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Murray Gets Behind Effort to Divest City Pension Fund From Fossil Fuels

“It’s pretty strong—we’re very pleased with the letter and the Mayor’s stance.”

Hotels Challenge ‘Blacklist’ Provision of New Hotel Workers’ Law

A provision of I-124 requires hotels to keep lists of guests accused of sexually harassing or assaulting staff. Is it ‘McCarthy-esque,’ or just good practice?

Detainees Launch New Hunger Strike at Northwest Detention Center

At least 275 detained immigrants are refusing to eat to protest conditions at the ICE facility.

Your Best Chance to See Bald Eagles Near Seattle? Try the Landfill

Little did I know that a dump tour would start to feel like a wildlife safari.

The Passionate Fight Over Trash in King County

What will we do with our garbage when our landfill fills? Kathy Lambert says, “Burn it!”

For a Different Kind of Candidate, a Different Kind of Campaign Kickoff Party

Nikkita Oliver’s campaign launch on Sunday displayed a passionate base.

Trump to Repeal Federal Climate Regs, Washington State Undaunted

Clean Power Plan or no, Washington is ahead on climate.

King County Makes ICE’s Hall of Shame — And Is Not Ashamed

DHS released a list of places that won’t cooperate with ICE requests. King County couldn’t be prouder.

Educators, Students Press School Board to Scrap “Whitewashed” History Lessons

The School Board is open to it. But the funding issue looms.

‘Serial’ Onstage

The history-making podcast is coming to the Paramount.

On the Cold Front Lines of ICE Resistance

Paying witness to immigrant detention in Tacoma.

AG Ferguson Continues Lawsuit Over President Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

Despite some changes, this is still “a Muslim ban,” Ferguson said.

“People Call Me the Anti-Trump”: Rep. Jayapal’s Packed Town Hall a Sign of the Times

The freshman congresswoman is reveling in her role as Trump Resister No. 1.

AG Ferguson Still Has Concerns Over Revised Travel Ban

There have been significant changes. But the Washington-led legal battle may not be over.

Proposed Federal Budget Would Slash Puget Sound’s EPA Funding by 93 Percent

It’s just a draft, but it doesn’t bode well, say environmental advocates.

So You Wanna Be a Socialist? In Seattle, You’ve Got Options

Making sense of the Socialist rainbow.

As GOP Eyes Cuts to Birth Control Access, Teen Pregnancy Rate Drops 55 Percent in King County

Local leaders see clear connection between the Affordable Care Act and the encouraging numbers.

Inside the Fight to Bring Parole Back to Washington State

Nearly 3,000 people are serving life sentences in Washington prisons. Should they be offered a chance at freedom?

Are Uber and Lyft Plotting an End Run On Seattle Regs?

TNCs want the state of Washington to create the rules, not cities like Seattle.