Travis Mayfield, Q13 FOX News

Travis Mayfield

Q13 FOX News

Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Travis:

Adults unwittingly share body-shame with kids

SEATTLE, Wash -- We all want our children to have a healthy body image and feel confident in their sense of self and the body they have. However, the things we say to ourselves are picked up by children more often than we think. → Read More

Investigator says FAA training inspectors weren’t qualified

Investigators say many Federal Aviation Administration inspectors who worked on pilot-training standards for the grounded Boeing 737 Max and other planes were themselves unqualified and insufficiently trained. → Read More

Olalla teacher inspires community to change their corner of the world

Lisa Wicken says she called a community meeting and set out a plan to create a new nonprofit aimed at service and kindness, and she and her kids have been helping ever since. → Read More

How Port Orchard’s Debbie Macomber almost didn’t become a bestselling author

Ask anyone from the southern half of Kitsap County about their most famous neighbor and they likely have a story about best-selling author Debbie Macomber. → Read More

Football for all: Seahawks partner with LGBTQ football league

SEATTLE -- The Seahawks organization is joining a growing number of other NFL teams in visibly and actively supporting the LGBTQ community. For the first year ever the team officially marched in Seattle and Spokane Pride parades. → Read More

What started as a game is now bringing the Sumner community together

Walk around Sumner long enough and you’re bound to see a decorated stone with a joke, a message of hope or just something that may brighten your day. → Read More

Bellingham home to crazy sock fashion brand loved by Presidents and public

BELLINGHAM, Wash – You know the names Armani, Gucci, Chanel. But what about Mod? No? Never heard of it? They ship to 300 exclusive stores around the globe. They’ve clad presidents and celebrities, but what is their trade? Crazy socks. → Read More

Homeless staffing agency ‘growing and thriving’ in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash – There’s plenty of bad news about the homeless crisis, but if you look there’s good news about groups making a real difference as well. Valeo Vocation in Tacoma is one of those groups helping people move from homeless to housed. → Read More

Inside Olympia’s hidden gun range

Open a business in a visible spot, and one of the first things you do is put up a sign. But one business in Olympia did the exact opposite. → Read More

Post-breakup concierge service for Seattle ‘hopefully in coming year’

SEATTLE -- Today you can hire a wedding planner, a birthing coach, a life coach and of course a funeral director. So what about one of those in-between times like a break-up? Since it's 2019 there is of course help to be hired there as well. → Read More

Grieving women find new hope in growing medical supply charity

BELLINGHAM, Wash – It’s simple advice we’ve heard countless times: It never hurts to ask. Yet, we often keep our dreams to ourselves and they go unfulfilled. Which is why we wanted to share the story of a grieving mom who was brave enough to name what she needed. → Read More

Brooks sells out of men’s Ugly Christmas Sweater shoes

SEATTLE -- Ugly Christmas Sweater running shoes are a thing this holiday season thanks to Seattle based Brooks Running Co. But the company CEO, Jim Weber, tells Q13 News the shoes have proven so popular the men's version is already gone. "Unfortunately they sold out fast," said Weber. → Read More

Will inventor’s nudge finally get the toilet seat down?

NEW YORK -- The toilet seat should be down when you leave the bathroom. Still for countless guys that simple concept is apparently Kryptonite. But could tech have a solution? Enter SmartNudge. → Read More

Your pumpkin pie probably contains no actual pumpkin

SEATTLE -- Even if the can you used to make it says 100% pure pumpkin, that pie you are serving your loved ones still probably doesn't have an ounce of actual pumpkin in it. Libby's company makes canned fruits, meats and veggies. It tells The Wall Street Journal it produces 80% of the canned pumpkin filling sold in the US. Canned pumpkin is the number one way American's make pumpkin pie. → Read More

Spice up your Turkey with flaming hot Cheetos

SEATTLE -- Are you bored with the traditional Thanksgiving turkey? Reynolds, the company that makes kitchen foil, thinks you can spice up your bird with Cheetos. → Read More

Tacoma Veteran uses Army skills, business savvy to fight homelessness

TACOMA, Wash – Elected leaders across Washington State continue trying to stem the growing homeless crisis plaguing the region. However, in most cases those efforts have been unsuccessful in decreasing the number of people living on the streets. → Read More

Fill out a Q13 FOX candy bracket: Which candy is the most popular?

Happy Halloween! The Q13 FOX team is having a little fun and we want to know what your favorite candy is. Fill out the bracket above and pick a winner! When you have a winner, post it in the comments of this Facebook post -- and we'll reveal a winner at 9:50 a.m. → Read More

Group asks President Trump to change the day we celebrate Halloween

Thousands of people are hoping to change the day we celebrate Halloween! But why the change? → Read More

Viral cheese advent calendar coming to US stores — thanks to you!

SEATTLE -- Two years ago Q13 News showed you an advent calendar filled with cheese (yum)! Travis Mayfield and our morning news team thought it was amazing, and the story of the advent calendar with a twist went viral across the country. The only problem ... the food blogger who created the calendar was British, meaning the calendars were only sold in the United Kingdom. → Read More

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff gets a $550-an-hour coach

The taxpayer-funded transit authority for the Puget Sound region has hired a $550-an-hour management coach to help its chief executive get along better with employees. → Read More