KOMO editor Joe Wren will take you back through the video archives for a look at interesting people, places and events of the past.
More Joe's Video Vault Stories
Paul McCartney and his band perform at Safeco Field tonight, July 19, a month shy of his first appearance here 49 years ago with a little British band called The Beatles. Read More »
The story of Phil Shinnick's jump aired on our "After The Game" show on Sept 19, 2005. It tells of Phil Shinnick's 40-year quest to have his remarkable flight declared a world record. Read More »
In the nearly 28 years since he retired as the University of Washington basketball coach, we've read that Coach was still mentoring and giving coaching advice up until very recently. Read More »
I was digging through the Vault recently and found this gem from Sept 5, 1986. Read More »
Today's selection from the Video Vault is something that may surprise those of you that have seen Ken Schram only in his role as commentator these last 15 years or so. Read More »
I am a Patches Pal, and have been for over 45 years. So you know I'm of a certain age. And I join thousands upon thousands of Patches Pals older than I and far, far younger in mourning the death of JP Patches. Read More »
KOMO's Bob Throndsen and photographer Rick Jewett flew south on the morning of April 30, 1992 and hit the ground running Read More »
I thought it would fun for all you coffee drinkers to take a look at a time when Starbucks just sold coffee beans and had been purchased by Il Giornale coffee shops. Read More »
With the passing of Betty Ford last Friday, it seemed appropriate to reach into the vault for this interview with the former First Lady. Read More »
Today's vault presentation aired September 10, 1979, when the penitentiary was well on the way to being closed. Read More »
Watch KOMO's report from the day the Nisqually earthquake shook Western Washington in 2001. Read More »
Thirty years ago today, Seattle and the rest of the world was reacting to the news from the night before of the murder of John Lennon. Read More »
Today we take a look at the historic Boeing Plant 2, which was camouflaged during WWII to make the plant appear from the air as though it were a residential neighborhood. Read More »
Ten years ago Friday, the quiet of a downtown Sunday morning was broken by the explosions that brought the Kingdome down. Read More »
You know him as the weather guy, but today we'll look back 25 years to see some of Steve Pool's favorite feature reports. Read More »
Ten years ago, thousands of protesters converged on downtown Seattle with the intention of protesting the World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference. Read More »
It was 20 years ago today when the Berlin Wall came crashing down. KOMO's Kathi Goertzen was there for the huge celebrations that followed. Read More »
In September, 1983, Costco opened its first discount warehouse in Seattle. More than 26 years later, customers are still stocking up on gigantic jars of mayonnaise, boxes of jerky and discount electronics. Read More »
Check out KOMO's coverage of the first days of school in the Puget Sound area from 1967 and 1977. You'll even get a look at Ken Schram's early fashion sense. Read More »
Sun halo near Orondo, WA over Memorial Day Weekend. Photo by Stephanie Campbell.
About a week ago I posted 3 pictures of 4 newly hatched Dark-Eyed Oregon Junco chicks. These are the same little ones, 8 days old now. They should fledge by June 1. It's amazing how quickly they grow. A week ago there was tons of room in the nest.
Each year since 1946, the Nisei Veterans Committee has held a Memorial Day Service to honor all who have died in service of their country, especially members of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most highly decorated unit for size and length of service in the history of the US Military, and the Military Intelligence Service, a group credited by General MacArthur's staff with shortening the War in the Pacific by two years