From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • Washington Capitol with Tivoli Fountain in foreground. (Photo courtesy of Washington State Digital Archives) Washington’s beautiful Capitol Campus offers gorgeous views year-round. While most people see the campus during the day to tour buildings and view the flowers and trees that adorn the grounds, an evening walk-around can be worth it, too. This 1950s photo […]
  • Supporters of the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library have a chance to put their money where their hearts are by donating to WTBBL during the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG campaign Tuesday. GiveBIG is the one-day, online charitable giving event for King County nonprofits, where each gift is “stretched” to receive a percentage of a matching […]
  • The Washington State Elections Division is drawing acclaim for accessibility upgrades to the state’s popular online voter information tool called MyVote. Two of the nation’s leading election blogs called attention to the recent re-launch of the portal. Mindy Moretti over at ElectionlineWeekly called it “mobile-friendly, easy-to-use and, importantly, accessible.” She wrote that because the site […]
  • Henry Friedman shares his experiences about hiding from the Nazis during World War II. (Photos courtesy of Benjamin Helle) Holocaust survivor Henry Friedman, who is featured in the Legacy Washington exhibit “Washington Remembers World War II,” gave a stirring and powerful presentation about his experiences. Secretary of State Kim Wyman emceed Friedman’s presentation Wednesday at […]
  • Ross Perot during his 1992 speech in Olympia. (Photo courtesy Washington State Digital Archives) The upcoming Washington Presidential Primary is generating tons of buzz and anticipation as candidates are expected to hold rallies in our state in the coming days and weeks. It’s always exciting when presidential candidates come to our corner of the country! […]