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Searching for owls with wildlife photographer Paul Bannick

An audio story documenting a hike through one of Seattle's best parks, and the nocturnal predators that lurk inside. Read the story here or listen below. (Columns Magazine)

Martell Webster's second act

Once the top-ranked high school basketball player in the country, Martell Webster retired from the NBA to pivot to a new passion: music. (VICE Sports)

Rebuilding a Planned Parenthood

After a Planned Parenthood in Eastern Washington was firebombed, the community rallied together to help reopen its doors. (Broadly)

'We came here to contribute' 

As an undocumented immigrant, he dreaded going to the dentist. Now he's a dentist who goes the extra mile to put patients at ease. Photos by Sofia Jaramillo. (Columns Magazine)

With spoken word and hip-hop, a new generation of poets takes the stage

A story about the spoken-word storytellers, slam poets and hip-hop artists of the University of Washington. (Columns Magazine)

Busting BS: Training students to catch—and call out—fake news and falsehoods

A new class at the University of Washington teaches students to spot fake news, shoddy science and urban legends. (Columns Magazine)

Classmates, cousins hold missing boy close to their hearts

In the days after the mudslide in Oso, Washington, I talked with the family and friends of Denver Harris, a 14-year-old boy who had gone missing. (The Everett Herald)

Fighting kidney disease at home with his family

For Michael Goldberg, a kidney failure patient, having his family around him during dialysis was worth the extra time it takes to do the procedure at home. (The Everett Herald, The Jewish Journal)