Larry Gossett: an icon looks at his storied past

There is a very interesting story about Larry Gossett in the Seattle Times today. Larry Gossett is the incumbent King County Councilmember who is likely to lose reelection to Girmay Zahilay. I knew that Gossett was a local civil rights leader, but I honestly didn’t realize the extent of his work. Arrested in 1968 at […]

From the Seattle Times: Gap widens between state’s high, low performers in math and reading tests

Tl;dr Score gap widens and a lot of people have theories why. One thing I liked reading is that “school officials and community members are debating whether to end a specialized program for gifted and talented students in favor of gifted programs at each neighborhood school.” Yes please! You can read the whole article here, […]

Whale watching regulations

Passionate about our local whales? Our southern resident orca group is down to only 73 members. From the Seattle Times: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has opened a so-called scoping period for 60 days to take public comment on whether existing Federal Regulations adequately protect killer whales from the impacts of vessels and […]