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Thousands of Amazon staffers are pouring into its Seattle offices. Will it restore the downtown’s fortunes?
Experts say the economic balance is more complex than one business and that the revitalization should be equitable

Andrew Buncombe

20, May, 2023 @12:00 PM

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You can live a healthier, happier life in a 15-minute city | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Oliver Wainwright on why the concept has got rightwing MPs worried

22, Feb, 2023 @6:09 PM

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Jonathan Raban, travel writer and novelist, dies aged 80
The British author, who lived in the US, blended memoir and travelogue in books that were often inspired by the sea

Sian Cain

18, Jan, 2023 @8:53 AM

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Seattle public schools sue social media platforms for youth ‘mental health crisis’
Lawsuit accuses companies behind TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube of harming young people’s mental health

Maya Yang

08, Jan, 2023 @8:24 PM

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Human toll of deadly US storm grows in ‘blizzard of the century’
Heartbreaking stories pour in about people missing a heart transplant or dying inside a car

Maya Yang in New York

29, Dec, 2022 @9:25 PM

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Seattle and Portland mired in poor air quality as wildfires smoke up sky
The air was difficult to breathe and residents struggled with haze as numerous fires smolder in US north-west

Guardian staff and agencies

21, Oct, 2022 @1:36 AM

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‘Seattle icon’: dog who rode bus solo to the park dies aged 10
Trips began in 2015 when Eclipse’s owner failed to notice the black Labrador climbed onto a city bus by herself and exited the correct stop

Erum Salam

19, Oct, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Dan Price resigns as CEO of payments firm after misconduct allegations
Price, who cut his salary to give pay rises to all Gravity Payments’ 120 employees, faces assault and reckless driving charges

Edward Helmore

18, Aug, 2022 @6:33 PM

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After the pain of the Sonics’ exit, when will Seattle be an NBA city again?
As rumors swirl about possible NBA expansion in the Emerald City, it’s worth remembering that the region is a hotbed for hoops.

Jacob Uitti

02, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The students staging a sit-in for LGBTQ+ rights at a Christian university
At Seattle Pacific University, students have spent weeks fighting anti-gay policies common among Christian schools

Hallie Golden

14, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Kurt Cobain’s Smells Like Teen Spirit electric guitar to be auctioned
The 1969 Fender Mustang, on display in Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture, is expected to have a starting price of over $600,000

Maya Yang and Chris Michael

20, May, 2022 @5:07 PM

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The big picture: Mary Ellen Mark captures teens on the streets of Seattle
The documentary photographer took a striking series of pictures of children living in the American city in the 1980s

Tim Adams

30, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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