Newsmakers

Perfect Party March 2019

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

02/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens March 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...

02/26/2019

Shade Index

7 Signs It's Spring in Seattle

Witness our native fauna as they emerge from winter.

02/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

The Silent Treatment

How Does Jenny Durkan Compare to Past Mayors When it Comes to Public Disclosure?

A new executive, a new administration—same transparency problems?

02/26/2019 By Hayat Norimine

One-Sentence Stories

Schultz's Voting Record, E-Bikes, and Krakens

Your weekly dose of city news in short.

02/22/2019 By Anne Dennon

Take a Bike

In Hilly Seattle, It's Electric Bikes or Bust

Bid adieu to your morning leg workout: Seattle's Lime bikes are going all electric next month.

02/20/2019 By Aly Brady

The Sporting Life

Meet Washington's Most Promising Basketball Star

Rainier Beach High junior MarJon Beauchamp can ball with the best of them. And he's leading his talent-packed team—now district champs—to a state title.

02/19/2019 By Rosin Saez

Over the Moon

Another Supermoon Graces Seattle's Skies Tonight

This year's biggest and brightest supermoon will reach its apex at 1am Tuesday morning. Here's what to look for.

02/18/2019 By Haley Gray

Hear Ye, Hear Ye

Seattle Met Has a Brand-New Daily Newsletter

The new Seattle Met Daily is your insider’s guide to the city, delivered to your inbox every weekday morning.

02/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Turnover City

5 of Mike O'Brien's Most Memorable Moments

Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien announced that he won't seek reelection, blowing open another council race.

02/15/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Bezos Bubble

New York Bucks HQ2 and Proves You Can Resist Amazon

The tech giant scraps its Queens headquarters as New York City officials put up the fight Seattle hasn't.

02/14/2019 By Anne Dennon

Hard Winter

Seattle's Snowstorm Really Messed with Small Businesses

Three local business owners weigh in on the “brutal” side effects of our winter wonderland.

02/13/2019 By Stefan Milne

Housing and Homelessness

New Study Shows the Racial Impact of Washington's Housing Crisis

In King County, data suggests one in 11 black adults was evicted between 2013 and 2017—and it's even worse in Pierce County.

02/12/2019 By Haley Gray

This Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: Deadly Use of Force Law, Sales Tax Credit, and Evictions

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

02/08/2019 By Anne Dennon

Dirt After Death

Human Composting Offers a Green New Way to Die

Like cremation but in a box of dirt, the new process could soon be legal in Washington.

02/07/2019 By Allison Williams

Progressive Taxation

Democratic Lawmakers Push a Sales Tax Exemption for Low-Income Households

State lawmakers already approved this program in 2008—but then the recession hit. It was never fully funded.

02/07/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Housing and Homelessness

7 Questions Answered About Seattle's Fight Against Eviction

Seattle City Council members say they plan to combat the "eviction crisis."

02/06/2019 By Haley Gray

Snap Judgment

Should Jay Inslee Run for President?

Fundraising efforts have speculations flying: Could the so-called green governor become the green president?

02/06/2019 By Emma Scher

In Transit

Lisa Herbold Still Hates the Streetcar

The $285.8 million price tag and $65.3 million shortfall could be her best chance to kill the project.

02/06/2019 By Hayat Norimine

Police Accountability

Governor Signs Off on Changes to New Deadly Force Law

Legislators needed a two-thirds majority vote to change an initiative passed by voters.

02/05/2019 By Hayat Norimine