Paige Browning is a news anchor and reporter for KUOW Public Radio, covering breaking news and stories of significance in the Puget Sound region. Paige's work is featured on KUOW's airwaves daily, and she is a backup host for KUOW's drive-time shows and Seattle Now podcast.
A native of the Northwest, Paige takes special interest in stories about climate change, our changing culture(s), politics and law. Paige's work has been features on the NPR newscast, All Things Considered, Here and Now, the BBC and local public radio stations throughout the northwest. She has lived and worked in Spokane, Missoula (MT) and Seattle.
Her specialty is writing news under a one day deadline, but she's also stepped onto wildfire scorched land, rappelled from a building, and been to the heart of protests for stories.
Paige likes to run, bike, camp, and linger around at art exhibits and concert venues, and thinks the Seattle Storm are the city's best team to see.
Languages: English, beginner Spanish
Professional Affiliations: SAG-AFTRA Shop Steward, Delta Gamma Alumna
Cash will remain king in King County under a new council proposal that would require all businesses in unincorporated areas to accept cash.
The work of Congress has stalled with the U.S. House's failure to elected a House speaker. The House has so far failed to elect a House Speaker. And despite wanting today off to mark the second anniversary of the January 6th attacks on the Capitol, representatives are headed back to the floor today.
A student group at the University of Washington is calling on the university to prohibit oil, gas, and mining operation companies from recruiting on campus.
Republican lawmakers want to pass more tax breaks for businesses and cancel the state’s payroll tax. But Gov. Inslee says Washington can afford new programs to pay for homeless services and mental health facilities.
Sales are down 38% compared to the same time last year. Sales of nonluxury homes are down 31%. In Seattle, the sales drop was more significant in both categories — 46% and 41% respectively.
Washington state is not meeting its own greenhouse gas reduction goals. But in an interview, Gov. Jay Inslee said he thinks the state can still meet its reduction goals by 2050.
Paige Browning talks with KEXP's Eva Walker about some of her favorite local albums of 2022
This is going to be one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, and Sea-Tac Airport spokesperson Perry Cooper says nearly 1 million visitors will pass through Sea-Tac terminals between Dec. 19 and Jan. 3.
The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that will allow restaurants and other owners to set up tables on sidewalks and in parking spaces, as long as they get a long-term permit.