Seattleland Staff

The Man on Iron Mountain

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

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

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 2: The Site

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 2: The Site
Safe Consumption Part I: The Debate

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.

Safe Consumption Part I: The Debate
Dockless in Seattle

Dockless in Seattle

In the year since a new kind of bikeshare was launched in Seattle, the bikes have been found in many interesting spots. But is there a place for them in the city’s future?

Dockless in Seattle
Without Shelter

Without Shelter

As homeless deaths climb, these women insist that those who are lost are remembered.

Without Shelter
Faith, Doubt, and Pedro the Lion

Faith, Doubt, and Pedro the Lion

How David Bazan’s religious roots set the stage for his band’s very relevant return.

Faith, Doubt, and Pedro the Lion
Shifting SIFF

Shifting SIFF

How the Seattle International Film Festival went from being yet another festival dominated by male directors to a place at the leading edge of parity in programming.

Shifting SIFF
Secret Agent Man

Secret Agent Man

Former double agent Naveed Jamali gives us an inside look at the life of a spy.

Secret Agent Man
The Backlog

The Backlog

The president says he wants them. Tech companies say they want them. So why are some of the region’s most talented workers waiting a lifetime to gain citizenship.

The Backlog
Boarders vs. Bureaucracy

Boarders vs. Bureaucracy

How a common need for dry land, an unconventional perspective on property rights, and 25 tons of cement brought a community of skateboarders together in Renton.

Boarders vs. Bureaucracy
Black Lives Matter Meets #MeToo

Black Lives Matter Meets #MeToo

Marcus Harrison Green talks about a troubling rift and the resulting rebirth in the local arm of the social movement.

Black Lives Matter Meets #MeToo
The Matriarch of Marijuana

The Matriarch of Marijuana

Meet JoAnna McKee, a persistent voice in the ear of wary politicians who didn’t believe that marijuana was medicine. Until they met JoAnna, that is.

The Matriarch of Marijuana
A Hardwood Classic

A Hardwood Classic

As basketball season comes to a close, a poetic ode to a long-shot team.

A Hardwood Classic
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Inslee and Outrage

After the election of President Trump, many in Seattle and its surrounding communities let their anger be heard. Gov. Jay Inslee was one of them.

Photo via Wikimedia Commons
What’s in a Game?

What’s in a Game?

Inside the growing community of pinball-playing women making a scene in Seattle.

What’s in a Game?
The Other Robert E. Lee

The Other Robert E. Lee

Some people in Kent thought their police station was named for the Confederate general. They were wrong.

The Other Robert E. Lee
Meet the Producer

Meet the Producer

We turn the tables on our host and ask her a few questions in this bonus episode. Chiefly, what are you doing? And why?!

Meet the Producer
Martin Luther King’s County

Martin Luther King’s County

Washington state is home to the only jurisdiction named for the civil rights leader. How did that happen?

Martin Luther King’s County