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How I Got Here

The Origin of the Salmon Cannon

The CEO of Whooshh Innovations explains how he started at the Gorge Amphitheater and wound up with a fish flinger.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 08/03/2015


Doesn't Anyone Want to See My Resume?

Getting a job in Seattle is all about standing out.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 03/16/2015


What It Takes to Make It in Seattle

Can you survive in Seattle on a Seattle salary? We polled young workers, each at the beginning of their careers, to find out what “making it” looks like.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 03/16/2015

Local Business

Taking the Pulse of Biotech

With the loss of biotech giant Amgen, what’s next for the industry?

  • By Hanna Brooks Olsen
  • Published 10/01/2014


OMFG It's the PSL!

The pumpkin spice latte got plucked from the dust heap of market research to become a full-fledged fall obsession.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/25/2014


Won't You Be My Driver?

Rideshare companies began popping up in Seattle in 2012, simultaneously exciting customers and enraging competition. And with new regulations taking effect this summer, Seattle has become one of the first cities to address the controversy head on.

  • By Genie Leslie
  • Published 05/01/2014


His Stuff Doesn't Stink

Tim O’Neill and Engineered Compost Systems take the “ick” out of organic waste.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 04/01/2014


Glazer’s Camera Is Focused on the Future

As it prepares for a major two-year renovation, the 79-year-old photography store is prepping for a rebirth.

  • By Sam Machkovech
  • Published 03/01/2014

Ground BNB

Relay Rides Is the Airbnb of Car Sharing

The new startup lets you rent wheels from private owners.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/01/2014


Cool Jobs Behind the Scenes

The people who make Seattle move—and stop, and park—work their magic behind the scenes.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 01/02/2014


25 Best Places to Work

These are the top 25 workplaces in Seattle, and they’ve got the foosball tables, unlimited vacation time, and bonuses to prove it. Check out the results of our regional survey.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 12/19/2012


The Math: Fourth of July Fireworks By the Numbers

A by-the-numbers breakdown of Seattle's explosive habits.

  • Published 06/20/2012


On the Trail of the Hottest Collectibles from the Seattle World’s Fair

Mold-A-Rama caught on in a big way during the World's Fair. Today the devices exist in only a handful of places, including Pacific Science Center.

  • By Peter Sackett
  • Published 06/11/2012


Verbatim: Take This Bank and Shove It

From _The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History_ by Kirsten Grind.

  • Published 05/18/2012


Would It Work Here? A New Typeface for the City of Seattle

If a font can encapsulate the spirit of a city, is Seattle in need of a typographical overhaul?

  • By Amanda Zurita
  • Published 04/25/2012


The Math: Seattle Exports By the Numbers

The Seattle region’s rank in export value, export-supported jobs, and more.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 04/25/2012


The Smartest Sucker in the Room

From his humble trailer in northern Washington State, Scott Stuart ran a decade-long investment scam so lucrative you’d think he was a lifetime con artist. The truth is, everything he knew he learned from the Nigerians who bled him dry.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/02/2012


Paul Allen’s Unlikely Space-Faring Venture

Paul Allen space project Stratolaunch won’t blast off until at least 2016. In the meantime, keep an eye on Space Exploration Technologies, the Silicon Valley startup founded by Tesla Motors mogul Elon Musk.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/25/2012


The Math: Street Charity and the Rules of Engagement

Canvassing, complaints, and codes of conduct, by the numbers.

  • Published 01/25/2012


Seattle Center House Recycled

In time for the 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair, Graham Baba Architects turns the old armory into a house of light.

  • By David Laskin
  • Published 01/20/2012
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