News & Comment

Local Leaders Begin to Bend on New Youth Jail

But they haven’t broken. Not yet, at least.

The Final Moments of Northwest Cable News

A grand, and once profitable, experiment of a bygone era pulls the plug. It’s not the only one.

Washington’s Senators Must Do More to Stand Up to Trump

The state is resisting the president’s agenda; we expect Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell to do the same.

Climate Science Skeptic Testifies for 40 Minutes Before State Senate Environment Committee

He was invited by Sen. Doug Ericksen, who is now part of President Trump’s EPA transition team.

ACLU WA Asks for Restraining Order to Stop Seattle Homeless Sweeps

The civil liberties group is already suing Seattle over the sweeps, arguing they violate the Constitution.

Powdery White GIFs From Seattle’s Snow Day

Scenes of winter revelers at Cal Anderson Park.

Cops Still Mum On Shooting Outside Alt-Right Speech

Meanwhile, UW continues to grapple with questions of what free speech really means.

This Week in Congress: Dreamers, Muslims, and ‘Holy Crap’

How Western Washington lawmakers are reacting to Trump.

As Wells Fargo Divestment Approaches, Where Should Seattle Put Its $3 Billion?

The world is watching as Seattle blazes a #NoDAPL trail.