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Seattle and Portland’s soccer rivalry

As the Seattle Sounders FC and the Portland Timbers play their first MLS match against each other at Qwest Field, their fans talk about the rivalry between the teams and their cities on May 14, 2011.

Sea Gals demonstrate Seahawks fan hat

With the Seattle Seahawks entering the playoffs, The Seattle Times will be printing a special Seahawks hat. We had some fun and asked two Sea Gals to demonstrate how to assemble and use it. Sea Gals Stephanie and Shelly demonstrate how to assemble and wear a Seahawks fan hat. The hat will be included in…

Washington State high school football championship in slow-motion

In shooting the WIAA 4A state championships this year, I decided to try playing around with slow-motion. This is my first attempt at taking video shot at 60 frames per second and slowing it down to 24 frames per second. It was fun and I like the effect, but I think I’ll play more with…

Changing course: Melvin Jones

According to Melvin Jones, his life before meeting Jennifer Annable and Kasey Porrier was on a “downhill slope.” A sophomore at Chief Sealth High School with zero credits, he was on a path to dropping out. With help, Jones was able to change course and is now planning on graduating from Portland State University in…

Mariners remember Dave Niehaus

Dave Niehaus is a Seattle legend. He was the voice of the Seattle Mariners since the team was created in 1977. Even though I didn’t grow up here, I still know about his famous “My oh my!” and “grand salami” calls. Niehaus died on Wednesday. On Thursday, Mariners gathered at Safeco Field to talk about…

Ike Ditzenberger’s touchdown

This is a great story that shows some of the good that can happen when schools and communities commit to inclusion. A few years ago, Ike Ditzenberger, a Snohomish High School student who has Down syndrome, was beginning to disengage from others. He then joined the football team. Meeting Ike, it was great to see…