Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States.
  • The Seattle Times

    Seattle's new Alice Ball Park named for a pioneering medical researcher

    The park is named for Alice Ball (1892-1916), a pharmaceutical chemist born in Seattle who made ground-breaking contributions to medical research. To learn more, search her name at blackpast.org. Share story Seattle man dies after head-on collision with utility truck in North Kitsap County   August 18, 2019 Power restored after thousands affected by outages in Alaska   August 18, 2019 20-year-old man in critical condition after early morning stabbing in downtown Seattle   August 18, 2019 Man shot in Renton is in stable condition, police say   August 18, 2019 Cultural embrace: Defying acts of hatred, Seattle-area Afrolatino Festival goes on Break time for a mom and her pup How do you perform dental

  • Kikuchi throws 2-hitter for 1st shutout, Mariners top Jays
    Associated Press

    Kikuchi throws 2-hitter for 1st shutout, Mariners top Jays

    After watching his team use seven pitchers Saturday, Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi wanted to give the bullpen a break. Kikuchi needed just 96 pitches to complete a two-hitter Sunday that led the Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0, Seattle's third shutout of the season. Kikuchi (5-8) struck out eight, walked one and retired the final 14 batters in his first win since beating Baltimore on June 23.

  • Seattle-Set 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette?' Movie Features Only One Local Restaurant
    Eater Seattle

    Seattle-Set 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette?' Movie Features Only One Local Restaurant

    Those who read Maria Semple's bestselling 2012 novel Where'd You Go, Bernadette?, know it's a complicated love-hate letter to the city of Seattle, including its restaurants, where key scenes are set. But even though the book name drops plenty of places residents recognize — such as Lola, Wild Ginger, and Macrina Bakery — the movie version appears to be lacking such representation. In fact, the only Seattle restaurant that the film showcases in character is the SkyCIty Restaurant at the Space Needle … which closed years ago. Chalk it up to Hollywood logistics. The majority of the movie — opening this weekend to mixed reviews — was filmed in Pittsburgh, Vancouver, and Greenland. “It really comes

  • Bicyclists ride up the highest peak in the Northeast
    seattlepi.com

    Bicyclists ride up the highest peak in the Northeast

    PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about a bicycle race at Mount Washington, The Associated Press reported erroneously the last name of the second place finisher in the women's division. Her name is Lane Marder, not Lane Marden. A corrected version of the story is below: Bicyclists ride up the highest peak in the Northeast A Massachusetts man and a Pennsylvania woman have won the grueling bicycle race up the highest peak in the northeastern United States. Associated Press PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts man and a Pennsylvania woman won the grueling bicycle race up Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern United States. Erik Levinsohn, of Boston, and Stefanie

  • Top Seattle news: Proposal to pressure DOT to build bike lanes; Children's addresses mold infections
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    Top Seattle news: Proposal to pressure DOT to build bike lanes; Children's addresses mold infections

    Caption Close Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Seattle. Seattle home prices still dropping as Tacoma home values rise, study finds Median home sales prices declined once again last month in Seattle, while in Tacoma home values increased by thousands of dollars over the same time last year, according to a new survey released Thursday.  Proposal would pressure Seattle's DOT to build more bike lanes Legislation proposed by Seattle Councilmember Mike O'Brien would create new requirements for bike lane construction. Family searches for answers after son killed outside Seattle nightclub A family in Tacoma is talking about the life of their only son, who was gunned down outside