keeping the gerrymander at bay may mean passing the buck.
A UW professor’s difficult book provides an important glimpse at the city, from the perspective of its most marginalized residents.
After the Seattle Storm’s narrow loss in the WNBA playoffs, the basketball legend considers retirement. And that’s OK.
The Seattle Times ran an opinion piece rife with errors and distortions. It’s time to set the record straight.
Local author Josephine Ensign reveals how the city’s long legacy of poverty is crucial to understanding our current crisis.
Something’s not right about a situation where out-of-state unions can influence local elections, but Seattle-based Amazon can't.
There’s something special about a place where night owls and late-night workers can huddle at unusual hours.
'Solar schools’ could help the city in an age of intensifying extreme weather events.
Without a more nimble approach to COVID contingencies, WA's largest school district risks losing vital state funding — and parent trust.
The words we use when we talk about nature have a life beyond the pages of scientific journals.