Fill your bag with treasures from The Seattle Times store this season. We offer a variety of unique gifts to suit everyone's taste, and you help to support local journalism. Hurry – order by December 18th for Christmas delivery. Start shopping!more
Please welcome our new food writer, Bethany Jean Clement. Bethany is a former restaurant critic/managing editor for The Stranger. She's a terrific writer with deep culinary knowledge and familiarity with the Northwest food scene. Bethany's food writing has appeared in Food & Wine, Town & Country and Gourmet.com. Read one of her stories here.more
Each year, The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy raises money to help support some of the most vulnerable members of our community, including children, families and seniors. 100 percent of donations go directly to local agencies who address critical community needs. For more information or to donate, click here.more
New Product Staff
Ryan Rotner, our new Director of Product Management will be joining us on December 8th. He brings a wealth of experience from Amazon and Nordstrom and has a BA degree from Northwestern University’s10 Medill School of Journalism – he gets what we’re about! William Renderos, our new Senior Product Manager for ST.com and Audience Development will be joining us on December 8th as well. William spent seven years with the Boston Globe and brings extensive product experience with him as he joins our team.
Join former U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke in a conversation exploring current political and economic dynamics within China, and between China and the Pacific Northwest. Jon Talton, business columnist for The Seattle Times, will moderate a discussion about expanding our ties with China and the implications to our local economy. Former Ambassador Locke will be joined by executives from Seattle’s premier global companies and experts on China in the areas of trade, investment, human rights and education. Click the arrow to register.more
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.