Knute Berger

Mossback's Northwest

Host Knute Berger mines the Pacific Northwest's historical and cultural nuggets. Learn hidden backstories behind the region's most interesting treasures and discover why they're still relevant today.

From Lassie to Lewis and Clark's pooch, famous dogs of the Northwest

Northwest dogs have been integral to Indigenous life, heroes of exploration, and around-the-world travelers. Movies starring Lassie were shot on Lake Chelan, and the postal service's mascot started a world tour from Seattle. Lewis and Clark explored the Northwest with Seaman, their Newfoundland.