Seattle City Council Approves 17% Cut to Police Department's Budget

A 17 percent Seattle Police Department budget cut was approved by a committee of the Seattle City Council on Thursday, while a proposal to redirect $9 million earmarked for the hiring of new officers in favor of "community-led public safety investments" was rejected.

The Day I Learned I Was White

It was quite stunning—and amusing—to discover recently that I was no longer considered a person of color by diversity trainers in Seattle.

Activists Send Hoax Press Release Claiming Smoke Shelter at Seattle Hotel

Hyatt said that they "vehemently condemn unethical, illegal practices like corporate impersonation to encourage government action" after an anonymous activist group in Seattle issued a fake press release claiming the hotel would provide free housing for the homeless on Tuesday.