Ellis E. Conklin

You apologize, Mr. Stern.Let bygones be bygones. Time to forgive and move

You apologize, Mr. Stern.Let bygones be bygones. Time to forgive and move on. It would be "foolish and shortsighted" to stay mad at NBA Commissioner… Continue reading

Fred Phelps: fixated on homosexuality.UPDATE: The Westboro Baptist Church may not picket

Fred Phelps: fixated on homosexuality.UPDATE: The Westboro Baptist Church may not picket the funeral of Charlie and Braden Powell after all. In a call to… Continue reading

It’s one thing to be caught masturbating outside a coffee stand in

It's one thing to be caught masturbating outside a coffee stand in Issaquah, another thing to start up again in a holding cell minutes after… Continue reading

Just when you think the story can’t get any weirder, any sicker

Just when you think the story can't get any weirder, any sicker -- it does. Last week, as you recall, Josh Powell was in Pierce… Continue reading

KOMO NewsSkeeter Manos: Catch me if you canNo matter how bad a

KOMO NewsSkeeter Manos: Catch me if you canNo matter how bad a day you're having, things could be worse. You could be Skeeter Manos. A… Continue reading

News that Sarah Palin broke out of the funny farm in order

News that Sarah Palin broke out of the funny farm in order to decry Alaska Airlines' decision to stop placing little prayer cards on customer… Continue reading

The state House, after two hours of debate that sometimes grew intense,

The state House, after two hours of debate that sometimes grew intense, voted 55-43 on Wednesday to make Washington the seventh state to legalize same-sex… Continue reading

A Lakewood cop was arrested today and accused of stealing more than

A Lakewood cop was arrested today and accused of stealing more than $120,000 from the fund set up for the families of four officers killed… Continue reading

Cabin fever makes you craaazyIt could be the worst case of cabin

Cabin fever makes you craaazyIt could be the worst case of cabin fever ever in Alaska. Authorities recently put away a man who threatened to… Continue reading

Mayor Mike McGinn, as we posted recently, is a veritable whirling dervish

Mayor Mike McGinn, as we posted recently, is a veritable whirling dervish these days, working like a point guard going to the hole to return… Continue reading

Rick Egan/APJosh Powell pleads his case.Today’s chilling revelation: A 911 dispatcher quizzed

Rick Egan/APJosh Powell pleads his case.Today's chilling revelation: A 911 dispatcher quizzed a frantic caseworker for seven interminable minutes before Josh Powell blew himself and… Continue reading

The Salt Lake Tribune’s Faith blog on Monday raised the question of

The Salt Lake Tribune's Faith blog on Monday raised the question of whether Josh Powell is cooling his heels in hell after he killed himself… Continue reading

UPDATE: The Washington state House this afternoon passed the gay marriage bill

UPDATE: The Washington state House this afternoon passed the gay marriage bill by a vote of 55-43. It is expected to be signed into law… Continue reading

A three-member panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has just

A three-member panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has just ruled that California's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. The federal court said… Continue reading

Josh Powell carefully planned his horror show, a fiery inferno that on

Josh Powell carefully planned his horror show, a fiery inferno that on Sunday afternoon killed his two boys and himself and left behind shattered family… Continue reading

Moose skinner from Wasilla.It’s been so pleasant lately. The weather has warmed

Moose skinner from Wasilla.It's been so pleasant lately. The weather has warmed up a touch, the sun is shining, and for the most part, Sarah… Continue reading

Thousands of feverish souls, picks and sluices and dredges in hand, are

Thousands of feverish souls, picks and sluices and dredges in hand, are making their way to the hills near Wenatchee where the promise of gold… Continue reading

News of the historic vote by the Washington state Senate to support

News of the historic vote by the Washington state Senate to support gay-marriage legislation -- which essentially means the bill will become law as early… Continue reading

Scene of the crime at International Blvd. and S. 116thA 19-year-old woman

Scene of the crime at International Blvd. and S. 116thA 19-year-old woman died last night from a "blast of gunfire" that exploded through the passenger… Continue reading

Sen. Patty Murray began the day fully expecting to deliver an eviscerating

Sen. Patty Murray began the day fully expecting to deliver an eviscerating attack on the Susan G. Komen Foundation for its decision Tuesday to cutoff… Continue reading