First Person, Last Word

What a Virus Taught Me About Uncertainty

The five years I’ve lived with chronic illness have worked as a strange preparation for a pandemic.

08/04/2020 By Bess Lovejoy

Remote remembrance

Funerals Look Different during a Pandemic

Mourners and death care professionals are navigating brand new territory of virtual services and PPE.

05/11/2020 By Sam Luikens

BABY COME BACK

We Can't Believe Quarantine Made Us Miss These Things

Rain, commutes, overpriced drinks... You don't know what you've got till it's gone.

05/08/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Costs & Values

A New Survey Projects Up to $135 Million in Cultural Organization Losses

The updated figures from ArtsFund look at lost revenue in the 2020 fiscal year.

05/05/2020 By Stefan Milne

Essay

Coronavirus and the Struggle to Live Virtually

From streaming concerts to breaking quarantines, we're reckoning with our inability to encounter people in the real world.

03/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Behind the Scenes

How We Shrunk the Cosmos

Art director Nate Bullis and photographer Carlton Canary made a miniature space-scape for our lead story about apples. Because of course they did.

11/26/2019 By Nate Bullis

Politicks

A Trump Countdown Clock Ticks in Leschi

A few Seattleites have been marking the days until Trump’s potential exit since day one.

08/20/2019 By Lindsay Cohen

Explainer

What the Heck Is Blockchain?

If cryptocurrency is virtual cash, blockchain is the security—and it’s only getting bigger.

05/29/2019 By Philip Kiefer