Militia ‘Security’ at ‘Anti-Sharia’ Rally Will Carry Weapons, According to Event Permit

The xenophobe-friendly rally has been moved to City Hall Plaza—just around the corner from police HQ.

Donald Trump Wants to Sell Off the Grid That Gave Us ‘Roll On, Columbia’

What Woody Guthrie can teach us about the president’s budget.

As Oak View Downplays Traffic Concerns, Murray Pushes Forward With KeyArena Renovation Plan

‘Traffic isn’t a KeyArena problem, it’s a Seattle problem.’

So, Are Lattes Included In the Soda Tax, or Not? It’s Still Unclear

The bill was rushed through council to head-off a possible ballot challenge.

Split Decision: Valve-Turner and Climate Activist Ken Ward Convicted On One Count

Ward faces prison time for shutting down a pipeline. He says it’s time to end “incremental thinking.”

Seattle Is Great For Summer Swims—But Is Our Poop Swimming With Us?

Experts dish on whether we should worry about all those sewage spills.

Silencing Protests Gives Bad Ideas An Upper Hand

Shutting down this weekend’s anti-Sharia rally would give it more credence than it’s worth.

Sawant Bill Would Have Landlords Offer Voter Registration Info to Tenants

The bill aims to help renters, especially people of color, navigate Washington’s vote-by-mail system.

Seattle City Council Passes Tax on Sugary Beverages

The tax on sugar products, which cause obesity, will pay to bring healthy food to poor neighborhoods.

No Tax on Diet, Reduced Rate for Local Ginger Beer: Here’s Where the Soda Tax Stands

The legislation is expected to get a final vote today.

Both Sides Are Urging Peace, but the Upcoming ‘Anti-Sharia’ Rally Feels Ominous

The event comes at a time of increased hostility between an emboldened right and energized left.

Mayoral Debate at the Labor Temple Shows Many Shades of Blue

One thing’s for sure: Seattle has a lot of pro-labor candidates. But some slight differences emerged.

Next Stop On the Upzone Train: The Central District

The CD plan isn’t being met with the same opposition some other upzones have, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t misgivings.

As Trump Drops Paris Climate Agreement, Washington Activists and Leaders Double Down

350 Seattle immediately urges Governor Inslee to lead a “Power Past Paris” bloc of climate-friendly states.

Washington State’s Legislative Process Is Broken

Is there any way to fix it?

RV Campers Prep for Eviction, Again

The city’s plan is to keep evicting homeless campers until they agree to enter the shelter system.

Portland ‘Anti-Sharia’ Rally, Criticized By Mayor After Stabbing, Moved to Seattle

The Seattle March Against Sharia is one of more than 20 planned across the nation.

Princeton Professor Cancels Seattle Talk Following Deluge of Racist Threats

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor says threats came after she criticized Donald Trump during a recent commencement address.

‘Trying to Dig a Hole to China’: Officials Grapple With Another Year of Big Homeless Numbers

Despite redoubled efforts, more than 11,000 people were experiencing homelessness in King County during this year’s count.

Embracing Nostalgia at Black Dog Forge

Change may be inevitable, but Belltown shows why it’s not always for the better.