News

The End of Empathy in Seattle?

A North Seattle woman may lose her home over her dog, and the Internet’s anonymous horde couldn’t be happier. When did we stop caring?

04/01/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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McKenna Haley Is on Her Way to Making $15 an Hour

Like the rest of Seattle’s minimum wage workers, she’ll get her first pay increase this month.

03/23/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Explainer

The First Hill Streetcar Delay

We should all be able to ride the rails from Capitol Hill to Pioneer Square by now, but like that other downtown transit project that shall remain nameless, the First Hill Streetcar has hit a few snags. Okay, several snags. Here’s how it happened.

03/02/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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Robert Nellams and KeyArena Prep for the NCAA Tournament

After more than a decade, March Madness is finally returning to Seattle. And Seattle Center’s director couldn’t be happier.

03/02/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Mudroom

Emerald City Comicon’s Corporate Acquisition

Seattle’s biggest comic book show has new out-of-town owners, and nerds want to know—is this the beginning of the end?

03/02/2015 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

The Marshawn Lynch Biopic Doesn't Look Very Good

So we recut it.

02/24/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Comedy

Jay Leno Thinks Late Night TV "Doesn't Mean Anything" Anymore

But he still loves standup. And he'll be at Snoqualmie Casino tonight.

02/20/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Quiz

QUIZ: Should You See Fifty Shades of Grey?

The big-screen adaptation of the Seattle-set novel that sold more than 100 million copies (and made BDSM a household acronym) hits theaters February 13. We’ll help you decide whether to be there opening night.

02/09/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Technology

Will Drone Deliveries from Amazon Soon Be a Reality?

Seattle entrepreneurs are ready to take their drone-based businesses skyward—just as soon as the feds stop dragging their heels.

02/09/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

All the King's Mess: Ben Thompson and His Badass Fiasco

Ben Thompson just wanted to make a deck of playing cards that lived up to the badass reputation of the historical generals and warlords he worships. Instead, he met his Waterloo.

02/09/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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Middle Schooler Olivia Goss, a Beneficiary of Initiative 1351

Initiative 1351, which passed in November 2014, will reduce class sizes for students like Olivia Goss of Washington Middle School.

02/09/2015 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

This Is Why the Super Bowl Still Hurts So Much

Three psychologists diagnose our psychosis.

02/06/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Geek Life

This Book About Women in Tech Could Break the Internet

Lady coders be gettin' uppity again.

01/27/2015 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

The 12 Worst Seahawks Products on Etsy

Homemade ugh.

01/23/2015 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

I Missed the Seahawks Game for a Kid's Birthday Party

It was as brutal as you'd imagine.

01/19/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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10 Things Kam Chancellor Could Probably Jump Over

He's so bouncy!

01/16/2015 By Matthew Halverson

The Sporting Life

Golden Tate Addresses That Rumor

You know the one.

01/16/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Weird Pairings

Macklemore Was on 'Sesame Street'

We knew he was a Muppet!

01/13/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Explainer

Seattle's New Compost Law

As Seattle Public Utilities rolls out new rules for food scraps, we dive into the compost system.

01/05/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Nature

Orca Network Attempts to Free Lolita

After more than 40 years in captivity, Puget Sound’s most famous killer whale may finally come home.

01/05/2015 By Matthew Halverson