Doomscroll Diversions

The City of Kent’s Twitter Account Is Wild

The official government account @CityofKent talks ivermectin, the aroma of Tacoma, and chicken tendies.

09/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

Which Area of Seattle Real Estate Didn't Cool Off This August?

Home sales numbers for August 2021 in Seattle show that some beleaguered neighborhoods and property types are back in demand.

09/13/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

Seattle’s Real Estate Market Is Relenting. But for How Long?

Competition for homes in Seattle and King County wasn’t as fierce in July 2021. As fall approaches, however, it's still a seller's market.

08/17/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy


What to Know about Seattle’s Suburbs

Pithy summaries of communities in the Puget Sound region, including every city in King County.

03/08/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

By the Numbers

Which Neighborhoods Closed 2020 the Strongest in Seattle Real Estate?

December's sales figures capped a wild year.

01/11/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

They've Got You Covered

King County Is Giving Away Free Masks Today

Here’s the info on the latest popup event.

07/28/2020 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

Seattle Milk Fund

Slide Show: Seattle Milk FUNd Benefit Dinner & Auction

Seattle Milk FUNd, a Benefit Dinner and Live Auction was held on April 23 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center.


Afternoon Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Gender Pay Equity at King County

The day's winners and losers.

03/19/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

County Leaders Announce "Plan B" if State Transportation Package Falls Through

King County leaders announced a "Plan B" local tax proposal if the state fails to pass a transportation package, and Metro union announces new wage concessions.

11/21/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Slide Show: KidsAuction 2013



Local Arts, by the Numbers

A look at how much the arts contribute to Seattle’s economy.



New Plan to Replace Ride-Free Area: Tiny Buses

The latest proposal to replace the ride-free area? Free "circulator buses."

04/10/2012 By Josh Feit


County Proposes $200 Million Levy for Juvenile Justice Center

Four King County Council members propose a $200 million property tax levy to replace the decrepit county juvenile justice center.

03/01/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


Good News For Once: No Cuts to County General Fund in Constantine's Budget

Some good news at King County after years of massive budget cuts.

09/26/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


King County Won't Let Candidates Update Voter Statements

To save money, King County will no longer allow candidates to update their voter guide statements between the primary and general elections.

09/23/2011 By Erica C. Barnett