The LIGO Hanford facility was part of a breakthrough discovery that won the Nobel Prize in October after scientists “heard” ripples in space-time. This isn’t science fiction, though—it’s a cosmic thriller.
In July, the Seattle City Council unanimously approved a city income tax, which could help ease the burden on low-income earners. Assuming the bill passes legal muster—and there's a chance it won't—here's how it will work.
Like flags planted in the name of vertical expansion, the dozens of cranes towering over downtown Seattle are a reminder that the city is in the midst of a development boom. Let’s get acquainted with these spindly tools of progress.
In January 2017—after two years of research that included meetings with the public, restaurateurs, and food safety experts—King County Public Health began posting health scores in restaurant windows. Here’s everything you need to decode the ratings.