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Today’s political climate means uncertainty for certain immigrants. But for many, America is still the country where dreams can be fulfilled and some local immigrant families are finding the pathway to achieve the dream is lined with rows of cannabis

Imagine traveling from Seattle to Portland in half the time it takes to get from downtown Seattle to Bellevue in rush-hour traffic. A University of Washington team of 35 engineering students is working to make this a reality with Hyperloop, a transit system that could zip Seattleites to Stumptown at up to 760 mph

Despite a new administration in the “other” Washington that is pursuing trade and immigration policies antithetical to ones that have helped make this free-trade, diverse and immigrant-friendly city a success, Seattle remains optimistic about the future

For the past four years, from Sodo to South Lake Union, a 9,270-foot underground dig has unfolded to bring Seattle the world’s largest tunnel, part of the $3.1 billion replacement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. The tunnel ($2 billion of that), while beset by not-inconsiderable setbacks, is also a project marked by engineering marvels on a Brobdingnagian scale. Take an underground tour with our exclusive photo essay.

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