News Wire

Seattle Reacts as Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty of Murder

Statements, silence, and protest all characterized the hours after justice was finally rendered.

04/21/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Greenbacked

Cannabis Gave Washington State a Major Lift in 2020

On 4/20, celebrate a growing industry (with its fair share of growing pains).

04/20/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Neighborhood Nomenclature

Seattle City Council Stokes the Debate: Uptown or Lower Queen Anne?

A City Hall resolution this week weighed in on the community's official name.

04/14/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Isn't Rolling Back to Phase 2

Like the rest of King County, the city remains in Phase 3. A few other areas weren't so lucky.

04/12/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of Good News

North Seattle's Getting Linked This Fall

Three new light rail stations arrive on October 2. And more are on the way.

04/12/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Pencils Up

Seattle Is Finally Going Back to School—For Real

It’s been a whirlwind.

04/01/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Hub Spots

Should Cascadia Build Several New Cities from Scratch?

One group has proposed a bold solution to the Pacific Northwest’s looming sustainability crisis.

03/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Neighborhood United

Younger Generations Boost Chinatown–International District Businesses

Digital literacy and cultural immersion have mattered in times of crisis.

03/19/2021 By Erin Wong

Downlocal

8 Homegrown Apps to Help You Navigate Life in Seattle

From dining to the dating scene.

03/15/2021 By Christy Carley

Coronavirus Chronicles

Phase 3 Is Almost Upon Us, Seattle

Governor Jay Inslee released a "boatload of good news" on Thursday.

03/11/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Take That, California

Washington Is Ranked the Best State in America—Again

No, it’s not getting old.

03/10/2021 By Erin Wong

News Wire

A Capital Gains Tax May Finally Be Coming to Washington State

After years of little traction, a bill has passed out of the Senate.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Moving In

Tacoma's Renters Are Trending Gen Z

The city’s share of zoomer rental applications spiked in 2020, per a RentCafe analysis.

03/05/2021 By Karen Reyes

Stable Ground

Pier 62 Shows Seattle in Its Best Light

Glowing, sturdy, and inclusive, the first piece of the Waterfront’s future has given many a lift during the pandemic.

03/02/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

A Highway, Divided: What Drives Opposition to I-5’s Uncle Sam Sign?

How the Hamilton Sign's provocative messages drove one newcomer to wage his own battle for free speech.

03/01/2021 By Zoe Sayler

SHAKEN AND STIRRED

Can an Earthquake Early Warning System Really Help Us?

When Washington adopts ShakeAlert, it'll send a warning to our phones seconds ahead of an earthquake. Is that enough?

02/26/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Remains in Phase 2, But What's Next?

The entire state is in a reopening pause. The next stage of our recovery is less clear.

02/26/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

The Price of Seattle’s Hazard Pay Bill? Two QFC Closures

But the $4 hourly bump has also boosted workers’ paychecks across the country.

02/17/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Storm Tracking

How Much Snow Are We Going to Get This Weekend?

Flurries on Thursday were likely just a prelude.

02/12/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Tech Titans

Jeff Bezos Just Crowned a New King of Seattle Tech

Introducing Andy Jassy, Amazon's soon-to-be CEO.

02/03/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy