Lee Robinson shows off freshly roasted beans from the Ometepe Island in Nicaragua. (Photo by Hannah Myrick)

Grassroots coffee company bonds Bainbridge Island with Nicaragua

What started as a Reagan-era political protest has grown into a thirty year relationship driven by the Northwest's love of coffee.
Aug 27, 2014
Japanese Americans walk down the Bainbridge Islan ferry dock to catch a special ferry to Seattle for mass removal in 1942. (Photo courtesy of the Museum of History & Industry)

A rich archive of Japanese internment gets richer with federal grant

Internet sensation and internment survivor George Takei will have one more thing to celebrate when he comes to town to lead the Seattle Pride Parade this weekend. Last week the National Parks Service presented Seattle-based Denshō with a $209,982 grant. The grant, one of 21 others totaling 2.9 million dollars, was awarded by the Japanese American Confinement […]
Jun 25, 2014