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Bill Targets Sexual Health Curriculum in Washington Schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

Proposal: Let Washington Dog Owners Appeal ‘Dangerous’ Breed Bans

28 cities have ordinances that restrict or ban ownership of pit bull terriers.

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Proposed Law Would Raise Age Limit For Tobacco Sales

State lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products.

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While King County Metro has been testing out several trial electric buses since since 2016, the agency aims to have a fully electric bus fleet by 2040. Photo by SounderBruce/Flickr
While King County Metro has been testing out several trial electric buses since since 2016, the agency aims to have a fully electric bus fleet by 2040. Photo by SounderBruce/Flickr
Many consumers have the option to give special instructions to delivery drivers. Asking them to leave a package out of sight, may help prevent a crime of opportunity. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration
Many consumers have the option to give special instructions to delivery drivers. Asking them to leave a package out of sight, may help prevent a crime of opportunity. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

Seattle Jewish Community Also Struggles With Pittsburgh Tragedy

Author’s visit to Seattle offers prescient insight in wake of Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

Feel at Home With Seattle’s Ambassador of Senegalese Cuisine

La Teranga serves authentic West African lamb, fish, and more in tiny Columbia City spot

Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue
Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue

Safeco Field Funding Referendum Withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

The Most Magical Fried Chicken in Seattle

I almost didn’t write about this place. I didn’t want to ruin the mystery of it.

It’s Official: Safeco Field Will Get $135 Million in Taxpayer Funds

Critical King County Councilmembers call plan “a fleecing” and “irresponsible.”

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Safeco Field Will Get a New Name Next Year

Seattle Mariners could make over $100 million from naming rights.

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Best of Seattle 2018

From local music favs to outdoor getaways to tasty bites, these are your choices for the best our city has to offer.

Sparks Continue to Fly Over Safeco Field Maintenance Funding

PFD board member argues that $180 million in public money for stadium upkeep lets Mariners off the hook.

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King County Suspends a Detective for Attacking an Uber Driver

The Sheriff’s discipline comes as the result of violent off-duty behavior.

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Photo Recap

A look back at the urban music fest’s weekend action.

Trump administration tariffs on Canadian newsprint have created additional hardships for newspapers—large and small—and won’t be good in the long run for U.S. paper mills. Photo via Thinkstock.com

Newsprint Tariff Is a Threat to Jobs and Information

The Trump administation’s policy jeopardizes newspapers and mill workers.

Trump administration tariffs on Canadian newsprint have created additional hardships for newspapers—large and small—and won’t be good in the long run for U.S. paper mills. Photo via Thinkstock.com

How Title X Cuts Impact UW Women’s Health

Some student advocates worry that slashed budgets could drive student to misleading crisis pregnancy centers.

How Pedro the Lion’s Religious Roots Set the Stage for a Relevant Return

Two decades before #MeToo, a young David Bazan was singing about the problems with patriarchy.

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Tariffs on Newsprint a Threat to Newspapers

Tariffs on Canadian paper have surged costs with little benefit for U.S. mills.

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