Support Local

A List of Resources to Help Seattle’s Small Businesses Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

Owners and employees can benefit from government programs, a business resilience guide, and more.

03/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

No Longer Boundless

The Life of a University Student Under Coronavirus Quarantine

When I said I wanted to skip class, this isn’t what I meant.

03/11/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Quarantine State of Mind

What You Can Do to Help Seattle's COVID-19 Response

Perk up, couch potato. You can still make a difference.

03/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

DISPATCHES FROM QUARANTINE

Here's What You Need to Know About Coronavirus in Seattle

Check this updating article for the latest coronavirus news.

03/10/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

News Wire

We May Finally Have a Grip on Coronavirus Testing in Seattle

After weeks of frustration and red tape, King County may finally be ready to take on the coronavirus.

03/06/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

2020 Election

The Washington Primary Just Got a Whole Lot More Interesting

Super Tuesday didn’t end the Democratic race. It tightened it.

03/04/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Arts News

Emerald City Comic Con Starts Next Week, But Now It's Offering Refunds

The festival, which begins next week, amended its refund policy for those "unable or uncomfortable attending."

03/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Sick & Safe

The Coronavirus Highlights Why Paid Sick Leave Is Vital

In 2016 Washington passed a law requiring paid sick leave for most employees. Now it feels important to the public at large.

03/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

News Wire

King County Is the American Epicenter of the Novel Coronavirus

Here's what you need to know to help stop its spread.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

PERFECT PARTY

The Most Interesting People In Seattle This Month

If we could throw a perfect party, we'd invite these folks.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

FEATURE

Neon Signs Are Glowing Strong in Seattle

In a world of LEDs, Western Neon illuminates this Seattle legacy for the next generation.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

This Week, Seattle Made Moves to Help Low-Income Residents

The threat of a coronavirus outbreak looms, but free bus passes and a winter evictions ban offer potential relief in other areas.

02/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy and Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Puck Drop

NHL Seattle Will Offer Fans Free Public Transit Rides to Its New Arena

The news arrives mere days after new renderings of its future arena hit the internet.

02/27/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

App to Aisle

The First Amazon Go Grocery Store Opens on Capitol Hill

The e-commerce giant debuts its latest checkout-free concept in Seattle.

02/25/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

FIRST PERSON, LAST WORD

As Seattle Grew, I Grew Up

The same blocks I walked in my feral 20s have new stories to tell.

02/25/2020 By Angela Garbes

QUOTE UNQUOTE

Steve Pool's Forecast: Nothing But Blue Skies

"People only hear what they want to hear. 'It's gonna snow?!'"

02/25/2020 By Allison Williams

EXPLAINER

How a 3-Second Head Start Could Save Pedestrian Lives

Seattle's giving pedestrians extra lead time in certain crosswalks in an effort to reduce deaths and injuries across the city.

02/25/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

FAKING BAD

Can a New Think Tank Rescue Us from the Misinformation Age?

The struggle against deepfakes, conspiracy theories, and all your relatives’ bad memes is real.

02/25/2020 By James Ross Gardner

LEGISLATIVE PALATE

Complimentary Wine in Your Airbnb Is... Illegal?

Pretty much. But a local short-term rental operator is pushing to change that.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne