New ballot drop boxes open in Tukwila, Rainier Beach, North Seattle
by Christina Twu
A round of 11 King County new ballot boxes in diverse neighborhoods will add to the total 86 slated to open before the 2019 Primary Election.
Jul 27, 2017
Rising hate scrapes away Pacific Northwest’s so-called progressive image
by Sharon H Chang
Despite the Pacific Northwest’s reputation as a bastion of left liberal thinking, incidents of hate and bias upend the notion that there is no racism here.
Jun 9, 2017
Mexica celebration ushers in paquini yancuic xihuitl (happy new year)
by Agatha Pacheco
This Mexica new year leaves behind tecaptl, the year of the flint knife, and ushers in calli, the year of the house.
Mar 20, 2017
After ‘Day without Immigrants’ Stanwood immigrants left without jobs
by Elizabeth Alvarado
Two workers at a meat packing plant in Snohomish County were among at least 100 who lost jobs after participating in 'Day without Immigrants' walkouts.
Feb 24, 2017
Power Globalist Varisha Khan: Rising journalist, political leader making a national impact
by Seattle Globalist
What happens when you give young journalists an opportunity cover their own communities? In the case of Varisha Khan, they become national leaders.
Dec 14, 2016
Seattle’s contribution to Standing Rock: A new twist on the teepee
by Agatha Pacheco
Seattle "tarpees" are giving Standing Rock camps hope to survive the cold Midwest winter, despite an order from the North Dakota Governor to clear the camps.
Nov 30, 2016
My personal challenge to buy nothing for a month
by Sarah Stuteville
We’re drowning in needless products and waste in the US, so I’m trying to buy noting for a whole month except for food and toiletries. Join my challenge.
Jul 21, 2016
Dear Mom, Dad, Uncle, Auntie: Black Lives Matter to us, too
by Letters for Black Lives
For many Asian Americans, the strongest urge following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile has been to utter four words to their parents: “We need to talk.”
Jul 9, 2016
Farmworker filmmakers put Skagit Valley migrant life on screen
by Sarah Stuteville
The film “Every Row a Path,” which screens in Seattle this weekend, shows the challenges of growing up in the fields as a migrant farmworker.
Jun 24, 2016
Is “Riot Privilege” ruining Seattle May Day marches?
by Goorish Wibneh
Are anarchist window-smashers exploiting white privilege and endangering peaceful Seattle May Day marchers? Activists say it's more complicated than that.
Apr 28, 2016
What’s it really like to be a National Geographic photographer?
by Kara Tiernan
National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale says her job can sometimes by lonely and terrifying, but it's worth it to be a part of preserving our wonderful world.
Mar 17, 2016
Asian American YouTube stars sidestep Hollywood
by Rhea Panela
Young Asian American Youtube stars like Seattle's Vivian Vo-Farmer are shrinking traditional paths to fame and using their ethnicity as an asset.
Mar 8, 2016
Parents tell lawmakers how school cultural gap can hurt kids
by John Stang
Parents went to Olympia to back bills for cultural competency training, recruitment of teachers of color and other measures meant to close opportunity gap.
Feb 2, 2016
Apply for citizenship! America needs your vote in November
by Tahmina Watson
There’s still time for Legal Permanent Residents to apply for citizenship and vote to choose our next President in November.
Jan 28, 2016
Legal Ayahuasca? Pierce County church offers Peruvian psychedelic ceremony
by Ana Sofia Knauf
Is it any surprise that the first church in the U.S. to publicly advertise ayahuasca ceremonies is right here in Washington state?
Jan 25, 2016
5 global Thanksgiving traditions to shake up your holiday
by Alysa Hullett
Want to celebrate the most American of holidays with a bit of a twist. Try these global Thanksgiving traditions.
Nov 25, 2015
Seattle incumbents Sawant and Harrell lead in early results, Initiative 122 passing
by Venice Buhain
Initiative 122, a campaign finance reform initiative that would set contribution limits in Seattle and also create a voucher system for public campaign financing, appeared to be leading easily in early returns Tuesday night. More than 100 people celebrated the early returns at an Honest Elections event at Grim’s, with Seattle Councilmember Nick Licata and State Rep. […]
Nov 3, 2015
Comedy lifeline: video skits teach endangered Lushootseed language
by Aisha Nazim
With short funny skits posted to YouTube, language teachers with the Puyallup Tribe aim to boost the everyday usage of the endangered Lushootseed language.
Jul 23, 2015
Why marriage isn’t the end of the fight for LGBTQ equality
by Anna Goren
While the national recognition of marriage equality is something to celebrate, the LGBTQ community can't forget its people of color and homeless youth.
Jul 7, 2015