Seattle rallies to address homeless crisis

On Wednesday, June 29, more than two dozen Seattle media outlets, including the region's largest newspaper and television news outlets, will join forces to shine a spotlight…

Seattle needs parks, not just ‘parklets’

I admit that my expectations might be way off. I grew up in Seattle in a part of town you might call The People’s Republic…

Seattle’s space pioneers still searching for a business plan

The sky’s the limit on a burgeoning new industry in the Seattle area. No, not even the sky: These businesses have their eyes set on…

Mysterious seafloor relic stumps scientists

On a clear day in June 1792, the first tendrils of empire were working their way through the channels and islands of Puget Sound. The…

UW prof speaks of her own homeless experience

University of Washington nursing professor Josephine Ensign brings an unusual depth of perspective to her work teaching health sciences students, many of whom are involved…

Seattle’s homeless emergency: No end in sight

Last November 2, citing the thousands of people sleeping in the streets, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine declared a state…

Independence Day: KPLU playing its own song

In a stunning feat, a community group has successfully purchased local NPR affiliate KPLU from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. The deal was announced Tuesday…

Unfreezing Seattle: One man’s quest to buck our town’s bad rap

This summer, I’ve indulged in a late-evening ritual that gives me a chance to bask in the brittle, self-satisfied form of loneliness that seems to…

Seattle media all in on #SeaHomeless project

Roughly 30 Seattle-area news organizations joined forces yesterday to shine a spotlight on the region’s homeless crisis. The result: At least three dozen original stories that…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Red, White & Zoo Even while looking at the website for this event, I can’t be sure that it’s not just a dream. Just the…

A writer’s retreat at ‘the center of the universe’

With not much more than a well-worn city surplus wooden desk and a standard-issue chair on wheels, Seattle writer Elissa Washuta may not have the…

Wine bars to dive bars: Catering to Seattle’s millennials

The growth rate of Seattle's young adult population is skyrocketing compared to that of the rest of the nation. According to research conducted at Canada's…

Where (and when) to find a free meal in Seattle

If you’re living on the street, try not to get hungry on Saturday. If you’re looking for a good breakfast, it helps to be a…

A writer’s retreat at ‘the center of the universe’

With not much more than a well-worn city surplus wooden desk and a standard-issue chair on wheels, Seattle writer Elissa Washuta may not have the…

Wine bars to dive bars: Catering to Seattle’s millennials

The growth rate of Seattle's young adult population is skyrocketing compared to that of the rest of the nation. According to research conducted at Canada's…

Where (and when) to find a free meal in Seattle

If you’re living on the street, try not to get hungry on Saturday. If you’re looking for a good breakfast, it helps to be a…

Seattle media all in on #SeaHomeless project

Roughly 30 Seattle-area news organizations joined forces yesterday to shine a spotlight on the region’s homeless crisis. The result: At least three dozen original stories that…

Unfreezing Seattle: One man’s quest to buck our town’s bad rap

This summer, I’ve indulged in a late-evening ritual that gives me a chance to bask in the brittle, self-satisfied form of loneliness that seems to…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Red, White & Zoo Even while looking at the website for this event, I can’t be sure that it’s not just a dream. Just the…

Homeless in Seattle: The roots of a crisis

This is the first in a three-part series about the region’s homelessness crisis. In the middle of the night on March 20, 1970, an arsonist…

Seattle’s homeless emergency: No end in sight

Last November 2, citing the thousands of people sleeping in the streets, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine declared a state…

UW prof speaks of her own homeless experience

University of Washington nursing professor Josephine Ensign brings an unusual depth of perspective to her work teaching health sciences students, many of whom are involved…

Photos: The faces of homelessness


Independence Day: KPLU playing its own song

In a stunning feat, a community group has successfully purchased local NPR affiliate KPLU from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. The deal was announced Tuesday…

Seattle needs parks, not just ‘parklets’

I admit that my expectations might be way off. I grew up in Seattle in a part of town you might call The People’s Republic…

Seattle’s space pioneers still searching for a business plan

The sky’s the limit on a burgeoning new industry in the Seattle area. No, not even the sky: These businesses have their eyes set on…