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Seattle Judges Finally Throw Out 15 Years Worth of Marijuana Convictions

Since the ruling was unanimously approved this week, the charges are expected to be dismissed by mid-November.

Seattle to Vacate and Dismiss Old Marijuana Charges Following California’s Lead

Because the city has already legalized marijuana possession, the mayor is now working to erase misdemeanor charges for thousands of state residents who received convictions before the ruling.

John Legend Puts Thousands Towards Seattle School Lunch Debt

Beloved singer and songwriter John Legend has just helped to ensure that Seattle students won't go hungry while at school. His quiet contribution of $5,000...

Microsoft Co-founder Pledges $30M Towards Housing For Seattle’s Homeless

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has just changed the lives of hundreds of people by pledging $30 million to permanent housing for the homeless of Seattle. The...

Seattle to Host Free Concert of Music From Travel Ban Countries

Music Beyond Borders: Voices From The Seven is a free concert being held tonight in Seattle that will feature music from the seven countries currently...

Amazon Buys Old Hotel in Seattle and Turns it Into a Homeless Shelter

Online retailer Amazon has a deal for the homeless in Seattle, Washington — a temporary shelter in a former motel the company just bought. The...

Cool Tiny House Village Opens With Electricity to Care for Seattle Homeless

A little village of tiny houses for the homeless is taking shape on a plot of land owned by a Lutheran church in Seattle,...

Nine Outdoor Preschools to Operate in Seattle Parks; May Be New Trend

Three and four-year-olds in Seattle, Washington are trading preschool classrooms for the great outdoors. In a new partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Tiny Trees...

Packers Fan Wrote Heartwarming “Thank You” to Seattle on Craigslist

A 55-year-old Orlando man who brought his 10-year-old son to the NFC Championship in Seattle to try to ease his grief over the loss...

Ill Fan is Headed to Seattle Playoff Game in Style, Thanks to Generous Fans

  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYKJdk5iGAs?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0&w=640&h=360] Diehard Seattle Seahawks fan Sherri Forch has never seen her National Football League heroes play in person. That will change Saturday, when she...

Seattle Bike-share Program Hits 4,000 Rides in First Week

In the first week of Seattle's bike-share program, the 500 green bikes were rented around 4,000 times with 1,450 cyclists signing up as member, according to Pronto Cycle Share’s...

Hero Who Stopped Seattle Shooter Gets Wedding Gifts And Honeymoon Paid For By Strangers

Washington state residents were relieved that a 22-year-old college student at Seattle Pacific University tackled a gunman and thus prevented any more killings at...
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Coupon-clipper Leaves Secret Fortune to Seattle Charities

Most people thought he was poor. When he spotted a bargain price on frozen orange juice one year, Jack MacDonald bought so many cans that...
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Patrick Dempsey to Buy Beloved Seattle Coffee Co., Saving 500 Jobs

Patrick Dempsey says he wants to rescue a Seattle coffee house chain and more than 500 jobs. The "Grey's Anatomy" star said Wednesday he's...
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Entire City of Seattle Grants Wish for Superhero Boy With Cancer

The Make-A-Wish Foundation made 13-year-old Erik Martin's superhero dream a reality with a giant city-wide role playing scenario that incorporated all of Seattle. With...
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Dalai Lama Addresses 15,000 People in Seattle (Video)

The Dalai Lama used his last speech at the five-day conference in Seattle, Washington to talk about compassion. He says compassion is the seed...

As First US State Approves Human Composting, ’The Green Reaper‘ Has Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Burials

The United States is slowly progressing towards more eco-friendly mortuary practices – and Elizabeth Fournier has a guide for how we can join the movement.

First-of-its-Kind National Theater Festival for Veterans Using Drama to Find Emotional Resilience

A nonprofit theater organization that pairs the works of Shakespeare with military veterans struggling to find relief, is proud to announce the first-ever National...

Judge Sentences Teen Vandals to Reading Books About Racism – and It Apparently Worked

Rather than punishing a group of juveniles for a racist act of vandalism, this compassionate judge wanted them to understand the error of their...

Rather Than Close Their Doors, South Korean School Fills Classrooms With Illiterate Older Women

With national birth rates continuing to fall, one South Korean elementary school has come up with a clever way to keep their doors open...