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…

The orcas are starving

Vancouver photographer Mark Malleson took this photograph of the Southern Resident killer whale known as J-34, or Doublestuf, breaching while he was in the interior…

Orlando shootings were part of a dark American tradition

In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, the topic of massacres is having (another) 15 minutes of fame. When news outlets billed the shooting…

Bertha’s on track, but this is the easy part

At Nijo Sushi on Western and Spring, people eat lunch as the world’s largest tunnel boring machine chews the earth directly beneath them, making its way toward…

Bottomless mimosas: your guide to Seattle’s drunkest brunches

It’s not hard to find a great brunch in Seattle, but few restaurants specialize in the holy grail of weekend day-drinking: the bottomless mimosa. Craving…

Tech-soaked Seattle needs its artists

Seattle, a city of engineers going back a century to the founding of Boeing, seems in overdrive, growing big bright shiny buildings to house ever more tech services,…

5 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Northwest Herring Week While eaten by our ancestors from Scandinavia to Japan long ago, herring is no longer the staple of our diet, or belle…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

The orcas are starving

Vancouver photographer Mark Malleson took this photograph of the Southern Resident killer whale known as J-34, or Doublestuf, breaching while he was in the interior…

Tech-soaked Seattle needs its artists

Seattle, a city of engineers going back a century to the founding of Boeing, seems in overdrive, growing big bright shiny buildings to house ever more tech services,…

Bottomless mimosas: your guide to Seattle’s drunkest brunches

It’s not hard to find a great brunch in Seattle, but few restaurants specialize in the holy grail of weekend day-drinking: the bottomless mimosa. Craving…

Orlando shootings were part of a dark American tradition

In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, the topic of massacres is having (another) 15 minutes of fame. When news outlets billed the shooting…