Stories tagged: clocks
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
‘Termination of chaos’: How daylight saving solved America’s clock craziness
“Deteriorating situation” of American time-telling, as historian Michael Downing put it in his book “Spring Forward,” is the reason millions of Americans will set their clocks back this weekend for …
Sun., Nov. 2, 2014
Doug Clark: Self-taught man bringing back oldies
In this world of gigabytes, downloads and digital this and that, George Ward is more at home with tuning eyes, vacuum tubes and condensers. Ward, 77, is an old-time radio …
Thu., June 27, 2013
Landmarks: Jewelers, banks often used street clocks
Street clocks have existed in the central core of American cities since the mid-19th century. Also known as post clocks, these time pieces – with one, two or four faces …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
The Verve: Making art creation his craft
In a garage in Medical Lake, machinery and tools have taken over. There is a planer – a woodworking machine for making boards of equal thickness – table and miter …
Fri., March 6, 2009, 9:02 a.m.
It’s time to spring forward for another year
Once again the old calendar on the wall says it’s time to change the clock, trading an hour’s sleep for more evening sunshine.