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An out-of-this world Q&A: middle schoolers chat with astronauts

Science teacher Candace Barich’s classroom is a beehive. It’s loud. It’s middle school. Students are making electromagnetic motors today.“Today is goggles on!” she says. “If…

#StartUpsSoWhite — So these entrepreneurs are breaking barriers

On a Wednesday night at Seattle’s Impact Hub, a contemporary co-working space in downtown Seattle, the food and drinks are flowing as the DJ sets…

The state with a big tax problem? Ours

Washington state’s vibrant and diverse economy doesn’t hint at it. Neither does Seattle’s red-hot construction and tech boom, nor the sheer wealth of some of…

Taking the classism out of classical music

This story originally appeared on KCTS9.org. “Do you brush your teeth every day?” Quinton Morris asks four students in a small Maple Valley studio. “You’re…

Pramila Jayapal talks about her first days in Congress

Pramila Jayapal’s first act in Congress was to rise and object to the certification of the Electoral College vote tally that would hand Donald Trump…

‘Come From Away’ comes from Seattle and nabs 7 Tony nominations

Three years ago, Seattle’s Kenny Alhadeff saw a workshop production of a show about airline passengers stranded in Newfoundland in the wake of 9/11. It…

Cost-cutting claims Seattle’s theater-magic factory

This story was originally published on KCTS9.org.  The castles are labyrinthine. The dragons breathe fire. The forests are mammoth and equally as magical. For three…

Free annual health clinic at KeyArena offers marathon of medicine

“You can’t do more good in less time than in this place.” That’s what one practitioner said at last year’s Seattle/King County Clinic at Seattle…