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Upcoming outdoor events in Snohomish County and nearby

Stevens Pass: The disc golf course and bike park at Stevens Pass are open for summer operations. The chair lift is running, so you can ride to the top and play, ride or walk down. The lift runs today and then will be open July 1 through July 4. After that, it will be open Thursdays...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Explore NW

Dunham Cellars recovers from tragedies to win big

A winery that has overcome incredible challenges the past four years won best of show at the fourth annual Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition.Dunham Cellars topped the judging with its 2013 Syrah and also won best white wine for its 2014 Riesling.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Northwest Wines

A campfire to remember — and to treasure

Word to the wise, if you throw dried lemon balm onto a campfire it smells like an entirely different type of weed — but it won’t help first-graders drift off to sleep. I learned this tip when my Brownie troop camped in my back yard.

Date: 06/26/2016 | I Brake for Moms

8 local, medal-winning beers

We are truly blessed with some great breweries here in Snohomish County. Evidence of that is the recent Washington Brewers Festival and the number of medals Snohomish County brewers brought home.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Hops & Sips

When aliens invade!

Angry aliens bring death from above back to Earth this weekend with the opening of “Independence Day: Resurgence,” almost 20 years to the day after the original “Independence Day” invaded multiplexes. While the original “Independence Day” may have upped the CGI ante — the infamous trailer with the...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Entertainment

Aquila the Eagle soaring in celestial sky

There’s a big bird on the rise. It’s Aquila the Eagle, one of the 65-plus constellations we see as we peruse our night skies. According to Greek mythology, Aquila was a favorite pet and an enforcer for Zeus, the king of the gods of Mount Olympus.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

The streets of European cities shine on summer evenings

As a guidebook author and TV host, I do most of my work in Europe during the day. But after hours, I love to get out and see what’s happening, especially after dark. And I’m always impressed by how much travelers who hide away in their hotel rooms miss.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Taped call lets birder ‘spot’ Virginia rail by ear

Trying to spot a Virginia rail in the open expanses of a Spencer Island marsh is not exactly a fool’s errand, but it’s not a good bet, either.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Job loss painful, but preparation helps

During the dark days of 2007-09, thousands of adults lost their jobs. It was a hard time for many families. It was painful losing a job and it was hard to find a new one. Employees who were retained felt both guilt and relief that they still had a job. Frequently, they were expected to pick up the...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

‘Nemo’: Differences aren’t abnormal

Growing up, I would see the look. My mother taught special ed for many years, and when I accompanied her students on field trips, I was sensitive to how adults in the world would react facially, and then vocally, when encountering her pupils and realizing they had special challenges. It was so...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Summer activities that may sneak in a little learning

Many of us who have kids at home during the summer break spend a lot of time thinking about how to fill all those school-less days and weeks. Here are a couple of our current favorite ways to while away the hours.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Netflix bringing the Bob Ross joy

The joy of painting is streaming.The “Beauty is Everywhere” series by painting guru Bob Ross is on Netflix now.Ross, who died in 1995, was best known as the creator and host of “The Joy of Painting,” an instructional program that aired on PBS from 1983 to 1994.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Best fitness apps keep you healthy

The health and fitness website tested hundreds of health and fitness apps to come up with its best of 2016.Here are a few: Zombies, Run! Running becomes way more fun when you’re keeping humans safe from the zombie apocalypse.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Adele’s ‘25’ coming to Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal

After selling close to nine million units since its November release, Adele is finally putting her “25” album on streaming sites such as Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal.All three platforms confirmed last week that “25” would be available to members.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Nature's way

Wild babies may look abandoned, but leave them be

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Pixar fans went to see ‘Dory’ but fell in love with ‘Piper’

The general consensus about “Finding Dory” is: That was cute, even if it wasn’t quite as good as “Finding Nemo.” But the response to “Piper,” the animated short that precedes Pixar’s latest, has been positively rapturous.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Life

Skagit court’s ruling on hospital abortions won’t apply here

EVERETT — Don’t look for any immediate changes at Snohomish County’s three tax-supported public hospitals due to a Skagit County judge’s recent ruling on abortion.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Local News


Cascade, 1976: The 40th reunion is 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at Legion Memorial Golf Course, 144 W Marine View Drive, Everett. Tickets required in advance; $45 until July 1, $55 and up after. More...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Local News

Structures part of our history

A Tuesday letter claims "pre-existing structures" are "an exception" "in conflict with wilderness." But the Wilderness Act lists historic value...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Letters

Good reasons for no structures

The June 17 editorial, "Group's lawsuit threatens Wilderness Act it seeks to protect" misses the point. By law, man-made structures have no...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Letters

No law will keep guns from criminals

Regarding the chaos in the House: No anti-gun law will ever keep firearms out of the hands of terrorists or criminals. So why are we trying to take guns away from law-abiding citizens, those of us who are not criminals?Donald BearwoodGold...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Letters

It is not that easy to buy a gun

Regarding the letter, "GOP a danger to the United States": I'm sick of those who keep telling us how easy it is to buy a gun. The letter says anybody can buy a...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Letters

Rotting trees linked to mysterious sand dune holes

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Mysterious holes that forced the closure of a massive dune at an Indiana national park after a 6-year-old boy fell into one and nearly died were caused by sand-covered trees that left cavities behind as they decayed over the years, researchers have found.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Nation & World

Finishing a labor of love

Daughter publishes manuscript her father worked on for years

Date: 06/26/2016 | Julie Muhlstein

Gone too soon

Pacific Topsoils faces criminal charges in Bradley Hogue's death

Date: 06/26/2016 | Local News

Democrat policy positions reflects Bernie Sanders’ influence

ST. LOUIS — A draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions reflects the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign: endorsing steps to break up large Wall Street banks, advocating a $15 hourly wage, urging an end to the death penalty.Hillary Clinton's...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Nation & World

McCleary plaintiffs spurn state plan; lawmakers want fines lifted

OLYMPIA — With all the legal arguments filed, it's only a matter of time before the state Supreme Court weighs in on the merit of lawmakers' efforts to adequately fund Washington's public school system.And it may not be a long wait.Last August, just two...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Local News

Deadly attraction

County prepares for mass-casualty disaster at popular Ice Caves

Date: 06/26/2016 | Local News

Income inequality often hidden in rural America

It's widely known that income inequality has grown rapidly in recent decades. As it stands in the U.S., an average member of the top 1 percent of earners makes 25 times more money than an average member of the remaining 99 percent.But this is just a national figure; across...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Nation & World

Skeletons, coins found in dig at ancient Pompeii

ROME — Italian and French archaeologists have found four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the outskirts of Pompeii, officials said Friday.The skeletons are those of young people, including an adolescent girl, who perished in the back of the...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Nation & World

Does Brexit precede Trexit in November?

With Britain's vote to leave the European Union, did Donald Trump just win the presidential election?On the surface, this may seem an odd question, but the concerns that led a majority of Brits to vote "leave" on Thursday are similar to those that have catapulted...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Opinion Columnists

Providing care for elderly parents

If you're a member of the sandwich generation, you know it's got nothing to do with ham and two slices of bread.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of people 65 and older to every 100 people of traditional working ages, is expected to increase from 22 in 2010 to...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Editorials

Coal's role in our future

Viewpoints: Should U.S. coal stay in the ground?

Date: 06/26/2016 | Commentary

Smart or silly, sit-in got attention of all

The extremely rare sit-in by Democrats in the House chamber may have been, as Speaker Paul Ryan claimed, a "publicity stunt." But it was a righteous one that may improve the prospects for meaningful gun control.It won't happen immediately. Even after 49 innocent...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Opinion Columnists

Address guns as a matter of public health

The mass shooting in Orlando on June 12 was a tragedy.This time the violence targeted the gay community, a community that has long been subjected to discrimination and violence. The violence in Orlando also extends further, affecting us all. We are reminded once again that...

Date: 06/26/2016 | Commentary

Sure, Trump wants to be president — of his own media giant

What's Donald Trump really up to? Is he using the election of 2016 to enrich himself, with no intention of assuming the burdens of the presidency? Many wonder. If that's the plan, he's going about it the right way.This may sound like political science fiction, but think.

Date: 06/26/2016 | Opinion Columnists

Where's the app for 'controlling the zone'?

Maybe the Mariner's "June Swoon" is evidence that "controlling the strike zone" isn't quite as easy as it sounds. Let's look at the headline metrics."

Date: 06/26/2016 | Opinion Columnists

Obama OKs federal aid for West Virginia; at least 24 dead

CLENDENIN, W.Va. — Offering his condolences, President Barack Obama approved federal aid for the West Virginia communities devastated by floods that have killed at least 24 people and rendered many more homeless.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Nation & World

Two in a row for M's

Mariners build five-run lead, hang on to beat Cardinals 5-4

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

AquaSox beat Hawks 7-4 for 4th straight victory

EVERETT — The Everett AquaSox clinched their second consecutive series victory as they defeated the visiting Boise Hawks 7-4 before 3,686 fans Saturday at Everett Memorial Stadium.The Frogs (6-3) won their fourth straight to take the first three games of the five-game...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Bell wins wild NASCAR Truck race at Gateway

MADISON, Ill. — Christopher Bell prevailed in a two-lap sprint after the last of three re-starts for his first victory of the season in the rain-delayed NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Saturday night.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Coastal Carolina beats TCU 7-5, to face Arizona in CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. — It's 1,300 miles from Conway, South Carolina, to Omaha, and it might as well have been a million miles between the two when Gary Gilmore took over the Coastal Carolina baseball program in 1996.Now, here he and the Chanticleers are, getting ready to play...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Mariners' Sampson to have season-ending elbow surgery

SEATTLE — The news could be worse for Seattle Mariners right-hander Adrian Sampson. But it's still bad enough. He needs season-ending surgery to repair his elbow."This isn't as bad (as Tommy John)," Sampson said, "but surgery is required. They're...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Possible human remains found in California wildfire

 LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — Authorities may have found human remains Saturday within a voracious wildfire in central California that has claimed two lives and burned 150 homes.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Nation & World

AquaSox's Guerrini gets chance to catch major leaguer

EVERETT — Everett AquaSox catcher Ray Guerrini only had to wait until his second professional start for his first chance to catch a major leaguer.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

United States finishes 4th at Copa America after 1-0 loss to Colombia

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Not quite a victory for the United States. Just a good enough effort to leave the team feeling better about itself.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Source: Irving, Barnes will play for the U.S. Olympic basketball team

A person with knowledge of the details says Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes will play for the U.S. Olympic basketball team, filling out the 12-man roster.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Storm trade Robinson to Phoenix for Quinn

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Mercury have traded guard Noelle Quinn to the Seattle Storm for power forward Angelica Robinson.The 6-foot-6 Robinson most recently played alongside current Mercury player DeWanna Bonner for Nadezhda Orenburg in Russia. She averaged 5.4 points and...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Conservative writer George Will quits Republican Party over Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — Conservative columnist George Will has parted ways with the Republican Party, changing his voter registration to “unaffiliated” because of the GOP’s support of Donald Trump.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Nation & World

‘The other Jordan’

Everett's Schweitzer trying to earn playing time with Sounders

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

NYC FC 2, Sounders 0

TALKING POINTSThis was a rough one for the Sounders.Seattle saw a goal scored with a hand allowed in the first half, committed an egregious error that led to a goal in the second, and continued to fire blanks up front. The result was the...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Seattle Sidelines

Pope to Armenians: Never forget genocide but reconcile

YEREVAN, Armenia — The world should never forget or minimize the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians, Pope Francis declared Saturday even as he urged Armenians to infuse their collective memory with love so they can find peace and reconcile with Turkey.Turkey, though,...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Nation & World

NHL Draft closes with flurry of deals

BUFFALO, N.Y. — As a longtime NHL scout and general manager, George McPhee has had a hand in providing opportunities to countless prospects at the NHL draft.It wasn’t until Saturday, when McPhee fully appreciated how significant that moment felt as a father.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Sounders shut out again

Sounders lose fifth in past six games, fall 2-0 to New York City FC

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Messi, Argentina ready for Copa final rematch

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Another year, another final for Lionel Messi and Argentina.They made it to the championship match at the 2014 World Cup — and lost 1-0 in extra time to Germany. They made it to the 2015 Copa America final — and lost on penalty kicks...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Euro 2016: Poland, Wales, Portugal advance to quarterfinals

SAINT-ETIENNE, France — Poland became the first team to advance to the quarterfinals of the European Championship after it converted all its penalties to beat Switzerland 5-4 in a shootout.Following a 1-1 draw Saturday at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in the...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Panama Canal ushers in era of megaships

PANAMA CITY — More than 100 years ago when the SS Ancon sailed into the history books as the first ship to transit the Panama Canal, the waterway was a display of American ingenuity and the Panama Canal Zone was firmly in U.S. hands.But the ship making the first...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Nation & World

Study: Washington is one of the worst states for drivers

BELLINGHAM — A new study ranks Washington as one of the worst states for drivers. Sixty-seven percent of roads are considered “poor or mediocre.” Twenty-six percent of bridges in Washington are “structurally deficient.” And the estimated percentage of uninsured motorists on the road is 16.1...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Northwest

Olympia shelter to remain open after outpouring of donations

OLYMPIA — An overnight shelter for homeless young adults in Olympia will stay open over the summer after raising more than $50,000 in one week.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Northwest

Flyers draft Hart

Philadelphia picks Ttips goaltender in second round of NHL draft

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Hurley takes 2-shot lead over Els in Quicken Loans National

BETHESDA, Md. — Naval Academy graduate Billy Hurley III shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Ernie Els into the final round of the Quicken Loans National.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

PGA Tour cancels Greenbrier Classic, scheduled for July, because of flooding in W. Virginia

 BETHESDA, Md.  — The PGA Tour canceled the Greenbrier Classic, scheduled for July 7-10, on Saturday because of devastating flooding in West Virginia.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Ex-NASCAR driver Gordon interested in joining 'Live' with Kelly Ripa

SONOMA, Calif. — Jeff Gordon is open to succeeding Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new "Live" co-host — so long as he could continue his new job as a NASCAR analyst.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Arizona heading to CWS finals after beating Oklahoma State 5-1

OMAHA, Neb. — Bobby Dalbec pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, Zach Gibbons drove in three runs and Arizona beat Oklahoma State 5-1 on Saturday to advance to the College World Series finals.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

Edwards takes pole for NASCAR road course race at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. — Carl Edwards edged AJ Allmendinger to earn the stop starting spot Sunday on the road course race at Sonoma Raceway.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Sports

4 lost hikers located southwest of Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH — The Chelan County sheriff’s office said four lost hikers have been located near Edwards Peak, southwest of Leavenworth. The hikers were attempting to hike through the Enchantments but got off trail and became lost on Thursday.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Northwest

Arsenic found in apple juice from Yakima Valley processor

SUNNYSIDE — The federal Food and Drug Administration said arsenic has been found at nearly nine times the allowed limit in samples of apple juice from a Yakima Valley processor.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Northwest

High-stakes battle over oil terminal unfolds in Northwest

SEATTLE — Two companies proposing to build what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail marine terminal along the Columbia River in Washington see it as an opportunity to link domestic crude oil from the Midwest to a West Coast port.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Northwest

Sounders vs. NYC FC lineup notes

SOUNDERS (5-8-1, 16 points, 9th in Western Conference)Squad (4-3-3): Frei; Mears, Evans (c), Marshall, Remick; Alonso, Friberg, Ivanschitz; Kovar, Morris, J. Jones.Bench: Miller, Scott, Farfan, Roldan, Anderson,...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Seattle Sidelines

Blind dog with oozing sore wins World's Ugliest Dog contest

PETALUMA, Calif. — A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Nation & World

Intruder shot dead in south Everett; accomplice escapes

EVERETT — A man was shot dead early Saturday morning in what appeared to be a home-invasion robbery.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

Philadelphia Flyers take Carter Hart No. 48 overall

Everett Silvertips goaltender Carter Hart was selected No. 48 overall by the Philadelphia Flyers midway through the second round of the 2016 NHL draft Saturday morning in Buffalo, N.Y.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Silvertips Blog

Saturday’s best bets on TV

Saturday’s best bets on TV include:“Melrose Place” alums Jack Wagner and Josie Bissett star in the TV film “The Wedding March.” They play college sweethearts who are reunited when he is booked to sing at her wedding. You can guess what happens next. 9 p.m., Hallmark.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Entertainment

Today in history

Today is Saturday, June 25, the 177th day of 2016. There are 189 days left in the year.Today’s highlight:

Date: 06/25/2016 | Life

Faith Calendar

EVENTSRummage sale: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 25 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 9320 Meadow Way, Everett. Proceeds benefit local charities. More info: 425-337-6663.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

Thank you to all for Vital Voices

On behalf of the Zonta Club of Everett, we would like to thank the amazing group of individuals who helped bring "SEVEN" to the stage of the Snohomish County PUD on Friday night, June 17. This play chronicles the lives of seven women in the Vital Voices Global Leadership...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Letters

Ceremony reflects great school

The graduation ceremony for Jackson High School was one of the best I have ever attended — and I have attended many! It was planned well, executed flawlessly and the students were enthusiastic, but courteous to each other.Mr. Peters, principal, Superintendent Dr. Cohn...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Letters

Thanks to couple for help after fall

On Wednesday evening, on my way to my grandson's graduation at Xfinity Arena, I was helped by a very caring couple after I had fallen face first onto the concrete sidewalk. They stayed with me, had Kleenex for my face, got me up and down to the corner to meet my husband, after he had...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Letters

Scout Troop was absolutely great

What a mixed weather day for the Strawberry Festival! I was one of the volunteers for the Marysville Police Department.I would like to recognize an outstanding job by Marysville Scout group Troop 82 from Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Scout Master Curtis Radhell, had his troops...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Letters

Loss of pet always difficult

Concerning the June 18 letter about the loss of a dog, "Loving memories of a loyal friend," by Bill and Rita Gallagher: I cried as I am very much a...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Letters

A long life of service

Sister Mary Ann Conley retires from Snohomish ministry

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

Puget Sound businesses will feel long-term effects of Brexit

EVERETT — While stock markets around the world plunged in reaction to Britain's vote to leave the European Union, companies and investment analysts around Puget Sound took the news in stride.The Leave campaign's victory on Thursday — popularly known as Brexit...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

Man who robbed Bothell bank on bike sentenced to 13 years

EVERETT — Maybe it was the movie he'd watched about a guy who gets shot by police. Or it could have been the TV commercial starring a hard-charging lawyer who vows to fight for wronged parents whose children have been taken away.Stephen Dowdney, 45, cited the movie and...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

Four sites selected for statewide candidate debates

Sites for up to six candidate debates this fall in the races for governor and U.S. Senate have been chosen.Representatives of the Washington State Debate Coalition announced this week they selected...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

Officials still looking for owner of dog abandoned near Maltby

MALTBY — An apparently abused dog found abandoned near Maltby earlier this month continues to recover.Investigators still need help identifying the animal's owner, according to a Friday press release from Snohomish County Auditor Carolyn Weikel. Her office oversees...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

Mill Creek police ask for help in identifying possible arsonist

MILL CREEK — A wayward flare, a Molotov cocktail and string of suspicious fire calls has Mill Creek police concerned.Police say they are asking for tips to identify whoever is responsible.On Friday, they arrested a 13 year-old Mill Creek boy for...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

I-5 squeeze in Marysville expected to be finished by Monday

MARYSVILLE — Call it an encore to the Snohomish County Squeeze.Although the expansion joints across the I-5 bridges leading north and south through Marysville have been replaced, there's still a bit more work to be done.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Local News

United Way grants’ focus is on breaking cycle of poverty

As the leaders of United Way of Snohomish County's Board of Directors we appreciate the Herald's endorsement of our next cycle of grants in your editorial of June 9. These grants investments of over $2 million will begin in October of this year.We live in an incredibly...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Commentary

Robot at work

I, for one, welcome our new pizza-making-robot overlords: A pizzeria in California is using a robot named Marta to make pizzas, eliminating the need for costly employees.But don't think this means you'll get out of tipping; Marta's already been seen spitting...

Date: 06/25/2016 | The Buzz

Pentagon to end ban on transgender service members

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department is expected to repeal its ban on transgender service members within weeks, Pentagon officials said Friday, putting to rest a long and complicated debate that has stretched out for a year.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Nation & World

Asians are fastest-growing racial group in U.S.

WASHINGTON — Asians remain the fastest-growing racial group in the U.S., according to new information from the Census Bureau.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Nation & World

U.S. rig count down 3 this week to 421

HOUSTON — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by three this week to 421, snapping three weeks of gains after a slide that lasted months and pushed the count to record-low levels amid depressed energy prices.A year ago, 859 rigs were active.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Business Wire

GM plans $290 million investment in Corvette plant

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Kentucky officials said General Motors Corp. plans to invest $290 million at the automaker’s Corvette plant in Bowling Green.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Business Wire

United, flight attendants near tentative deal on new contract

CHICAGO — United Airlines and a negotiating team for the company’s 25,000 flight attendants have agreed on terms of a new contact, the Association of Flight Attendants said in a statement on its website. It would be the first joint contract for the airline’s flight attendants since the 2010 merger...

Date: 06/25/2016 | Business Wire

Atlas rocket launches for 1st time since March grounding

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — America’s Atlas rockets are flying again, successfully launching a communications satellite for the Navy.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Business Wire

A foodie's delight

A delicious day trip through the Samish River Valley

Date: 06/25/2016 | Life

Before the robots rise up, they’ll make pizza

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In the back kitchen of Mountain View’s newest pizzeria, Marta works tirelessly, spreading marinara sauce on uncooked pies. She doesn’t complain, takes no breaks, and has never needed a sick day. She works for free.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Business Wire

How Can I Avoid Real Estate Cyber Scams?

Phishing, hacking, wire fraud? These are all ways people attempt to steal from others online. As real estate searches and transactions move more and more online, the chances of being caught up in a cyber scam have become even greater.

Date: 06/25/2016 | Homes Ask the Expert

23 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Heavy rains that pummeled West Virginia left at least 23 people dead, and authorities said Saturday that an unknown number of people in the hardest-hit county remained unaccounted for.

Date: 06/24/2016 | Nation & World

M's walk off with victory

Lind's 3-run HR in 9th lifts Mariners to 4-3 win over Cardinals

Date: 06/24/2016 | Sports

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