Quarantine State of Mind

Seattle Needs a Handshake Alternative

Can we decide on this already?

03/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Arts News

Emerald City Comic Con Starts Next Week, But Now It's Offering Refunds

The festival, which begins next week, amended its refund policy for those "unable or uncomfortable attending."

03/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

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

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

The Potty Problem

Why Does No One Give a Crap About Seattle's Public Restrooms?

Our city's bathroom impasse should be recognized for what it is: a public health crisis.

08/27/2019 By Sam Jones


PubliCalendar: Blueprints for a New Road Order

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/15/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh


PubliCalendar: A Fearless Sea Captain's Fight For Abortion Rights

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/10/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh


PubliCalendar: Education's Role in Public Health

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/10/2014 By Kristen Farnam


PubliCalendar: Ending Homelessness Through "Progressive Engagement"

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/09/2014 By Kristen Farnam

City Hall

City Council Calls on FDA to Lift Gay Blood Donor Ban

For three decades, gay and bisexual men have been banned from donating blood. The City Council says it's time to change that.

08/06/2014 By Casey Jaywork


PubliCalendar: Fluoridation, Socialism, Transportation

Today's picks for civic nerds.

03/17/2014 By Genie Leslie

Critic's Notebook

So Here’s Where I Saw a Bug in the Food

But what should I do about it?

03/18/2013 By Kathryn Robinson