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Climate change Seattle sea levels rising
April 10, 2013 7:56 PM
Most of the streets in the South Park neighborhood end at the Duwamish River. Local children and their parents often play and fish on the...
March 18, 2013 12:51 AM
The Seattle area is filled with difficult landmarks for Jenny Graham, who now lives in Spokane with her husband and two children. “I’ll...
south lake union
February 28, 2013 4:26 PM
To walk the streets of South Lake Union (SLU) is to be bathed in the thrilling glimmer of new construction and the hum of global biotech...
diver explores wreck in lake union
February 1, 2013 3:59 PM
The beam of a scuba diver’s flashlight cuts through murky water, illuminating sediment that resembles an ash storm at night, until the glow...
December 29, 2012 1:19 AM
You’ve heard it all a million times: Drivers are jerky, lazy, inattentive louts looking to put another notch in their steering wheels by...
a proposed mine at Bristol Bay in Alaska threatens the world’s greatest salmon n
December 14, 2012 11:57 PM
Salmon spawn in our rivers, climb our fish ladders, adorn everything from totem poles to T-shirts and grace our plates. They are synonymous...
October 17, 2012 11:39 PM
Brent Gunning has something in common with Henry David Thoreau: Both have lived in dwellings so small they could open their front doors...
September 24, 2012 9:12 PM
Coming soon to a house near yours—well, actually it’s coming to your house, if you live within the purview of Seattle City Light—an...
August 22, 2012 10:02 PM
People living in Bellingham have a pretty forgiving attitude toward the trains that rumble through town. The shrill whistles, the squeal of...
July 19, 2012 12:29 AM
  Those Pink Lady apples you’re eyeing at the supermarket cost $2.49 a pound. A feather-light pint of organic raspberries? Five bucks...
June 21, 2012 12:35 AM
On Saturday, March 24, on a practice baseball field under a bank of clouds at Seattle Pacific University (SPU), 59-year-old Robert* packed...
May 30, 2012 7:54 PM
The Seattle Police assistant chief comments on the recent rash of shootings in Seattle. King 5 asks what's being done to curb the violence...
May 23, 2012 1:33 AM
Hardly a day goes by that genetically modified foods don’t make the news in some form: legal battles over labeling requirements, rumbles in...
April 20, 2012 12:29 AM
Trolling with a guide off Malcolm Island near the northern end of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, we watch the rod tip, hoping for a...
January 13, 2012 1:26 AM
They pour into Seattle by the hundreds of thousands: cruise ship passengers from all over the world, clamoring to board floating cities for...