From rust bucket to showpiece: Volunteers rescue first Boeing 747

Volunteers reassemble a repaired 747 bulk cargo door. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times)

“No museum, anywhere, has ever faced a restoration project of this magnitude,” Museum of Flight curator Dan Hagedorn says of the historic plane.

The Grapevine

Red Mountain wines are a big hit with our readers tasting panel

Red Mountain is Washington’s smallest and undeniably most important wine-growing region, this small ridge on the eastern edge of the Yakima Valley.

Northwest Living

Despite tight budget, contemporary home came out great

This home of light and views, designed by architect Chris Serra, was built on a supertight budget. But the couple would not scrimp on windows or cabinets. Joel Bell joked to his wife, “30 feet of vinyl windows would cause erectile dysfunction.” Theirs are aluminum-clad wood.