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Past articles by Ed:

'Their stories were repressed': Seattle author's family survived less-known chapter of Holocaust

In his early 20s, Maksim Goldenshteyn had only just learned about his family’s history during the Holocaust. His new book tells a compelling story about how his grandfather and other family members survived World War II and how their lives unfolded afterward. → Read More

FOOD: 'Irish' Spaghetti and the power of food and family

In the latest installment of FOOD, KNKX's Ed Ronco shares an old family recipe with food commentator Nancy Leson. Meet "Irish Spaghetti." → Read More

State Rep. My-Linh Thai, herself a refugee, on the future for Afghans seeking shelter here

For state Rep. My-Linh Thai, the recent images and sounds from Afghanistan have hit close to home. “I turned on the news and I turned off the news, and I → Read More

They want to tell the real history, celebrate vibrant people of the Coast Salish

Robert Jago wants Northwesterners to learn the real history of this land. Jago says the places where we work, live and play today are also sites of → Read More

Marking a moment in 1865 with a song from 1970 – and the joy of gospel music

The first time we see the African American Cultural Ensemble all together, they’re standing on brick steps, swaying gently, singing, each dressed in a → Read More

The pandemic made things harder on teens, so they wrote a new state law to help

The COVID-19 pandemic took students out of school for most of the last year – away from friends and activities, and away from resources that can connect → Read More

King County residents, workers over 16 can now register for vaccine

Anyone 16 or older who lives or works in King County can now pre-register for a vaccination in Seattle. → Read More

Region prepares for wintry blast, with snow expected over next few days

Updates on weather forecast added at 10:40 a.m. Thursday: Western Washington is bracing for the first significant snowfall of the winter. → Read More

Sen. Patty Murray talks Boeing, 2020, and the aftermath of impeachment

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray spoke to KNKX about a variety of topics during an interview at her Tacoma office. She’s represented Washington state in the Senate → Read More

KNKX Olympia correspondent shows us around the Capitol Campus

Never walk across the state Capitol Campus with Austin Jenkins if you’re in a hurry. Fortunately, we are not in a hurry as Jenkins shows us around today, → Read More

After 40 years, no new editions for Pike Place Market newsstand

This is not the first story written about the newsstand at Pike Place Market, especially in the last few weeks. But it could very well be one of the last. → Read More

Bus rapid transit plans roll forward in Pierce County

Plans are rolling forward for Pierce County to add a bus rapid transit line along Pacific Avenue. The line would replace Pierce Transit’s Route 1, the → Read More

The 'one who stayed' gets his plaque: Cooperstown welcomes Edgar Martinez

Edgar Martinez, the beloved designated hitter who spent his entire career with the Seattle Mariners, will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of → Read More

Free speech rights on a 'sliding scale,' 50 years after Supreme Court victory

Mary Beth Tinker was a shy kid. “I got good grades, I was kind of a teacher’s pet, my dad was a preacher – I mean, come on,” she told KNKX Public Radio. → Read More

Taking In The Dalmatian Coast From A Boat On The Adriatic

KNKX travel expert Matthew Brumley continues his trip through Croatia. Last week, he gave us his first impressions of the capital city Zagreb. This week, → Read More

Walking In The Wilderness, Leaving No Trace

People who love nature love to be in the wilderness. The problem is if too many nature-lovers visit one location, it's no longer wild. This conundrum is → Read More

Lots To See In Barcelona, But This Guide Says Roam The Region, Too

Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain, and smack in the middle of the country’s Catalonia region. This week on Going Places, we hear from Cesar → Read More

Low-Cost Airlines Save You On Fares, But Watch For Fees And Other Pitfalls

Searching for a deal when you travel can be challenging. Many people look to low-cost airlines. They offer lower ticket prices and fewer frills than the → Read More

Come To Montreux For The Jazz, But See The Rest Of Switzerland, Too

The Montreux Jazz Festival just wrapped up in Switzerland. The diverse lineup included Gregory Porter, Chick Corea, along with Iggy Pop, Jack White, and → Read More

Seeing France From The Seine, With A Singing Captain And A Jazz Pianist

KNKX travel expert Matthew Brumley has spent a lot of time in France leading group travel. He’s driven the roads. He’s ridden the rails. But this last trip → Read More