Puget Sound

Waterfront Wonder: An Inside Tour of the 2018 HGTV Dream Home

For those real estate reality TV mavens who follow HGTV shows the way football fanatics follow the NFL, the reveal of the annual HGTV Dream Home is a …

Houses

Seattle Takes A Knee On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Issues like the local housing crisis and recent remarks by Donald Trump marked Seattle's annual MLK Day rally.<p>SEATTLE, WA - Thousands from around …

Black History

Puget Sound Weather: Temperatures Will Drop

Puget Sound will see lows in the 30s by the end of the week, according to the National Weather Service.<p>SEATAC, WA - After a warm, sunny weekend, get …

Weather

Innovation at work: The latest in Marine Debris Removal Projects

<b>Marine debris is a pervasive pollution problem that impacts all corners of the globe. Sometimes, debris ends up in places that require innovative</b> …

Oceans

Captain James Ewart

by Frank White<p>James P. Ewart (pronounced ‘Yart”) was born September 5, 1831, in Balmaghie, Kincardineshire, Scotland. He was the first of the four …

Pacific Northwest

The Human Feet That Wash Ashore In The Pacific Northwest, Explained

At least one sneaker containing a human foot washes ashore in the Pacific Northwest every year, and while this sounds like the premise of a murder …

Nature

Tech's New Hotbeds: Cities With Fastest Growth In STEM Jobs Are Far From Silicon Valley

The conventional wisdom sees tech concentrating in a handful of places, many dense urban cores that offer the best jobs and draw talented young people. These places are seen as so powerful that, as The New York Times recently put it, they have little need to relate to other, less fashionable cities.<p>…

Silicon Valley

King Tides Give Us A Glimpse Of The Pacific Northwest's Watery Future

Tom and Marie Cawrse live on the far east side of Port Townsend, on the northeast point of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, right on the beach.<p>Since …

Climate Change

The Morning News: Kayaks Disturbing Orca Life, Jury's Out on Atlantic Fish Farms

Everyone from Puget Sound kayakers to anti-DACA legislators are on thin ice as literal thin ice coats the Sahara. by Nathalie GrahamPlease keep your …

Seattle

‘Fast and furious’ rain to hit Seattle area on Thursday — more than an inch, forecasters say

It’s not likely to be a record-shattering deluge by any means, but it’s going to be coming down “fast and furious” by lunchtime on Thursday in …

Weather

A city of contrasts: Seattle creatives weigh in on why it is essential for creativity

Seattle is one of those cities that’s difficult to pin down. It’s wildly independent but also home to some of the biggest names in business, …

Creativity

Art and Architecture Lovers Will Be Traveling to These 5 Hotspots in February

Here’s everything you will want to know about design-minded travel this winter<p>Winter blues setting in? Why not plan a trip in February, when you can participate in some of the year’s most exciting design and cultural events? Palm Springs Modernism Week will draw fans of midcentury architecture to …

Leonardo Dicaprio

King County Home Prices End 2017 Up 16 Percent

2017 was a "banner year" for Puget Sound real estate agents, but buyers face an uphill battle, according to the latest local stats.<p>KIRKLAND, WA - …

Real Estate

5 Transportation Projects to Watch in 2018

There was plenty of good, bad, and weird news on the transportation beat in 2017.<p>Driverless cars began taking to the roadways in numbers. New Orleans …

Urban Design

Time-lapse video shot over three years atop the Space Needle reveals Seattle’s astounding growth

There are folks who bemoan the changes Seattle’s undergone since it became a boomtown once again: the traffic, the construction, the noise, the …

Mount Rainier

How to spend 24 hours in downtown Seattle, Washington

There are so many neighborhoods to explore in downtown Seattle. Queen Anne, with its historic houses, offers hilltop views of the downtown skyline. …

Seattle

Mt. St. Helens Quake 2nd-Largest Since 1981

This week's 3.9 earthquake rattled windows from Portland to Puget Sound.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Last Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, a series of 15 earthquakes …

Backpacking

Accidentally Wes Anderson: Instagram finds stylised symmetry in real cities

Bill Murray could be just out of shot in these images of buildings and locations around the world that happen to exemplify the director’s trademark style<p>Pastel colours, front-on facades, hyper-stylised uncanny symmetry: director Wes Anderson has a defined aesthetic. Once you’ve got your eye in, you …

Europe

Seattle Mariners Chairman, John Stanton at the January Power Breakfast - Portland Business Journal

<b>WHO</b>: John Stanton, Chairman, Seattle Mariners<p><b>WHAT</b>: January Power Breakfast with John Stanton<p><b>WHEN</b>: Thursday, January 18th | 7:30 -9:00 a.m.<p><b>WHERE</b>: …

Portland, OR

The Puget Sound region needs 24/7 services for homeless youth

Seattle recently opened a navigation center for homeless adults with individual rooms, case management and 24/7 access. Young homeless people need a …

Pacific Northwest

Is Mount St. Helens About to Blow?

A series of earthquakes have hit the area in recent days. by Katie HerzogA magnitude 3.9 earthquake hit north of Mount St. Helens late on Tuesday …

Seattle

Seattle startup Blokable hopes to address housing crunch

SEATTLE – Here in the Puget Sound, many people are asking themselves if they can afford to live here, as housing inventory fails to keep up with …

Housing

How the 2020 census could alter state politics

Washington's congressional districts as they've been drawn since 2013. Credit: Nationalmap.gov<p>The recent election has quickly shifted attention to …

Pacific Northwest

3.9 quake near Mount St. Helens 2nd strongest since 1981

Several small earthquakes shook an area east of Mount. St. Helens late Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning.<p>According to the Pacific Northwest …

Earthquakes

13 Coins Restaurant closing SLU location this weekend after 50 years

After decades of tradition, a Seattle institution is closing their doors this weekend.<p>13 Coins restaurant on Boren Avenue is being relocated to make …

Pacific Northwest

The X-Files: The Real UFO History Behind The Iconic Show

The X-Files took believers seriously. It also mined UFO myths and played off our fears and suspicions. • facebook <br>• twitter <br>• google+ <br>• tumblr <br>Feature TV …

UFOs

What happens when cities like Seattle detach from the hinterland

The New York Times recently published a think piece about how a small number of American global cities, including Seattle, have disconnected from …

Pacific Northwest

Anarchy united them, but nudity tore them apart

<b>How a splintered group of self-defined outcasts lost a battle of “nudes versus prudes”</b><p><b>(This article is the fourth in a 5-part series about</b> …

History

Nature is still everywhere: Bird counters find wonder amid Seattle’s towers, dog parks and playfields

“I thought I heard a creeper?” From all over Seattle and beyond, bird watchers team up for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count — to witness wonder and …

Birds

The Best Winter Vacation Destinations in Washington State

01 of 07<p>Leavenworth tops the list for a reason. It’s adorable any time of year, including winter. The German-themed town is a great place to stay …

Skiing