Crosscut welcomes new managing editor, Florangela Davila

We are thrilled to announce that Florangela Davila has joined us as Crosscut’s new managing editor. Florangela is a journalistic dynamo and a well-known presence…

Seattle in 2017: Less talk, more walk

It’s 2017. God help us. A few weeks ago, the good people at CityLab, the Atlantic’s website celebrating all things urban, asked me to get out…

Mossback mania: Knute Berger’s best columns of 2016

As a newcomer to Seattle not very long ago, I asked around for suggestions on what I should read that would help me get my head…

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…

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…

Humblebrag: Crosscut needs a bigger trophy case

Crosscut’s writers have been raking in the awards this spring, a testament to their tenacity, commitment and complete abandonment of work-life balance through a year that…

After time in the wilderness, urban news media is finding its way

San Franciscans have had it with homelessness. The tents and trash in the city’s green spaces. The panhandling and harassment on the sidewalks. The jobless,…

An exciting new chapter for Northwest public media

Dear friends, We’re writing today with thrilling news. Yesterday, Crosscut formally agreed to join with KCTS 9 Public Television under the umbrella of a larger,…

Marcus Green is giving South Seattle a voice

Marcus Green is the recipient of Crosscut’s 2015 Courage Award for Culture. This year’s winners will be honored at the annual Courage Awards Breakfast on…

Thank you, readers! You are amazing.

Dear friends, We asked you to fund the type of grassroots journalism only Crosscut can deliver and you answered with resounding support. Thanks to your…

Double your money, double your impact

Dear friends, Today is the final day of our extended Fall Member Drive. This is your last chance to get behind reader-supported grassroots journalism in…

This is what life would look like without Crosscut

Take a moment, dear reader, and imagine life without Crosscut. No in-depth coverage of City Hall or the State House. No Mossback reminding us all…

This is your chance to support great local journalism

When people ask me why I took the job as the editor of Crosscut, I tell them it’s because this is what the future looks…