Coronavirus Chronicles

Your Thanksgiving Dinner Is Now Served with a Two-Week Quarantine

The governor's appeal to families across the state caps a week of warnings about Covid-19's spread.

11/13/2020 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

Reefer Madness

Dispensaries See Spike In Business Amid Quarantine

People can’t bear the thought of being stuck in their homes without bud.

03/25/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

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

Quarantine State of Mind

Seattle Needs a Handshake Alternative

Can we decide on this already?

03/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Wallet Watch

Washington Just Moved Closer to Ensuring College Affordability

The new tax adjustment would help secure Washington College Grant funding for free and reduced tuition.

02/07/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Explainer

The Wolves of Washington Continue Their Comeback

A look at how the native predator has bounced back from near extinction.

09/24/2019 By Rosin Saez

Thirsty for Change

Where to Watch the Democratic Debates Around Seattle

Stay in-the-know and up-to-date with a brew in your hand.

06/26/2019 By Sam Jones

Climate Guy

Can Jay Inslee Make Voters Care Enough About Climate Change?

The Washington governor’s running for POTUS on that single campaign issue.

04/15/2019 By James Ross Gardner

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