Win tickets to Evergreen State Fair concert
The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions
Herald staff |
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:01 a.m.

History, Trumped

Welcome to our Dead Letter Suite: Donald Trump plans to turn Washington, D.C.'s historic Old Post Office building into a luxury hotel. And as a Trump International Hotel, the building will display Trump's name. “The name will be on it somewhere,” Trump said, “but it will be very discreet."

So, on a historic building on Pennsylvania Avenue, just blocks from the White House, look for 40-foot-high flashing neon letters spelling out “VERY DISCREET TRUMP HOTEL.”

Droning on and on: A state agency has denied public affairs TV network TVW's request to allow it to use a drone to film the state Capitol in Olympia for a documentary. The drone would disrupt normal conduct of state business, the agency said.

Checking the state RCWs, under “normal conduct of state business,” we find “nap time, governor.”

Don't know much about history: On this day in 1959, Richard Nixon engaged in his “Kitchen Debate” with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.

Relations between the leaders turned even frostier when neither could agree on how to load the dishwasher.

Subscribe to Daily headlines
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.

» More local news
HeraldNet Classifieds