Paige hosts midday newscasts and monitors news of significance to the Puget Sound region. She subscribes to KUOW's mission: to create and serve a more informed public. This is what drives each story and newscast she anchors.
Paige was raised in the mountains and lakes around Spokane, the city where she first witnessed the importance of local journalism. She is a former news host and reporter for Spokane Public Radio, a station as invested in culture, environment, and journalism as she is.
The start of her public radio career came one fall in Montana, when Paige reported about black bears rummaging in people's trash. She's a proud alumna of University of Montana's School of Journalism, where she contributed to KUFM.
Paige is a shop steward of KUOW’s SAG-AFTRA newsroom union.
When not on air, you'll find her consuming true crime and long-form journalism, at a museum or music venue, and watching women's basketball.
‘It is stunning. It is scary. And everybody in this country should be afraid.’
In Whatcom County on Tuesday, a mile-long oil train derailed and caught fire as it was rolling toward a refinery in Ferndale. No one was hurt, and state officials say there have been no wildlife impacts. Eric de Place is an expert on oil trains and derailments. He's director of energy policy at the Sightline Institute -- a non-profit think-tank based in Seattle. He joined KUOW to talk about the dangers of transporting oil by rail.
Seattle City Light disconnects software implicated in massive government hack, says it wasn't compromised
Seattle City Light was using the computer software that's been widely infiltrated by hackers. But utility officials say its network remains secure.
The first doses of a Covid-19 vaccine authorized for public use have arrived in Washington state. But that's not going to change the situation significantly before the holiday season ends. Public health officials are urging people to keep masking up and social distancing.
Attorneys for the city of Seattle are getting ready to defend a new tax on big businesses now that the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is suing the city over it.
‘There are a lot of people in our community who have Covid and don't even know it.’
‘Having people die from a disease that the staff feel could have been prevented, having to watch them die, and hold their hand while they die, while they're alone, is really challenging.’
While Washington state predictably voted for the Democratic ticket this year, Native American voters say a Biden presidency could be particularly favorable for Indian Country.
The Seattle Storm won the WNBA title Tuesday night with a defeat over Las Vegas. It's the team's fourth championship and a tie for the league record.
Artists have completed the re-painting of the Black Lives Matter street mural on East Pine Street in Seattle. The mural is now a permanent piece of the city.