Knute "Mossback" Berger is Crosscut's Editor-at-Large and host of the Mossback's Northwest TV series on KCTS 9.
He writes about politics and regional heritage.
He is Editor-at-Large for Seattle Magazine and has written two books, "Pugetopolis" and "Space Needle, Spirit of Seattle."
He is a regular commentator on KUOW-FM and a Rainier Club Fellow.
Find him on Twitter @KnuteBerger or email at
Knute "Mossback" Berger
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"MOSSBACK"—a term that refers, colloquially, to someone who's been in the Northwest so long that
moss has grown on his back—is someone who believes things would be better if only we could turn back the clock.