The Big Opt Out

How Is Measles Still a Problem in Washington?

Amid the state’s largest measles outbreak in decades, some parents still choose not to immunize.

03/26/2019 By Aly Brady

Nonstarter Home

Seattle Is Still a Seller’s Market. But Who Can Afford to Buy?

We've so been here before.

02/27/2018 By Ciara O'Rourke

Gender X

Washington's New Birth Certificate Option Gives Nonbinary Natives an Official Identity

"I am both equally male and female in my person."

01/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Shade Index

7 Ways 2018 Will Be Better Than 2017

Call us incurable optimists, but the new year has to be an improvement on the past 12 months. Here’s what has us excited about kissing 2017 goodbye.

11/21/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Intentional Strangers

The Region's Fastest-Growing Immigrant Population Might Not Be Getting the Help It Needs

And you don’t have to be undocumented to feel the fear.

05/15/2017 By Hayat Norimine

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

Guilt Trip

Can Warning Labels on Gas Pumps Change Our Earth-Destroying Ways?

City Council member Mike O’Brien thinks so.

12/07/2015 By Matthew Halverson

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

Healthy Kids

Network Interference

Obamacare is finally in full swing, but Washington state insurance plans don’t cover Seattle Children’s hospital. Won’t someone think of the kids?

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams