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Gossett, McDermott Introduce Legislation Restricting Detention Of Immigration Detainees

     King County Councilmembers Larry Gossett and Joe McDermott recently introduced legislation on how the County will honor requests by the federal government on...

Pritchett Named Executive Director For SPS Central Region

 On Tuesday, Seattle Public Schools Superintendent José Banda announced that Sarah Pritchett, principal of McClure Middle School, had been appointed as the new Executive...

NAACP Files Complaint With EEOC

    On Monday, Verlene Jones, Labor and Industries Representative with the Seattle-King County Branch of the NAACP (NAACP-SKCB), along with other activist from the...

Renowned Leader In Kidney Research: There Is A Link Between Cardiovascular Disease And Kidney Disease

By Francie Fitzpatrick Special to The Seattle Medium When Michael E. Wiley, Sr. found out his kidneys were failing in 2000, he knew he needed...

Seattle City Council Passes Job Assistance Bill

On Monday, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed the Job Assistance Bill, legislation to increase public safety and reduce criminal recidivism by providing job...

Local Group Submits Petitions To Change How City Councilmembers Are Elected

On Monday, Seattle Districts Now, an activist group proposing to elect Seattle City Council members using a mixed district/at-large system, submitted petitions containing 46,633...

Nearly 17,000 Washington State Borrowers Receiving Checks Through National Mortgage Settlement

OLYMPIA  — Borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement will receive a check this month for approximately $1,480,...

Jannine Young: Being Athletic Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Have Health Issues

By Cynthia Flash Special To The Seattle Medium       Jannine Young had been a healthy athlete her whole life. She played basketball for the University of...

OSPI-Microsoft IT Academy Passes 10,000 Technology Certifications Earned Statewide

     OLYMPIA — The strategic relationship between the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and Microsoft Corp., has reached impressive milestones in only its...

Jaylyn Andrus Has ‘Classical’ Aspirations

Jaylyn Andrus, a senior at Liberty High School, is looking to make her mark on the music scene. However, it’s not pop or hip-hop...

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Visit South Lake Union Community Center Online Open House

SPR and the design team from NBBJ have collected community feedback and are excited to share how the input has helped shape the schematic design, floor plan and programming spaces.

White House To Focus On New Vaccination Milestones As U.S. Is Expected To Miss July 4 Goal

"We've made tremendous progress in our vaccination efforts to date, and the ultimate goal has been to get America back to normal, as you said, and we're looking forward to doing that even here at the White House," press secretary Jen Psaki said this week.

Carl Nassib Of Las Vegas Raiders Is First Active NFL Player To Announce He Is Gay

"I just think that representation and visibility are so important," he said. "I actually hope that one day videos like this and the whole coming out process are just not necessary. But until then, I'm going to do my best and do my part to cultivate a culture that's accepting, that's compassionate."

Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Turn 20

A spectacular feat of engineering, the man-made islands of Palm Jumeirah are 20 years old this year.

Canada To Ease Mandatory Quarantine On Some Arrivals

From just before midnight on July 5, Canadians and permanent residents who've received a full course of a coronavirus vaccine accepted by the government can leave isolation early of if they test negative for Covid on entry.