Explainer

Inside the Washington State Convention Center Expansion

That giant hole on Olive Way? All part of a $1.8 billion expansion that recently got underway.

04/23/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Snap Judgment

Is Amazon’s NYC Pullout Good for Seattle?

After a less-than-warm HQ2 reception from New York, Jeff Bezos calls the whole thing off.

04/23/2019 By Gwen Hughes

The Birds & the Bees

Can a Divided Washington Agree on a Revamped Sex-Ed Policy?

A new bill would make sex education mandatory in schools across the state, addressing topics like gender identity and consent.

04/23/2019 By Haley Gray

NEWSMAKERS

Perfect Party May 2019

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

04/23/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Brain Teasers

This Robot Is a Mind Reader

The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence has transformed Pictionary into a training ground for human-compatible AI.

04/23/2019 By Aly Brady

Behind the Scenes

Hot Jobs: Angela Dunleavy-Stowell Is Right at Home in the Kitchen

Even if that means standing over a stove for a photo shoot.

04/23/2019 By Jane Sherman

YOUR BEST SHOT

Reader's Lens May 2019

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be...

04/23/2019

Quote Unquote

FareStart CEO Angela Dunleavy-Stowell Serves Job Skills to Seattle’s Homeless

“Putting your head down to create something tangible you can put on a plate is really therapeutic.”

04/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Shade Index

What Your Ferry Route Says About You

As if taking a ferry to work wasn't peak PNW already.

04/23/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Climate Guy

Can Jay Inslee Make Voters Care Enough About Climate Change?

The Washington governor’s running for POTUS on that single campaign issue.

04/15/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Hiker's Guide

Get Your Spring Mountain Fix, No Car Required

Metro's Trailhead Direct, a shuttle between the Seattle area and the Cascade foothills, returns April 20 with an expanded service area.

04/12/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Author Interview

Clive Thompson Explores What Drives Coders

"I really wanted to help shed some light on the fabric of today's digital world by showing the lives and the psychologies of the people that are weaving it."

04/02/2019 By Stefan Milne

Waste of Space

Spacesuit Costs Spokane-Born Astronaut Her Spot in All-Woman Spacewalk

The last-minute change has the internet wondering why they can't just make a smaller spacesuit—but it's not quite that simple.

03/27/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Feature

Dealer Takes All: Inside One of Seattle's Biggest Opioid Busts

It took a multistate sting to bring down the opioid king of Capitol Hill. But not before his product stole a life.

03/26/2019 By Levi Pulkkinen

Quote Unquote

UW Scientist Justin Penn Is More Than a Doomsayer

"To intentionally misquote John Lennon, 'Extinction is over! If you want it.’"

03/26/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Explainer

Seattle Labor Unions Then and Now

The city’s worker movement was, and remains, a prominent force in the political scene. But what’s changed and what’s stayed the same?

03/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

NEWSMAKERS

Perfect Party April 2019

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

03/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Snap Judgment

Will WSDOT’s Altered Mile Markers Deter Stealing?

To nix the theft of amusing “420” and “69” signs, transportation officials have been shaving off a decimal point.

03/26/2019 By Anne Dennon

The Sporting Life

Seattle’s Love Affair with Edgar Martínez

To Mariners fans, Edgar Martínez was a baseball god and now, finally after a decade, a Hall of Famer.

03/26/2019 By Hayat Norimine

The Big Opt Out

How Is Measles Still a Problem in Washington?

Amid the state’s largest measles outbreak in decades, some parents still choose not to immunize.

03/26/2019 By Aly Brady