Midterm 2018

What to Watch for in the Primary Election Tonight

All eyes are on the Eighth Congressional District tonight.

08/07/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Safeco, 3D-Printable Guns, and Saving the Orcas

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

08/06/2018 By Grace Madigan

Arts & Culture

So How Can Seattle Save the Showbox?

"This is history and we don't want it taken away."

08/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week In Politics

Top 10 Stories: Seattle's Streetcar, the Showbox, and the Mariners

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/31/2018 By Grace Madigan

Development

Seattleites Are Mourning the Showbox Site's Reported Demise

The music hall just celebrated its 79th anniversary.

07/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: A New Police Chief, Sexual Assault Allegations, and Seattle Homelessness

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/24/2018 By Grace Madigan

Going Green

O'Brien Wants Deadlines for the City to Improve Its Downtown Bike Lane Network

"We don't have safe bike infrastructure. This is life and death for most of us."

07/18/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Police Reform

Carmen Best Will Be Seattle's New Police Chief After All

"I'm committed to safety, equity, unity, and diversity of our city and fair and just treatment for everyone."

07/17/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Gun Ownership Laws, Reunification at SeaTac, and Plastic Straw Ban Effects

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/17/2018 By Grace Madigan

Immigrant Rights

Asylum Seeker in Seattle Suing ICE Demands Her Son Back

Yolany Padilla, 24, crossed the southern border with her 6-year-old son on May 18.

07/11/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

New Seattle Law Requires Gun Owners to Lock Up Firearms

"This is the kind of action we need to save lives."

07/10/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Going Green

Starbucks Promises to Ditch Plastic Straws Worldwide by 2020

The company estimates the move will mean a billion fewer plastic straws in its stores a year.

07/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week In Politics

Top 10 Stories: Police Chief Finalists, Open Public Meetings Lawsuits, and November Initiatives

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/09/2018 By Grace Madigan

Police Reform

Carmen Best Is Back in the Running for Seattle Police Chief

Best in a tweet said she was "thrilled" to be a finalist for the permanent police chief role.

07/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Q&A

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Attorney Talks Trump and the Detention Center

"There's always been this overwhelming, this crushing need of legal representation."

07/05/2018 By Hayat Norimine

That Washington

Worried About Roe v. Wade? Abortion Rights Are Safe in Washington for Now

Abortion rights have been protected in Washington state since November 1991.

07/03/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Going Green

Carbon "Fee" Initiative Is On Its Way to the November Ballot

"We don't have time to wait."

07/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: ICE Lawsuit, Western State Hospital, and Seattle's Streetcar

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/02/2018 By Grace Madigan

Immigrant Rights

Thousands Protest Immigration Policy at SeaTac's Federal Prison

Protesters across the country on Saturday called for the end of Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy.

07/01/2018 By Grace Madigan

Immigrant Rights

Asylum Seekers Separated from Their Children Sue Federal Agencies

The children of asylum seekers "have been left to face an uncertain future frightened and alone," Northwest Immigrant Rights Project attorneys wrote.

06/26/2018 By Hayat Norimine