Environment

This Earth Day, check out our best Seattle recycling hacks

So how can locals up their recycling game? We have six tips for you, including how to recycle worn out clothes and something fun called a “repair café.”

/ April 19, 2018


Fringecup, Stinky-bob, and other cool plants to know on Washington’s hiking trails

Spring in the Pacific Northwest is probably the best time of the year. The weather warms up, the winter drear starts to fade away, and best of all, hiking season’s back.

/ April 19, 2018


Meet the woman who’s explored nearly 500 Seattle parks

West Seattleite Linnea Westerlind set an ambitious goal in 2009: to explore every park in Seattle.

/ April 17, 2018


Know your blossoms: 6 facts to know about UW’s cherry trees

Here’s a little horticultural history on this Seattle spring destination to share with friends the next time you find yourself talking about this lovely season.

/ March 20, 2018


The Enchantments wilderness area is on fire, and that’s OK

Last week, I camped in the Enchantments. This week, there’s a wildfire setting that area ablaze. But that might not be such a bad thing.

/ September 8, 2017


Here’s what to know about Seattle’s smoky skies

It’s scary to wake up with our normally blue summer skies full of smoke and ash from wildfires. We’re answering your questions about what’s going on.

/ September 5, 2017


How Seattle does an eclipse, in 17 pictures

From the heart of our city to the zone of totality, Seattle went wild for this year’s solar eclipse. Here are the images that tell the whole story.

/ August 21, 2017


‘Once land is gone, it’s gone for good’: A tribute to Seattle’s Cass Turnbull

Cass Turnbull, the woman behind a mysterious protest ‘zoo’ in an empty lot in Green Lake, was a force in Seattle.

/ February 1, 2017


Seattle’s growth is splitting up love birds and three more things to know today

Birds are breaking up, there’s a proposal to split our state in two, Seattle police are wearing body cams, and we’re getting some clues into what our redesigned waterfront might look like.

/ January 5, 2017


‘You are wet, and will always be wet’ and other ways to survive Seattle’s winter

Seattle’s winter is coming: Are you ready? We’ve gathered some tips to weather Seattle cold and rain for everyone from newbies unused to the wet weather to people stuck in the cold without a home.

/ December 8, 2016