Pandemic Recovery Plan

King County Approved for Modified Phase One of Coronavirus Recovery

The search for dinner reservations and haircut appointments begins.

06/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Alfresco Adventures

Street Dining Could Be Seattle’s Next Form of Restaurant Relief

"We'll take whatever we can get at this point."

06/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

We Got This, Sports

Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe, and Russell Wilson to Host the ESPYs

ESPN taps a few Seattle stars to give us all the feels during its remote awards ceremony.

05/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Cramped Quarantine

What Is It Like to Live in an aPodment During Covid-19?

Micro-studio life is even more constricted than usual during a pandemic.

05/22/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

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