Sharon Pian Chan has been named vice president of innovation, product and development for The Seattle Times, effective January 2017. In her new role, Chan will continue to lead content funding and development as well as maintain funder relationshipsmore
Following her Sunday enterprise piece, Mapes talks about Standing Rock North, Canada's oil pipeline debate in our own back yard. Her interview starts at minute 31:22.more
A holiday tradition at The Seattle Times, the Fund For The Needy (FFN) raises donations to help seniors, children and families in the Puget Sound area. Every dollar makes a difference, and every employee here plays a role in helping Fund For The Needy succeed.more
Jeannie Yandel sits down with Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes to talk about the latest in the standoff over the construction of a proposed oil pipeline in North Dakota. Mapes was at the standoff this weekend and describes what took place and how it is difficult to predict what will happen next.more
Yesterday The Seattle Times won 10 C. B. Blethen memorial awards, earning recognition in all six categories. The awards were established in 1977 in honor of C.B. Blethen, publisher of The Seattle Times for 26 years, from 1915 to 1941. The awards, sponsored by The Seattle Times and administered by the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association, honor reporters from newspapers in two circulation divisions (over 50,000 circulation and under 50,000 circulation).more
Today Seattle Times writer Andy Perdue announced the region’s top 50 wines of 2016. From the thousands of contenders he tasted this year, Andy Perdue ranks the standouts, many of which sell for less than $30 a bottle. You may find the full list in page 4 of the Nov. 13 issue of Pacific NW Magazine. To view the full list online, go to: http://st.news/2fIynvo.more
The Seattle Times LiveWire event series will present “K-12 vision and outcomes: Solving the education problems money can’t fix” Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall. The Seattle Times LiveWire events feature meaningful discussions about vital issues impacting our region and its people. The events bring together local and national experts for provocative conversations on key topics moderated by Seattle Times journalists.more
The Seattle Times editorial board has endorsed Gov. Jay Inslee in his bid for re-election. Though the editorial board has been critical of the governor on several issues, he is the best candidate as the Legislature finishes the complex and crucial job of fully funding basic education.more
Photojournalist Erika Schultz and International Rescue Committee (IRC) Seattle Executive Director Nicky Smith discussed the making of a Seattle Times visual project that follows a Bhutanese refugee family during their first 30 days in Seattle with Q13 FOX hosts Kaci Aitchison and Travis Mayfield. Schultz and fellow Seattle Times visual journalist Lauren Frohne launched the project earlier this week with help from the International Rescue Committee.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.