If it makes Washington's November election ballot, Initiative 1639 would raise the purchase age to 21 for those buying semi-automatic weapons, among other things. Backers plan to turn in thousands of signatures this week.
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Our endangered killer whales have returned for the summer, with the pods limping into Puget Sound the smallest they’ve been in 34 years. The federal...
The lawsuit was filed Friday in King County Superior Court, two days after Mayor Jenny Durkan signed the legislation.
Public-defense leader Lisa Daugaard, a longtime criminal-justice reform advocate, explains why community activists and the police union are happy about Mayor Jenny Durkan's police-chief choice.
The state Republican Party chairman criticized Democratic candidate Jason Rittereiser's ad as "extreme rhetoric" that would be rejected by 8th Congressional District voters.
Ballots for the August primary began going out to registered voters Wednesday.
Downtown Seattle needs full bike-lane network by 2020, City Council says — but SDOT has big concerns
The Seattle City Council proposed firm deadlines to build a long-planned network of protected bike lanes through downtown. The city’s transportation department said meeting those...
Arrest of alleged Russian agent Maria Butina puts spotlight on Bellevue’s Second Amendment Foundation
The arrest of Russian national Maria Butina on allegations of being a foreign agent has put the spotlight on Bellevue's Second Amendment Foundation, its founder,...
When the leader of your own political party goes off the rails, what’s a local Republican to do? Nothing, apparently.
Opposition to King County youth jail grows as immigrant-rights group joins effort to halt construction
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Columbia Legal Services and King County's Department of Public Defense among more than 120 groups that oppose building the facility.