WILDLIFE -- A black bear that has been causing problems from patios to chicken coops in the Five Mile Area was killed by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officers today. The young bear was killed with the help of houndsmen. "It had been causing...
A man throws a brick at police today, following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. Story here. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
OLYMPIA -- Legislative leaders met with the governor and his budget chief today in what were variously described as a "useful meeting" and a "good discussion."
Don't read that to expect a quick resolution to the dispute over the state budget.
My column last Sunday told the story of Joanne Martin, a Medical Lake woman who received a 10-cent check as her settlement from a huge class-action lawsuit against mega-wireless carrier Sprint.
Sure. That predicament was entertaining.
But some readers were more intrigued by my affection for the killer coffeecake that Joanne served me as we sat arou