Quantity of care | A lost voice

By Mike Baker   | The Seattle Times After enduring years of painful headaches and injuries, Talia Goldenberg — a lively, uninhibited artist — was ready for surgery to help stabilize her flexible spine. Talia Goldenberg emerged from the fog of anesthesia. The 23-year-old wiggled her toes. She wagged her feet. Good signs for a patient coming out of spinal … Read More

Two cops, an axe and many questions on Bainbridge

By Jonathan Martin and Ken Armstrong | The Seattle Times There’s really no saying what Doug Ostling was thinking once he hung up the phone. His parents say he was impulsive. An idea came to him, he acted and moved on. It may not have even occurred to him that calling 911 and yelling — “What are you!” “What is that!” … Read More