Q13 Fox hosts invited the "Under Our Skin" team back to talk about their ongoing project in light of recent events. Journalists Tyrone Beason and Lauren Frohne delve into what the response has been and how we can become more open to these crucial conversations about race.more
Join The Seattle Times’ “Under Our Skin” team at the Rainier Beach Arts & Music Festival (BAAMFest) on July 23 at the Rainier Beach Community Center. BAAMFest celebrates the community’s arts and culture through spoken word, dance, music, visual arts and storytelling.more
From one one-hundred-years-old company to another, thank you for making our community a better place.more
Today Publisher Frank Blethen announced Sports Editor Don Shelton will serve as the newspaper’s new Editor. In his new role, Shelton will work to continue the tradition of journalistic excellence at The Times while accelerating in the paper’s transition from a newspaper company to a news media company.more
The Seattle Times plans to resurface homelessness content and post on Twitter and Facebook throughout the day. Join the conversation on social media by using #SeaHomeless.more
Terms like “racism,” “white privilege” and “politically correct” are often used — and interpreted — in very different ways. The Seattle Times interviewed 18 people from Western Washington about what these and other phrases mean to them, and is featuring their responses in a video project titled “Under Our Skin: What do we mean when we talk about race?”more
The Seattle Times LiveWire will present “Endangered Economy: The high cost of climate change” Tuesday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Kane Hall on the University of Washington campus. The Seattle Times LiveWire event series features meaningful discussions about vital issues impacting our region and its peoplemore
In a full-page ad in The Seattle Times, Publisher Frank Blethen offers his remarks on our vision for the future, and our continuing commitment to stewardship, journalism, public service and community.more
The American Society of News Editors (ASNE) announced that its award for local accountability reporting will be named for Seattle Times Publisher and Chief Executive Officer Frank A. Blethen. "Over the past three decades, there has been no greater champion of local investigative reporting than Frank Blethen," said David Boardman, the immediate past president of ASNE and former editor of The Times.more
Back by popular demand, an opportunity to spend an exhilarating day attending a selection of the most popular lectures currently offered at the nation’s best universities. The Seattle Times is proud present One Day University on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Enhance your knowledge of politics, history, psychology, music and more.more
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THROUGH THE YEARSTHE SEATTLE TIMES TIMELINE
On August 10, 1896, Colonel Alden J. Blethen publishes the first edition of The Seattle Daily Times.
C.B. Blethen is promoted from news editor to managing editor. He will later serve as publisher of The Seattle Times for 26 years, from 1915 to 1941.
The Seattle Times moves from its Second Avenue and Union plant to the Times Square Building on Olive Way, realizing Alden Blethen’s dream of a modern “model newspaper office.”
Construction begins on the 1120 John Street Building, which would remain The Seattle Times headquarters until 2012.
The Seattle Times wins its first Pulitzer Prize, journalism’s highest honor, for a National Reporting series on the clearing of Communist charges against UW Professor Melvin Rader, who was accused of attending a secret Communist school.
The Seattle Times launches the Fund For The Needy, raising money for local agencies that serve critical needs in our community. To date, the Fund For The Needy has raised more than $16.3 million, 100 percent of which goes directly to local agencies to help those in need.
A fourth-generation member of the Blethen family, Frank A. Blethen, becomes Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of The Seattle Times. Blethen joined the family business full-time in 1968.
The Seattle Times makes Working Mother magazine’s “Top 100 Companies for Women” list for the first of nine consecutive years, for offering subsidized childcare, flexible schedules and an onsite lactation room.
Construction is completed on The Seattle Times’ North Creek production plant, a $200 million state-of-the-art printing facility.
The Seattle Times launches its first website with news and classifieds, beginning the transformation of newspaper to news media company.
The Seattle Times wins two Pulitzer Prizes in a single year, becoming one of only two regional newspapers to ever achieve this distinction.
Good morning, Seattle! After 104 years as an afternoon newspaper, The Seattle Times becomes a morning newspaper on March 6, 2000.
The Seattle Times debuts optimized smartphone and tablet apps to deliver Seattle Times content on the go. The Seattle Times also wins its 9th Pulitzer Prize that same year, for Investigative Journalism.
Established as a news media company and the Northwest’s comprehensive news source, The Seattle Times continues to provide clarity above the clutter, delivering Northwest news that matters where, when and how readers want it.