Washington to DC

Our Voice in Congress Is Powered by 4 Female Legislators

Here's why they're Donald Trump's worst nightmare.

7:00am By Josh Feit

Silver Linings

Planned Parenthood Is Back on Defense. Just the Way They Like It.

The local CEO is ready for the fight over reproductive health services.

7:00am By Allison Williams

Quote Unquote

Our Fellow Americans, In Their Own Words

Each of these brave Seattleites make us even more proud to call this city home.

7:00am By Matthew Halverson

Questions Answered

Seattle Therapist Anita Colombara Makes House Calls Around the Globe

The Seattle-based therapist uses videoconferencing to counsel expats working in the remote parts of the world.

12/20/2016 By Darren Davis

Quote Unquote

In Trump’s America, Varisha Khan Remains Unbowed

The UW student is a pillar of Seattle’s Muslim community.

12/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Explainer

What to Have on Hand When That Big Earthquake Finally Hits

A Seattle dietitian explains how to pack for the apocalypse.

12/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Snap Judgment

Can E-Assist Bikes Save Bike Share?

Pronto is dead, but the city hasn’t given up on the concept.

12/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Famous Faces

Perfect Party January 2017

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

12/20/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Profile

Black Coders Matter

As an African American in tech in the early 2000s, Arif Gursel was a pioneer. In his quest to put coding in the hands of his community, he may be a game changer.

12/20/2016 By Jake Bullinger

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Push and Pull of Paradise

A Seattleite contemplates growing up in Hawaii and leaving it all behind.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Feature

Quiet: A Soldier’s Fight for the Most Silent Place in America

The military’s plan to send newer, more disruptive jet planes over the Hoh and Quinault rain forest region has unraveled not only townspeople throughout the Olympic Peninsula, but the veterans who thought they’d found a refuge.

11/16/2016 By Madeline Ostrander

Quote Unquote

Inderpal Singh Is on a Nationwide Mission to Demystify Sikhism

“This turban represents equality and helping people in need.”

11/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Power Lines

How to Fight a Heroin Epidemic

Can the nation’s first safe consumption program end a citywide health crisis?

11/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Questions Answered

If Time Is Money, Michelle Dillon Gives Away Millions

The holidays inspire lots of locals to volunteer. But in a city of shifting priorities, showing up every day still has currency.

11/16/2016 By Jessica Voelker

How I Got Here

Meet the Person Responsible for the Collectible Figures You Can’t Get Away From

“I’m not sure why other companies haven’t copied what we’ve done.”

11/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

A View of Her Own

Meet the Fremont Bridge’s First Writer-in-Residence

Essayist Elissa Washuta worked all summer in the bridge’s 99-year-old tower as its first writer-in-residence, named by the City of Seattle. We caught up with her on her last week perched above the Lake Washington Ship Canal.

11/14/2016 By Allison Williams

Questions Answered

Kiersten Grove Is Steering Seattle’s Transportation Future

Over the next 25 years, 116 miles of rapid transit could transform our transportation system and our city.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Hope Solo

Keep doing you, girl.

10/20/2016

Feature

The Other Sister

As many as 700,000 adults in the U.S. with a disability like autism live with parents or another family member who is 60 or older. What happens when those caregivers are gone? One sibling confronts her past and likely future.

10/19/2016 By Ciara O'Rourke