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While in Custody: The Fight to Stop Jail Deaths in Washington State

When an inmate dies in Washington state, the question of who is to blame often goes unaddressed. Meet the families, and their lawyers, who want answers.

03/20/2017 By Ciara O'Rourke Photography by Mike Kane

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Sandy Restrepo Fights for the Undocumented

And the Burien-based attorney is ready to lead an immigration revolution.

01/23/2017 By Matthew Halverson

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Our Fellow Americans, In Their Own Words

Each of these brave Seattleites make us even more proud to call this city home.

01/19/2017 By Matthew Halverson

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Inderpal Singh Is on a Nationwide Mission to Demystify Sikhism

“This turban represents equality and helping people in need.”

11/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

A View of Her Own

Meet the Fremont Bridge’s First Writer-in-Residence

Essayist Elissa Washuta worked all summer in the bridge’s 99-year-old tower as its first writer-in-residence, named by the City of Seattle. We caught up with her on her last week perched above the Lake Washington Ship Canal.

11/14/2016 By Allison Williams

Morning Fizz

Homeless Advocates Appeal to Council to Stop Mayor's Sweeps, Bagshaw Receptive to Proposal

Bagshaw says sweeps are making things worse, says she's working with mayor and advocates, and that she has council support.

08/25/2016 By Josh Feit

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Delayed Flight? Here's How to Pass the Time

What to do when you're stranded at Sea-Tac.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

Secrets of Sea-Tac

Does Seattle Need a Second Airport?

The idea has long been floated, and it’s finally, probably, a reality.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams

The Sea-Tac You Don’t See

Photos: Behind Sea-Tac Airport's Locked Doors

More than 19,000 people go to work in the airport, fueling 737s, shining shoes, and hauling the 50-pound Samsonite monster you checked. We snuck behind some of the roped-off areas to see Sea-Tac at work.

05/24/2016 By Allison Williams Photography by Mike Kane

Afternoon Jolt

Transgender Candidate Danni Askini Drops Out of State House Race

Candidate, who could have been Washington state's first transgender state representative, turns focus to fighting bathroom initiative.

05/13/2016 By Josh Feit

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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.

03/28/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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.

03/01/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Homelessness Takes Center Stage in City Hall and Olympia

Macri running in 43rd, Harris talking at city hall, and Nelson seeking emergency aid in Olympia.

02/05/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

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.

01/21/2016 By Josh Feit

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Can Seattle Make Homelessness Rare?

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

12/29/2015 By Josh Feit

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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.

10/28/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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17 Shots in Pasco

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

05/26/2015 By Brooke Jarvis

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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.

03/23/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Morning Fizz

Advocates Push City to Fund Affordable Housing

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

03/16/2015 By Josh Feit

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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.

11/03/2014 By Brooke Jarvis