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Seattle's Intellectual Range Shows on 2021 'Genius' Grant List

Fred Hutch scientist Trevor Bedford and poet Don Mee Choi were among the 25 winners of the coveted $625,000 awards in 2021.

09/28/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Growing Up Hockey

What Hockey's Diversity Problem Means for Fans Like Me

The NHL says hockey is for everyone. But can the Seattle Kraken actually make good on its diversity and inclusion promises?

09/28/2021 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by David Jaewon Oh

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: A ‘Genius’ Debuts a Personal Assistant App

The rollout of Yoky Matsuoka's new wellness company, Yohana, and robot food delivery at Sea-Tac highlight Seattle tech news this September.

09/28/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Report Card

These Seattle-Area Schools Are Ranked Top in the State

The best high schools in Washington state, the best school districts, and more. School rankings are back, baby.

09/27/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

mystery

Is D.B. Cooper Still on the Run?

An FBI agent, a self-trained scientist, and an outsider theorist have all dedicated years to solving the Northwest's iconic hijacking crime.

09/27/2021 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Joseph Laney

First Person, Last Word

How Skateboarding Shaped My Mind

My past still persists, shaping my mind even in the present.

09/24/2021 By Stefan Milne

Kraken Week

The Inaugural Seattle Kraken Season Is Almost Upon Us

Where to buy a Seattle Kraken jersey, all you need to know about skating at the Kraken Community Iceplex, and more.

09/23/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Free Wheeling

How to Get Around Seattle without a Car

The Emerald City has car shares like Zipcar and Gig, growing public transportation, and a bunch of Lime scooters strewn everywhere.

09/22/2021 By Allison Williams

Doomscroll Diversions

The City of Kent’s Twitter Account Is Wild

The official government account @CityofKent talks ivermectin, the aroma of Tacoma, and chicken tendies.

09/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Enclaves

Chief Seattle Club Builds a 'Home' to Combat Indigenous Homelessness

Chief Seattle Club's ?ál?al project, a new affordable housing development, is set to open soon in Pioneer Square.

09/21/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Artificial Irrelevance

Could Coders Automate Away Their Own Work?

Microsoft now has a program with code that “writes itself.” A Microsoft vice president and a University of Washington data scientist weigh in.

09/20/2021 By Stefan Milne

First-Timers Club

Never Have I Ever: Seattle Edition

Essential local experiences, attempted by our own editors for the very first time.

09/16/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Game Prep

A List of the Covid Vaccination Policies for Seattle Sports Teams

The latest attendance policies for Kraken, Mariners, OL Reign, Seahawks, Sounders, Storm, and University of Washington games.

09/10/2021 By Malia Alexander

Zoomers

Is Remote Work Good or Bad for Gen Z?

A report from Washington State University recently explored the effects of remote work on zoomers in the Pacific Northwest.

09/10/2021 By Malia Alexander

Feature

Coming Down from the 46th Floor

Twenty years ago, Annabel Quintero fled the World Trade Center’s burning North Tower on September 11 alone. This is her survival story.

09/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Carlton Canary

Explainer

Which Seattle Bridge Will Close Next?

With the West Seattle Bridge closed until 2022, a look at the state of the Magnolia, University, Ballard, and Fremont bridges, among others.

09/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

First Person, Last Word

The Power of Mutual Aid Extends Beyond Collective Crisis

Writer Shin Yu Pai reflects on the past year and a half, when we’ve relied on forms of community support more than ever.

09/08/2021 By Shin Yu Pai

Cheer or Jeer?

Remembering The Wave’s Seattle Rise, 40 Years Later

In 1981, a former University of Washington yell leader propelled a controversial stadium movement.

09/01/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quote Unquote

Class of 2021 Graduate Ellie Snyder Came of Age in Covid

The newly minted Garfield High School alum came of age in a strange era.

08/31/2021 By Allison Williams

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: Rover and Leafly Get in on the SPACtion

A tech exec's prison sentencing for PPP loan fraud and an Amazon-Microsoft battle over an NSA contract also highlight Seattle's tech news in August.

08/31/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy