The city relaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Seattle becomes the largest city in Washington State to ban plastic shopping bags.
September 4, 2001
Boeing moves its headquarters to Chicago.
February 28, 2001
A 6.8 quake, named the Nisqually Earthquake, occurs.
The Goodwill Games are held.
Grunge music becomes popular. Bands from Seattle and the Pacific Northwest such as Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and Soundgarden, redefine rock music in the 1990s.
September 15, 1983
The flagship Costco discount warehouse is opened in Seattle.
Mount St. Helens, located 96 miles south of Seattle, erupts. It is the most catastropic volcano eruption in United States history. 57 people lose their lives.
Microsoft Corporation moves headquarters from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Seattle.
May 20, 1977
The Seattle Aquarium opens its doors
By MANUEL VALDES
December 3, 2021
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle, a city known for soggy weather, has seen its wettest fall on record. The National Weather Service says 19.04 inches (48.4 centimeters) of rain fell between Sept. 1 and Nov.
By PETER FAIRLEY
November 22, 2021
When Seattle's first commercial airport opened in 1928, Georgetown had been a vibrant community for more than half a century."We were here before the airport was. They forget that," says Rosario-Maria Medina, a community activist in the South Seattle neighborhood of Georgetown, just north of bustling Boeing Field.
October 12, 2021
Despite an overall decline in office leasing in the United States, technology companies gobbled up more space in the Seattle area than they had the previous year.
October 6, 2021
New features in the update include early booking, flight tracking, curbside pickup, advance scheduling and Uber Eats at airport restaurants
September 30, 2021
The two women said they had been fired for speaking out. The company said they had repeatedly flouted its employee policies.