Tag Archives: The Seattle Times

Students stranded in Beijing get no answers from Seattle-based program

In-depth news story on a Seattle-based language program that unexpected closed the doors of its Chinese school in Beijing, stranding dozens of international students and refusing to refund them for prepaid tuition and housing that never reached the intended parties. … Continue reading

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For real: Mukilteo High teacher wins country-music contest

Profile on local high school math teacher who moonlights as a country musician and won CMT’s national Music City Madness contest for his original tune “Be Real.”

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State lawmakers to seek ban on sales of semi-automatic assault weapons 

Coverage of a bill proposed by three state lawmakers seeking to ban military-style semi-automatic assault weapons, and the resulting controversy between gun control and gun rights advocates.

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Stolen West Seattle totem pole found in Oregon

Coverage of the recovery of a missing local landmark, including the totem pole’s history and the oversights that allowed it to be stolen.

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Veteran’s Pearl Harbor memories still vivid after 68 years

Colorful profile on 91-year-old Navy veteran and his memories of Pearl Harbor and life during and after World War II.

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2 Medic One trainees honored for achievements

News/feature on Seattle’s Medic One paramedic training program and two graduates who stood out in their class as examples of hard work and dedication.

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Medical-marijuana hearing to consider expanding its use

Coverage of hearing where state officials discussed whether to add anxiety disorders to the list of conditions that can receive medical marijuana privileges.

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