Chason Gordon

Chason Gordon

Website: http://mynorthwest.com/

Chason Gordon was a writer for MyNorthwest.com. On Twitter at @chasongordon

Washington state does indeed have a crow hunting season

When is crow hunting season in Washington state? Asking for a friend.
6 months ago

If you move into a recently built house, bring your neighbors cookies

It's difficult to complain about the noise coming from your neighbor's house when it's actually being built and there's no one home.
7 months ago

It’s legal to own chickens in Seattle, but they’re bad neighbors

Owning chickens in Seattle is legal, but you're not supposed to hear farm animals in the city, just like people in the country don't expect to hear rave music.
12 months ago

Washington schools should reopen because my neighbors’ kids are loud

An argument that Washington schools need to reopen for the sake of the children, and also because the kids next door won't stop yelling.
1 year ago

The interplay between mask etiquette and mask fatigue

A look at the relationship between the urge to wear a coronavirus mask and the exhaustion of constantly having to do so.
1 year ago

Proposed lemonade stand bill would protect kids from local governments

A proposed Washington House bill would give protections to children operating a lemonade stand on private property.
2 years ago

Two enormous sea lions stretch out on tiny boat near Olympia

In a video that's since been making the rounds on the internet, two seemingly enormous sea lions can be seen stretching out on poor little boat through Eld Inlet near Olympia.
2 years ago

Police book ferret and man after bungled North Seattle robbery

On Wednesday at a hardware store on Aurora, secutiry guards confronted two men they witnessed trying to steal power tool battery packs. Then a ferret got involved.
2 years ago

Boeing gives pink slips to robots, trying out ‘humans’

Boeing gave their large-scale robotic system the old heave-ho recently after years of messing up the assembly of the 777 fuselage.
2 years ago

Referee speaks out on parents who attacked him at Orting football game

Angry parents rushed the field to attack the referee during a youth league semi-final match between the Orting and Federal Way on Saturday. The referee discusses what happened.
2 years ago

Seattle area coffee chain barred former baristas from working at nearby cafes

Seattle area coffee chain Mercurys Coffee was making employees sign non-compete agreements, barring them for 18 months from working at any other coffee shop within a ten-mile radius of one of their locations.
2 years ago

Washington’s best grocery bagger headed to national competition

Spokane's own Henry Johnson from Yoke’s Fresh Market won the Washington state best grocery bagger contest, and will be competing in the nationals for $10,000.
2 years ago

Small planes are flying kokanee salmon to Orcas Island hatchery

Local pilots have begun flying kokanee salmon to an Orcas Island hatchery, the latest effort by King County to ensure their survival.
2 years ago

Washington schools need later start times, since they keep waking me up

Numerous studies have shown that later school start times has numerous benefits for students and kids. Plus, I will get to sleep in later.
2 years ago

New restroom at Sea-Tac one of 10 finalists in national restroom contest

The restroom was part of the first stage of the $658 million North Satellite Modernization Project at Sea-Tac, and now it's one of 10 finalists in Cintas' Best Restroom contest for 2019.
2 years ago

Gordon: Congestion tolling should be based on why you’re driving downtown

Seattle is looking at congestion tolling based on when you're going downtown, but maybe it should be based on why you're going downtown.
2 years ago

QFC’s new self-checkout cameras may send you back to human checkouts

It seems as though QFC got a nice birthday check from its grandmother recently and spent all the money at Best Buy, grabbing themselves hundreds of fancy security cameras, all of which are pointed at you.
2 years ago

The great Woodland Park Zoo red panda escape

Two red pandas made a getaway from their exhibit at Woodland Park Zoo, leading to a 15-hour standoff.
3 years ago

Cedar Hills landfill ‘Mole’ may have inspired sandcrawlers in ‘Star Wars’

The Mole, a 1960s trash-compacter from Cedar Hills is rumored to be the inspiration for the sandcrawlers in Star Wars.
3 years ago

WSU study: Babies of cannabis-using rats show negative cognitive effects

A new WSU study found that the offspring of cannabis-using rats showed negative cognitive effects when they grew up.
3 years ago

King County Library lost a cutthroat book sorting competition to New York

King County Library recently fell to New York in the sixth annual Book Sorting Competition, which is a thing.
3 years ago

Seattle Public Utilities rescue two goldfish from storm basin

On Friday, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) successfully rescued a pair of goldfish who were calling the catch basin their home.
3 years ago

Study finds that Seattle is somehow not America’s best coffee city

A new WalletHub study ranks Seattle as the second-best coffee city in the country. One East Coast city beat Seattle, according to some metrics some may agree, or disagree with.
3 years ago

PARK(ing) Day lets people re-imagine parking spots as anything but parking

There are 62 fewer parking spots today in Seattle because today is PARK(ing) Day, where people can re-imagine parking spots as mini parks.
3 years ago