A Seattle Philanthropist’s Guide for Giving Back

Stephanie Ellis-Smith says philanthropy is not as difficult as you may think

Stephanie Ellis-Smith refers to herself as “the weird person who always volunteered to be on the development committee” for the…

Rob Smith

Seattle’s Ruinous Media Brings City’s Weirdness to its Music Podcasts

Ruinous Media captures the Seattle experience, and then some

Podcasts are full of murder, mystery, mayhem and sports. Seattle’s Ruinous Media is focusing on another genre, music, with a…

Todd Matthews

She’s Got Drive: Seattle’s Tasha Mikko Has Become an Autocross Champion

And she’s working to get more women in the sport

Sure, everyone is watching Formula 1 (F1) documentaries these days but have you heard of a driving sport called autocross?…

Matt Bell

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission Offers Hope, Healing and Help

Union Gospel Mission volunteers hit the streets

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members” — Mahatma Ghandi…

Jonathan Sposato

Seattle Artifacts: A Man of History, Walt Crowley, Influenced Seattle’s Future and Preserved Its Past

Crowley worked tirelessly to promote civil liberties for people of all backgrounds and wasn’t afraid to reach across the political aisle for solutions

Nestled slightly above the hustle and bustle of Pike Place Market sits the office headquarters for HistoryLink, which has provided…

Brad Holden

Managing Your Stress in Turbulent Times

How to take care of yourself or reach out to others

Traffic, chaotic calendars and never-ending to-do lists. Life will always have standard stressors, but now we have additional distress from…

Dr. Andrea Hartman

Coming Up, Coming Out: One Seattle Doctor’s Tale

‘Making the Rounds’ examines love and life

Patricia Grayhall’s memoir was a half-century in the making. Grayhall, a retired Seattle medical doctor, just released Making the Rounds:…

Patricia Grayhall

Seattle Lawyer’s Long Abortion Rights Fight

Judith Lonnquist bailed out abortion doctors in the 1960s and has been fighting for women’s rights ever since. She has advice on how to take action now.

Judith Lonnquist is steadfast. She’s angry. Her tone is clipped and impatient. “It’s like 50 years of my life has…

Rob Smith

For these Seattle women in sports, it’s all about fair play

Three women who’ve spent a lifetime advocating for opportunity and equal access remain hopeful during the 50th anniversary of Title IX

Virginia Gilder took off her clothes. Trish Bostrom filed a lawsuit. Back in the 1970s, these extraordinary pioneers took bold…

Linda Lowry & Rob Smith

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