Knute Berger Column

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9 Seattleites You Should Know

Knute Berger weighs in on Seattle’s most iconic personalities, past and present, from popular musicians to historical figures

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How Has Seattle Changed Since the 1999 World Trade Organization Protests

Twenty years after the WTO demonstrations, Knute Berger looks at how the far right came out ahead

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There’s More to PNW’s Sky-high Aviation History Than Just Boeing

Seattleites have been looking to the skies to innovate since the Klondike Gold Rush—Knute Berger explores our deep aviation roots

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Local Bird Population Decline Catches Birders by Surprise

Knute Berger reflects on how birds add richness to our surroundings

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The New ASUW Shell House Will Pay Homage to Its History Through a Restoration

An old UW building where the ‘Boys in the Boat’ hung out has many layers of history, says Knute Berger, who is all for the current effort to restore it to its former glory

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Human Composting Becomes an Option in Washington, But Is It for Everyone?

Human composting will soon be a choice in our state, but Knute Berger has a different end in mind

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100 Hundred Years Later, Seattle Still Loves Hockey and Bad Baseball

Seattle has always been sports town—Knute Berger notes how in 1919, hockey and baseball were both making headlines

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Has the PNW Become the ‘Silicon Valley of Space’?

On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Knute Berger wonders where our space dreams will take us next

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What the Seattle Mariners Need Now

A little more beer could make watching losing games a little more fun