Sara Bernard is Crosscut's podcast producer and host of Crosscut Reports. A former staff writer for Seattle Weekly and producer of the Seattleland podcast, she's written and produced stories for Grist, KUOW, and the Atlantic, among other outlets.
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Before there was Ernestine Anderson, Ray Charles and Quincy Jones, there was Frank Waldron.
The Canadian artist created landscapes unlike her contemporaries’, intuiting the web of life beneath the canopy and putting it on canvas.
He was invited to talk about his storied past, but the Nez Perce chief had his eye on his people's future.
Jordan Chavez, an 18-year-old from Yakima, considers the influence of family, culture and party politics as he votes for the first time.
A border conflict between the U.S. and Britain, combined with the ambitions of a future Confederate general, almost turned the Salish Sea into a war zone.
The accomplished actor, athlete and singer was an outspoken leftist, which made him a target of Cold War paranoia.
The famed explorer Roald Amundsen thrived when times were tough, and they were often tough.
The Seattle landmark is best known for its connection to the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II — but it has more stories to tell.
New first-hand documents show how architect Victor Steinbrueck helped secure the market's future while ushering in a new era of civic governance for Seattle.
In the ’60s, Seattle’s oldest neighborhood was facing demolition. New discoveries show the role architect Victor Steinbrueck played in stopping the wrecking ball.