Sara Bernard

King County Could Lose DOJ Funding Over Its Immigration Enforcement Policies

Despite objections from 53 Democratic members of Congress.

Why the New Bike Shares Could Actually Make Seattle Streets Safer

Adding thousands of bikes to the road may do more than helmets to save rider lives.

Nikkita Oliver Declares Victory as She Exits Mayoral Race

It will be Cary Moon vs. Jenny Durkan in November, but the Peoples Party and its candidate will continue to move forward.

Car-Free Hiking! Metro Launches Shuttle to Select Trails

The Issaquah Alps program could lead to transit service to farther-out areas like Mailbox Peak.

Late Ballots Could Help Nikkita Oliver, But Maybe Not Sara Nelson

Conventional wisdom says the late voters are the far-left voters. Will that sway the election?

Cappy’s Gym Keeps Up the Good Fight

Best Gym: Cappy’s Boxing Gym

Faith-Based Pregnancy Centers Must Now Post ‘This is Not a Health Care Facility’ Sign

A new rule from the King County Board of Health reignites the abortion debate.

How One Seattle Woman’s Assault Led to Proposed Legislation Nationwide

In 2014, Leah Griffin was raped. Now she’s helping survivors in Washington and beyond.

Divest City Pensions From Fossil Fuels? Probably Not

The SCERS Board did not vote either way Thursday. But financial advisers say: Don’t do it.

New Initiative Seeks to Tighten Laws Around Police Killings

I-940 would change the way police are trained as well as state law on the use of deadly force.

Board Introduces Plan to Beef Up Ethnic Studies in Seattle Schools

After the NAACP launched the idea in January, Seattle schools are poised to make it happen.

Some Homeowners Are Mad That Democracy Vouchers Are Working the Way They’re Meant To

A lawsuit against the program calls out the vouchers’ success with tenants’-rights advocate Jon Grant.

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.

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.

‘Murder is Murder’: Despite Reforms, Mourners Fear Justice Will Be Elusive for Charleena Lyles

Use of force reviews remain firmly under SPD control. That’s left families unsatisfied before.

‘Pruitt Blew It’: At the EPA, Resistance Is Just Part of the Job

Current and former staffers say morale is low at the watchdog agency. But that doesn’t mean they’re giving up.