Melissa Hellmann

Urban indigenous communities want violenced addressed

Report: 71 urban indigenous women are missing or murdered in Washington state.


Puget Sound prepares for ‘The Big One’

Three years after an alarming report made national headlines, locals are quietly preparing for disaster.


Carmen Best was confirmed as the Seattle Police Chief on Aug. 13. Photo courtesy of the Seattle Police Department.

Seattle unanimously confirms Carmen Best at new police chief

After a bumpy selection process, she becomes the first African American woman to head the department.


Illustration by Joshua Boulet

The deferred dreams of working women on H-4 visas

Thousands of Indian women throughout the country could once again be barred from employment.

Illustration by Joshua Boulet