Climate Change

Clean Air Officials Advise Staying Inside, Says Air Is "Unhealthy for Everyone"

Seattle for a short stint ranked as the city with the worst air pollution worldwide Monday afternoon, according to an air quality monitor.

5:25pm By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Primary Results, Dave Meinert, and a Stolen Plane at SeaTac

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

08/14/2018 By Grace Madigan

Midterm 2018

Kim Schrier Advances to the General Election

The latest ballot release shows Democrat Kim Schrier solidly in second place over Jason Rittereiser.

08/14/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Midterm 2018

Congressman Adam Smith Will Face Another Democrat, Sarah Smith, in November

Sarah Smith secured her second-place lead over Republican Doug Basler for the 9th Congressional District House seat.

08/13/2018 By Hayat Norimine

#SaveTheShowbox

Council Members Move to Add the Showbox to Pike Place Market Historic District

"This is an exciting moment for the effort to save the Showbox."

08/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Primary

A Recap of Primary Election Results

Democrats had a good night.

08/08/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Midterm 2018

Two Democrats Still in the Running to Face Rossi in November

"Dino better be worried."

08/07/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Midterm 2018

What to Watch for in the Primary Election Tonight

All eyes are on the Eighth Congressional District tonight.

08/07/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Safeco, 3D-Printable Guns, and Saving the Orcas

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

08/06/2018 By Grace Madigan

Arts & Culture

So How Can Seattle Save the Showbox?

"This is history and we don't want it taken away."

08/02/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week In Politics

Top 10 Stories: Seattle's Streetcar, the Showbox, and the Mariners

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/31/2018 By Grace Madigan

Development

Seattleites Are Mourning the Showbox Site's Reported Demise

The music hall just celebrated its 79th anniversary.

07/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: A New Police Chief, Sexual Assault Allegations, and Seattle Homelessness

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/24/2018 By Grace Madigan

Going Green

O'Brien Wants Deadlines for the City to Improve Its Downtown Bike Lane Network

"We don't have safe bike infrastructure. This is life and death for most of us."

07/18/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Police Reform

Carmen Best Will Be Seattle's New Police Chief After All

"I'm committed to safety, equity, unity, and diversity of our city and fair and just treatment for everyone."

07/17/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Gun Ownership Laws, Reunification at SeaTac, and Plastic Straw Ban Effects

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/17/2018 By Grace Madigan

Immigrant Rights

Asylum Seeker in Seattle Suing ICE Demands Her Son Back

Yolany Padilla, 24, crossed the southern border with her 6-year-old son on May 18.

07/11/2018 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

New Seattle Law Requires Gun Owners to Lock Up Firearms

"This is the kind of action we need to save lives."

07/10/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Going Green

Starbucks Promises to Ditch Plastic Straws Worldwide by 2020

The company estimates the move will mean a billion fewer plastic straws in its stores a year.

07/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week In Politics

Top 10 Stories: Police Chief Finalists, Open Public Meetings Lawsuits, and November Initiatives

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/09/2018 By Grace Madigan