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FBI’s Seattle Somali community outreach programs targeted for spying, reports say

A report says the Seattle FBI community outreach program received orders in 2009 to gather intelligence on Somali community.


Categories: News

There is a lack of language programs for public school students in the international community. Students can study Spanish, French and German but there are no East African languages and very few Asian languages despite the fact that we have many speakers from those regions. The White Center Heights dual langauge Vietnamese program is one exception. (Photo by Ellen Banner / The Seattle Times)

Vietnamese dual language program a big hit at White Center school

Educators behind a new Vietnamese-language immersion program at White Center Heights Elementary School hope to prove the power of dual-language learning.


Categories: Columnists, Education, Featured

While Nacho Borracho's menu will be undergoing major changes, nachos will remain on the menu for those late night cravings. (Photo by Nicole Einbinder

New chef will bring Mexican traditions to Nacho Borracho

Capitol Hill favorite Nacho Borracho is trading bar food for authentic Mexican fare under new chef Monica Dimas.


Categories: Food

(Illustration by Sarah Glidden)

What’s happening in Saudi Arabia and Yemen (and what it means for us)

Making sense of the recent political changes on the Arabian Peninsula.


Categories: Conflict, Featured, Politics

Seattle teacher and author Jesse Hagopian pepper sprayed at the Black Lives Matter rally on  Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Seattle teacher pepper sprayed at MLK Day protest, files claim (video)

Video captures a Seattle police officer pepper spraying Garfield High School teacher Jesse Hagopian, on the phone at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day protest.


Categories: News

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