One of Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” issues from Aug. 2016.

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One of Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” issues from Aug. 2016.
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Legislature ‘Prays’ For Congress To Curb President’s Ability To Launch Nukes

Washington has more nuclear weapons than any other state; ‘Puget Sound area would be incinerated’

Photo courtesy of U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

King County Charter Update Targets Police Oversight, Elections, Council Size

A commission is reviewing the county’s charter and will make recommendations by May.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Parents Feel The Pinch Of Child Care Costs

King County report charts ways the county could reduce child care costs and boost access.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Split Washington In Two? 51st State Movement Highlights Cultural Divide

Rep. Matt Shea of Spokane introduces bill to establish state in Eastern Washington called Liberty.

Repercussions Could Come To Law Enforcement Who Refuse I-1639

‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’

Proposal Calls For Banning Eye Tattoos in Washington State

Canada has already banned this procedure.

Tukwila Businesses Face Uncertain Future With Arrival Of Justice Center

Immigrant communities in Tukwila and SeaTac are under pressure.

Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Activists Fight Youth Incarceration

No New Youth Jail Coalition members send Valentines to King County officials asking them to reconsider funding priorities

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                                Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, January 8.

WSDOT Hopes ‘Viadoom’ Habits Continue

The department credits commuters with adapting to the closure and mitigating impacts.

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                                Southbound traffic backs up as northbound drivers cruise on with ease on the Highway 99 viaduct on Tuesday, January 8.

President’s Emergency Declaration Sparks Immediate Legal Backlash

Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his team will sue the White House if federal funds originally intended for Washington state are interrupted.

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.

According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline.

Study Shows King County’s Treatment Funding Is Making Progress

A document on the county’s .1 percent health sales tax was accepted Wednesday by the county council.

According to King County’s Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) annual report, Seattle had the highest rate of people using services at 36 percent of the total, followed by 31 percent from South King County, 18 percent from the greater Eastside, and 7 percent from north county including Shoreline.
Children’s play area at Seadrunar. Photo by Lauren Davis via Facebook

The Seedy Side of Seadrunar

Public records reveal that Seattle drug rehab center was accused of neglecting children and clients in its care.

Children’s play area at Seadrunar. Photo by Lauren Davis via Facebook

Somali Community Faces SeaTac Displacement

Proposed redevelopment threatens the heart of the Somali business community.

14.1 Inches And Counting: Record-Breaking Snow Pounds King County

Several winter storms passed through the region, dumping more than 14 inches of snow.

My-Linh Thai Makes History as Washington’s First Refugee Legislator

The 41st district Democrat is an advocate for education and underrepresented communities.

Legislation Targets Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women Epidemic

Savanna’s Act co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA); Seattle and Washington rank among highest in nation

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

Mandatory MMR Vaccine Possible in Washington State

The measles outbreak slows as four new cases are confirmed in Oregon.

Infant with measles. Photo courtesy of Washington State Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control

King County Cities Attract Development With Tax Exemption

A multifamily tax exemption is often touted as a powerful incentive, but its effectiveness may vary.