The state’s east-west political divide is changing, says Knute Berger, and there are many issues on which the two parties could find common ground

Seattle, Washington 1919 General Strike

Knute Berger reflects on two cataclysmic events that brought Seattle to its knees a century ago

Rainier Club members have long played a central role in shaping our city, Knute Berger recognizes, but so have citizen activists

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Knute Berger remembers his family’s Mount Baker neighborhood from long before it was designated a historic place

Where some Seattle behaviors are concerned, Knute Berger is coming around to the need for a little more broad-mindedness

Seattle experienced a midlife crisis 30 years ago, says Knute Berger. Are we having another one today?

Times are difficult in our fair city, says Knute Berger. Will balance and livability ever return?

While the Nordic countries have long influenced Seattle, as the impact of the original immigrants wanes, a new generation is embracing the culture

When the NHL comes to Seattle (and when the Sonics return), could the Monorail be used to manage the inevitable traffic snarl?

Times were grim in Seattle and the country 50 years ago. But there was reason for hope then, just as there is now.