The arrival of marriage equality in late 2012 featured joyous scenes of elderly gay and lesbian couples, together for decades, tying the knot — in one case with witnesses being a full house at Benaroya Hall attending a Christmas concert by the Seattle Men’s Chorus.
Veteran Democratic state Sen. Karen Fraser declared Tuesday that she is running for lieutenant governor, the second Democrat in the Legislature’s upper house to announce for the post currently held by fellow Democrat Lt.
The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Monday for legislation that would block landlords from severely increasing rents on their low-income tenants with the purpose of evicting them without providing assistance in relocation.
Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump is buffeted by controversy, but still tops the Republican presidential field a new national poll from the Pew Research Center. The survey’s punch-in-the-gut finding, however, is that ex-Florida Gov.
The firm Public Policy Polling has accurately charted the doldrums of President Obama but challenged conventional Washington, D.C., wisdom on Tuesday with a nationwide poll showing that Hillary Clinton is NOT going into the tank.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the latest major American employer to offer long-term parental leave, announcing late Friday that its employees can take as much as a year off when they welcome a new child through birth or adoption.
The city of Montreal, to allow for the rebuilding of a highway, plans to dump 8 billion liters of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River, following the example of Victoria by discharging untreated human waste into an international waterway.
Cheers and whoops made Seattle U’s Piggott Auditorium sound as if two football rivals were holding simultaneous pep rallies Sunday night, but this was a debate in the increasingly heated District 3 City Council race between incumbent Kshama Sawant and Seattle Urban League CEO Pamela Banks.
Recent survey shows Seattle cops are making inroads on public opinion, but need work with minorities.
A conservative think tank says City Hall is underestimating impacts that the $930 million, nine-year Move Seattle levy, on November’s ballot, will have on the owner of an “average” home.
Dr. Ben Carson speaks in soft voice as he runs for the Republican presidential nomination, but told “Fox and Friends” on Tuesday he would shout defiance if ever confronted by a shooter, and seemed to argue that students at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College should have confronted their assassin last week.
A Washington State University regent is calling on WSU Cougars, UW Dawgs, Eastern Washington University Eagles and University of Idaho Vandals to put up dollars to rebuild the Planned Parenthood Pullman Health Center, torched in a terrorist act early last month.
Investigators believe four fires that cropped up at Auburn homes Sunday night were the work of an arsonist.
A man who tried to intervene in a U-District armed robbery was stabbed by the bandit, but helped the suspect's capture.
Bremerton police are looking for information on a cat that had been set on fire Sunday night.
Douglas County (Oregon) Sheriff John Hanlin, lead investigator of the Umpqua Community College mass shooting, posted a Facebook link to the YouTube conspiracy video, “The Sandy Hook Shooting: Fully Exposed,” about a month after the massacre of 20 first graders and six adults at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school.
Seattle police believe the girlfriend of a 17-month-old baby's father is connected to the child's death Sunday.