"My mother was a kind and gracious lady who illuminated the season with her love and her joy, but…"
BY PAT D'AMICO | December 2, 2022 at 5:01 p.m.


Libby Carr

There are those who haven’t bothered to slow down...

Do You Need a Friend?

If the pandemic taught us anything, it’s that we all need a buddy in life


Double Trouble, Double Adorable

Visitors are delighting in the antics of Juniper and Fern, brown bear cubs that were brought to the zoo after being orphaned in the wild


Northwest Watercolor Society Announces 2022 Awards

From that point forward he devoted his life entirely to his art

Back-to-Back World Champs!

You may not know it, but The Mariners recently won back-to-back titles!

Dancing with the Muse in Old Age

Priscilla Long is a Seattle-based writer and teacher whose work includes science, poetry, fiction, nonfiction and history

Laughter, Tears and Dusty Muffins

Between them, veteran reporter Julie Blacklow and longtime "Evening Magazine" host Penny LeGate racked up a total of 75 award-winning years in Seattle television

AARP Washington Welcomes Marguerite Ro as New State Director

Marguerite Ro will direct the Association’s activities on behalf of nearly 900,000 Washington state members


Some Thoughts About Our Telephones

I can’t help thinking back to the physical, simple uplifting of spirits that the telephone brought into our lives

Local Seniors Launch a Book about Search and Rescue and Honor their K9 Companion

This gritty, inside view of a K9 search and rescue team features the ‘principal investigator’ – a yellow Labrador retriever named Keb


Artist Finds His Niche in Seattle

Artist Rex Batson taught high school and college English for most of his career

Woodland Park Zoo's Conservation Scientist Nominated for World’s Leading Animal Conservation Award

Twenty-five years ago, Dabek traveled to the remote peninsula in Papua New Guinea in search of the elusive Matschie’s tree kangaroo

This Week in Northwest History: Bruce Springsteen rocks with locals in 1980

On the evening of October 23, 1980, Bruce Springsteen pops into a Pioneer Square tavern and jams a few tunes with the band

Best 3 Coziest Small Towns in Washington

And Washington's coziest towns are...