News & Features

October 3, 2012 5:19 PM
Tonight brings the first of four presidential debates, which will no doubt set the tone for all future water cooler discussion around the...
September 27, 2012 10:15 PM
“Seventeen years ago, when the Legislature passed the first Defense of Marriage Act [which defined marriage as being between one man and...
September 24, 2012 9:12 PM
Coming soon to a house near yours—well, actually it’s coming to your house, if you live within the purview of Seattle City Light—an...
August 27, 2012 7:03 PM
For decades, Pier 57 owner Hal Griffith dreamed of building a Ferris wheel at the end of the historic landing. Now, after 30 years, he’s...
August 24, 2012 12:16 AM
It’s not that people didn’t want to watch The State of the Prostate (Parts 1, 2 & 3) or Clearing up Controversies in Ankle Fracture...
August 22, 2012 10:02 PM
People living in Bellingham have a pretty forgiving attitude toward the trains that rumble through town. The shrill whistles, the squeal of...
August 10, 2012 9:27 PM
When it’s finished this fall, the Bullitt Center (bullittcenter.org) will be the greenest commercial building on the planet, using solar...
August 7, 2012 4:18 PM
Aerojet, a company located in Redmond, Washington, has provided propulsion for every mission to Mars, including the one that saw "Curiosity...
July 25, 2012 7:49 PM
With the flick of a switch, WSDOT engineers catapulted downtown Seattle's expressways into the 21st century, saving hundreds of midday...
July 19, 2012 12:29 AM
  Those Pink Lady apples you’re eyeing at the supermarket cost $2.49 a pound. A feather-light pint of organic raspberries? Five bucks...
July 18, 2012 12:04 AM
When the Volunteer Park Conservatory opened its doors in 1912, there was no art museum, no “Black Sun” sculpture, no Shakespeare in the...
July 17, 2012 11:43 PM
What began as a search for a better coffee machine in a local start-up’s break room has evolved into the perfect Seattle combo: coffee and...
July 13, 2012 11:29 PM
If you've always wondered how the Space Needle came to be—or if you'd like to know why Seattle Center was almost named "Pleasure Island,"...
July 9, 2012 11:20 PM
The numbers are staggering: An estimated 3.8 million sport- and recreation-related concussions occur every year across the country,...
July 9, 2012 11:11 PM
HEAD TRAUMA DOC  Kathleen Bell, M.D.Specialties: Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPractice and hospital affiliation: University of...