Front Porch: Wii tournament at library

  • Mon Jul 30th, 2012 9:45pm
  • News

A Mario Kart Wii tournament is planned for teenagers from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W.

Prizes of GameStop gift cards will be awarded to top finishers. Snacks will be served. Participants must be 12 to 18 years old or in sixth to 12th grade.

For more information, call Dawn Rutherford, teen services librarian, at 425-776-8722 or email

Photos of Northwest icons: Award-winning former Associated Press photographer Barry Sweet plans to share stories this weekend behind his famous photographs of Northwest icons and national events taken during the past 40 years.

He’ll do so during a book signing of his most recent book, “Split Seconds,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 25* at the Everett Costco, 10200 19th Ave SE, Everett. The event is free.

For more information, call 425-820-6829 or go to

Correction, July 31, 2012: An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect date for Sweet’s book signing. It also contained information about a Mukilteo skateboarding competition that already occurred.