Mike James

Mike James was a long-time anchor newscaster at KING TV.

Guns. Again.

One grim certainty from these mass shootings: gun sales will spike right after the tragedy.

Seattle Parks: Where’s the Urgency?

Given the challenge, tents everywhere in parks throughout the city, a sense of resignation was not surprising. But there are fixes and many other cities have found them.

Seattle Youth Symphony: What Building Back Better Sounds Like

Last March the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra – one of the country’s leading training grounds for young musicians – was rehearsing for a spring concert. Kathleen Allen, SYSO’s executive...

The Shock of the Trial, the Shock of 43 Senators

The duty of those 43 senators was to the democratic values that sustain us and keep alive the American dream. The 43 senators failed.

Go to Video: The Ferocity of the Mob

We saw mob insolence perhaps never seen so nakedly.

Tutta Bella Restaurants: Reinvented for the Pandemic

Restaurateur Fugere says, "I never thought of myself as someone that resilient but when the call came for it to surface, to come out, there it was. In an odd way, an unexpected way, it’s been energizing.”

I’ve got the Walking Downtown Blues

Getting our city back economically is vital to our overall recovery from this pandemic catastrophe. That will take all of us moving together, not sniping for political advantage.

Is it 1861 again?

And here we are, just days from what was once a powerful symbol of democracy, of American strength - its peaceful inauguration of a new president - looking at rows and rows of uniformed troops, as with Lincoln so long ago, gathered to protect that sacred moment from armed disruption. In this year of 2021.

Open Letter to Mayor Durkan: Don’t Let a Lovely Tribute Park Get Trashed

The elegant Madison Valley park itself, given its small scale and the number of tents now lining the perimeter, is now essentially off-limits to Seattle citizens.

A Day of Warning

This bizarre disruption did not stop the work of a joint Congress, gathered to approve the electoral college count, but it did strip away any illusions about our 45th president.