Washington’s healthcare shortages receive new focus

The epicenter of medicine, research and education in Washington is the Seattle area, with multiple renowned hospitals and universities. But as another hub continues growing…

Smartypants guide to entering the world of virtual reality

You may have seen 360 degree videos on Facebook recently, or messed around with Google Cardboard on your smartphone, but the extent to which the…

Return of the Sonics: a refresher on Seattle’s arena options

My father came to the United States in the late 1970s to study at the University of Puget Sound. Being from the Middle East, his…

Inslee’s transportation secretary roadblocked

In a 25-21 vote divided along partisan lines, the state Senate fired Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson on Friday by refusing to confirm her, three years…

Time to treat tobacco like alcohol?

Alcohol and marijuana may be off-limits to anyone under 21, but for 18-year-olds in the state of Washington, tobacco products are legal to both purchase and use…