Category: Seattle

meals for hospital workers

The GoFundMe that Powers The Herbfarm to Feed 14,626 Doctors, Nurses and Medical Staff

Update June 4th, 2020: Through the last eleven weeks, the tireless staff at The Herbfarm produced 14,626 meals for medical teams around the Puget Sound Area. Seattle and Eastside residents have raised $330,829 via GoFundMe, OneRedmond and the now closed...

/ March 20, 2020

Heidi Wills Broke Into My Car on Halloween

As I walked towards my car the morning after Halloween, I saw the door was slightly ajar and I knew immediately what had happened: Heidi Wills had broken into my car. Shortly after, I tried to log in to NextDoor...

/ November 3, 2019

Molina’s Surprise Billing Operations at Swedish Hospital Continue in Seattle

Have you paid a surprise out of network bill for emergency room or anesthesiology care? I would like to hear from you.

/ October 21, 2019
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why is biking dangerous

Why Am I Scared to Ride a Bike?

For the most part, I’ve stopped biking in Seattle. The density of vehicles and aggressiveness of drivers has surpassed my comfort level. I appreciated Vreni’s visual guide to why biking has become so dangerous and how it could be made...

/ July 29, 2019

How Fighting Your Health Insurer is Rigged in Washington State

Six Independent Review Organizations Rule with Insurers in 80 to 89% of Cases

/ July 3, 2019

R.I.P. Naked City Greenwood

When I asked if they were still serving food late in the evening, she replied, “No, never again. Never again.” R.I.P. Naked City (and your beet burger and truffle fries). Here’s a good Seattle Times piece on how rising costs...

/ December 28, 2018