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Attorney General Bob Ferguson plays a chess match with Q13 Fox News political analyst C.R. Douglas.

Attorney General Bob Ferguson

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and his legal team led the successful opposition to the Trump Administration’s executive order that singled out seven predominantly Muslim countries in a wide-ranging travel ban, arguing the ban was unconstitutional and would lead to financial hardship for the state and its leading businesses.

Westland Distillery

Washington’s Whiskey Scene

Washington is known for its beverages (coffee, anyone?), and one of those beverages is whiskey. Grey skies call for dark cocktails, after all.

Sawyer Buckminister Fuller

Making Fly-Sized Robots

Sawyer Buckminster Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, works on a very tiny scale.

Charter Hotel, Seattle

Charter Hotel, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, is planning a $52 million, sixteen-story, 229-room chic hotel at Second Avenue and Stewart Street.

Salaam Cultural Museum

Rita Zawaideh presides over the Seattle-based nonprofit organization, Salaam Cultural Museum (SCM), which she founded eleven years ago.

My Mother’s Gift

I had never seen the two liquor boxes before, sealed with duct tape so old the edges had become brittle, browned and cracked. More duct tape covered the suitcase I recognized as belonging to my grandmother. I had found them buried deep in the back of my mother’s closet as I packed up her tiny apartment after she lost her battle with cancer in 2009.