Need to know

Meet the Ship Canal, Seattle’s informal equator

This is how your Seattleiest friends figure out whether they’re coming to that shindig you’ve been planning.

/ July 12, 2018


A Seattle author’s advice to new parents: ‘Nothing should stop you from going places that you love’

We asked Angela Garbes’ for her best recs to not feeling isolated as a Seattle parent — including the best places to go with a little one in tow.

/ June 19, 2018


Here’s why people are mad at Washington legislators over our public records law

At least 12 Washington news organizations have condemned the State Legislature’s emergency bill to bury some public records.

/ February 27, 2018


10 podcast episodes that’ll teach you something new about Seattle

Seattle’s now known for its road rage-inducing traffic. While our local leaders work to improve our transit system, have have some suggestions for making your daily commute more bearable.

/ November 14, 2017


6 things you may not know about how Seattleites elect our leaders

Before you head into the November general election scratching your head, here’s a crash course on how elections work in the Evergreen State.

/ October 18, 2017


Top 10 Lists of What All Seattleites Should Know

We asked Seattleites from across the city what 10 things all of us need to know to be civically and culturally literate. Here’s what we heard.

/ October 5, 2017


The Evergrey community’s top 10 list of things to know about Seattle

This is what our Evergrey community thinks are the 10 key things to know about our changing, growing city.

/ September 29, 2017


A Central District staple is closing. What happens to the community it built?

Two weeks ago, the staff of the Central District’s Red Apple hung a banner above the store’s front doors that reads “STORE CLOSING.” It’s official: they’ll be closed by the end of the week.

/ September 18, 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


What you need to know about Seattle’s upcoming local elections

So, we voted (or didn’t) in the primary election in August. Now what? Here’s a rundown of what’s next and how you can prepare.

/ August 24, 2017