What’s next for Washington’s 2045 green energy goal?

The Legislature set the goal, but how does the state actually get there?

Vashon: An island of chill amid the Seattle-Tacoma rat race

With good food, craft beverages and a relaxed vibe, it offers a quintessential Northwest experience.

Tasting room proposal could redefine alcohol production in King County

Pilot program would benefit wineries, breweries and distilleries. Several farmers are concerned.

William Talbott II, left, listens as his public defender Jon Scott questions potential jurors at the Snohomish County Courthouse on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in Everett, Wash. Snohomish County sheriff’s detective Jim Scharf, right, listens from the prosecutor’s table. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jury selected for 1987 cold case double murder trial

Opening statements are Friday in William Talbott’s trial for the killing of a young Canadian couple.

WSF cancels ferry sailings this week and next for repairs

Washington State Ferries will cancel several late-night sailings to make repairs at… Continue reading

In a 2015 report from the Washington State Department of Ecology, King County’s Cedar Hills Regional Landfill received 53,739 tons of of plastic bags and wrap from housing and commercial sources alone. File photo/Sound Publishing

No good solution to the plastics problem

Plastic is piling up everywhere from King County to ocean floors, and humans keep making more.

How Sea-Tac Airport Helps You Plan for Summer Travel

The summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day form the busiest… Continue reading

Local theater helped propel Camano Island native to stardom

Caitlin Kinnunen, nominated for a Tony Award, began learning her art with Village Theatre’s KidStage.

Rick Steves to give $1 million yearly to stop climate change

“If we are in the travel business, we are contributing to the destruction of our environment,” he said.

Class in Everett school prepares students to be translators

A year in, the interpretation and translation course is seeing promising results for bilingual students.

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.

 

Marketplace

How Sea-Tac Airport Helps You Plan for Summer Travel

The summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day form the busiest Continue reading...

 

Comcast honors Seattle students

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students

 

Comcast Uniquely Positioned to Bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption study showed that more Continue reading...

 

Finding 4/20: A historical primer from the 1970s to today

Seattle cannabis retailer hosts its annual celebration of this counterculture holiday April 20

 

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.