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National Hockey League awards an expansion franchise to Seattle on December 4, 2018.

The board of governors of the National Hockey League (NHL) awards an expansion franchise to Seattle on December 4, 2018. The move expands the NHL to 32 teams in North America. The new team is schedule...

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Seattle's Battery Street Tunnel is decommissioned on February 1, 2019.

At 10 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019, the Battery Street Tunnel, which connected the Alaskan Way Viaduct to Aurora Avenue N underneath Seattle's Belltown neighborhood, is permanently closed to traff...

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Seattle's State Route 99 Tunnel opens to traffic on February 4, 2019.

At 12:17 a.m. on Monday, February 4, 2019, the State Route 99 tunnel replacing the Alaskan Way Viaduct opens to traffic. The 1.7-mile route under downtown Seattle is North America's largest bored tunn...

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First commercial passenger flight leaves Paine Field Airport in Everett on March 4, 2019.

On March 4, 2019, a crowd gathers to witness the first commercial passenger flight from the new Paine Field Airport in Everett. Official ceremonies, speeches by local dignitaries, and a ribbon cutting...

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ARTS at King Street Station, a community arts space and cultural hub managed by Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture, opens on March 23, 2019.

On March 23, 2019, ARTS at King Street Station, an innovative arts space created to showcase artists of color, celebrate cultural differences, and build community connections, opens to the public. Mor...

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Seattle's Shelf Life Community Story Project moves into a permanent home, Wa Na Wari, on April 5, 2019.

The Shelf Life Community Story Project, originated in 2016 to record oral histories of current and former residents of Seattle's Central District, moves from temporary quarters in a shopping center in...

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A 278-foot tower crane collapses at a Seattle construction site, killing four, on April 27, 2019.

On April 27, 2019, a Saturday afternoon, a tower crane being dismantled at a construction site in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood suddenly collapses, the latticed mast sections falling onto th...

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Seattle Sounders win their second MLS Cup before a record home crowd on November 10, 2019.

On November 10, 2019, the Seattle Sounders win their second MLS Cup -- the Major League Soccer championship -- by defeating Toronto FC 3-1 in front of 69,274, the biggest crowd ever at CenturyLink Fie...

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Demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct is completed on November 21, 2019.

On November 21, 2019, demolition work is completed on the decommissioned Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle. The final concrete and steel columns at the north end of the viaduct, which have remained in pl...

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