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Thread by Thread retreat for women celebrates Middle East

Organizers call the retreat an experience of shared culture, empowerment and joy.

  • Mar 6, 2019
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Ferguson contacts WA sheriffs about enforcing gun control measure

Letter addresses points of confusion over Initiative 1639

  • Mar 5, 2019
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A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team

National Guard could see pay bump for wildfire response

House passes bill with 94-0 vote

  • Mar 5, 2019
A wildfire near Darrington in 2017. Photo courtesy of Northwest Washington Incident Management Team
Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

Local activists push back against intervention in Venezuelan crisis

Anti-war group Answer Coalition plans protest March 16 at Seattle Central College

Protest in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 23, 2019. wikimedia/Voice of America

It’s official: Inslee is running

Washington’s governor will make climate change a key component of his campaign

Island’s LGBTQ past is focus of story circle, upcoming exhibit

“We’re everywhere, we’re in every profession, and contribute to your island’s vibrant life.”

County executive seeks renewal of parks levy

Last Thursday, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced his proposal to renew the current King County Parks Levy, which is scheduled to expire at the… Continue reading

Islander making a name for Music Mends Minds project

Rotary presidents learned more about the music therapy project that meets at Vashon Community Care.

  • Feb 28, 2019

Learn about another world as a beach naturalist

The course is designed to turn current students into future teachers of curious beachgoers.

Islander grows Styrofoam recycling effort

In January, islander Nadine Edelstein filled up a box truck with the island’s Styrofoam in a matter of hours and took it off-island to be… Continue reading

Park, fire officials meet over proposed interlocal agreement

Commissioners from the fire and park districts met last week in an attempt to reach an agreement regarding how much the park district should pay… Continue reading

Chamber to host annual Home Fair Sunday

More than 25 local businesses including designers, architects and contractors will attend the event.

  • Feb 27, 2019

King County charter update targets police oversight, elections, council size

A commission is reviewing the county’s charter and will make recommendations by May.

Funding limited plow response to island after storm

The county could only focus its efforts to keep some roads clear, leaving others buried.

One of Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” issues from Aug. 2016.

Seattle Weekly’s last print edition is Feb. 27

Message to readers from Josh O’Connor, president of Sound Publishing

  • Feb 26, 2019
One of Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” issues from Aug. 2016.
Photo courtesy of U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

Legislature ‘prays’ for Congress to curb president’s ability to launch nukes

Washington has more nuclear weapons than any other state

  • Feb 25, 2019
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Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Parents are feeling the pinch of child care costs

A King County report charts ways the county could reduce child care costs and boost access.

Primrose School of West Bellevue saw a second location in Washington open in 2018. Madison Miller/staff photo.

Split Washington in two? 51st state movement highlights cultural divide

Rep. Matt Shea of Spokane introduces bill to establish state in Eastern Washington called Liberty

  • Feb 21, 2019

Proposal calls for banning eye tattoos in Washington state

Canada has already banned this procedure

  • Feb 21, 2019

Repercussions could come to law enforcement who refuse I-1639, AG says

‘State and local law enforcement must uphold Washington law.’