Mounting calls for Sheriff Johanknecht's resignation

Mounting calls for Sheriff Johanknecht's resignation

After serving in the King County Sheriff's Office for 32 years and running against incumbent John Urquhart, Mitzi Johanknecht made history in King County in 2017 as the first woman and openly Gay person to be elected to the position of sheriff, a sensatio

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Registering the new voter: Why there's more to it

Registering the new voter: Why there's more to it

The 2018 mid-term elections and the 2020 general elections saw a massive surge of voting, as many people, especially the young, voted at the highest rate since 1900. This huge increase showed, with some unexpected results, that the care and feeding of the

Washington Supreme Court rules to move forward with Sawant recall

Washington Supreme Court rules to move forward with Sawant recall

The Washington State Supreme Court decided Thursday that a recall effort of Seattle Councilwoman Kshama Sawant can move forward. The Councilwoman is being recalled by right-wing detractors, whose petition charges her with breaking COVID guidelines by allo

President Biden signs $1.9 trillion economic relief package

President Biden signs $1.9 trillion economic relief package

President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion stimulus package on Thursday, following its final approval in the House on Wednesday. The economic relief bill is one of the largest packages in U.S. history, second only to the $2 trillion package approved jus

House passes $1.9 trillion dollar relief bill, which now faces scrutiny in the Senate

House passes $1.9 trillion dollar relief bill, which now faces scrutiny in the Senate

The House passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act on Saturday, aimed at providing relief from the coronavirus pandemic's impact.

Durkan Digest: one year since the first COVID-19 death

Durkan Digest: one year since the first COVID-19 death

This week, our region is reaching a sobering milestone. February 28, 2021, marks one year since Public Health - Seattle & King County confirmed the first COVID-19-related death in King County.

Trump acquitted in Senate, but could still be held responsible for inciting insurrection

Trump acquitted in Senate, but could still be held responsible for inciting insurrection

Former President Donald Trump has been acquitted of inciting insurrection following a five-day trial in the Senate, but he could still be held responsible in criminal investigations.

Before Marjorie Taylor Greene was tossed from House committees, she defended herself with transphobia

Before Marjorie Taylor Greene was tossed from House committees, she defended herself with transphobia

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), a believer in QAnon and other far-right conspiracy theories, has been stripped of her committee assignments in a bipartisan vote of the full House of Representatives.

Buttigieg confirmation to Biden's Cabinet makes LGBTQ history

Buttigieg confirmation to Biden's Cabinet makes LGBTQ history

Pete Buttigieg was confirmed as Transportation Secretary on Tuesday, making him the first openly Gay cabinet member confirmed by the Senate.

Tent encampments are here to stay unless...

Tent encampments are here to stay unless...

The tents, dilapidated vehicles, and piles of trash you see in almost every Seattle neighborhood have become an enduring fixture. So has the human suffering.

KC Councilmember Dave Upthegrove announces re-election campaign for Position 5

KC Councilmember Dave Upthegrove announces re-election campaign for Position 5

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove announced today he will seek re-election to the King County Council.

BIDEN INAUGURATED AS 46TH U.S. PRESIDENT

BIDEN INAUGURATED AS 46TH U.S. PRESIDENT

President Joe Biden's Inauguration Speech transcript - January 20, 2021 "Today, on this January day, my whole soul is in this: Bringing America together. Uniting our people. And uniting our nation," President Joe Biden said.

Biden's LGBT agenda for Day 1

Biden's LGBT agenda for Day 1

As a journalist covering LGBT issues, this will be the 8th presidential transition I've witnessed, from the Carter Administration to the Biden Administration. Of those 8 president-elects, no one has reached into the LGBT community as President-elect Joe B