Tech Triumphs

Microsoft Wants to Cancel Reply-All Email Blitzes

A new feature will block extreme cases at first before expanding.

05/15/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Grab Your Popcorn

Why Washington’s Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Petitioning to Reopen

Inslee's phased recovery approach isn't progressing fast enough for these vintage businesses.

05/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

New Face Covering Directive Orders King County to Mask Up

There won’t be any penalty if you don't, though.

05/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

How Covid-19 Is Affecting Seattle Real Estate

Don’t declare the spring home-buying season a total dud just yet.

05/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Sporting Life

The Seahawks’ 2020 Schedule Has Arrived

Seattle’s season is set to kick off in Atlanta on September 13.

05/07/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Sporting Life

Mina Kimes on the Seahawks’ Off-Season and How Sports Can Proceed

The ESPN commentator and Seattle superfan weighs in on the team's draft picks, Jadeveon Clowney, and the pandemic’s impact on games.

05/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Welp

Inslee Extends 'Stay Home' Order through at Least May 31

The governor's recovery plan is a four-phase approach.

05/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Future Social Distancing?

NASA Awards Blue Origin a Moon Lander Contract for Our Next Big Lunar Trip

One giant leap for Jeff Bezos's Kent-based company.

05/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Essay

Welcome to Seattle! Now Quarantine.

I uprooted to the Emerald City for excitement. But the pandemic thrust me back into isolation.

04/29/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Puget Pride

Seattle’s Takeout and Delivery Map Goes Regional

Tacoma, Everett, and Bellevue are among 20 Puget Sound cities with participating small businesses.

04/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

That's a Relief

Seattle Caps Third-Party Delivery App Commission Fees at 15 Percent

More of your dollars will now go to local restaurants.

04/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washingtonians Should Brace Themselves for Staying Home Beyond May 4

If Inslee’s following the latest models, that is.

04/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Essential Work

How Seattle Copes: Estela Tabangcura Keeps Patients' Rooms Clean

The hospital housekeeper works every single day to ensure UW Medicine and Virginia Mason stay as sanitary as possible.

04/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

3 Takeaways from Jay Inslee's Coronavirus Recovery Plan for Washington

The governor's announcement offered a little clarity about our future response to the pandemic. But questions still remain.

04/22/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of Good News

Seattle Has the Top Census Response Rate of Any Major American City

Take that, coronavirus.

04/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Why You Shouldn’t Give Up on Virtual Happy Hours

Forget the crosstalk and poor Wi-Fi signals. The psychological benefits are vital for some.

04/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Parks Will Be Open This Weekend

But you'll have to "keep it moving."

04/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Viral Vocab

Know Thy Masks: A Primer to Face Covers

Do you really know the difference between an N95 respirator and a surgical mask?

04/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Face the Facts

Seattle Is Now a City of Masks

They're not impermeable, but homemade face coverings can help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

04/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

HEALTH CARE HEROES

How UW’s Virology Lab Helped Forge the Nation’s Covid-19 Testing

The University of Washington Virology Lab churned out thousands of results that informed public health measures well beyond Washington’s borders.

04/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy