Most of the tenants at show cause hearings have fallen behind on rent, said Housing Justice Project Managing Attorney Edmund Witter. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

New Report Details Seattle’s Eviction Trends

Analysis of 2017 county records and interviews show that nearly 90 percent of evicted tenants experienced homelessness

Daron Morris Suspends Campaign for King County Prosecutor

After running as a reformer, medical issues are preventing Morris from finishing the race.

Lauryn Youden’s ‘A place to retreat when I am sick (of you)’ as part of ‘Group Therapy.’ Photo Mark Woods.

Searching for Relief in the Frye’s ‘Group Therapy’

The new group exhibit finds artists tapping into themes of natural wellness and psychological self-care.

Democratic incumbent Rep. Adam Smith of Washington’s 9th Congressional District (right) and challenger Sarah Smith discuss the issues facing the district during a forum the Mirror hosted on Sept. 19. Andy Hobbs/staff photo

Smith vs. Smith: Two Democrats Clash in 9th Congressional District Forum

Democratic socialist Sarah Smith seeks ‘bold new progressive vision’ in bid to replace incumbent Adam Smith.

It’s Official: Safeco Field Will Get $135 Million in Taxpayer Funds

Critical King County Councilmembers call plan “a fleecing” and “irresponsible.”

Teen Immigrants in Washington Programs Claim Sexual Assault and Rape

Police reports from federally-funded facilities in Renton and Fife call the minors’ safety into question.

Musicians Rally for a Free #SaveTheShowbox Concert at City Hall

The event corresponds with the City’s public land use hearing regarding expanding the Pike Place Market Historic District.

Smoke Weed (And Brush Your Teeth) Every Day

Are there any other detrimental side effects of smoking weed all the damn time?

The Kinesthetic Truth of Jerome Robbins

Pacific Northwest Ballet opens its season with a centennial celebration of legendary choreographer.

Pick List: Local Sightings Film Festival, Rebel Girls 2, Japanese Breakfast

The week’s best entertainment options.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Get Brave

Saturn and an Aries full Moon squeeze us into action.

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.

 

Opinion

Even With Postage Paid, Voters Couldn’t Send Ballots on Time

While those ballots don’t get counted, taxpayers still must pay the U.S. Postal Service for delivering them.

 

Marketplace
September is Suicide Prevention Month, and Crisis Connections is joining with community partners to help others learn about resources that can help during times of crisis.

In spite of rising rates of suicide, what can you do to help?

According to the Center for Disease Control’s monthly report Vital Signs, suicide Continue reading...

 

Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Award-Winning Journalism

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.