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Music festival season kicks off, and other weekend music picks for the Puget Sound region

Michael recommends: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival in downtown Everett through Saturday, May 21st. Kurt Vile and Chastity Belt at the Moore Theatre on Friday, May...

Seattle weighs new tax hikes on big businesses like Amazon and other ‘progressive’ options

The latest Seattle City budget forecast anticipates a $35 million gap for 2023, and Council member Teresa Mosqueda said future deficits are expected to be...

Seattle schools scraps planned schedule changes amid backlash

The debate over when to start school is over in Seattle — for now. Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Brent Jones has decided that school...

Big turnout expected at abortion rights rallies in Seattle and across the U.S.

Tomorrow is a national day of action for supporters of abortion rights, and the rally at Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park is expected to draw thousands...

Playing ‘the floor is lava’ for a more equitable PTA in South Seattle

Families are holding a ‘move-a-thon’ in Southeast Seattle all week to work on a big gap in public schools: Parent Teacher Association funding. The 15...

Abortion issue could decide Democrat Kim Schrier’s fate in Washington’s closest congressional race

This week, the King County Council voted 8-1 to express support for abortion rights in the wake of a leaked draft Supreme Court decision to...

Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe files new lawsuit seeking federal recognition

Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe renewed its quest for tribal sovereignty by filing a lawsuit against the U.S Department of the Interior on Wednesday. The tribe said...

Seattle fish research could shake up global tire industry

Electric vehicles have clear environmental benefits over gas-powered cars, yet all cars and trucks are polluters when it comes to their tires. Research in Seattle-area...

Trade programs at Seattle Central avoid the axe, for now

Trade programs at Seattle Central College slated for the chopping block got a little reprieve Thursday, but their long-term funding remains uncertain. Administrators announced enrollment...

‘I am devastated by it.’ Seattle rallies after SCOTUS leak suggests Roe v Wade will be overturned

At least 100 people packed into Seattle’s Kerry Park on Tuesday for a pro-choice rally, some having to stand in the street. The rally was...