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Cupcakes, cookies and beer dyed green may mean party time in America. But in Ireland, there& a bitter history to eating green that harks back to the nation& darkest chapter.

Joe Burnison works as a deckhand aboard Loki, a salmon gillnetting boat in Puget Sound. Loki is owned by one of his oldest friends, Jonah Knutson. Both men grew up in West Seattle.

With his dark-rimmed glasses, Jonah Knutson doesn’t look like the salty fisherman.

Robert Patterson lives in the Jungle, a homeless encampment. This is a transcript from his audio diary: Sunday is … Carmen and I try to make this our day

Robert Patterson lives in the Jungle, a homeless encampment. This is a transcript from his audio diary: Sunday is … Carmen and I try to make this our day

Robert Patterson lives in the Jungle, a homeless encampment. This is a transcript from his audio diary: Sunday is … Carmen and I try to make this our day

Robert Patterson lives in the Jungle, a homeless encampment. This is a transcript from his audio diary: Sunday is … Carmen and I try to make this our day

Watch this Seattle guy on a rope — in slow motion

Terry Crane performs with Seattle-based company Acrobatic Conundrum. Watch his moves in slow-mo. Video filmed by Bond Huberman for KUOW

Lisa Hallett recalls the runs she took after her life was ripped apart in 2009.  Her husband John Hallett was killed during his deployment in Afghanistan and she was left with a three-year-old, a one-year-old and a newborn baby her husband would never meet.

Lisa Hallett recalls the runs she took after her life was ripped apart in Her husband John Hallett was killed during his deployment in Afghanistan and she was left with a three-year-old, a one-year-old and a newborn baby her husband would never meet.

An artist's unique perspective on Seattle's watery world

Seattle painter Niki Sherey Keenan describes herself as a landscape artist, but she’s really more of a waterscape painter trying to capture the beauty of the.

'Golden Row' by Seattle landscape painter Niki Sherey Keenan. Marcie Sillman interviewed her for our #ArtOfOurCity series

'Golden Row' by Seattle landscape painter Niki Sherey Keenan. Marcie Sillman interviewed her for our series

Douglass Brown was walking down Titlow Beach in Tacoma with a girl he liked when he saw a giant thing – that looked like an octopus tentacle – emerge from the water. He ran, screaming.

Douglass Brown was walking down Titlow Beach in Tacoma with a girl he liked when he saw a giant thing – that looked like an octopus tentacle – emerge from the water. He ran, screaming.

When they wouldn't hire her because she was a woman, she threatened her superiors. When the media asked her a stupid question, she gave them an earful

Mary Guinan, a professor of epidemiology and community health at the University of Las Vegas' School of Community Health Sciences, has a new memoir called Adventures of a Female Medical Detective.

Marcie Sillman talks with "Book Lust" author Nancy Pearl about Nick Harkaway's novel, "The Gone-Away World."

Marcie Sillman talks with "Book Lust" author Nancy Pearl about Nick Harkaway's novel, "The Gone-Away World.

Shocked by the story of a family friend, author Jon Krakauer began an exploration of why sexual assault is at once so prevalent and yet so unreported

'Three Cups of Tea' author plans reluctant return to public view

Bill Radke talks with Seattle author Lesley Hazleton about her new book, "Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto."

"Accidental theologist" Lesley Hazleton has written a biography of Muhammad. At TEDGlobal she shares a bold observation about his story.

Bill Radke speaks with Suzanne Adams about how her experiences as a former police chief and a transgender woman have helped her train Seattle Police

Bill Radke speaks with Suzanne Adams about how her experiences as a former police chief and a transgender woman have helped her train Seattle Police