Olympia

If State Government Shuts Down, Some Legislation That Passed Could Be Scrapped

Legislators approved a bill that would improve sexual assault investigations. Without a budget, it likely won’t become law.

Book Review

Simon Hanselmann’s “One More Year” Is the Rare Shiny Repackage Actually Worth Your Time

Even with only 52 pages of new exclusive material, the latest Megg, Mogg & Owl collection is vital.

GIF Gallery

Canine Pride Shines at Doggie Drag Show

Some Prideful pups stole the show at PrideFest Capitol Hill on Saturday,…

The City Knew the Bad Minimum Wage Report Was Coming Out, So It Called Up Berkeley

Seattle is getting an object lesson in weaponized data.

Climate Activist Ken Ward Won’t Go to Prison

Threatened with 10 years in prison and $20,000 in fines, Ward was given 30 days community service.

Why It Took So Long to Learn a Man Killed By a Deputy Was Brandishing a Pen

The Sheriff’s Office says it wasn’t trying to mislead.

Olympia

Deal Reached to Ease the Stakes of High School Graduation Tests

The biology requirement would be suspended, while students who fail English and math exams would be provided a pathway to graduation.

Dining Review

At JuneBaby, Edouardo Jordan Lovingly Upends Stereotypes

The Salare chef takes on Southern fare with flair.

Space Witch

Less Thinking, More Feeling

Cancer season starts with a romantic week.

How Casey Carter Went From Selling Mix CDs to Building a Local Hip-Hop Media Empire

What started as a high school Myspace page has blossomed into a vital force in the Seattle scene.

Comix

Let’s Meet the Candidates

Introducing all 3,000,000 potential future Seattle mayors.

 

Goodnight Dick’s

A bedtime story.

 

I ♥ Metal

In honor of Northwest Terror Fest, one comic artist extols on his lifelong love of metal aesthetics.

 

Seattle Summer Checklist

The highs and lows of a typical, sweaty Seattle day.

 

Marketplace

Design the Perfect Group Class For the Ultimate Bonding Experience

Connect2Classes creates custom experiences for shared learning.

 

Scholars Help Town Hall Seattle Create a Smarter, More Creative City

A unique program offers Seattle’s great thinkers a springboard for diving into new ideas.

 

Celebrate Summer’s Therapeutic Benefits in Nature

University of Washington’s Botanic Gardens provides an oasis in the heart of the city

 

Film

Hirokazu Kore-eda Drops a Sad Sack into a Storm

Even with its on-the-nose metaphor, ‘After the Storm’ is beautifully made.

 

Salma Hayek Takes on the Rich in Beatriz at Dinner

With a plot seemingly set up for moral payoff, the film refreshingly subverts those expectations.

 

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.