Angela Cabotaje is the former editor in chief of Seattle Met. She holds a journalism degree from Northwestern University and has spent 15-plus years covering the Seattle area. When not on Slack, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. 

Home Collections

Alice Finch Builds Epic Lego Models

The Bippity Bricks founder creates massive Lego architecture and champions equity and inclusion in the world of toy building.

12/20/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger

Home Collections

DJ Supreme La Rock Is the Ultimate Record Keeper

This KEXP mix master and international DJ has been into vinyl since he was a young boy. "I stopped counting around 50,000."

12/19/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger


Bill Gates Shares His Holiday Book List for 2022

The Microsoft billionaire turned philanthropist announces his book recommendations for the holidays, from a middle school favorite to a recent memoir.

11/21/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

We Made the List

Seattle's the 10th Most Burned Out City in the Country

We're burned out and it shows. The symptoms for burnout are far ranging and reach multiple occupations, including health care and education.

11/08/2022 By Angela Cabotaje


True Stories: What We Lost and Found After Fentanyl

Six King County and Seattle locals share the impact the illicit and highly addictive drug has had on their lives.

11/03/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Antoine Fougere

Just the Facts

Fentanyl and Narcan 101

From rainbow fentanyl and other forms of the illicit drug to how to use emergency naloxone to stop an overdose.

11/03/2022 By Angela Cabotaje With Taylor McKenzie Gerlach


How Can We Solve King County's Fentanyl Problem?

Seattle's opioid troubles have deep roots, and experts argue for a wholistic, harm-reduction approach. But stigma and NIMBYism continue to stall efforts.

11/03/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Home Economics

Is There an Exodus from Washington State?

One moving company's search data suggests more folks are moving away, but the recent census says otherwise. So what does it mean about the housing market?

10/28/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

Bivalent Boosters: Side Effects, Safety, and More

Dr. Mark Del Becarro of Public Health—Seattle and King County answers your burning questions about the updated Covid-19 booster shot.

10/25/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

FDA Approves Omicron Booster Shots for Kids As Young As 5

The FDA and CDC approved a second booster shot for those as young as 5 heading into the fall and winter season.

10/12/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

Governor Inslee Ends Covid-19 State of Emergency

Here's what that means for Washington, mask mandates, and other pandemic response efforts in Seattle.

10/07/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Mental Health

Anxiety Screenings Recommended for All Adults Under 65

Here's what these new mental health screening recommendations mean for your next doctor appointment in Seattle and King County.

09/30/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Home Economics

Just How Much Has Seattle's Housing Market Cooled?

A recent Redfin report shows the local housing market has cooled the most in recent months out of the top 100 most populated metro areas in the U.S.

09/26/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

What the Flu

Is This Year's Flu Season Going to Suck?

A Virginia Mason doctor answers your pressing influenza queries: When is flu season, who needs a flu shot, can you get it with a Covid booster, and more.

09/26/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Future of Health

Modern Medicine

These aren’t your grandma’s medical pros.

09/06/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Modern Medicine

Rise of the TikTok Doc

Local physicians Dr. Grace Chang, Dr. Lora Shahine, and Dr. Tessa Commers drop medical knowledge one social media video at a time.

09/06/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Modern Medicine

Losing Religion from Health Care

When medical matters and matters of faith collide, licensed marriage and family therapist Angela Day toes a careful line.

09/06/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Modern Medicine

What Will It Take to End the Fentanyl Epidemic?

Dr. Caleb Banta-Green explains why a low-barrier treatment program for treating opiod addictions can help, and why there's a holdup.

09/06/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Stretch, Stretch, Baby

Assisted Stretching Studio StretchLab Opens in Issaquah

It's the third Seattle-area stretching studio from StretchLab, with two more Eastside outfits in the works and another planned for South Lake Union.

09/01/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Home Economics

The Most Popular Time to Browse Home Listings in Seattle

Potential home-buyers are scrolling through real estate listings at a telling time of day. What does that say about our city?

08/30/2022 By Angela Cabotaje