Man who accused Seattle mayor of sexual abuse drops lawsuit
The man who sued Seattle Mayor Ed Murray accusing him of paying him for sex when he was a teenager has dropped the lawsuit, his attorney said on Wednesday.
Jun 15, 2017
Seattle soda tax to fund education, nutrition programs
by Amy Wong
Funds from the tax will go towards education and making healthy food more accessible to low-income communities.
Jun 7, 2017
“Beyond $15” is a memoir and a call to action
by Goorish Wibneh
Jonathan Rosenblum’s “Beyond $15” describes both the campaign to raise the minimum wage and a possible future for a more inclusive labor movement.
May 23, 2017
Protesting private banks gains urgency in climate justice fights
by Sammi-Jo Lee
Last week, climate justice non-profit 350 Seattle coordinated a protest that briefly shut down 13 Chase Bank branches across Seattle.
May 18, 2017
Judges focus on discrimination, Trump’s powers in travel ban case
U.S. appeals court judges asked lawyers whether President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban discriminates against Muslims.
May 15, 2017
Inslee signs bill to expand dual language education
by Amy Wong
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill earlier this week that will expand funding for dual-language education in Washington state K-12 schools.
May 9, 2017
May Day rallies around the world
People in Turkey, Chile, Ivory Coast, Cuba and more marked the international workers' day of May Day with an assortment of rallies and demonstrations.
May 2, 2017
Democratic Republic of Congo women seek trade skills to avoid sex work
by Global Press News Service
Afisa Kanyere Kamate is focused on one worry: ensuring that her siblings have food. At 19, she is their only caretaker. She has made a difficult choice.
Apr 26, 2017
Hate crimes bring anxiety, action for South Asians
by Kamna Shastri
Crimes targeting South Asians are happening at rates comparable to post-9/11 panic after dipping over the past decade, sparking anxiety in Asian communities
Women may be less apt to get surgery in war-torn countries
More than 70 percent of care for nonviolent trauma, such as burns and vehicle accidents, were performed on men, Doctors Without Borders found.
Apr 18, 2017
Trump’s Army Secretary nominee sparks criticism from the LGBTQ community
by Blake Peterson
Mark Green's statements contrast with former Army Secretary Eric Fanning, who is gay and backed measures supporting transgender people in the military.
Apr 17, 2017
Asian Americans question if race played a role in United Airlines incident
by Grace Madigan
Some have questioned whether ethnicity — and the Asian model minority myth — played a role in how United Airlines forcibly removed passenger David Dao.
Apr 14, 2017
Suicide prevention: It’s not just a counselor’s job, it’s everyone’s job
by Jill Christensen
There are three different bills in the Washington State Legislature the advocates say offer simple means to reduce the number of suicides.
Mar 17, 2017
Seattle Police are trying new approaches to track hate crimes
by Alex Bruell
After an apparent post-election surge, the Seattle Police are trying to increase reporting and track hate crimes more effectively.
Mar 7, 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
City Council set to divest $3 billion from Wells Fargo over pipeline
by Aly Brady
Seattle is set to be the first major city to divest from Wells Fargo in protest of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
Feb 1, 2017
Interfaith Christmas Eve dinner hints at a brighter 2017
by Sarah Stuteville
We live in dark times. But an annual multicultural dinner for the needy on Friday is a sight of hope behind the headlines.
Dec 23, 2016
Rainier Valley youth voice fears of Trump presidency
by Sarah Stuteville
A group of East African youth asked a panel of elected representatives tough questions about how they'll be impacted by the Trump presidency.
Nov 25, 2016
October brings hidden history of Filipino Americans to the forefront
by Brynn Tweeddale
October is Filipino American History month, the celebration of an "invisible" minority and their accomplishments in the United States of America.
Oct 20, 2016