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Sideman for Anita O’Day, bassist Chuck Metcalf organized Seattle’s jazz community

SEATTLE – The Seattle jazz community is gathering Wednesday at the New Orleans Restaurant to celebrate one of its own — bassist Chuck Metcalf. A onetime sideman for vocalist Anita O’Day and saxophonist Dexter Gordon — and a fine composer

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Sideman for Anita O’Day, bassist Chuck Metcalf organized Seattle’s jazz community

SEATTLE – The Seattle jazz community is gathering Wednesday at the New Orleans Restaurant to celebrate one of its own — bassist Chuck Metcalf. A onetime sideman for vocalist Anita O’Day and saxophonist Dexter Gordon — and a fine composer

Remember the Seattle Pilots? The one-and-done franchise’s shining moment was Don Mincher

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – First baseman Don Mincher, who represented the Seattle Pilots at the All-Star Game in 1969 in their lone American League season, has died at the age of 73. A left-handed power hitter, Mincher led the Pilots with

Remember the Seattle Pilots? The one-and-done franchise’s shining moment was Don Mincher

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – First baseman Don Mincher, who represented the Seattle Pilots at the All-Star Game in 1969 in their lone American League season, has died at the age of 73. A left-handed power hitter, Mincher led the Pilots with

Bookstore that David Ishii, 76, ran was ‘like a stop on the Underground Railroad for Asian-American writers’

SEATTLE – David Ishii, whose secondhand bookstore was a fixture of the Pioneer Square neighborhood from 1972 to 2005, died Thursday at the age of 76. Mr. Ishii was legendary for his unusual bookstore, which he opened in 1972, and

Bookstore that David Ishii, 76, ran was ‘like a stop on the Underground Railroad for Asian-American writers’

SEATTLE – David Ishii, whose secondhand bookstore was a fixture of the Pioneer Square neighborhood from 1972 to 2005, died Thursday at the age of 76. Mr. Ishii was legendary for his unusual bookstore, which he opened in 1972, and

Master of marketing, former Seattle Sonics GM Gary Volchok got his start with roller derby team

MERCER ISLAND, QWASH. – Gary Volchok knows how he’ll begin and end the eulogy for his father Zollie, one of the architects of the Sonics team that won the 1979 NBA title. The middle part of his address is giving

Master of marketing, former Seattle Sonics GM Gary Volchok got his start with roller derby team

MERCER ISLAND, QWASH. – Gary Volchok knows how he’ll begin and end the eulogy for his father Zollie, one of the architects of the Sonics team that won the 1979 NBA title. The middle part of his address is giving

First person: Seattle homebuilder Albert ‘A.C.’ Goodwin, 95, said he was sheriff of Cut-and-Shoot, Texas

SEATTLE –  Albert “A.C.” Goodwin, long time Seattle homebuilder, past President of the Seattle Master Builders, enthusiastic amateur sailor, life-long reader, possessor of an astonishingly large amount of basic, general information, and father of Terry, Greg, and Gael Goodwin, died

First person: Seattle homebuilder Albert ‘A.C.’ Goodwin, 95, said he was sheriff of Cut-and-Shoot, Texas

SEATTLE –  Albert “A.C.” Goodwin, long time Seattle homebuilder, past President of the Seattle Master Builders, enthusiastic amateur sailor, life-long reader, possessor of an astonishingly large amount of basic, general information, and father of Terry, Greg, and Gael Goodwin, died

Seattle’s popular Santa, Michael Baldwin, 65, drove a bright red car

SEATTLE, Wash. – It didn’t matter if they saw him in July, to Seattle-area children, Michael Baldwin was still Santa Claus. With his bushy white beard, rotund body and suspenders, he didn’t need to be dressed in red to have

Seattle’s popular Santa, Michael Baldwin, 65, drove a bright red car

SEATTLE, Wash. – It didn’t matter if they saw him in July, to Seattle-area children, Michael Baldwin was still Santa Claus. With his bushy white beard, rotund body and suspenders, he didn’t need to be dressed in red to have

Ten-year-old street performer Caleb Kors ‘read’ crowds, amazed circus professionals

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A small Washington community is mourning the death of a beloved street performer who, at only 10 years old, wowed crowds and impressed professionals with magic tricks and circus performances. Caleb “Flip” Kors, who was fatally injured

Ten-year-old street performer Caleb Kors ‘read’ crowds, amazed circus professionals

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A small Washington community is mourning the death of a beloved street performer who, at only 10 years old, wowed crowds and impressed professionals with magic tricks and circus performances. Caleb “Flip” Kors, who was fatally injured