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  • Ellen’s Favorite Things: Gluten-free recipes that’ll make you ‘lick the bowl’

    BURIEN, Wash., – Earlier this year, we introduced you to a local woman on a mission to make gluten-free cooking easy and tasty. Not only was her food delicious, but the owner of RylieCakes has such an infectious personality that we had to include her on our list of Ellen’s Favorite Things. We met up with owner Tara Rylie again for easy ways to go gluten-free for the holidays. From coffee cake to queso, waffles to muffins, Rylie’s new cookbook, […]

  • Ellen’s Favorite Things: Goats, anteaters and Zoolights, oh my!

    TACOMA, Wash., – During the month of December, I’m taking you back to some of my favorite spots I’ve visited over the year throughout western Washington. A quick look at my social media and you’ll know I’m an animal lover, so it only makes sense that we kick off “Ellen’s Favorite Things” at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma with a peek at Zoolights. The 32nd annual event is open nightly from 5 – 9 p.m. (except Christmas Eve) […]

  • ‘Experts’ make it easy for you to #HelpSanta this holiday season

    We've partnered again with Les Schwab Tire Centers to make sure every child gets a special toy during the holidays. Here's how you can #HelpSanta this year.

  • A 70 year Northwest tradition, Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship Festival set to launch Friday

    SEATTLE – It’s been a Northwest tradition for 70 years and the Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship Festival is ready to launch yet another holiday season. Beginning on Friday and running through December 23rd, guests will experience choirs, raffles, and even a special area designed specifically for kids. The Spirit of Seattle is decorated with hundreds of white lights and has several large speakers on board just waiting to give guests the perfect festive experience. Ships sail to different Puget Sound […]

  • Woodinville winery offers ‘great wine for the greater good’

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. – When husband and wife team, Tim Gamble and Teresa Spellman-Gamble, created Tinte Cellars they had an idea that went far beyond the winemaking business. The co-owners determined to combine their personal values with their business model, choose to donate a portion of all of their sales and earnings to local non-profit organizations. “We founded Tinte with a commitment to leave the world better than we found it. 10% of all our wine club sales, and 5% of […]

  • Three time cancer survivor builds multi-million dollar company. The story of glassybaby

    SEATTLE — In 2001, three-time cancer survivor Lee Rhodes founded glassybaby. The mother of three eventually caught the attention of Martha Stewart, and later, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became an investor. The company creates unique hand-blown glass art and $3 of every glassbaby sold goes to non-profits through their white light fund “to provide hope and healing.” glassybaby also awards “baby grants” to three non-profits that can be nominated by anyone. In fact, glassybaby is slated to give their 10 […]

  • Tacoma museum finds new ways to connect with visitors

    TACOMA, Wash. — The Fort Nisqually Living Museum pays homage to the first globally connected community of the Puget Sound. It also connects us now with the community that was here over 185 years ago. Visitors travel back to the Hudson’s Bay Company Fort established in 1833 and run until 1869 to experience what life was like then. “You can do everything from touch and feel the objects that were traded in our trade store. You can feed our chickens. […]

  • Seattle International Auto Show opens its doors to even the littlest of car enthusiasts

    Show-goers can check out the Family Fun Zone, Subaru pet adoption center, interactive simulators, displays showcasing electric and off-road vehicles and test drive more than 75 of the safest, high-tech cars on the road today.

  • Explore, splash, climb: Get hands-on at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma

    TACOMA, Wash. — Settled in the heart of downtown Tacoma, the Children’s Museum is one of five state-of-the-art museums in the city whose commitment to the community is access. “If you come in here with nothing in your pocket, you’re not going to be shamed upon,” says Grayson Gray, who was at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma enjoying a daddy-daughter date with his daughter, Luna. The first time they visited, they donated $20. In less than 30 minutes, Gray purchased […]

  • Harlem Globetrotters prepare for their PNW tour

    SEATTLE – The Harlem Globetrotters are known around the world and have entertained audiences since 1927. Each year nearly 750 athletes put on more than 400 live events. They’re bringing their show to the Pacific Northwest beginning on November 15th with stops in Everett, Bellevue, Kent and Lacey. Off the court, the group spends time in classrooms to promote their anti-bullying mission. They even volunteer their time with local television reporters, like me, and take pity on our awful basketball […]

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