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National Public Radio broadcast a story last week about a Northwest institution that many people here take for granted. We’re used to hearing about the groundbreaking achievements of regional brands like Starbucks, Amazon and Microsoft. But Aplets & Cotlets?

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An MBA is a major investment in your life, future and finances. With some colleges requesting more than $100K for tuition, it’s easy to see why students are looking at schools outside of the States when considering their degree options.

From Boomers to Millennials, Seattle's generations need each other, especially as we all face the challenges ahead

A local union organizer and writer talks about his new book and the need for a revitalized labor movement

Although pay equity for women has improved, men are still paid more for the same work. Why is the problem even worse in King County than elsewhere?

Reflections on Black History Month, the advancement of civil rights and the lingering specter of racism; yes, even in progressive Seattle

The circus may be shuttering, but the alt-right provocateur remains a sideshow

Some locals are taking action. They don’t lead nonprofits, oversee large budgets or aspire to house everyone. They have jobs and families and want to do more than hand out spare change. They know they won’t solve the problem, but in ways that are often innovative and specific, they are trying to make life just a little bit easier for homeless people.

A proposed city program could save Seattle’s legacy businesses—but should it?

Bellevue is in many ways more “urban” than Seattle now—certainly, it’s racially more diverse, which is complete flip from the white-bread suburbs of the ‘60s and ‘70s