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Was KOMO just bullied into airing right-wing rhetoric?

Here's something you don't see every day on local TV news: An attack on mainstream media delivered by someone running the largest TV broadcast company in…

In a sign of the times, doomsday prep is bipartisan

In 1962, the fallout shelter craze peaked, but the end of the world is experiencing a revival. Now, 55 years, some folks are prepping for…

Civilians might investigate Seattle cops. Will it backfire?

For years, Lisa Daugaard thought civilians were the best people to investigate police misconduct. She would even show up to election forums and demand candidates…

How resistance overcame hate in Hood River

This story was originally published on The Last Word on Nothing. On the evening of November 29, 1944, in the small town of Hood River,…

4 things to do in Seattle this weekend

Director’s Choice Epic, relentless, stunning. Those were some of the words that came to mind at McCaw Hall the other evening when Pacific Northwest Ballet…

How NEA dollars let one artist pay it forward

Ask artists about their inspiration or process and you could be a captive audience for some time. But ask about finances and you are likely…

KOMO employees will take on Trump-friendly bosses

Fearing for their own reputations, local journalists are pushing back against their station's corporate owners, arguing that higher-ups push far-right content that borders on propaganda. Last…

State is part of the problem on Puget Sound cleanup

President Donald Trump’s proposed $28 million cut of Puget Sound restoration funding has provoked an outcry. But Gov. Jay Inslee himself is proposing a $29…

Rachel Dolezal: A lesson or a sideshow?

In her new memoir, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World [282 pp. BenBella Books], Rachel Dolezal wastes little time…

Democrats say they are cracking the school-funding code

You can expect the state Legislature to go into overtime session — maybe into the summer — because the House Democrats and Senate Republicans’ budget proposals…

A co-working space — with sippy cups

Early last year, I toured three spiffy co-working spaces downtown, looking for a shared office space. I had spent most of my early career employed…

Washington’s GOP has some lessons for Trump

As Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell thrash around in Washington, D.C., they would do well to call timeout and chat with Republicans in…

Tribal nations can’t afford to pick parties

A version of this column originally appeared at TrahantReports.com.    In my writing about Indian Country, it would be easy to shape every column as doom and…

Seattle sues Trump over sanctuary city threats

Days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to withhold grant money from so-called sanctuary cities, Seattle is hitting back: Mayor Ed Murray and City Attorney…

One of the vocal Seahawks is really annoying

Many of the Seattle Seahawks are outspoken, and I love them for it. Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin, Michael Bennett, to name a few, are often…

If Canada ups its oil shipping, should we worry?

Every week, an oil tanker laden with a crude oil called dilbit makes the journey from Vancouver, B.C., to Tacoma, winding its way through the…

Seattle sues Trump over sanctuary city threats

Days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to withhold grant money from so-called sanctuary cities, Seattle is hitting back: Mayor Ed Murray and City Attorney…

One of the vocal Seahawks is really annoying

Many of the Seattle Seahawks are outspoken, and I love them for it. Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin, Michael Bennett, to name a few, are often…

KOMO employees will take on Trump-friendly bosses

Fearing for their own reputations, local journalists are pushing back against their station's corporate owners, arguing that higher-ups push far-right content that borders on propaganda. Last…

Washington’s GOP has some lessons for Trump

As Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell thrash around in Washington, D.C., they would do well to call timeout and chat with Republicans in…

A co-working space — with sippy cups

Early last year, I toured three spiffy co-working spaces downtown, looking for a shared office space. I had spent most of my early career employed…

Rachel Dolezal: A lesson or a sideshow?

In her new memoir, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World [282 pp. BenBella Books], Rachel Dolezal wastes little time…

Democrats say they are cracking the school-funding code

You can expect the state Legislature to go into overtime session — maybe into the summer — because the House Democrats and Senate Republicans’ budget proposals…

State is part of the problem on Puget Sound cleanup

President Donald Trump’s proposed $28 million cut of Puget Sound restoration funding has provoked an outcry. But Gov. Jay Inslee himself is proposing a $29…

How NEA dollars let one artist pay it forward

Ask artists about their inspiration or process and you could be a captive audience for some time. But ask about finances and you are likely…

How resistance overcame hate in Hood River

This story was originally published on The Last Word on Nothing. On the evening of November 29, 1944, in the small town of Hood River,…

Tribal nations can’t afford to pick parties

A version of this column originally appeared at TrahantReports.com.    In my writing about Indian Country, it would be easy to shape every column as doom and…

In a sign of the times, doomsday prep is bipartisan

In 1962, the fallout shelter craze peaked, but the end of the world is experiencing a revival. Now, 55 years, some folks are prepping for…

Was KOMO just bullied into airing right-wing rhetoric?

Here's something you don't see every day on local TV news: An attack on mainstream media delivered by someone running the largest TV broadcast company in…

Civilians might investigate Seattle cops. Will it backfire?

For years, Lisa Daugaard thought civilians were the best people to investigate police misconduct. She would even show up to election forums and demand candidates…