Pencils Up

Seattle Is Finally Going Back to School—For Real

It’s been a whirlwind.

04/01/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Just Shot Me

The Frantic Rush for Seattle Vaccines

Call it "Shots and Ladders" as thousands game the system for early doses of Covid prevention.

04/01/2021 By Allison Williams

Quote Unquote

CNA Margaret Ditto Cares for Nursing Home Residents in Sickness and in Health

"We are the frontline workers now. We always have been."

03/30/2021 By Allison Williams

Hub Spots

Should Cascadia Build Several New Cities from Scratch?

One group has proposed a bold solution to the Pacific Northwest’s looming sustainability crisis.

03/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Neighborhood United

Younger Generations Boost Chinatown–International District Businesses

Digital literacy and cultural immersion have mattered in times of crisis.

03/19/2021 By Erin Wong

PSA

When Can You Get a Coronavirus Vaccine in Washington?

Here’s what we know so far about our state’s vaccine line.

03/18/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

First Person, Last Word

I Could Have Waited out the Pandemic in Singapore, but Seattle Kept Me

Community and solidarity proved powerful ballast.

03/18/2021 By Ruchika Tulshyan

Coronavirus Chronicles

What You Can and Can't Do Once You're Vaccinated

No hugging people on the street—yet.

03/16/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Downlocal

8 Homegrown Apps to Help You Navigate Life in Seattle

From dining to the dating scene.

03/15/2021 By Christy Carley

Coronavirus Chronicles

Phase 3 Is Almost Upon Us, Seattle

Governor Jay Inslee released a "boatload of good news" on Thursday.

03/11/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Did Washington Get Its Vaccine Line Right?

We asked a bioethicist and mathematical modeler.

03/11/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Take That, California

Washington Is Ranked the Best State in America—Again

No, it’s not getting old.

03/10/2021 By Erin Wong

News Wire

A Capital Gains Tax May Finally Be Coming to Washington State

After years of little traction, a bill has passed out of the Senate.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

This STEM School in Redmond Is One of the Country's Best

Why Microsoft won’t have to look far for new talent.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Moving In

Tacoma's Renters Are Trending Gen Z

The city’s share of zoomer rental applications spiked in 2020, per a RentCafe analysis.

03/05/2021 By Karen Reyes

Stable Ground

Pier 62 Shows Seattle in Its Best Light

Glowing, sturdy, and inclusive, the first piece of the Waterfront’s future has given many a lift during the pandemic.

03/02/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Feature

A Highway, Divided: What Drives Opposition to I-5’s Uncle Sam Sign?

How the Hamilton Sign's provocative messages drove one newcomer to wage his own battle for free speech.

03/01/2021 By Zoe Sayler

SHAKEN AND STIRRED

Can an Earthquake Early Warning System Really Help Us?

When Washington adopts ShakeAlert, it'll send a warning to our phones seconds ahead of an earthquake. Is that enough?

02/26/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Remains in Phase 2, But What's Next?

The entire state is in a reopening pause. The next stage of our recovery is less clear.

02/26/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy