Police Accountability

SPD Releases Body Camera Video of Officer Charged with Assault

A body camera showed officer Martin Harris putting a man in a headlock after he refused to show Harris his ID.

06/06/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Hooray

Seattle Met Wins Gold!

Seattle’s top-selling city magazine earns the industry’s highest honor at the City and Regional Magazine Awards.

06/06/2018 With Seattle Met Staff

Police Accountability

Seattle Police Officer Charged with Assault

City prosecutors alleged officer Martin Harris punched a man twice in the face in responding to a disturbance call.

06/01/2018 By Hayat Norimine

The Chief Search

Community Advocates Outraged Over Process, Urge Mayor to Consider Best for Police Chief

Members of the search committee said the hiring process was flawed and want the city to consider all five semifinalists.

05/30/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Campaign to Repeal the Head Tax, Seattle's Next Police Chief, and Gun Violence

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

05/29/2018 By Grace Madigan

The Chief Search

Carmen Best Won't Be Seattle's New Police Chief. Here Are the Choices.

The interim police chief's institutional knowledge ultimately worked against her.

05/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine

A Better Place

Light a Fire 2018: Honoring Seattle's Best and Brightest Nonprofits and Volunteers

In the following pages, you’ll meet some of the city's most inspiring individuals and nonprofits. They light the fires that encourage others to follow. They make Seattle—and the world—a better place.

05/22/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Guns on Board

Who Packs a Gun When They're Backpacking? More People Than You’d Expect.

And you might say it's a bit controversial.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Feature

White Users Dominate the Outdoors Nationwide, and the Pacific Northwest Is No Exception

The outdoors are for everyone—but getting everyone outside isn't going to happen on its own.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens: June 2018

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 featured!)

05/22/2018

Snap Judgment

Will Democrats Take Over the State’s Congressional Seats?

A lot of factors could make that possible come fall.

05/22/2018 By Grace Madigan

Explainer

How to Move a Museum

The Burke Museum is moving. Here’s what it’ll take to transport millions of artifacts from the old space to the new

05/22/2018 By Rosin Saez

Immigration

Ramzy Baroud Is Stateless

Despite his U.S. citizenship, the Palestinian author can’t return to the place he grew up.

05/22/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Society by Starbucks

Is Starbucks Still America's Town Square?

It's what the coffee giant set out to be—but its racial bias fiasco may place that in jeopardy.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Autos & Androids

Is the Puget Sound Region Ready for Driverless Cars?

"Your robot taxi will arrive soon."

05/22/2018 By Madeline Ostrander

Apartments so extra

A Glimpse into Seattle's Perk-Packed Rental Market

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks with panoramic views.

05/22/2018 By Cassie Sawyer Illustrations by Daniel Fishel

Rising Stars

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2018

A new crop of rising stars don their aprons and sharpen the city’s dining scene. Talents include: nose-to-tail wizardry, brunch superpowers, and global spice wisdom.

05/22/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Light a Fire 2018: Most With the Least

At Facing Homelessness, Home Is Where the Hope Is

Rex Hohlbein left a successful career as an architect to educate local residents on the struggles of the region’s homeless population.

05/22/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Light a Fire 2018: Promoting Health and Human Happiness

How Puget Soundkeeper Is Keeping Our Water Safe

Armed with hand nets and bags, 2,300 volunteers take to the water each year.

05/22/2018 By Rosin Saez

Light a Fire 2018: Lifetime Achievement

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center’s Mary Ellen Stone Has Always Fought for Survivors

To Stone, getting involved in KCSARC was a no-brainer: “I’m going to make our world better for my nieces and my grandnieces.”

05/22/2018 By Hayat Norimine