The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up | Manage  Green editions icon Green editions
Herald staff | jbauer@heraldnet.com
Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Buyer’s remorse

Buyer's remorse

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty Wednesday to spending $750,000 in campaign funds on a host of luxury merchandise, including a $43,000 Rolex (Page A3).

Jackson wept profusely and expressed sorrow for the misuse of funds -- and, we can only assume, for the fact that now he has no shot at scoring a pair of one of those cool Google glasses.



Office Office: Office Depot has agreed to buy rival OfficeMax and merge the two office-supply companies into a single entity.

The deal shocked and confused America, which had assumed all along that Office Depot and OfficeMax already were the same company.



A corker of a tower: An Edmonds couple built a 7-foot-tall model of the Eiffel Tower, using hundreds of wine corks.

With that much wine involved, you'd think that a model of the Leaning Tower of Pisa might have been a more suitable project.

-- Mark Carlson, Herald staff

Sign up for HeraldNet headlines Newsletter
See sample | Privacy policy

Most recent The Buzz posts

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...
» More local news


HeraldNet highlights

Powerlifting passion
Powerlifting passion: South Everett man helps others succeed in sport he excels at
Better for knowing you
Better for knowing you: Hall touched the lives of many people, including a Herald writer
Rocking all over again
Rocking all over again: Heart guitarist Roger Fisher pours soul into new project
Hoop skills
Hoop skills: College students on break teach finer points of basketball
SnoCoSocial