Let It Snow

The Seattle Met Guide to Skiing and Winter Fun

Winter isn’t a season in the Pacific Northwest, it’s a way of life.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Top Stories

Feature

Women Erased: How Washington Has Failed Missing Native Women

More Native American women have been counted as missing or murdered here than almost anywhere in the country. But authorities are at a loss on how to track, let alone stop, the trend.

12/18/2018 By Hayat Norimine Photography by Lindsey Wasson

Methodology

Top Dentists 2019

802 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.

12/18/2018 Edited by Sarah Nipper

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Monthly Planner

11 Seattle Events to Catch This January

A winter music festival, real fake news, and Verdi’s operatic smash hit.

12/18/2018 By Stefan Milne

Plastic Classicism

Plastic Meets Instagram at Anthony White’s Exhibition

The Greg Kucera Gallery show finds the young artist in elated conversation with art history.

12/18/2018 By Stefan Milne

Eat & Drink

Of Broth and Bowls

13 Places to Hit the Soup Spot in Seattle

Cold climes call for warming bowls of chowder, pho, or gumbo.

12/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Rosin Saez

Side Dish

By Tae Brings Hand Rolls to Capitol Hill

At this tiny counter, chef Sun Hong serves hand rolls to the lucky occupants of his seven stools.

12/18/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Sawyer Is an Elegant Funhouse

Step right up to the Ballard restaurant that turns childhood memories into destination dining.

12/18/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now January 2019

Pastries galore, hidden taco treasures, and hash browns inside a breakfast sandwich.

12/18/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Sean P. Sullivan

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News January 2019

This month: smoky Tex Mex, ube cheesecakes, and restaurant expansions.

12/18/2018 By Rosin Saez

Taste Trend

Evergreens Salad Spins an Empire

The local chain isn’t quite as ubiquitous as Starbucks. Yet.

12/18/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Seattle’s Sense of Snow

The city’s reaction to snowfall is comical, until it isn’t.

12/18/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Health & Wellness

Methodology

Top Dentists 2019

802 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.

12/18/2018 Edited by Sarah Nipper

Goal Rush

Why Can't Our New Year's Resolutions Stick?

The gyms are open, the year is young. But our resolutions are often short lived.

12/18/2018 By Aly Brady

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

How to Declutter Your Home

Tired of bric-a-brac covering every spare surface? Here are some tips on paring it back.

12/18/2018 By Stefan Milne

News & City Life

Slope Stories

A Short History of Washington's Bygone Ski Hills

Over the years, some of the state’s ski mountains proved as ephemeral as snowflakes.

12/18/2018 By Christina Ausley

Feature

Women Erased: How Washington Has Failed Missing Native Women

More Native American women have been counted as missing or murdered here than almost anywhere in the country. But authorities are at a loss on how to track, let alone stop, the trend.

12/18/2018 By Hayat Norimine Photography by Lindsey Wasson

Shade Index

An Inch-By-Inch Guide to Snow in Seattle

Your rain shell won’t save you now.

12/18/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Closer Inspection

Behind the Scenes of David Mikkelson's Portrait

See how we used a magnifying glass to get the final shot.

12/18/2018 By Jane Sherman

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens January 2019

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be...

12/18/2018

Snap Judgment

Should Seattle Eliminate Its ‘Tampon Tax’?

Teresa Mosqueda wants to stop retailers from charging sales tax for menstrual products—and she could take the fight to the state.

12/18/2018 By Anne Dennon

Newsmakers

Perfect Party January 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

12/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

High Maintenance

Is the Marijuana Industry Poaching Seattle’s Cooks?

Restaurant owners say kitchen workers have decamped to grow houses.

12/18/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Quote Unquote

David Mikkelson Sorts Fact from Fiction with Snopes.com

“News is kind of like housework. It’s not a finite task. It’s not something you finish.”

12/18/2018 By Jessica Voelker

What Happens in Olympia

A Guide to Understanding the 66th Legislative Session

From a capital gains tax to action on climate change, these are the bills to watch during the extra long session.

12/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Explainer

This Road Closure Is About to Wreck Your Commute

January's shutdown of State Route 99 will be the longest in Seattle history.

12/13/2018 By Jaime Archer

Style & Shopping

Winter Wear

Locally Made Snow Gear for Your Next Adventure

Northwest companies lead the industry in creative ways to ride the snow and protect us from the elements.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Elements of Style

7 Items to Help You Bundle Up for Winter

Colder temps don’t have to mean zipping yourself into a glorified sleeping bag with sleeves.

12/18/2018 By Rosin Saez

Travel & Outdoors

Snow Days

7 Ways to Survive a Seattle Winter

A brief guide to school cancellations, bad weather driving, and cozy indoor escapes.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Slip Slide Away

10 Ways to Ride the Snow without Skis

Sledding, fat biking, and more ways to enjoy the snow, no skis required.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Rami Niemi

The Sellouts

Washington's Biggest Resorts Just Got Bought by Conglomerates

It might ruin the Northwest ski scene—and save it at the same time.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Slush Advisory

How to Build a Seattle Snowman

Constructing a classic sculpture in this town is not child’s play.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

First Tracks

Jason Hummel Wants to Ski Every Glacier in Washington

The Gig Harbor denizen has the whole mountain to himself—sometimes whole mountain ranges—in his skiing quest.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Out of Thin Air

Skier Hilaree Nelson Takes On Lhotse

The Seattle-born adventurer just skied off the top of the world. Oh, and she was the first one to ever do it.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Dog Sleigh Afternoon

Meet Washington's Only Dogsledding Operation

There’s just one place in the state to rent a dogsled ride. Imagine the Iditarod, but a thousand times shorter.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Snow Report

12 Ski Resorts to Visit Across the Pacific Northwest

It's a brand new season at these resorts. Time to ride new lifts, meet new owners, and hit a fresh new layer of powder.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

Let It Snow

The Seattle Met Guide to Skiing and Winter Fun

Winter isn’t a season in the Pacific Northwest, it’s a way of life.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams