Microsoft Will Invest $500 Million Toward Regional Housing

The money will be used to subsidize and preserve low- and middle-income housing.

South King County Coalition Targets Affordable Housing

Rent and housing increases have hit south end communities particularly hard

Seattle Set to Propose Eviction Reform

A forthcoming resolution follows the recommendations from a 2018 report.

On Being Trans: J Mase III Creates a Space to Feel Welcome

The Seattle artist hosts a three-day event at Gay City.

Exit Poll Indicates Washington Voters Still Support Climate Change Action

State environmental organizations’ poll points to continuing support for carbon-reducing measures.

Members of the Tlingit and Haida Washington Chapter held a meeting between the Washington State Patrol and urban indigenous organizations on December 21, 2018 at Seattle’s Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Urban Indigenous Communities Push for Action to Address Violence Against Women

A new law seeks to strength data collection on missing and murdered indigenous women.

The interrogation of Parolles serves as one of the comedic highlights in ‘All’s Well That Ends Well.’ Photo by John Ulman

‘All’s Well’ Doesn’t End Well

Despite strong performances and comedic zest, it’s hard to not get hung up on the befuddling ending of Seattle Shakespeare’s latest production.

The cast of ‘Bohemia’ returns for more cabaret fantasies at The Triple Door. Photo by Julia Nardin

Pick List: ‘Bohemia,’ Michael Nesmith, Seattle Chamber Music Society Winter Festival

The week’s best entertainment offerings.

Appropriately, Tacoma Art Museum’s new Benaroya Wing gives a splash of glass 
                                to the building’s facade. Photo by Benjamin Benschneider

Tacoma Art Museum Opens New Benaroya Wing With Dazzling Glass

Stunning glass trees by Debora Moore highlight the addition’s initial offerings.

Tomasz Kot and Joanna Kulig simmer as musicians in love in <em>Cold</em> <em>War</em>. Photo by Lukasz Bak

The Warm Musical Romance of ‘Cold War’

The gorgeous Polish tale of love behind the Iron Curtain would be a layup for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in a non-‘Roma’ year.

Podcasts

The Man on Iron Mountain

According to Chuck Pillon, this isn’t junk. It’s a place where old stuff can find new life.

 

Safe Consumption Part 3: The Opposite of Addiction

Final episode of our three-part series on supervised consumption sites

 

Safe Consumption Part 2: The Site

Lots of people in the Seattle area look to Vancouver for an example of what works, or what doesn’t.

 

Safe Consumption Part I: The Debate

In the first of a three-part series, we enter into the heated, emotional, and sometimes bitter debate around one of the most controversial policy proposals in the country.

 

Sports

NHL Commisioner Shares Vision During Seattle Visit

Gary Bettman discussed the new franchise’s name, the city’s hockey infracture, and future All-Star Games.

 

Marketplace

Social + environmental benefits are good business for cannabis company

Giving back is a way of doing business for Reef stores

 

The new 2020 Vision Campaign, which received $30,000 in seed funding from Comcast Washington, will improve education and, ultimately, careers in the technology field.

2020 Vision Campaign drives technology access for minority groups

Innovative Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle program boosts resources for STEM training

 

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Are the Holidays too Much? Tips to Manage Stress this Holiday Season

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The Double Bind

Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.

 

The Fear and Resolve of Those Most Threatened by a Trump Presidency

Seattle’s Muslims and Mexican immigrants share their hopes and concerns following the election.