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The Seattle Times is always on the move. See how local coverage is winning international media awards, learn about new community initiatives, read the latest updates straight from the source and hear directly from Publisher Frank Blethen on the state of the free press and The Seattle Times’ role in supporting its future and our democracy.

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Dec. 27, 2021

Saving Our Country's Local Free Press System

Sep. 12, 2021

The Seattle Times as a community storyteller

Aug. 9, 2021

The Seattle Times' 125th anniversary message to its community

Jun. 9, 2021

The Seattle Times creates dedicated mental health reporting team with Ballmer Group funding

May. 13, 2021

The Seattle Times creates three new local reporting positions funded by a grant from Microsoft Philanthropies

Mar. 31, 2021

Kati Erwert to lead The Seattle Times’ fundraising and development efforts

Jan. 19, 2021

Brier Dudley named Free Press Editor for The Seattle Times

Dec. 27, 2020

Reuniting our divided country, saving our local free press

Aug. 10, 2020

The Seattle Times' 124th anniversary message to its community

Jun. 5, 2020

STANDING UP FOR JUSTICE

May. 4, 2020

The Seattle Times wins 11th Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Dec. 27, 2019

Reflecting on 2019, looking ahead to 2020

Dec. 20, 2019

Free Press Initiative Statement of Purpose

Dec. 20, 2019

Free Press Initiative Letter

Sep. 24, 2019

The Seattle Times Investigative Journalism Fund announces investigative reporting initiative launch in 2020

Aug. 9, 2019

Saving democracy: The Seattle Times' 123rd anniversary message to its community

Jun. 28, 2019

Seattle Times Sharon Chan to leave for New York Times, Seattle Times names Kati Erwert senior vice president

Apr. 11, 2019

The Seattle Times launches Investigative Journalism Fund to support local journalism that holds power accountable and drives change

Aug. 9, 2018

Celebrating 122 years of community journalism

Jun. 8, 2018

Sharon Pian Chan named one of Digiday magazine’s Changemakers

Jun. 8, 2018

Kristi Waite named Director of Development for Public Service Journalism

Mar. 7, 2018

The Seattle Times received a top Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) Champion Award from the Seattle Department of Transportation and Commute Seattle

Jan. 19, 2018

Rubin Institute for Music Criticism to fund classical music journalism position at The Seattle Times

Jan. 17, 2018

Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen receives Vision from the Mountaintop Award (VFTMA)

Nov. 6, 2017

Alan Fisco named president of The Seattle Times

Oct. 16, 2017

The Seattle Times launches Project Homeless, an initiative to deepen public discourse and explore possible solutions to region’s homelessness crisis

Sep. 5, 2017

Ray Rivera named deputy managing editor for investigations and enterprise

Aug. 29, 2017

The Seattle Times celebrates 121 years of local journalism

Aug. 16, 2017

The Seattle Times’ LiveWire series event tackles technology and the fake news epidemic in “Fact vs. Fake”

Aug. 15, 2017

“Under Our Skin” honored with NABJ Salute to Excellence award

Aug. 8, 2017

Craig Eidem joins The Seattle Times as vice president of information technology

Aug. 1, 2017

The Seattle Times newsroom wins AAJA Leadership in Diversity award

Aug. 1, 2017

Seattle Restaurant Week and Dine Around Seattle announce promotion consolidation

Jul. 25, 2017

Jill Wasberg named Director of Development for Public Service Journalism

Jul. 24, 2017

Reporter Claudia Rowe talks about her student athlete homelessness investigation on Q13 FOX

Jul. 24, 2017

Journalist Claudia Rowe unpacks her student athlete homelessness investigation on KUOW

Jul. 23, 2017

Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large wins awards for reporting on poverty

Jul. 10, 2017

Greg Gilbert marks 50 years as Seattle Times photojournalist

Jun. 15, 2017

Under Our Skin wins RTDNA Kaleidoscope Award for diversity coverage

May. 25, 2017

The Seattle Times receives Innovation Award from Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington

May. 24, 2017

Society of Professional Journalists awards The Seattle Times distinction in eleven categories of the Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest

May. 16, 2017

The Seattle Times takes home three awards in the Best of the West competition

May. 4, 2017

Erika Schultz, Tyrone Beason launch "Portraits of Homelessness" on Q13 Fox

Apr. 30, 2017

Lynda Mapes discusses West Point treatment plant catastrophe investigation on Q13 FOX

Apr. 24, 2017

The Seattle Times humanizes Seattle’s homelessness crisis with “Portraits of Homelessness” event

Apr. 11, 2017

Seattle Times Writer Lynda V. Mapes talks climate change, book on KNKX

Apr. 7, 2017

The Seattle Times wins national visual journalism awards

Apr. 7, 2017

Reporter Lynda V. Mapes discusses her book, "Witness Tree," on Q13 Fox

Apr. 6, 2017

Reporter Nina Shapiro talks discrimination at Electroimpact on KUOW

Apr. 6, 2017

University of Idaho recognizes Editor Don Shelton with Silver and Gold Award

Mar. 27, 2017

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound names The Seattle Times the 2017 Community Partner of the Year

Mar. 15, 2017

Times Investigative Reporters Recognized with Open Government Key Award

Mar. 9, 2017

The Seattle Times announces LiveWire speakers for "Set up to fail: The cost of not funding K-12 education"

Feb. 28, 2017

The Seattle Times wins another “triple crown” at the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) contest

Feb. 28, 2017

Seattle Times earns another APSE ‘Triple Crown’ among 11 top-10 awards

Feb. 24, 2017

Environment reporter Lynda Mapes talks media coverage of the resistance at Standing Rock on KALW radio

Feb. 24, 2017

Reporter Mike Baker talks about the Swedish investigation on Q13 FOX

Feb. 23, 2017

CNN features 3 favorite local restaurants with Seattle Times food writer Bethany Jean Clement

Feb. 22, 2017

Reporter Mike Baker talks about the Swedish investigation on KUOW The Record

Feb. 16, 2017

The Seattle Times LiveWire event series kicks off its third year with “Set up to fail: The cost of not funding K-12 education”

Feb. 10, 2017

Seattle Times reporter Matt Day talks Trump travel ban, impact on tech companies on Q13

Feb. 10, 2017

Seattle Times staff photographer Erika Schultz receives honors in international photojournalism competition

Jan. 31, 2017

Tyrone Beason talks race, fragility and moving conversations forward on Q13 Fox

Jan. 30, 2017

Seattle Times photojournalists present the 2016 Pictures of the Year on Seattle Channel

Jan. 30, 2017

Education reporter Claudia Rowe talks about murder, her book on KUOW

Jan. 30, 2017

Reporter Lynda Mapes awarded a certificate of recognition from Eastside Audubon Society

Jan. 27, 2017

Writer Tyrone Beason on KUOW: "Dear white people: Please, please talk about race"

Jan. 25, 2017

Environment reporter Lynda Mapes talks Trump's executive order, Dakota Access Pipeline on WBUR

Jan. 25, 2017

Reporter Claudia Rowe on WBUR about covering murder, her book

Jan. 24, 2017

Journalist Lynda Mapes on KUOW: "Why the fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline is not over"

Jan. 11, 2017

Gary Smith joins Seattle Times as vice president of advertising

Dec. 21, 2016

Sharon Pian Chan named The Seattle Times’ vice president of innovation, product and development

Nov. 28, 2016

Lynda Mapes speaks on The Record about Canada's oil pipeline debate

Nov. 19, 2016

Journalist Nina Shapiro places as a finalist in the Gender Justice Media Justice Award category

Nov. 18, 2016

The Seattle Times kicks off its 38th annual Fund for the Needy campaign

Nov. 17, 2016

Seattle Times journalists awarded ten C. B. Blethen Memorial 2016 awards

Nov. 11, 2016

Seattle Times Pacific NW Magazine’s The Grapevine columnist Andy Perdue announces the region’s top 50 wines of 2016

Oct. 31, 2016

Reporter Lynda Mapes describes the scene at Standing Rock on KUOW

Oct. 26, 2016

The Seattle Times LiveWire event series tackles education with “K-12 visions and outcomes: Solving the education problems money can’t fix”

Oct. 21, 2016

Seattle Times editorial board endorses Gov. Jay Inslee for re-election

Oct. 19, 2016

Photojournalist Erika Schultz launches refugee visual project on This Morning

Oct. 7, 2016

Seattle Times editorial board endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Sep. 20, 2016

"Under Our Skin" creators will join community discussion at Mount Baker Clubhouse Sep. 29

Sep. 20, 2016

"Under Our Skin" project brings up important questions for media

Sep. 15, 2016

Seattle Restaurant Week Kicks Off October 9

Aug. 25, 2016

Artist Gabriel Campanario talks to KING 5 about a changing Seattle

Aug. 23, 2016

Columnist Nicole Brodeur spins the wheel on New Day NW

Aug. 23, 2016

Lynn Thompson on "Wine-tasting vs. local farming in Sammamish River valley"

Aug. 1, 2016

Matassa Flores, Jacobson named to Seattle Times newsroom leadership team

Jul. 18, 2016

"Under Our Skin" team to host interactive video booth at BAAMFest

Jul. 14, 2016

Tyrone Beason and Lauren Frohne discuss "Under Our Skin" in light of recent tragedies

Jul. 11, 2016

Boeing: 100 years of flight

Jun. 28, 2016

Anika Anand and Linda Shaw discuss the making of Under Our Skin on KING5

Jun. 28, 2016

Publisher Frank Blethen names Don Shelton Editor of The Seattle Times

Jun. 28, 2016

The Seattle Times joins coordinated media effort to flood digital and print platforms with homeless coverage on June 29

Jun. 24, 2016

Q13 News This Morning hosts Under Our Skin journalists Tyrone Beason and Corinne Chin

Jun. 24, 2016

Under Our Skin mentioned in New York Times newsletter

Jun. 23, 2016

The Seattle Times’ Under Our Skin editorial team and participants to host AMA on Reddit today

Jun. 22, 2016

KPLU's Paula Wissel sits down with Under Our Skin journalist Corinne Chin

Jun. 17, 2016

The Seattle Times launches Under Our Skin video project to foster deeper conversations about race and racism

Apr. 29, 2016

The Seattle Times' LiveWire event series kicks off its third year with “Endangered Economy: The high cost of climate change”

Mar. 3, 2016

Seattle Times wins 11 “top 10” awards at the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) contest

Feb. 9, 2016

Seattle Times Announces 2016 Leadership Changes

Jan. 22, 2016

120th anniversary message to the community from Publisher Frank Blethen

Dec. 21, 2015

The Seattle Times Education Lab announces a call for speakers for Jan. 21 Ignite Seattle event

Dec. 10, 2015

Columbia Journalism Review recognizes The Seattle Times as 2015 best journalism of the year

Nov. 4, 2015

Seattle Times Editor Kathy Best honored with 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Sep. 18, 2015

The 2015 C.B. Blethen Memorial Awards Presented

Sep. 9, 2015

The Seattle Times LiveWire Event Series Presents “Gridlocked: Driving solutions to our region’s traffic jams”

Sep. 9, 2015

Seattle Times launches new e-Edition

Aug. 18, 2015

Seattle Times Newspapers In Education accepts world young reader prize

Aug. 5, 2015

Washington Coalition for Open Government honors Seattle Times series “Loaded with Lead”

Jul. 14, 2015

Seattle Times Names New Managing Editor and Deputy Managing Editor

Jun. 1, 2015

The Impact of The Seattle Times Education Lab

May. 22, 2015

Protect Vulnerable Home Buyers

May. 22, 2015

Seattle Times signs on as founding member of Climate Publishers Network

May. 21, 2015

ASNE names Local Accountability Award after Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen

Apr. 20, 2015

Seattle Times wins Pulitzer Prize for Oso landslide coverage

Nov. 5, 2014

Masterpieces made out of newsprint

Oct. 13, 2014

The Seattle Times Announces App for Windows-powered Smartphones, Tablets, and PCs – Visually Stunning Content

Oct. 10, 2014

Important Alert from The Seattle Times

Sep. 19, 2014

2014 C.B. Blethen Memorial Awards Presented

Sep. 2, 2014

The Seattle Times Announces New Event Series – Launches with “The Case for Early Learning”

Aug. 22, 2014

Pelter named Vice President of Product Management and Development of The Seattle Times

Jul. 28, 2014

Timing the call to repeal marijuana

Jul. 18, 2014

KIRO host Dave Ross ties himself in knots trying to defend his participation in the Mikado