Mikayla Weary has been community organizing since the sixth grade. Now a 17-year-old Mikayla Weary is the president of Black Coffee NW.
Teams throughout the region provide a critical service for outdoor adventurers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It all started in Seattle.
As new development proliferates in the historically Black neighborhood, artists proclaim: ‘We were here, and we are still here, and we will be here.’
Colonization and assimilation took away customs and traditional foods from both Native and immigrant communities. Now, local farmers and chefs are bringing back traditional cuisines.
A so-called Vision Zero city, Seattle has a lofty goal of eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries. The city has averaged about 20 deaths a year over the past decade.
More than 90% of the songs aired on Daybreak Star Radio are written, produced or performed by Native American or First Nation peoples.
Climate change is leading to record-breaking wildfires across the West Coast: In Washington, the 2020 fire season was one of the worst on record. At the same time, a national firefighter shortage is limiting our ability to fight these fires effectively.
The pandemic drew restaurant owner and chef Wes Yoo to the food that brought him comfort. He found himself shopping for, eating and cooking the Korean food that he grew up with.
Prosecutors must flag officers who have known incidents of dishonesty or other misconduct. A Crosscut investigation found at least 22 officers with such issues still found new jobs at other agencies.
Much of our natural landscape still bears evidence of colonization in the names. Some of our most beloved places, such as Mount Rainier, serve as reminders of injustices committed against Indigenous communities.
Legislators are spending $400 million to expand broadband, while opening up public internet options. But access for everyone is still a long way off.