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News Sources

Local Alternative & Independent News

See what's happening locally and how different communities talk about issues in the pages of these publications.

  • Crosscut
    Pacific Northwest’s independent, reader-supported, nonprofit news site, Crosscut strives to provide readers with the facts and analysis they need to intelligently participate in civic discourse, and to create a more just, equitable and sustainable society.
  • The Facts Newspaper
    One of the first African American newspapers in the Pacific Northwest with a current readership of 80,000. 
  • The Stranger

    Alternative news, opinion, culture and entertainment weekly

  • Seattle Gay News

  • Local, national and international GLBTQ news

  • Seattle Chinese Times

    Bilingual Chinese/ English news and entertainment weekly for the Chinese and Chinese American community

  • Seattle Medium
    Weekly African American newspaper that focuses on news, issues and information in the greater Seattle area.

  • Northwest Asian Weekly

    Washington and the Northwest's only English language Asian American paper

  • The Facts Newspaper

  • The Skanner

    The Skanner is an independent website and newspaper published for the Northwest's African American communities.

  • Real Change News

    "Real Change exists to create opportunity and a voice for low-income people while taking action to end homelessness and poverty."

  • Puget Sound Business Journal

    Get news on regional businesses and the economy