Feature

Why Jay Inslee Chose to Stay in This Washington

The governor embarks on a rare third term after leading his home state through its worst public health crisis in a century.

06/21/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

We Finally Have a Vaccine Lottery

Here's how it works.

06/04/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Day the Pandemic Changed in Washington State

After May 13, “normal” is finally in sight.

05/14/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Remains in Phase 2, But What's Next?

The entire state is in a reopening pause. The next stage of our recovery is less clear.

02/26/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Seattle Can Move to Phase 2 of the State's Recovery

Here's what that means.

01/29/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington Gets a Vaccine Boost from the Biden Administration

More doses and special syringes are coming soon.

01/27/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Our Vaccine Mobilization Races Against a Coronavirus Mutant

The variant has arrived in Western Washington just as our big companies try to help. Is it too late?

01/25/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

News Wire

How Washington State Politicians Reacted to the U.S. Capitol Invasion

A harrowing day prompted plenty of response from local pols.

01/07/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

2020 Election

These Washington Races Wrapped Up Early

Even as the national presidential outcome hangs in the balance, our state's initial results put a bow on some local campaigns.

11/04/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Squares Squared

2020 Washington Gubernatorial Debate Bingo

Inslee and Culp face off from different studios. Here's a game to help you follow along.

10/07/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Resilient Seattle

Meet the Starting Lineup of Seattle's Pandemic Response Squad

From the health honcho to the big cheese.

08/04/2020 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Jane Sherman

Later Dater

Inslee Makes Indoor Dining a Family Affair

But don’t fret, single people: Cafe streets are on the way.

07/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Dangers of the Dial

Is Our Coronavirus Recovery About to Go Backward?

The governor didn’t rule it out as he announced counties will remain in their current phases.

07/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

King County Can't Move to Phase 2 But Will Apply for Outdoor Dining

On Monday, the county will seek a modified stage one, with patio eating and haircuts, in the state's recovery plan.

05/29/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Grab Your Popcorn

Why Washington’s Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Petitioning to Reopen

Inslee's phased recovery approach isn't progressing fast enough for these vintage businesses.

05/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Welp

Inslee Extends 'Stay Home' Order through at Least May 31

The governor's recovery plan is a four-phase approach.

05/01/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washingtonians Should Brace Themselves for Staying Home Beyond May 4

If Inslee’s following the latest models, that is.

04/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

3 Takeaways from Jay Inslee's Coronavirus Recovery Plan for Washington

The governor's announcement offered a little clarity about our future response to the pandemic. But questions still remain.

04/22/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Quarantine State of Mind

A Quick Guide to Coronavirus Jargon

“Flatten the curve” and other ways you can sound more informed when you debate the outbreak.

03/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy