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To read “A Voice for Victims: Alison Holcomb’s Fight Against Mass Incarceration,”

To read "A Voice for Victims: Alison Holcomb's Fight Against Mass Incarceration," click here.… Continue reading

First, the bad news: King County Metro is about to raise its

First, the bad news: King County Metro is about to raise its fares again by quarter—the fifth increase since 2008. Between then and March 1,… Continue reading

Pete Holmes seemed like the chillest city attorney in the country when

Pete Holmes seemed like the chillest city attorney in the country when he donned sunglasses and a Hawaii-style shirt to stump for marijuana legalization at… Continue reading

It’s been a tumultuous year for Amazon.com, which suffered a significant hit

It’s been a tumultuous year for Amazon.com, which suffered a significant hit to its public image as a result of its prolonged and bitter dispute… Continue reading

Last week, The New York Times ran a piece exposing the cozy

Last week, The New York Times ran a piece exposing the cozy relationship between plaintiffs’ attorneys and some state attorneys general. The “partnership,” as the… Continue reading

The mayor’s office is changing its plans for regulating medical marijuana businesses

The mayor’s office is changing its plans for regulating medical marijuana businesses within city limits, and may not issue licenses after all, City Hall staffers… Continue reading

What is going on at Zillow? Yesterday, a new lawsuit was filed

What is going on at Zillow? Yesterday, a new lawsuit was filed against the Seattle-based company claiming, among other charges, racial discrimination. This follows a… Continue reading

Following enormous interest in police body cameras in the wake of explosive

Following enormous interest in police body cameras in the wake of explosive officer-involved killings in Ferguson and elsewhere, the Seattle Police Department late Friday released… Continue reading

Yesterday, we published a piece about the 24-year-old, self-taught programmer who’s sparked

Yesterday, we published a piece about the 24-year-old, self-taught programmer who’s sparked uproar at police departments around the state by requesting massive amounts of police… Continue reading

It was literally a curiosity.” That’s how a thin 24-year-old sporting a

It was literally a curiosity.” That’s how a thin 24-year-old sporting a reddish-brown beard and a gray hoodie describes the beginning of his activism on… Continue reading

After scoring a victory on parental leave, City Councilmember Jean Godden continues

After scoring a victory on parental leave, City Councilmember Jean Godden continues her gender equity crusade by hosting a town hall tomorrow on Seattle’s infamous… Continue reading

The war on drugs took a battering this past election season. Not

The war on drugs took a battering this past election season. Not only did Oregon, Alaska and Washington D.C. vote to legalize marijuana, but California,… Continue reading

A few weeks ago, marijuana legalization Initiative 502 sponsor Roger Roffman told

A few weeks ago, marijuana legalization Initiative 502 sponsor Roger Roffman told Seattle Weeklythat he was disappointed with the public education campaign—or lack of one—that… Continue reading

Earlier this month, we wrote about Amazon’s newly developed publishing efforts and

Earlier this month, we wrote about Amazon’s newly developed publishing efforts and the complicated effect they’re having on writers. That was with respect to books.… Continue reading

One bright day last week, people making their way to the Columbia

One bright day last week, people making their way to the Columbia City light-rail station might have noticed a “For Sale” sign on a vacant,… Continue reading

A couple weeks back, Scott Lindquist had a critical decision before him.

A couple weeks back, Scott Lindquist had a critical decision before him. The Washington Department of Health’s communicable-disease epidemiologist was leading a meeting with the… Continue reading

Late last year, Seattle Weekly profiled a small company from British Columbia

Late last year, Seattle Weeklyprofiled a small company from British Columbia that is trying to get approval for a genetically modified apple. In December, prospects… Continue reading

Last week, Scott Lindquist, the state Department of Health’s communicable disease epidemiologist,

Last week, Scott Lindquist, the state Department of Health’s communicable disease epidemiologist, led a meeting with the health officer of every county in the state.… Continue reading

 City Councilmember Tim Burgess addresses Prop 1B after the measures resounding victory.

City Councilmember Tim Burgess addresses Prop 1B after the measures resounding victory. Photo by Kyu HanAs early as 11 a.m. yesterday, the campaign for Seattle’s… Continue reading

Even though he was a sponsor of marijuana legalization Initiative 502, Roger

Even though he was a sponsor of marijuana legalization Initiative 502, Roger Roffman has been a controversial figure among pot enthusiasts. Some have never liked… Continue reading