Jason Pagano, KUOW

Jason Pagano


Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Jason:

Washington ferries still floating back to pre-pandemic service levels

Washington state's ferry system now has four of its eight routes back to pre-pandemic service levels. But the state's only international route, Anacortes to Sidney, B.C., won't be back until 2030 at the earliest. → Read More

We interrupt this mild Puget Sound winter for some cold weather

Washington State climatologist Nick Bond tells KUOW’s Patricia Murphy that the warm, wet winter predicted for the region could see an interruption. → Read More

4.6 earthquake strikes north of Seattle

The earthquake was centered in Monroe and was felt across the Puget Sound region. → Read More

Is city of Seattle getting tougher with those tent camp sweeps?

A drug bust saw Seattle police serve warrants at two tent camps and arrest 10 people, and that led to a sweep of the camps this week. Does this signal a new public safety approach at City Hall? → Read More

Is Seattle losing its progressive edge? A look at upcoming City Council races

Is Seattle's City Council election a battle between business and anti-business forces? Progressives vs. conservatives? Or is something else going on? → Read More

Brace yourself: Wildfires are coming

Will Seattle area skies be filled with smoke this summer? Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz says the state is prepping for another bad wildfire season. → Read More

Jay Inslee's week finds all Democratic eyes on climate

Washington Governor Jay Inslee got some political wins in recent days that could help his presidential run, just as he's trying to make it onto the Democratic debate stage. → Read More

Trust in Microsoft? That's the message at Build conference

Microsoft is wrapping up its annual developer conference in Seattle on Wednesday. Geekwire’s Todd Bishop hit the highlights of Build for KUOW’s Angela King. → Read More

Call this 'Year of the Environment' at Washington Legislature (except for orcas)

The Washington Legislature is at the finish line after big decisions on clean energy, education and the measles. The Seattle Channel's Joni Balter and Q13 political analyst C.R. Douglas recap the session with KUOW's Patricia Murphy. → Read More

Amazon, go? How aging workers and the Seattle squeeze could drive a move to the Eastside

Amazon said this week that it will move thousands of jobs out of Seattle, across Lake Washington to Bellevue. Parsing the news with KUOW's Angela King, Q13's C.R. Douglas and Joni Balter, host of "Civic Cocktail" on the Seattle Channel. → Read More

Jayapal calls Barr's action on Mueller report 'deeply troubling'

Seattle Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal says the Mueller investigation of Russian tampering in the U.S. election may be over, but House Judiciary Committee is just getting started. → Read More

700 bills in the Washington Legislature and counting: Which ones will survive?

Halfway through this legislative session, nearly 700 bills have been passed by the Washington House or Senate. Which bills will survive? → Read More

'Nobody really knows what the Green New Deal is. It's basically a slogan'

You’d think Democrats would be ecstatic that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to bring the Green New Deal up for a vote. → Read More

Inslee scores first million-dollar ad buy of 2020 presidential election

Money and TV ads are following Washington Governor Jay Inslee on the campaign trail in Iowa. → Read More

Hey, Seattle homeowners: You have to shovel your sidewalks

A reminder from the city of Seattle: If you're a property owner, shoveling the sidewalk is your responsibility. → Read More

Seattle could get 14 inches of snow this weekend

Starting Friday afternoon, five to 10 inches of snow are forecast around the Puget Sound area, according to the National Weather Service. Up to seven inches are possible in Seattle Worst case scenario is 14 inches, said National Weather Service forecaster Jay Albrecht. Given that, we are here to help with tips for de-icing your sidewalk. De-icer was out at stores around Seattle on Monday, but… → Read More

Democratic leader to Howard Schultz: Don't buy your way to the presidency

Washington Democratic leader Tina Podlodowski says Howard Schultz should try out his ideas in a party primary and see how that works. → Read More

Microsoft president on housing pledge: 'When you create jobs you've got to create more housing'

Microsoft President Brad Smith explains why the company is making the largest gift in its history: A $500 million pledge to address homelessness and affordable housing concerns in the Puget Sound region. → Read More

It’s between Gov. Jay Inslee, Tina Podlodowski for winner of WA politics. What say you?

2018 was a big and noisy year in politics. Joni Balter, host of civic cocktail on the Seattle Channel, and Q13 political analyst C.R. Douglas took a look at some big local stories with KUOW’s Angela King. → Read More

'A function of President Trump'? A look at Kim Schrier's lead in the 8th

One big prize for House Democrats nationally in this election was in Washington state -- the 8th Congressional District. Where did Kim Schrier's lead come from? → Read More