Drenching downpour rain storm water is overflowing off the tile shingle roof - streaming, rushing and splashing out over the overhanging eaves trough aluminum roof gutter system on a suburban residential colonial style house near Rochester, New York State, USA during a torrential mid-summer July downpour.

This Week Then: Looking Back on Notable Floods in Western Washington

Plus: Remembering Douglas Q. Barnett, founder of Black Arts/West


SODO Community Market Offers New Approach to Tackling Hunger

The new facility serves as a traditional food bank but looks like a grocery store


This Week Then: Saying Farewell to King County Civic Leader Jim Ellis

The 'father of Metro' leaves behind a vast legacy including the creation of the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle and the cleanup of the badly polluted Lake Washington


Meet the 2019 ‘Crosscut’ Courage Awards Winners

Here are the six individuals chosen by the local online news outlet for their leadership and altruism

Seattle, USA - January 5, 2017: Firefighter at 1919 on 1st avenue late in the day by Pike Place Market after putting out a fire.

This Week Then: Seattle Fire Department Turns 130

The department was created just months after Seattle's Great Fire


This Week Then: Celebrating the New Burke Museum

Plus: Dig into Washington Archaeology Month


This Week Then: Celebrating Italian Americans and Filipino Americans in Washington

Plus: The first military plane to land in Seattle


Seattle’s Ice Cream Queen Shines a Spotlight on Pay Transparency

Molly Moon Neitzel is at the forefront of state and national efforts to tackle systemic pay inequity


Local Criminal Justice Reformer Receives Prestigious MacArthur Grant

The grant awards $625,000 with "no-strings-attached" to its fellows, paid out over five years in quarterly installments