The Ultimate 12th Man Guide

This Is How They Do It: 11 Reasons the Seahawks Are So Good

The Hawks had barely hoisted the Lombardi Trophy when pundits started talking dynasty. And when you get geeky with the numbers, it’s not hard to see why they won last year—and why they’re perfectly positioned to do it again.

09/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

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How Well Do Our Politicians Really Know the Seahawks?

Civic leaders talk a good game about their love for the Seahawks, but how well do they actually know the home team? We put Nine of them on the spot with this—we think—easy quiz. Here’s how they did.

09/01/2014 Research by Matthew Halverson, Erica C. Barnett, Josh Feit, and Ezra Parter

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Metro Bus Driver Theresa Tobin, In Her Own Words

As King County Metro faces budget cuts, an 18-year veteran bus driver has her eyes on the road ahead.

09/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

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The Tao of Pom-Pom Pete

How Pete Carroll proved that it’s okay to have fun in the no-fun league.

09/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Tech

Where Angel (Investors) Fear to Tread

Tech startups are booming in Seattle. So where are all the investors?

09/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Lean and Green

Seahawks Superfan: Seahulk

08/19/2014 By Matthew Halverson

'Til Death Do Them Part

Seahawks Superfans: Mr. and Mrs. Seahawk

08/19/2014 By Matthew Halverson

They'll Never Take His Fandom!

Seahawks Superfan: Kiltman

08/18/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Hair Up To There

Seahawks Superfan: Mr. Mohawk

08/18/2014 By Matthew Halverson

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Seahawks Superfans, In Photos

Some Seahawks fans paint themselves from head to toe, dress up like characters from sci-fi movies, and generally act like complete lunatics. This season before heading to the CLink, we could all take a few pointers from the latter.

08/15/2014 By Matthew Halverson

The Explainer

Washington Wildfires: The Flames Rose Higher

The 2014 wildfire season is off to a record-breaking start.

08/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

News

Parks & Wreck: Seattle Parks District Vote

We love our green spaces in Seattle, but funding them has been a decades-long fight.

08/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

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Latasha Haskins, The Biggest Winner

The Renton native is out to realign perceptions of beauty with her new plus-size pageant.

08/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Comics

The Most Famous Event in San Juan Islands History? The Pig War.

Now interpreted for the Internet generation.

08/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson Illustrations by Joseph Laney

Advice

Quiz: Should You Attend a Kite Festival?

The skies over the Long Beach Peninsula will be crowded for the 34th straight year August 18–24. Let us help you decide whether to make the drive to see kites swoop and dive.

08/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

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YouTube Chef Rosanna Pansino

The secret ingredient in the West Seattle High grad’s weekly YouTube baking show, Nerdy Nummies, is her enthusiasm for geeky pop culture.

07/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

The Explainer

Smith Tower's 100th Birthday

Look who turns 100 this month! A century after Smith Tower became the tallest building on the West Coast, let's look back at the high points — and a few low ones too.

07/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Mudroom

Attack! Of the Exceedingly Helpful Robots

Seattle is a world leader in robotics and A.I. research, but don’t worry: The enslavement of mankind won’t start here.

07/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson