Photo courtesy of The Herald

Death Watch For Killer Whales?

Grieving mother orca shines a spotlight on a serious ecological issue.

Democratic Socialist to Run Against Rep. Adam Smith in Nov. Election

After coming up short in early results for Aug. 7 primary, Sarah Smith moves into second place

Eddie Vedder at an earlier 2018 Pearl Jam show. Photo by Raph_PH/Flickr

Pearl Jam As Rock Archivists

The Home Shows at Safeco Field weren’t about the band’s legacy, but that of the genre as a whole.

Sparks Continue to Fly Over Safeco Field Maintenance Funding

PFD board member argues that $180 million in public money for stadium upkeep lets Mariners off the hook.

Carmen Best was confirmed as the Seattle Police Chief on Aug. 13. Photo courtesy of the Seattle Police Department.

There’s a New Police Chief In Town

Seattle City Council Confirms Carmen Best as the Chief of the Seattle Police Department

Photo by Josh Kelety

City Council Passes Temporary Historic Protection for The Showbox

With a lively crowd on hand, the Council unanimously voted to delay any demolition of the venue by 10 months.

The 10 Best Moments From SPF30

A look back at the high points of Sub Pop’s 30th anniversary blowout.

Take a bite outta Jeff Rosenstock. Photo by Hiro Tanaka

Pick List: Jeff Rosenstock, Seattle Tattoo Expo, Sound Vision Film Festival

The week’s best entertainment options.

Kelly Macdonald, Irrfan Khan, and director Marc Turtletaub put together the pieces on the set of Puzzle. 
Photo by Linda Kallerus/Sony Pictures Classics

Can ‘Puzzle’ Fit in the New Oscars Landscape?

The understated indie boasts a fabulous performance by Kelly Macdonald, but does that matter in the Best Popular Film era?

Simply the Bess

Seattle Opera’s ‘Porgy and Bess’ is a must-see production that feels engaged with the cultural conversation.

Solar Power

Leo season closes with a calmer sky, and Mercury goes direct.

Eat Drink Toke

Video Games and Ganja

Two lovely pastimes that go quite well together.

 

Podcasts

The Man on Iron Mountain

According to Chuck Pillon, this isn’t junk. It’s a place where old stuff can find new life.

 

Safe Consumption Part 3: The Opposite of Addiction

Final episode of our three-part series on supervised consumption sites

 

Safe Consumption Part 2: The Site

Lots of people in the Seattle area look to Vancouver for an example of what works, or what doesn’t.

 

Safe Consumption Part I: The Debate

In the first of a three-part series, we enter into the heated, emotional, and sometimes bitter debate around one of the most controversial policy proposals in the country.

 

Opinion

Republicans Get ‘Whupped’ in Primary Election

The Grand Old Party endured a good old-fashioned butt-whupping on primary night. Continue reading...

 

Sports

Path of the Storm

Freed from past mental weights, Breanna Stewart is setting the tone for the WNBA-leading Seattle Storm.

 

Marketplace
Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Some 250,000 people are expected throughout the weekend for this year’s Northwest Folklife Festival. Christopher Nelson photo

Cultural celebrations for the people, by the people

The community-curated, community-powered and community-driven Northwest Folklife

 

Best of Seattle

Mike Sherlock Mixes One Kind of Whiskey with a Lot of Clever Thinking

Best Distillery: Fremont Mischief Distillery

 

Cappy’s Gym Keeps Up the Good Fight

Best Gym: Cappy’s Boxing Gym

 

Award-Winning Journalism

The Double Bind

Allegations of rape will get you an audience with the King County Prosecutor’s office. But justice is more elusive.

 

The Fear and Resolve of Those Most Threatened by a Trump Presidency

Seattle’s Muslims and Mexican immigrants share their hopes and concerns following the election.