MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mandolinist Chris Thile (THEEL’-ee) of the band Punch Brothers says hosting “A Prairie Home Companion” is like “getting to be Luke Skywalker.” Thile will substitute for “Prairie Home” host and creator Garrison Keillor on the public radio show Saturday and Feb. 14 from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul. A longtime “Prairie […]
Here is the latest word on the Columbia River summer salmon fishery by state Fish and Wildlife: Based on the pre-season forecast of 73,000 adult summer chinook, an estimated 3,200 adult summer chinook are available for recreational harvest on the Lower Columbia mainstem. Through June 28, an estimated 1,600 fish have been kept. The season […]
Update at 1:58 p.m.: The state Department of Transportation says traffic is backed about eight miles as a result of the brush fires along southbound I-5. Update 1:43 p.m. A series of brush fires near Marysville resulted in the brief shutdown of all southbound lanes of Interstate 5. Most Read StoriesResidents return to ‘war zone’ […]
The Republican presidential field: who’s in and who’s still waiting for the right moment. ___ IN THE RACE: TED CRUZ Most Read StoriesResidents return to ‘war zone’ in wake of Wenatchee wildfireWoman knocked unconscious by falling drone during Seattle's Pride paradeNurse dies from injuries in attack near CenturyLink FieldHow ISIS methodically groomed a lonely young […]
LONDON (AP) — It looked all too easy for the champions at the All England Club. It was another story, though, for one of last year’s finalists and for one of the highest seeded women in the draw. Defending women’s champion Petra Kvitova and former men’s winners Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray all […]
SEYMOUR, Texas (AP) — A 75-year-old woman says she couldn’t walk after crashing her car into a ravine in North Texas, but survived for two days after pulling herself through a broken windshield and soaking her T-shirt in a nearby pond to get water. Wanda Mobley (MAH’-blee) told The Associated Press from her hospital room […]
A movie review of “Terminator Genisys”: The franchise performs a massive overhaul of the “Terminator” characters, their relationships and motivations, but it’s all really, really confusing. Rating: 1.5 stars out of 4.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country following an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year. Brown, a Democrat, issued a signing statement just one day after lawmakers sent him the bill […]