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Seattle Evicts the Homeless Encampment That It Created While Evicting ‘the Jungle’ Last Year

Last year, campers fled from the Jungle to the Field. Now they’re fleeing the Field.

Transit Supporters: Don’t Forget Why We Approved ST3 to Begin With

With ST foes on the attack, the people who led ST3 to victory last fall are speaking up.

“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.

Councilmembers Ask Mayor to Hold Off On Eviction of ‘The Field’

Several city councilmembers are asking the mayor to give homeless campers a week to clean things up.

AG Ferguson Still Has Concerns Over Revised Travel Ban

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

Sound Transit Is In the Hot Seat in Olympia

Lawmakers from both parties want the transit agency to change the way it calculates taxes for ST3. But it’s unclear whether it can do so.

As New Travel Ban Is Issued, Seattle Muslim Rights Group Stands Ready

Whether it’s helping detained Muslims or teaching people about Islam, CAIR-WA is at the forefront of resisting Trump.

Sikh Community Reeling After Friday Night Shooting in Kent

Here’s what we know about the allegedly anti-immigrant crime.

The Seattle Archbishop Who Fought for Peace on Earth

The fascinating story of Raymond Hunthausen, a late-blooming radical who stumbled into the role as point man for the Peace Bishops during a tense time in the Catholic church.

GIFS From the Thousands-Strong Black Lives Matter March

A broad coalition marched under the BLM banner Saturday, stopping on 12th Ave. to put the youth jail on blast.

Sad Chewbacca, and 11 Other Animated Characters at Emerald City Comicon

The 14th annual cavalcade of cosplay was everything we expected it would be.

Hearing Examiner Dismisses Appeal of Youth Jail Building Permit

Anti-racist organizers were told they could appeal, but that isn’t what happened.