Seattle police swept through Westlake Park on October 5, 2011 making 25 arrests as they clashed with protesters and hauled away tents set up by the Occupy Seattle movement. The protest is an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.
The first 787 Dreamliner delivered by Boeing took off early Tuesday, September 27, 2011 for Japan, where All Nippon Airways (ANA) will launch it into passenger service late next month.
Two days after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, a man spread gasoline and fired a gun outside Idriss Mosque in Northgate. Aziz Junejo, who has worshipped at the mosque for years, collected cards and letters sent to the mosque in response to the attack.
Three parents talk about the struggles they’ve had as their children faced weight issues and lifestyle changes.
Teens participating in the Food Empowerment Education Sustainability Team (FEEST) program talk about the challenges teens face when trying to eat healthy.
Boeing began initial test flights of the 747-8 Intercontinental, Boeing’s largest passenger plane, at Paine Field on Sunday, March 20, 2011. The freighter version of the 747-8 had its first flight in February 2010.
Dick Morrill, a professor emeritus of geography and demography at University of Washington, uses census information to show changes in King County’s minority populations from 1940 to 2010.
Dick Morrill, a professor emeritus of geography and demography at University of Washington, explains what forces drove changes in King County’s population density from 1940 to 2010.
Fueled by the announcement that Seattle police Officer Ian Birk would not face criminal charges, protesters marched from Westlake Center to the place where John T. Williams was shot, then throughout the downtown area.
Evelyn Huff, of Shelton, Wash., co-founded the Adopt-A-Home program, helping residents in Ocean Springs, Miss. rebuild and recover from the effects of Hurricane Katrina.
Seattle’s new Roman Catholic Archbishop, the Most Rev. J. Peter Sartain, is officially installed during a special mass at St. James Cathedral on Wednesday, December 1, 2010.
The past few days have been pretty action-packed. I’ve been shooting video, stopping in coffee shops to edit, transmit and manage other content, then running back out to do it all over again. It’s been a lot of making do with what I had, moving quickly and working remotely. My iPhone and my wireless card have been my best friends (snow tires would have made that list too, if I had them).
Anyway, here’s a couple of the videos I produced Monday and Tuesday while covering the November 2010 snowstorm in Seattle – a small snowstorm in comparison to many I’ve covered in other cities, but enough snow to really affect Seattle.
Through email and Facebook announcements, children gathered at Columbia Park for a snowball fight on Monday, November 22, 2010.
Following Monday’s snowfall, West Seattle residents talk about their commutes home as they head back out to work on Tuesday morning, November 23, 2010.
Scenes of snow fall in West Seattle on the morning of November 22, 2010.
One year after the death of her husband, Seattle police Officer Timothy Brenton, Lisa Brenton prepares to dedicate a memorial in the neighborhood where he was slain.
What would you ask President Obama? | While waiting outside of Hec Edmundson Pavilion for the Barack Obama rally to begin, people talk about what they would say to the president if they had the chance.
Excerpts from Obama’s campaign speech at UW | As a part of a four-day West Coast campaign tour to support Democratic candidates, President Obama visited Seattle on Thursday, October 21, 2010 in support of Sen. Patty Murray. Obama spoke to a crowd of 10,000 at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. Read more.
Audience members at a campaign event for Patty Murray that featured Bill Clinton react to the former president’s speech at The Flying Heritage Collection Everett on Monday, October 18, 2010. Read the story by Jonathan Martin.
In Seattle, participants assemble the first Torah known to be made by women. Completed after eight years of work, the Torah was scribed collectively by a group of women scattered across the globe. Read more.
120 Seattle firefighters battle a fire at the former Sunny Jim peanut butter plant at South Industrial Way and Airport Way South on Monday, Sept. 20, 2010. Read more.
The Seattle Times has published a special report on family homelessness through a fellowship with Seattle University, funded by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. As a part of the project, Erika Schultz, Cliff DesPeaux, Genevieve Alvarez and I produced six videos documenting different stories of family homelessness. The project was definitely a team effort and included great reporting by Lornet Turnbull, innovative partnerships with our community news partners, a comprehensive list of resources and beautiful online design led by Denise Clifton. Check out the entire project here.
A child’s perspective on homelessness | Kim Ahern and son Jack, 9, lived at Nickelsville, the only tent city in King County that allows children on a long-term basis, as she searched for housing after moving to Seattle in April 2010. Read more about Kim and Jack.
Out of options, family moves into truck | Cherie Moore and her son, Cody Barnes, 18, lived in their truck for three weeks in May. Although Moore works as a caregiver for the elderly, she says she does not earn enough to pay for housing. Read more about Cherie and Cody.
A mother’s struggles with homelessness | Not long after moving to Seattle with her two teenage sons, June Lloyd was no longer able to work due to chronic pain. They lived in various apartments with other people and in hotel rooms until her savings ran out. Read more about June and her family.
Challenges for homeless dads | Jacob Smith is living in an emergency shelter in Everett with his three children, waiting for an opening in transitional housing. As a single father, Smith faced additional challenges finding resources. Read more about Jacob and his family.
Help for the whole family: First Place School | First Place is a Seattle non profit that provides support to homeless families, including schooling for homeless children, from kindergarten through sixth grade. Read more about Darasavanh Kraven and First Place.
The Self-Sufficiency Standard | Diana Pearce, a senior lecturer and the director of the Center for Women’s Welfare at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work, conducts research on the level of income necessary for individuals and families to meet their basic needs. Read more about the Self-Sufficiency Standard.
On a media tour of the new flight simulator for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, I was amazed at how realistic the simulation was. As the plane “took off” and I could see the horizon shifting outside the windows, I felt my stomach drop. Looking behind me through, I could see the rest of the room through an open door – we had not moved an inch. My body had been completely fooled by the visual cues. Such a strange sensation.
Here’s a look inside the simulator, which will be used to teach pilots to fly the Dreamliner.
Boeing instructor pilot Gregg Pointon demonstrates the new Dreamliner flight simulator. The simulator will be used to train new pilots to fly the 787.
Seattle Times reporter Hal Bernton recently returned from Afghanistan with Flip video of his time spent with Stryker soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Read his story here.
A battalion of Stryker soldiers return to Joint Base Lewis-McChord after a year in southern Afghanistan.
Several senior citizens from Auburn and Enumclaw explain what issues will influence their votes in the upcoming election. Read more.
Seattle Times reporter Erik Lacitis returned from the Bahamas with hours of video he shot on a Flip Mino HD and an iPhone 4. Here is an eyewitness account of how Colton Harris-Moore, referred to by many as the “Barefoot Bandit,” was caught.
Kenny Strachan, security director at the Romora Bay Resort & Marina, and Ronald Billiot, a yacht boat captain, describe the events that led to Colton Harris-Moore’s capture and arrest in the Bahamas on July 11, 2010.
At 10:05 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, King County Sheriff’s Office spokesman John Urquhart talks about the investigation into shootings at Lake Sammamish State Park earlier.
At 10:50 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, King County Sheriff’s Office spokesman John Urquhart talks about the investigation into shootings at Lake Sammamish State Park earlier.
After spending 23 years mixing treatments for chemotherapy patients, Sue Crump was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer. She is one of several health care workers who believe that their workplace exposure to the chemicals led to later illness.
Thousands of mourners from the area’s East African community attended a memorial that began Friday morning at KeyArena for the woman and four children who perished in Saturday’s apartment fire in Fremont.
Seattle Times photographer Erika Schultz flew with a McChord C-17 crew to Haiti and back, sending back images and video back to be edited as the plane delivered relief to Haiti and refugees back to the U.S.
A C-17 crew from McChord Air Force Base delivers aid to Haiti, then returns to the U.S. with earthquake survivors.