Outspoken WSU wolf researcher says university, lawmakers silenced and punished him
Slaying the Gerrymander, Part 4: Make Elected Officials Accountable to Voters
Elected representatives should be accountable to voters. It is supposed to work like this: you, the voter, consider your options and choose a candidate who seems most likely to fight for policies you like. You...
Durkan takes early lead in primary to replace Seattle mayor
Early returns in Tuesday's primary election for Seattle mayor were showing former U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan with a runaway lead.
The Times recommends: Jenny Durkan is by far best candidate for mayor
Jenny Durkan has the experience, perspective and ideas to lead Seattle through a moment of upheaval.
Whatcom adds person to help homeless struggling with opioids
Whatcom County will spend a little more than $100,000 a year to add a position to the Homeless Outreach Team to help people who are addicted to opiates.
Health care bills imperil regional economy
Congress should work on improving the ACA, not returning the country to a time when millions more Americans lacked health care coverage.