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.
A 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.
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.
More than 100 reporters, photographers, designers and other staffers signed a letter protesting The Seattle Times Co.’s decision to support the campaigns of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and a gay marriage referendum.
The public face for the anti-Muslim film inflaming the Middle East is a Vietnam War veteran whose unabashed hatred of radical Muslims has drawn the attention of civil libertarians.
Several groups, primarily labor organizations and those supporting President Barack Obama’s economic and health-care stands, plan to demonstrate outside the Republican National Convention in the coming days.