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.
Occupy groups from across the country are headed to Philadelphia for a national gathering on Independence Mall on Wednesday, July 4. About 1,500 people are expected from across the country, including Seattle.
Seattle police are asking the public to help identify five more people shown in video of violence during May Day demonstrations.
Local officials are warning of traffic disruptions and a possibility of violence as several May Day rallies and marches are set to converge in downtown Seattle Tuesday.
Occupy Seattle, immigrant rights groups and others will hold a series of rallies and marches on Tuesday.
Police in Washington state who searched a storage unit rented by Josh Powell found a stained comforter that tested positive for blood, according to court documents. Meanwhile, The News Tribune reports that protestors from the Westboro Baptist Church have apparently cancelled plans to come to Washington.