Author: Christine Willmsen

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A Lynnwood man is suing state and the federal government because he was denied a minority-business certification under a program created to help level the... [Read More]
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How accurate are home DNA tests when it comes to race, ethnicity and heritage? Based on conversations I'd had with scientists, I was skeptical, so... [Read More]
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What the office does: certifies small minority- and women-owned businesses to help them gain government contracts Annual budget: $2.4 million Staff: 19 full-time employees... [Read More]
Seattle Street Food Festival in South Lake Union stretches from Mercer Street to Denny Way. The festival will be open until 10 p.m. Saturday and... [Read More]
The U.S. Supreme Court signaled that it is unwilling to immediately answer whether a business owner's religious beliefs can justify refusing gay couples seeking wedding... [Read More]
The consulate's move into the 93-year-old building underscores the increased demand for services for the state's growing number of people with Mexican heritage. [Read More]
A King County judge ordered the city of SeaTac and the park's owner to redo some of the paperwork required for the park's closure, reversing... [Read More]
A man's body, missing at Eagle Falls since Monday, was recovered by the Snohomish County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Dive Team on Saturday. The 24-year-old... [Read More]
A 911 caller said someone had been shot in the head. [Read More]
Police are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in a Southeast Seattle park early this morning. At 12:30 a.m., witnesses called 911 to... [Read More]
A strike by academic student employees, most of whom are Ph.D. students, would have meant some papers and exams wouldn't have been graded right away... [Read More]
A strike by academic student employees, most of whom are Ph.D. students, would have meant some papers and exams wouldn't have been graded right away... [Read More]
With the #MeToo movement as a catalyst, the state Legislature passed a law that bans privileged medical and mental-health records and communications in most discrimination... [Read More]
With the #MeToo movement as a catalyst, the state Legislature passed a law that bans privileged medical and mental-health records and communications in most discrimination... [Read More]
The carcass of the cougar has been sent for examination by officials at Washington State University in Pullman. The animal was stalking the cyclists and... [Read More]
The carcass of the cougar has been sent for examination by officials at Washington State University in Pullman. The animal was stalking the cyclists and... [Read More]
King County sheriff's deputies and a SWAT team were attempting to evict a resident of the home in the 5600 block of 42nd Avenue Southwest... [Read More]
The King County Sheriff's Office is following multiple leads in a deadly early Sunday morning shooting in the parking lot near a motorcycle club in... [Read More]
Washington state is considered a leader in extending protections for workers facing sexual harassment, because of court rulings that helped establish employer liability. [Read More]
"The hardest part is living with 20 strangers on a 70-foot boat," says one crew member on the annual Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.... [Read More]
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