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

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

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

Plus: Dig into Washington Archaeology Month

Plus: The first military plane to land in Seattle

Plus: Famous presidents make stops in Washington state

Plus: The start of the Columbia Basin Reclamation Project

Plus: Looking back on the first long-distance endurance flight

Plus: Three anniversaries atop and above Mount Rainier