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Nurses and Doctors ‘Die’ at City Hall in Protest for Safe Drug Sites

The mayor and county executive are deciding whether and when to set up pilot safe drug sites.

 

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Libertarians Say They’ll Sue If They’re Denied ‘Major Party Status’

Depending on how you count the vote, Gary Johnson either did or did not get 5 percent of the vote in Washington, which would qualify his party for all sorts of goodies.

 

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Amid Charges of Racism and Rent Spiking, Airbnb Teams Up With Seattle Urban League

The platform says it’s a force for social justice, haters be damned.

 

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City to Sponsor Three More Homeless Encampments

Located in White Center, West Seattle, and Licton Springs, they will shelter more than 200 souls.

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The Duwamish Aren’t Holding Out Hope for Last-Minute Recognition By Obama

The tribe doesn’t envision a repeat of 2001, when Clinton granted, then Bush repealed, recognition within hours. But that doesn’t mean it’s done fighting.

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Home From Standing Rock, Seattle Protesters Bring Pipeline Fight to the Corps

“The work does not end when you come back from North Dakota.”

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In Seattle’s Past, a Harbinger of Standing Rock

What Hiram Chittenden’s life tells us about the government and the land it conquered.

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Can Turkey Teach Us Something About Democracy?

A Seattle poster exchange with Istanbul looks at which direction each country is going.

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For Seattle Taggers, Development Signs Are Just Another Canvas

When you graffiti a sign that no one can understand anyway, does it make a stand?

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One Man’s Plan to Turn King Street Station Into an Immigrant Culinary Hub

Something’s going to happen with King Street Station soon. The only question is what.

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Nasro Hassan, 18, and her mother, Dahabo Hassan, speak in the CAIR-WA office Tuesday. Photo by Sara Bernard.

Victim of Attack on UW Campus: “Explain to Me Why You Have This Hatred”

Nasro Hassan and her mother, Dahabo, speak about the assault on November 15.

Nasro Hassan, 18, and her mother, Dahabo Hassan, speak in the CAIR-WA office Tuesday. Photo by Sara Bernard.
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Tenants’ Advocate to Run Against Burgess—Again

Lefty Jon Grant is taking another swing at Tim Burgess’ city-wide council seat.

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