“A-? It’s just like a F! In our family everybody gets an A!” So, I bet you think this is something that most Tiger Moms would say to their children. And yes, you’re right. I can’t even remember how many times my mum said it when I was younger. In the ABC show,
Light-rail is 10 years from reaching Lynnwood and Overlake, yet Sound Transit is already seeking public comment for a possible next round of rail projects. People who attend public forums can even have themselves filmed inside a video photo booth, talking about what kind of transit the region s
Songs: Ohia “The Magnolia Electric Co.” reissue (Secretly Canadian) Too few people knew the names Songs: Ohia or Magnolia Electric Co., but those who did will remember where they were the morning of March 26, 2013, when word reached them that Jason Molina had died at age 39 from organ fa
Machinists president says members must decide for themselves how to vote, while Boeing Airplanes CEO says threat to build 777X elsewhere “is not a bluff.”
The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Investigators are trying to answer questions about body parts found by searchers after a dog brought a human leg to a home in Thurston County. It’s too early to tell if the remains are from a man, woman or child, how long ago the person died and even
The northern town of York is one of the worthiest destinations in England.
Typhoon Haiyan is feared to have killed more than 10,000 people in the Philippines. Here are the natural disasters in the last decade that had higher death tolls:
Carolyn Hax advises a reader whose parents want the family to get together every weekend.
Highlights from Steve Sarkisian‘s window on the Pac-12 coaches’ call today: (on whether emergence of Myles Jack alter UW game plan?) No, we’re going to run our stuff, whether it’s on offense, defense or special teams. We’re going to try put our players in the best posit
If you haven’t already read the wonkishly titled Aggregate Supply in the United States: Recent Developments and Implications for the Conduct of Monetary Policy, it is definitely worth your time. Written by David Wilcox, the head of research at the Federal Reserve, and two other Fed economists,
A Kentridge High School student was killed and two other drivers were injured this morning in a three-vehicle crash in Kent. A vehicle driven by a 49-year-old woman was heading north on 120th Place Southeast when she turned left onto South 208th Street, Kent police said. A second vehi
Microsoft is announcing today that it’s partnering with library systems across Washington state to provide technology training online to the general public. The program offers the Microsoft IT Academy curriculum and can result in certifications showing proficiency in certain fundamental techno
The Supreme Court is declining to revive Oklahoma's strict ultrasound law for women seeking abortions.
Andy Kaulkin doesn’t remember where he started that day, but his Spotify rabbit hole eventually led him to The Melodic, a British band as influenced by classic American folk as with African and South American beats. He was instantly hooked. “A lot of times when people are embracing older
[This post has been updated with more details of the new review system.] Microsoft is getting rid of its stack ranking review system — its much-criticized practice of ranking employees against each other during performance reviews. In an email sent to company employees today, Lisa Brummel, Mic
Over the weekend, Sacha Baron Cohen was given the Charlie Chaplin Brittania Award for Excellence in Comedy by BAFTA (the British Academy Awards equivalent). Being Sacha Baron Cohen, he didn’t just accept the award and say thank you; instead, after receiving Chaplin’s cane from an elderly
The son of U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe was killed in a weekend plane crash in northeast Oklahoma, the U.S. Secretary of Defense confirmed.
American Airlines and US Airways have cleared the last major hurdle to merging, but it will be several months -- if not years -- before passengers see any significant impact.