A young cannabis plant at grows at The Joint Cooperative in Seattle, Washington Jan. 27.
November 15, 2012 With possession of small amounts of pot about to be decriminalized in Washington State, Seattle's finest went to the Web to explain what's going to happen. Bilbo and Gandalf from Lord of the Rings help set the cool mood.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/165197214/165233683" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
June 20, 2012 A walk in the woods isn't that different from a walk through the produce section of the supermarket for Langdon Cook, an influential Seattle forager, blogger, and home cook. He's dedicated to rekindling interest in forgotten foods.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/155423555/155454717" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
The city of the future holds a science forum of the future.
February 21, 2012 A new way to discuss science in the public sphere.
Bags of a deicing product were being stacked outside a hardware store in Seattle on Tuesday, as folks prepared for today's bad weather.
January 18, 2012 Though forecasters have scaled back from earlier ominous predictions, it's still going to be a mess in much of western Washington State today.
February 8, 2011 Times are tough for everyone these days — even robbers. A 65-year-old man trying to keep his family afloat held up a convenient store attendant at gunpoint...but apologized for his wrongdoing thereafter.
A abused-looking phone book in Seattle's Chinatown.
Dryad & Sprite Photography/via Flickr
December 9, 2010 The Yellow Pages are under attack in Seattle, and they're fighting back. The Yellow Pages' publisher is suing the city after Seattle called the books obsolete and decided to regulate their distribution.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/131938671/131940857" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
The porchetta sandwich.
June 7, 2010 The Wait Wait crew visits Salumi, a legendary Seattle sandwich shop and cured meat emporium, headed by Principal Salumist (that's a real title) Armandino Batali.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor