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

Quote Unquote

Omari Salisbury Bears Witness to Seattle’s Season of Protest

“Time and time and time again, the journalist hat came off.”

09/29/2020 By Allison Williams

Forget Frogger

A New Game Allows You to Redesign Seattle Streets

But can it help direct the future of Seattle transit and traffic?

09/28/2020 By Sophia Gates

Feature

A Navy Vet's Miraculous, Indefinite Recovery from Covid-19

Following multiple brushes with death and a monthslong hospital stay, an Oak Harbor man returned home. But his rehabilitation continues.

09/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Carson Artac

Coronavirus Chronicles

How’s Covid-19 Contact Tracing Going in Washington?

We finally have the data.

09/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Group Chat

How Can Seattle Schools Work Toward Racial Equity?

Systemic change requires an overhaul, not a quick fix. But three education experts offer some improvements they’d like to see in the meantime.

09/15/2020 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

Inventory Overload

Covid-19 Has Created a Condo Conundrum in Downtown Seattle

Can buyers and developers bet on the return of a vibrant downtown?

09/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

IS THAT ALLOWED?

Taking a Fitness Class In Person: Is That Allowed?

Restrictions have changed in recent weeks.

09/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Inferno Year

Seattle Has a New, Old Reason to Stay Home: Wildfire Smoke

Seattle's air quality was worst in the world for at least a brief period yesterday.

09/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

EVERYTHING FROM HOME

Some (Reassuring!) Advice for First-Time Homeschoolers

Considering homeschool? These Seattle parents say it's not as scary as you might think.

09/04/2020 By Sophia Gates

Uprising Review

Seattle's Summer of Protest for Black Lives: A Timeline

More than three months of calls for police to end brutality against Black and Indigenous Americans.

09/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Chronicles of the Curve

How to Interpret King County's Latest Coronavirus Numbers

Where we stand as summer winds down.

08/31/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Summer of Alfresco

Check Out These New Seattle Street Patios

Makeshift though they might be, the pandemic-induced outdoor dining spaces keep getting bigger—and better.

08/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Hotel Horde

15 Best Hotels in Seattle

You need a vacation, and a great—and safe—one is closer than you think.

08/28/2020 By Allison Williams

Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle August 28–30

After three months, calls for change continue.

08/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

PSA

Even Without Symptoms, You Should Still Get Tested for Covid-19

The Washington state health authority isn’t echoing the CDC’s latest guidance.

08/27/2020 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 calls home.

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

TELL ME MORE

Seattle Summer Is Not Canceled

Soak up the elusive Washington sun with these pandemic-approved activities, from camping to making your own frosé.

08/12/2020 By Seattle Met Staff