Quarantine State of Mind

Dispatch from the Couch: My FOMO-Free Weekend in Seattle

Fear of missing out was AWOL for me this weekend, but by Sunday, I was riddled with confusion and guilt.

03/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

We May Finally Have a Grip on Coronavirus Testing in Seattle

After weeks of frustration and red tape, King County may finally be ready to take on the coronavirus.

03/06/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Coronavirus Cancels Taste Washington, But Also, Chicken

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

03/06/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Hard Winter

As Seattle Reduces Contact, Restaurants Are Hurting

Chinese restaurants took the first coronavirus business hits. Now, others' sales are starting to drop.

03/06/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine State of Mind

Seattle Needs a Handshake Alternative

Can we decide on this already?

03/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sick & Safe

The Coronavirus Highlights Why Paid Sick Leave Is Vital

In 2016 Washington passed a law requiring paid sick leave for most employees. Now it feels important to the public at large.

03/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

News Wire

King County Is the American Epicenter of the Novel Coronavirus

Here's what you need to know to help stop its spread.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

This Week, Seattle Made Moves to Help Low-Income Residents

The threat of a coronavirus outbreak looms, but free bus passes and a winter evictions ban offer potential relief in other areas.

02/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy and Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Going Viral

The Wuhan Coronavirus Just Reached Washington. Corona-what?

Here's what you need to know about the first documented U.S. case of the potentially deadly virus.

01/21/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege