Seattle photographer shares his passion in ‘The Living Bird’

Seattle photographer Gerrit Vyn channels his passion for the natural world into photographing birds. His book ‘The Living Bird’ has been a runaway hit since it was published last year. (Steve Ringman & Lauren Frohne / The Seattle Times)

Gerrit Vyn traveled North America and beyond, cramming himself into tiny tents and blinds to capture photos of birds for the Mountaineers Books hit title.

Deadly earthquake rattles Taiwan

A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday. Rescuers scrambled with ladders, cranes and other equipment to free people from two towers that folded like an accordion in a pile of rubble and twisted metal. Updated

Driver arrested after fatal crash on I-90

Two people were killed in the collision involving two semitrucks and six passenger vehicles on Snoqualmie Pass. The westbound portion of Interstate 90 near the crash was closed for several hours Friday. Updated

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