The 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.
A 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.
Seven 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.
A woman who chained herself to a barrel of concrete sat on railroad tracks in Portland Monday morning to protest oil trains
Students 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.
Seattle marchers joined a national walkout to demand a higher minimum wage.
About half a dozen Oregon immigrant rights activists are fasting for 24 hours to protest inaction in Congress on immigration reform.
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.
Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Seattle on Thursday and New York City later this month for a pair of fundraisers.
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.