History Section

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

Come meet ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, on Saturday, July 20

The power is on, the cutterhead is hooked up and two miles of Seattle soil await the teeth of ‘Bertha,’ the world’s largest tunneling machine, which you can “meet” in person... [Read more]

World War II Fighter Pilot Recalls Dangers Escorting Allied Bombers

World War II Fighter Pilot Recalls Dangers Escorting Allied Bombers

by Ralph Nichols, with photos by Michael Brunk WWII Veteran John Hauff shares a log book entry to Ralph Nichols “It was a lot of fun until they started shooting at us.” So quipped John Hauff, a World... [Read more]

Waterland Blog: South King Fire & Rescue Remembers 9/11

Waterland Blog: South King Fire & Rescue Remembers 9/11

South King Fire & Rescue and the Cities of Federal Way and Des Moines, WA hosted a dawn 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Celebration Park in Federal Way on Sunday Morning, September 11. Visit our sister... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sights & Sounds From Seattle’s Martin Luther King Rally & Parade

PHOTOS: Sights & Sounds From Seattle’s Martin Luther King Rally & Parade

By Nicholas Johnson Thousands of MLK Day celebrants strolled through Seattle’s streets Monday afternoon. Following a route from Garfield High School down to the Federal Building at 2nd Avenue and... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society Presents Free Program On Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday

Highline Historical Society Presents Free Program On Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday

The Highline Historical Society will present a free, living history performance of “Eleanor Roosevelt: No Ordinary Woman” on Sunday, January 16, at 2 PM. Professional actress and Chautauqua... [Read more]