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Danni Askini Is About to Mix It Up in Olympia

The head of Seattle’s Gender Justice League is having a Harvey Milk moment.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/28/2016

Power Lines

Lorena González Has an Agenda of Her Own

Both the left and right want to claim the new city council member as their own. Boy, are they in for a surprise.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/01/2016

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Jayapal to Announce She's Running for Jim McDermott's Seat

The state senator is set to jump in to the U.S. house race.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/21/2016

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Can Seattle Make Homelessness Rare?

Declaring an emergency is one thing. Doing something about it is another.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/29/2015

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Thicker Than Water

When a charter boat sunk in the Caribbean and spilled Dan and Kate Suski into the sea, the brother and sister’s bond would become the difference between life and death.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 10/28/2015

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17 Shots in Pasco

The police shooting of a Mexican field worker prompted a reckoning in a Washington farming town.

  • By Brooke Jarvis
  • Published 05/26/2015

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McKenna Haley Is on Her Way to Making $15 an Hour

Like the rest of Seattle’s minimum wage workers, she’ll get her first pay increase this month.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/23/2015

Morning Fizz

Advocates Push City to Fund Affordable Housing

Caffeinated news featuring disagreements, agreements, and another big endorsement for Sawant

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/16/2015

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Collapse: The Oso Mudslide and the Community That Survived It

The Oso mudslide in March 2014 was one of the deadliest landslides in U.S. history. This is the story of those who witnessed it firsthand.

  • By Brooke Jarvis
  • Published 11/03/2014

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Metro Bus Driver Theresa Tobin, In Her Own Words

As King County Metro faces budget cuts, an 18-year veteran bus driver has her eyes on the road ahead.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/01/2014

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Pramila Jayapal Sees the Big Picture

The candidate for state senate charts a unifying course that goes far beyond narrow single issues.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/02/2014

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The Botany of Urban Desire

Sarah Bergmann's Pollinator Pathway combines art, ecology, and urban planning. Just don't call it a bee thing.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 05/01/2014

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Rex Hohlbein Has Designs on Ending Homelessness

The architect is closing his Fremont firm to educate “homed” people on the plight of Seattle’s homeless and bring much-needed empathy to the equation.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/01/2014

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The Truth About Cons and Dogs

Washington state was the first to give pets to prisoners. Now an inmate at Cedar Creek Corrections Center is training canines to serve veterans—and turning around his own life.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 02/01/2014

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Books Over Troubled Waters

Since 1966, Renton’s main library has stood over the Cedar River. But when the city threatened to close it, Renton’s residents mounted a civic uprising that involved Tim Eyman, threats of a lawsuit, and the start of two political careers.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/01/2013

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Demetrious Johnson Isn’t as Little as He Looks

The UFC’s flyweight champion of the world may only be five-foot-three, but he’s a giant in the octagon.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/01/2013

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Legends of the Fallen

A magnificent Douglas fir stood for more than 300 years at the edge of the Olympic National Forest. When Reid Johnston looked at it, all he could see was money.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 04/17/2013

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Michele James Is Securing the Homeland

The Tacoma native keeps the bad guys out so you can sleep easy.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 02/20/2013

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Bad Blood

Membership disputes have raged within the Snoqualmie tribe for years, but Marvin Kempf is determined to set the record straight.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/17/2012

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Former Gang Member Rehabilitates At-Risk Youth

Former gang member Mark Rivers turns lives around.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/18/2012
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