by Susan Fried (words and photos)
A beautiful sunny day greeted hundreds of family, friends and well wishers attending July 4th’s 2017 Naturalization Ceremony at Seattle Center. Through rain or sunshine, the Center has hosted the event for more than 33 years. Tuesday morning’s festivities saw 506 people from 67 countries officially become US Citizens. Continue reading Hundreds Celebrate New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony
by Susan Fried
Try telling South Seattlites summer doesn’t officially begin until June 20th. From Rainier Beach to Mt. Baker, this weekend saw locals taking full advantage of the city’s recent balmy weather.
On Friday one of Seattle’s most popular ice cream purveyors opened a branch in Columbia City, giving kids free cones for the first couple hours. Continue reading South End Weekend Review
by Sharon H. Chang
On Monday, thousands of students from schools across Seattle walked out of class as a reaction to the election of Donald Trump as president.The protest joined similar ones that took place in Los Angeles; San Francisco; Silver Spring, Maryland; and Portland, Oregon. Continue reading “Make America Love Again”: Seattle Student Walkout
by Naomi Ishisaka
Thousands of people turned out to protest President-elect Donald Trump in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night. The demonstration was one of several that took place in cities nationwide to demonstrate against Trump’s election.
Continue reading Thousands March Downtown in Anti-Trump Protest
by Jovelle Tamayo
From “the Beach going boo”, to ghouls and goblins roaming Rainier Avenue in Columbia City to satiate their sweet tooth, to trick-or-treating horses, there were plenty of sights to behold in South Seattle on Halloween. We’ve compiled the best of them here. Continue reading Halloween in South Seattle