Reflections on Black History Month, the advancement of civil rights and the lingering specter of racism; yes, even in progressive Seattle
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The circus may be shuttering, but the alt-right provocateur remains a sideshow
Some locals are taking action. They don’t lead nonprofits, oversee large budgets or aspire to house everyone. They have jobs and families and want to do more than hand out spare change. They know they won’t solve the problem, but in ways that are often innovative and specific, they are trying to make life just a little bit easier for homeless people.
A proposed city program could save Seattle’s legacy businesses—but should it?
Bellevue is in many ways more “urban” than Seattle now—certainly, it’s racially more diverse, which is complete flip from the white-bread suburbs of the ‘60s and ‘70s
Neighborhood councils may abhor her, but Seattle’s new neighborhood director Kathy Nyland is determined to make more voices heard as Seattle reshapes itself for the future
Rents keep going up and up. What are stressed-out Seattleites doing about it?
Faithless electors used to be a very rare thing, and this year, Washington’s were more faithless than any other state’s
The Age of Trump will test us; the citizens of Seattle will have to find outlets for their rage, but also find paths forward for self-improvement
Science shows that shoreline armoring—which includes structures such as bulkheads, riprap armoring (big chunks of jumbled rocks) and seawalls—can profoundly disrupt the connection between land and Puget Sound’s waters, degrading habitat for bugs, birds and fish, including endangered chinook salmon and orcas that rely on salmon for food.
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