Seattle kicks off Trump era with legal help for immigrants
by Agatha Pacheco
As Trump gets sworn into office on Inauguration Day, volunteer lawyers in Seattle will be helping local immigrants plan for an uncertain future.
Jan 4, 2017
Charges filed against Seattle-area developer accused of EB-5 fraud
by Venice Buhain
Lobsang Dargey, a former Buddhist monk turned developer, was accused of defrauding Chinese investors seeking U.S. residency through the EB-5 visa program.
Jan 3, 2017
Trump transition memo offers glimpse into immigration, border plans
The request included assessment of the capacity to build a border wall and to expand immigrant detention.
Putin’s Orphans: Reasons to fear a dark turn in Russia
by Joe Kilroy
A late night encounter on the Moscow subway hints at a rising tide of hate in Russia.
Jan 1, 2017
Children’s Film Festival opens young minds to the world
by Sarah Stuteville
“Children are humans, and so they understand the world through story just like we do,” says the director of the Children’s Film Festival Seattle, which starts Jan. 26.
Dec 30, 2016
A sleepless first night in the United States
by Elizabeth Alvarado
His first night in the U.S. was at the home of some friends of the family. It wasn't a warm welcome.
Obama expels Russian diplomats for interference in U.S. election
Russian Foreign Ministry says sanctions will hurt restoration of ties. Moscow denies the allegations of hacking.
Dec 29, 2016
Coming to a big, big, big country
by Jack Russillo
"Its buildings, its cities, its cars, everything, the people, everything is big."
Power Globalist Ana Sofia Knauf: “A lot more of the city would become invisible without the Globalist”
by Seattle Globalist
Ana Sofia Knauf, a neighborhoods reporter at The Stranger, reflects on her first years as a professional journalist with The Seattle Globalist.
Dec 28, 2016
Apply today for PACE: the People’s Academy for Community Engagement
by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
Register now for the Seattle People’s Academy for Community Engagement!
A restaurant wall says a thousand words
by Aaron Huang
Tired of being shaken down in Greece for running a food stand, a family moves to Seattle.
In America, you can get to know your waiters
by Sam Tilford
Shaun Sik, from Malaysia, and his family had a conversation with a waiter that changed his impression of people in the United States.
Dec 27, 2016
Trump inauguration looms for DACA, undocumented students
by Enrique Pérez De La Rosa
Thousands protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in Washington face an uncertain future under the impending Trump administration.
A first impression of the U.S.: Roads so straight and smooth
by Carly Knight
Tatyana Shtefyuk, originally from Ukraine, was struck by the short lines, smiles from strangers and smooth roads in her new country.
Dec 26, 2016
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
Development near SeaTac light rail threatens to oust mobile home park
by Mike Simpson
Homeowners at a manufactured home park in SeaTac say they want to fight to keep their homes and community.
Dec 22, 2016
Jesus is coming back for Christmas. But you can call him “Josh”
by Carradin Michel
What would the real Jesus do to celebrate his birthday? South Seattle's Jamil Suleman isn't afraid to dress up like the son of God to find out.
Dec 21, 2016
Redmond mosque sign vandalized for the second time in a month
by Andrew Hamlin
The sign was vandalized twice in the past month and Redmond police are investigating the incidents as possible hate crimes.
Reflections on the ‘real America’ from inside the Seattle bubble
by Sheeba Jacob
I didn’t know until recently that I'm a member of the ‘Democratic urban elite,' living in a bubble that doesn’t represent the ‘real America.’