Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington Has Adopted the CDC’s Riskier Quarantine Guidelines

A two-week quarantine has been canon since February, but the state now offers alternatives.

12/04/2020 By Christy Carley

Giving Season

5 Reasons to Attend GeneroCity 2020

Behold, the persuasive powers of prizes and tax breaks.

12/03/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

2020 Election

Did Trump Lose or Gain Support in Washington?

Scouring the state’s election results now that they're officially official.

12/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Group Chat

Should Washington Embrace a Four-Day Workweek?

A bill to trim our 40-hour norm didn’t gain traction in Olympia this year. But a political backer and two early adopters say the pandemic may change some minds.

12/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Tech Tracing

What You Need to Know About Washington’s New Covid-19 Exposure App

To start: You won’t find it under “Apps” on iPhone.

12/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Good Deeds

Yes, Seattle Met's GeneroCity 2020 Is Happening

Big in-person events may not be a thing right now, but giving back to these deserving nonprofits most certainly is.

12/01/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

earned turns

Backcountry Skiing Is Blowing Up This Winter

Skiers are heading out-of-bounds in droves this season—but all those newbies could snowball into disaster.

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams

Beam, Science

Seattle Innovators Harness a Coronavirus Kryptonite: UVC Light

A UW program and Bothell-based startup use ultraviolet radiation to disinfect items.

11/25/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quote Unquote

Irene Dubois Takes Drag to an Otherworldly Level

“Drag is a cathartic release of joy."

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams

Enclaves

Displaced from the Central District

How the lives of two drug kingpins trace a neighborhood’s gentrification and struggle for justice.

11/24/2020 By Levi Pulkkinen

The Saga Continues

Will Repairing the West Seattle Bridge Pay Off?

Mayor Jenny Durkan has decided to delay replacing the cracked span.

11/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

Seattle's Rocky Yeh Helped Craft America's Cocktail Landscape

He never technically tended bar. But before his death last year, the exuberant local left an indelible mark.

11/20/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Dozfy

In Your Feed

Seattle Restaurant Support Reminds Us, Facebook Has an Upside

How founder Jill Gallagher built Seattle's real talk resource for pandemic dining.

11/19/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Health Hub

The Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine Runs Through Fred Hutch

How Seattle’s cancer research center became a nexus for coordinating and understanding vaccine studies.

11/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Support Local

A List of Resources to Help Seattle’s Small Businesses Amid the Covid-19 Crisis

Owners and workers can benefit from a host of programs.

11/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington's New Covid-19 Restrictions Are a Gut Punch to Restaurants

Gyms, museums, and movie theaters also feel the pain in this round of rollbacks.

11/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Your Thanksgiving Dinner Is Now Served with a Two-Week Quarantine

The governor's appeal to families across the state caps a week of warnings about Covid-19's spread.

11/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

Santa Is Real—He’s Also My Dad

Dad was never big on holidays. Then a jolly seasonal job gave us a new form of father-daughter bonding.

11/13/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege Illustrations by Franziska Barczyk

2020 Election

Bummed about Biden? Celebrate These Local Progressive Wins

The president-elect's record shouldn't overshadow down-ballot triumphs for Puget Sound region progressives.

11/10/2020 By Christy Carley

2020 Relief

Biden’s Victory Brought Joyful Noise Back to Seattle

Saturday's political revelry should revive an early pandemic ritual.

11/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy