When Tess Gallagher, the widow of acclaimed Northwest writer Raymond Carver, planned to publish early drafts of her late husband’s beloved short stories, the outcry from the New York publishing establishment was loud and rancorous. What was she thinking?
There was a time, not so long ago, when horse racing was dead in Washington State. There was a time when the career of Emerald Downs’ top jockey, Ricky Frazier, was dead too. Hell, there was a time when Ricky Frazier was nearly dead. A story of courage, c
The University of Washington hasn’t had a winning football season in six years, and the last great squad is known more for its criminal activity than for its wins. This season, as fans and alumni clamor for the dismissal of the legendary coach hired to pu
From Lakeside School computer geek to pioneer Microsoft programmer to the gay community’s biggest benefactor, Ric Weiland seemed to have it all: brains, looks, wealth, social conscience. Then, on a sunny Pride weekend, he took his own life.
World War I ended 90 years ago this month, and only one American who fought in its blood-soaked battles remains alive today. How did a Seattle man become the foremost memory keeper of that war to end all wars?
As the first administrator of the EPA, Bill Ruckelshaus banned DDT
and got the lead out of gasoline. Now the Republican Party’s
most illustrious green faces a tougher task: to save Puget Sound.
His cleanup plan hinges on convincing the region’s most
Dil and Sue Griffiths were still recovering from one life-altering tragedy last December when the worst storm in a generation sent Lewis County through a wash cycle of swelling rivers and mudslides, inflicting millions of dollars worth of damage and killi
With his mile-wide smile, unreliable voice, and parade of hairdos, Sanjaya Malakar became a star—and a pop culture punch line—on American Idol. Now, with his sister Shyamali always at his side, he’s made a TV commercial and written a book, and waits for
Michael Gruber, Seattle’s secret best-selling novelist, seemed to be living the writer’s dream. And then he tried to put his name on the books he wrote, and everything changed. The dark tales he’d carried inside for three decades started to come out....