The thinking seems to be that sometimes fear makes our values too heavy to uphold. Actually, it is our capacity for fear that makes them more critical to uphold, writes syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.
The number of active listings in King County increased, slightly reducing the frenzy of homebuying that has been causing bidding wars all spring and summer, but brokers say the new listings tend to be in less sought-after areas and won’t make much of an impact.
Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
Jonathan French was among the first to answer the call for help, as usual, when a van was ablaze along an interstate in the middle of the night. The third-generation firefighter was working alongside his mother, another volunteer firefighter, when they were struck by a tractor-trailer early Wednesday, killing the son and injuring his mother, police said.