The salmon and starlings of Washington's wild outdoors
A year ago, Atlantic farmed salmon celebrated the solar eclipse by escaping.
Now Cooke Aquaculture, the company that lost them, has been approved to bring in 800,000 more.
The European starling has gone through many transformations: from friend of Mozart to invasive American nuisance species. Now it's sitting on the shoulder of Lyanda Haupt, whose book Mozart's Starling has been nominated for a Washington State Book Award.
Atlantic salmon have yet to undergo the transformation from menace to darling, at least in the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle Times' Lynda Mapes tells us why the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is approving more than a million more ahead of a planned phaseout of the industry.
After three years - and only two weeks on the job for Chief Carmen Best, the Seattle Police Department has reached a tentative contact agreement with the Guild. Times reporter Steve Miletich explains how we got here.
70,000 strong gaming convention PAX West comes to Seattle this weekend. It's the first large gaming event since the Jacksonville shooting. Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley of the Northwest Nerd Podcast joined Bill Radke to talk security as well as what they're looking forward to from this year's con.