What happened to two aviators who disappeared from Seattle in 1949?

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Have any theories about the missing aviators of Sand Point?

Historical image of Navy aviator with airplane

Two young aviators took off from the old Sand Point Naval Air Station on March 10, 1949, and never returned. An extensive search for the pair was unsuccessful, but family members didn't give up. With help from new technology, some local aviation enthusiasts think they might have cracked the case.


Art, culture & community blossoms at Nepantla Cultural Arts Gallery

Nepantla Gallery

Nepantla Cultural Arts Gallery is a Latinx/Chicanx arts hub and a focal point on the border of West Seattle and White Center. The creative duo behind the gallery brings in works from local and national artists, offer tons of unique souvenirs and gifts, and hosts community events.


Councilmember Lewis on public safety, new homelessness partnership & more

Host Brian Callanan speaks with Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis

Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis joins City Inside/Out Council Edition to discuss the latest from City Hall. Lewis has an update on how a new $10 million program impacts the number of people living unsheltered downtown, the latest in public safety, and more.


Seattle-born filmmaker tells a tale like no other with “BORREGO”

Jesse Harris directs filming

Ballard High alum Jesse Harris wanted to tell a different story. A story where the bad guys aren’t just bad, where a botanist battles for survival, and where the desert is a character all its own. That story is “BORREGO,” a gripping, thought provoking, and absolutely unpausable film.


Seattle Times photojournalists look back at 2021

Seattle Times "Photos of the Year" 2021
If a photo is worth a thousand words, what would be the cover photo for 2021?
If a photo is worth a thousand words, what would be the cover photo for 2021?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what would be the cover photo for 2021?The Seattle Times and Seattle Public Library join forces to bring us the pictures that defined the year in our region, and the lessons we’ll take into the future.


COVID-19 updates: Tests, vaccines, boosters, masks & more

Free at-home tests. Each household is eligible to receive one set of four free at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government. Washington state is offering a similar program (info and ordering available in English and Spanish).

Free N95 masks. The federal government recently announced that each adult can get up to three free N95 masks. As they become available in the coming weeks, masks can be picked up in person at participating pharmacies. Be sure to call ahead to check availability at your pharmacy.

Free vaccines and testing. The City of Seattle and partners are hosting fixed location vaccination clinics and COVID-19 testing sites throughout the city.

Visit the Public Health - Seattle & King County website for the latest COVID-19 resources including masking advice (state requirements are changing March 21, but local rules may still apply), COVID-19 testing, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, vaccine verification (rules in King County are changing on March 1), and more.

For language interpretation, help finding a vaccination or testing site, or ADA accommodation, call the King County COVID-19 Call Center at (206) 477-3977, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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