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

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 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

Explainer

What Happened to Pier 58?

Charting the collapse and rebuild of a well-trodden waterfront walkway.

11/04/2020 By Annette Maxon

Weed Wire

Seattle Dispensary Shawn Kemp's Cannabis Opens Today

A PR gaffe has dampened enthusiasm around a ribbon-cutting event that also involves another Sonics legend.

10/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of Good News

Murder Hornet Fighter, the Halloween Costume You Didn’t Know You Needed

Celebrate with an outfit tailor-made for 2020.

10/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Swing into Fall

Seattle Playgrounds Reopen to the Public

Playtime will look a little different, though.

10/06/2020 By Carli Ricker

Relief from 2020

Washington Farms Need Our Help

Covid-19 cases, wildfires—it’s been a rough year. Here are some easy ways to demonstrate your support.

09/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of Good News

Three Reasons Why Everything Isn’t Totally Terrible Right Now

Promising coronavirus data and other positive developments of late in Seattle.

09/15/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

The Shooting of John T. Williams, 10 Years Later

A decade ago, a Seattle police officer killed Rick Williams's brother, a celebrated Native woodcarver. Nothing will ever be the same for Rick—or the city he ...

08/26/2020 By James Ross Gardner Photography by Lindsey Wasson

Dystopia Department

News of Federal Officers at Portland Protests Puts Seattle on Guard

Trump has had the city in his crosshairs before.

07/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Dangers of the Dial

Is Our Coronavirus Recovery About to Go Backward?

The governor didn’t rule it out as he announced counties will remain in their current phases.

07/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Expiration Date

Paid Street Parking Is Returning to Seattle

It won’t be as pricey as normal, though. At least not initially.

07/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Protests of the Past

CHOP May Not Have Lasted, But These Occupied Spaces Did

CHOP’s attempt to transform the area in and around the East Precinct may not endure, but other demonstrations in Seattle have yielded long-lasting results.

07/06/2020 By Nicole Martinson

News Wire

On Durkan’s Order, Seattle Police Are Clearing Out the CHOP

Three weeks after SPD abandoned the East Precinct, the mayor commands occupiers to vacate the area.

07/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy