Get Northwest news that matters — faster than ever. The new and improved Seattle Times app is superfast to get you right to the news you want. We deliver the fastest news experience possible, with content you won’t find anywhere else.
- Lightning-fast load times, quick-scan headlines and a clean, streamlined experience
- Push notifications for the latest breaking news as it happens
- The same award-winning content you expect from The Seattle Times, even faster
- Breaking news and trending topics
- Stories that dig deep, and have a direct impact on our local community
- Customizable feed to quickly access your favorite topics
- Easy ways to share your favorite content with your friends
- Complete local sports coverage of Mariners, Seahawks and Sounders, so you never miss a play.
Users can read up to 15 articles free per month. Seattle Times subscribers can log in for unlimited access to all of our award-winning content. Users can also subscribe to get Unlimited App Access straight from the app for $9.99 per month. Your subscription will automatically renew each month, with the credit card associated with your iTunes account being charged. Cancel anytime by going to your Account Settings after purchase.
Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.
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Ratings and Reviews
Seattle Times online
I originally began the online mode when I had a difficult time getting home delivery to a new address after thirty years of delivery at the old address. Very quickly, I appreciated the convenience and mobility and no mess aspect of the online edition. Physically, it is much easier to hold an iPad in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other, than a newspaper with both hands. Online has been to both coasts and Hawaii. If our resting place has no WiFi, which is rare, a local bar can be used to download the news faster than I can finish a beer....well maybe. My recycle bin is less full and I will never have to walk up the driveway to grab a wet paper again. I am in my early 70s and as my visual acuity wanes I can easily make the print larger...Kurt
Good enough, but a bit of a scam
The app and its stability is pretty great, but the way they go about the articles feels a little cheap and unbecoming of the Seattle Times. I understand having to pay a subscription fee, and that’s not my beef with the app. My beef is the way they push notifications to your phone that seemingly have a full story, but then you click to open the story using one of your sixteen articles for the month just to find out the story is 1-2 paragraphs long. In fact, 1 out of every 4 articles or so is like this, and as a result makes the app feel cheap and like a money grab, especially when they’re constantly reminding you of how many you’ve read that month and then pushing you to subscribe.
I enjoy a relevant, quality news organization as much as anyone, and understand the need to pay for news, but I think the non-subscription method could be fixed in order to draw in more people, people who would actually pay for the subscription at some point in time if it weren’t for the cheap, tacky feel the app gives off.
No Difference between Free and Paid
The app is only ok for reading the latest news, but I'm disappointed that content I receive for my paid subscription is the same as the free app. I even called your office to assist me in reinstalling the app because all I get is an abbreviated version of the print paper. We were loyal subscribers to the print paper for 20 years and wanted to continue our subscription when we moved to Oregon, but the cost was prohibitive, so we settled for paying for the online subscription.
If you're going to offer a paid online subscription, I would like to see the app offer the same content since I only read the news on the go and don't have time to sit at my computer. I miss my comics and gardening sections! I'd like to see a search feature too.
Please offer your paid subscribers a way to get more content. Otherwise, I don't see any benefit to paying for the subscription.
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