Since he first ran for the King County Prosecutor’s Office in 2007, Dan Satterberg has never faced an electoral challenger. Photo courtesy Dan Satterberg

The Political Invulnerability of King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg

He hasn’t faced an electoral challenge since taking office. Does his new longshot social justice-minded challenger stand a chance?

Aneelah Afzali, executive director of American Muslim Empowerment Network, was the featured speaker at 21 Progress’s Rise #7 event. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

How a Local Muslim Activist Is Bridging the Faith Divide to Foster Hope

As part of 21 Progress’ Rise series, Aneelah Afzali drew parallels between anti-Muslim rhetoric and immigration xenophobia.

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.

After Seattle’s controversial employee head tax was repealed, King County Executive Dow Constantine wants to bond against existing tax revenues to generate $100 million for affordable housing. Photo by Joe Mabel/Wikipedia Commons

County Executive Proposes $100 Million Affordable Housing Bond

The money was already coming, but Constantine wants to speed up the process.

A scene from the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. Photo by Bobby Arispe Jr./Flickr

Seattle Pride Pick List

Maximize your Pride Weekend experience with these standout celebrations and activities.

The exterior of the University District crisis pregnancy center, 3W Medical for Women. Photo by Keiko DeLuca

How Title X Cuts Impact UW Women’s Health

Some student advocates worry that slashed budgets could drive student to misleading crisis pregnancy centers.

Photo by Brett Curtiss/Flickr

Memories of Prides Past

We caught up with some notable locals to reminisce about their favorite moments from the festivities.

Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan is still a teen, making ‘Lush’ an even more ridiculous indie rock achievement. Photo courtesy Ground Control Touring

Pick List: Snail Mail, Sounders Pride, Peach Kelli Pop

The week’s best entertainment options.

Illustration by Taylor Dow

Indignation and Compassion

Cancer season, and summer, begin with choppy waters.

Hulking out at the ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Ariz. Photo courtesy of ACE Comic Con

The Pop-Up Disruptor Con

ACE Comic Con heads to Seattle this week with a stripped down, star-focused model. Will it work?

News & Comment
Since he first ran for the King County Prosecutor’s Office in 2007, Dan Satterberg has never faced an electoral challenger. Photo courtesy Dan Satterberg

The Political Invulnerability of King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg

He hasn’t faced an electoral challenge since taking office. Does his new longshot social justice-minded challenger stand a chance?

 

Aneelah Afzali, executive director of American Muslim Empowerment Network, was the featured speaker at 21 Progress’s Rise #7 event. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

How a Local Muslim Activist Is Bridging the Faith Divide to Foster Hope

As part of 21 Progress’ Rise series, Aneelah Afzali drew parallels between anti-Muslim rhetoric and immigration xenophobia.

 

Arts & Culture
A scene from the 2017 Seattle Pride Parade. Photo by Bobby Arispe Jr./Flickr

Seattle Pride Pick List

Maximize your Pride Weekend experience with these standout celebrations and activities.

 

Hulking out at the ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Ariz. Photo courtesy of ACE Comic Con

The Pop-Up Disruptor Con

ACE Comic Con heads to Seattle this week with a stripped down, star-focused model. Will it work?

 

Eat Drink Toke
Illustration by James the Stanton/@gnartoons

Getting Ripped While Ripped

The latest trend in cannabis is working out while high, but is it a good idea?

 

Podcasts

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.

 

Dockless in Seattle

In the year since a new kind of bikeshare was launched in Seattle, the bikes have been found in many interesting spots. But is there a place for them in the city’s future?

 

Without Shelter

As homeless deaths climb, these women insist that those who are lost are remembered.

 

Faith, Doubt, and Pedro the Lion

How David Bazan’s religious roots set the stage for his band’s very relevant return.

 

Sports
Archbishop Murphy’s Ray Pimentel is smothered by Tumwater’s Jack Prentice (43) and Mason Burbridge (24) during a Class 2A semifinal state football game at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. Photo by Ian Terry/The Herald

WIAA Will Use Committees to Seed Prep Football Playoffs

Many coaches weren’t satisfied with the traditional system that used district seeds and geography.

 

Marketplace
Some 250,000 people are expected throughout the weekend for this year’s Northwest Folklife Festival. Christopher Nelson photo

Cultural celebrations for the people, by the people

The community-curated, community-powered and community-driven Northwest Folklife

 

Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

Best of Seattle

Mike Sherlock Mixes One Kind of Whiskey with a Lot of Clever Thinking

Best Distillery: Fremont Mischief Distillery

 

Cappy’s Gym Keeps Up the Good Fight

Best Gym: Cappy’s Boxing Gym

 

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.