Conspiracies

There's More to the Howard Schultz News Than You Think

The clues are right in the photo.

12/02/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Best Worst Things

Shameless in Seattle, 2016 Edition

The year in stupid. (Can we just blame Trump for all of this?)

11/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson Illustrations by T. M. Detwiler

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Inderpal Singh Is on a Nationwide Mission to Demystify Sikhism

“This turban represents equality and helping people in need.”

11/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Snap Judgment

Can King County Afford to Ground Its Search and Rescue Helicopter?

The county flies one of just two such choppers in the state.

11/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

How I Got Here

Meet the Person Responsible for the Collectible Figures You Can’t Get Away From

“I’m not sure why other companies haven’t copied what we’ve done.”

11/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

EXCLUSIVE: Unedited First Draft of Chris Hansen's Arena Letter

Read the *totally real and in no way made up* letter declaring his true feelings about privately financing a new home for the Sonics.

10/26/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Trust Exercise

The Psychological Effects of Online Hoaxes Might Actually Be Beneficial

The truth is out there…maybe?

10/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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“I’m a Workaholic and Obsessive, Which I’m Sure Will Shorten My Life”

Joel McHale, author of Thanks for the Money, doesn’t know when to stop.

10/17/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Explainer

Should You Go to GeekGirlCon?

A helpful flowchart for the event that runs October 8 & 9.

09/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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“I Want to Take a Risk and Make It Crazy and Hope It Holds Together”

Maria Semple won’t hold your hand through her latest book, ‘Today Will Be Different.’

09/19/2016 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

Devastating Injuries Have Kept the Dangers of High School Football in the Spotlight

A year after two high schoolers suffered devastating injuries playing the game, is it any safer?

09/16/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Duck and Cover

Will We Ever Tolerate the Ducks Again?

It's been a year since the fatal Aurora Bridge crash. Is there hope for Seattle’s iconic tourist ride to ever rise again?

08/22/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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“Every Other Day, I Was a Ball of Tears”

Daniel Lyon, U.S. Forest Service firefighter, reflects on a year of recovery.

08/08/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

Some Call Blaine Alan Gibson’s Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an Obsession

He calls it a quest. After more than a year of traveling the globe, studying ocean currents, and combing beaches, the Seattleite discovered a key part of the missing plane.

07/19/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Explainer

Here's How an Acoustic Gunshot Locator Works

And how it might help curb gun violence in Seattle.

07/18/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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J. Michael Kelly Just Wants to Run a Clean Race

The hydroplane driver has won two straight Albert Lee Cups at Seafair—and both were controversial.

07/14/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Dead in the Water

Who Is Shooting Seattle's Sea Lions?

For years the bullet-riddled bodies of seals and sea lions have washed up on Washington shores. But who would kill them—and why?

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

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Soeur Suong Is an American

The road from Cambodian refugee to naturalized citizen was anything but smooth, though.

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson