Jack Broom, The Seattle Times

Jack Broom

The Seattle Times

Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Jack:

Former Washington governor, King County executive John Spellman dies

John D. Spellman, Washington’s 18th governor and the first King County executive, has died at age 91. → Read More

From Mount St. Helens to J.P. Patches, reporter Jack Broom reflects on 39 years at The Times

In nearly 39 years at The Seattle Times, general-assignment reporter Jack Broom, retiring Friday, has seen many people, places and things — and a great deal of change in journalism. → Read More

Sunny and 60 degrees? In February? Enjoy it while it lasts

After a four-month stretch of above-normal precipitation, the forecast calls for sunshine (and warm temperatures) in Western Washington through Wednesday. → Read More

$1.4 million: Donors set record for Fund For The Needy

The recently concluded Seattle Times Fund For The Needy campaign raised a record $1,416,413 from generous readers and partners. The money goes to 12 nonprofit organizations addressing variety of needs. → Read More

Seattle mother of Nepal earthquake victim still waits for her remains

The mother of Bailey Meola, one of two young women from Seattle killed in the April 25 earthquake in Nepal, said she wishes U.S. officials were doing more to find and identify her daughter’s remains. → Read More

Heavy rain on way to Seattle area, but at least it will be warm

The approach of a warm, wet storm prompts concern about flooding on the Olympic Peninsula and in Northwest Washington. → Read More

Interactive exhibit at Pacific Science Center lets you do the math

Math Moves! a traveling interactive exhibit that attempts to take the intimidation out of math, opens Saturday at the Pacific Science Center. → Read More

You still have time to donate to this season’s Fund For The Needy

Donations are still being accepted to The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy, which closes its 2015-2016 campaign next week. → Read More

Seahawks fans, Momma Lynch keep the faith as they watch playoff game

Delisa "Momma" Lynch, Marshawn Lynch's mother, gathered with Seattle Seahawks fans at a casino in Arlington to watch her son's return for the playoff game against the Carolina Panthers. → Read More

How a Carolina couple turned into 12s and founded a Seahawks fan club 2,200 miles from Seattle

A Seahawks fan club based in Charlotte, N.C., is planning a Saturday evening rally for Hawks fans traveling to Sunday Seahawks-Panthers playoff game. → Read More

Seahawks’ fans wake up early, rev up to watch playoff game from sports bars

Seahawks fans were up early and ready to cheer on their team Sunday morning in its playoff game in Minnesota. → Read More

Hawks fans in Vikings country: Layering on blue and green for ice-cold game

Cheap seats and a potential third straight Super Bowl run are drawing Seahawks fans to Minnesota for Sunday’s playoff game, even though the temperature at kickoff is expected to be near zero. → Read More

Seahawks fans gear up to be early birds for 10 a.m. kickoff vs. Vikings

A Seahawks playoff game at 10 a.m. Sunday complicates plans for some, but loyal Seahawks fans will be ready. → Read More

Freezing fog, stale air forecast for the new year

A dry opening is forecast for the new year in the Puget Sound area, along with the potential for freezing fog and stagnant air. → Read More

New forecast looks good for Space Needle fireworks

Good news for fireworks-watchers: Mostly clear skies are expected in the Seattle area tonight. The upbeat forecast replaces one issued earlier this week, which included the possibility of fog that could have diminished the impact of tonight’s 31st annual New... → Read More

Northern Lights may be visible in Seattle area

The Northern Lights could be visible from the Seattle area Wednesday evening — before clouds and fog form — because of a solar eruption. → Read More

Fog could blur New Year’s Eve fireworks

The possibility of fog New Year’s Eve could diminish the clarity of the Space Needle fireworks display at “T-Mobile New Year’s at the Needle.” → Read More

Finally, drenched December expected to get a day without rain

The year is forecast to end on a dry note, following 2015 records for heat and days of heavy rain, and a December that is the second-wettest ever recorded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. → Read More

Fans wild about wild-card Seahawks’ chances

Ardent Seahawks fans have put this season’s slow start behind them and are focusing on a possible third straight trip to the Super Bowl. → Read More

Holiday travelers throng Sea-Tac on busy flying day

Sea-Tac Airport expects Wednesday to be the heaviest travel day of the holiday season, with about 137,000 passengers expected. In all, about 1.5 million travelers will use Sea-Tac through Jan. 5. → Read More