News Wire

On Durkan’s Order, Seattle Police Are Clearing Out the CHOP

Three weeks after SPD abandoned the East Precinct, the mayor commands occupiers to vacate the area.

07/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Forward Momentum

A Month of Protests and a Rally in the Mayor’s Neighborhood

Four weeks after the outrage over police violence rocked downtown, a movement seeks to maintain its unity.

06/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Mindful Breathing

How Has the Coronavirus Shutdown Affected Air Quality?

A couple new studies show that, well, it’s complicated.

06/29/2020 By Stefan Milne

DOOM DOME

Why Can't Seattle Have an Arena with a Cool Name?

Amazon is renaming KeyArena "Climate Pledge Arena," because apparently we can't have nice things.

06/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

BLM

Where to Protest for Black Lives in Seattle June 25–30

Marches and rallies continue across the city.

06/25/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES

Downtown Nordstrom Reopens, Joining Other Seattle Retailers in Phase 2

Anthropologie, REI, and others have also opened for in-store shopping.

06/23/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Pandemic Took Its Toll on Pike Place Market Businesses

The small operations behind one of Seattle's top attractions are hurting. A livestream fundraiser aims to help.

06/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Seeing Results

Here’s What to Expect at Seattle’s Free Citywide Covid-19 Testing Sites

And an update on who the city says should be tested.

06/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

ONE-WAY TICKET

The Coronavirus Pandemic Puts Seattle's International Students in Limbo

Travel restrictions, racist encounters, and financial worries have some international students feeling stuck.

06/12/2020 By Sophia Gates

Protester Paradise

The CHAZ Has Become America’s Fascination

But how long will the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone stick around?

06/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Protest Primer

What to Know About Friday’s Black Lives Matter March and Strike

From free Covid-19 testing sites to where and when to march—here's a guide to participating in the statewide call to action.

06/11/2020 By Stefan Milne

Mental Health Matters

This Summer May Be a Tough One for Youth Mental Health

Now's the time to talk about it.

06/10/2020 By Annette Maxon

Black Lives Matter

Seattle Portraits of Protest

What drives a person to the streets? We asked.

06/08/2020 Photography by Mike Kane By Benjamin Cassidy

revolution, televised

How to Livestream Seattle Protests

Can't march? The Black Lives Matter–inspired demonstrations are a click away.

06/05/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Sign of the Times

How Umbrellas Became the Symbol of Seattle Protests

Those things we never use? They're here now, linking local demonstrations to everything from Hong Kong to Amazon.

06/03/2020 By Allison Williams

Demonstrating with Dollars

Where You Can Donate to Support Seattle's George Floyd Protesters

Because your Facebook share really isn't going far enough.

06/02/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Black Lives Matter

The Power of Seattle's Peaceful George Floyd Protesters, in Photos

Don't miss the message behind this weekend's demonstrations.

06/01/2020 Photography by Jana Early By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

King County Can't Move to Phase 2 But Will Apply for Outdoor Dining

On Monday, the county will seek a modified stage one, with patio eating and haircuts, in the state's recovery plan.

05/29/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

Updated: Where You Can Protest the Death of George Floyd in Seattle

Local protests aren't waning. Here's where to go to assert (in person) that Black Lives Matter.

05/29/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Scrolling vs. Strolling

Murals for Days… Weeks… Months...

The pandemic has transformed Seattle storefronts into canvases for our creativity and resilience.

05/29/2020 By Seattle Met