The best way to handle the circus of Trump’s big speech Friday is to ignore it. Why? Even his spokesperson said he shouldn’t be judged by what comes out of his mouth.
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Two Democratic members of Washington’s congressional delegation, U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Adam Smith, plan to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration this week.
Sheley Secrest, a local NAACP leader, is running for Position 8 on the City Council this year. She’s one of five registered candidates.
State Sen. Mark Miloscia, a Republican from Federal Way, has introduced a bill to ban safe-injection sites for heroin users in Washington state. The move...
The county’s new health grading system will rate restaurants on an aggregate score of four recent health inspections.
A fatal motor-home fire raises the question: What happened to the plan rolled out by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray last January to help people living...