Seattle, Like It Or Not, Becomes Shell's Arctic BaseThe arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change.
Seattle City Council Disrupted By Protests Against PoliceA Seattle City Council briefing was disrupted by people holding signs and shouting about police behavior during protests over recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers who killed black men in Missouri and New York.
Arrests During Seattle Protests Of Police KillingsSeven people were arrested during protests in Seattle over recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers who killed young black men in Missouri and New York.
Woman Chains Herself To Barrel Of Concrete, Sits On Tracks In ProtestA woman who chained herself to a barrel of concrete sat on railroad tracks in Portland Monday morning to protest oil trains
Students Stir Controversy For 'Gay Is Not OK' Shirts Protesting National Day Of SilenceStudents at a high school in Oregon City sparked controversy after wearing “Gay Is Not Ok” shirts in protest of the National Day of Silence, an event intended to bring attention to bullying against the LGBT community in schools.
$15 Minimum Wage Campaigners March On SeattleSeattle marchers joined a national walkout to demand a higher minimum wage.
Ore. Activists Join Immigration Reform FastAbout half a dozen Oregon immigrant rights activists are fasting for 24 hours to protest inaction in Congress on immigration reform.
Rainy Shutdown Protest Draws About 25 People About 25 people stood in the rain in downtown Fargo over the noon hour Monday to protest the federal government shutdown that's reached the two-week mark.
Activists Plan Protest Of Wisc. Governor's VisitRepublican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Seattle on Thursday and New York City later this month for a pair of fundraisers.
Union Pickets Seattle Tunnel Project Over 4 Jobs Longshoremen are picketing at the site of Seattle's $3.1 billion tunnel project, arguing that four jobs along the waterfront have been improperly given to other union workers.
Advocates Hope May Day March Focuses On ImmigrantsA year after anarchists went on a rampage in downtown Seattle, organizers of Wednesdays' May Day march hope the focus turns back to reforming the nation's immigration laws.
Sea Shepherd Campaigns To Stop Sea Lion Killing A conservation group known for interfering with whaling ships wants to stop Oregon's killing of sea lions that eat endangered salmon in the Columbia River.