The Sporting Life

Meet Washington's Most Promising Basketball Star

Rainier Beach High junior MarJon Beauchamp can ball with the best of them. And he's leading his talent-packed team—now district champs—to a state title.

02/19/2019 By Rosin Saez

Year in Review

Seattle Met's 6 Most-Read Stories of 2018

From an unclaimed Seattle rock star to a world-changing card game, these were our most poplar long-form articles of the year.

12/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

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

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

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

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

Newsmakers

Perfect Party December 2018

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

11/20/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Quote Unquote

For Trans Kids, MacArthur ‘Genius’ Kristina Olson Is a Longtime Listener

“I want to know what’s true in the world.”

11/20/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Pasta Pending

Matt Fortner in the Market

Matt's in the Market has a serendipitously named new chef.

10/23/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Drinks & Doughnuts

I-Miun Liu Is the Master of Many

This year the prolific entrepreneur resurrected the Dynasty Room and opened Pike/Pine's East Trading Company.

10/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

All Hail the Queen

Linda Derschang Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

The Capitol Hill restaurateur just opened Queen City in Belltown—and she doesn't show any signs of slowing down.

10/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

Newsmakers

Perfect Party November 2018

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

10/16/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Pencil Pusher

A Behind the Scenes Look at Our Teacher of the Year

Pencils: Good for tiaras, even better for facial decor.

10/16/2018 By Jane Sherman

Quote Unquote

Robert Hand Is Washington State’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Not bad for a guy who almost didn’t go to college.

10/05/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Newsmakers

Perfect Party October 2018

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

09/11/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Quote Unquote

Death Becomes Jeff Jorgenson

The funeral director looks death in the face—and suggests we do the same.

09/11/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Citizen Maru

The Making of an Activist

Maru Mora-Villalpando, undocumented in the U.S. for more than 20 years, has protested against ICE since practically the moment it was created. Did the agency single out one of its most vocal critics?

08/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Newsmakers

Perfect Party September 2018

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

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Breaking Lenses

A Behind the Scenes Look at Cheryl Ingram's Portrait

See how we used a chocolate box (yes, really) to get the final shot.

08/14/2018 By Jane Sherman