Rick Anderson

Ms. Washington 2000Among the mysteries in the case of Peggy Sue Thomas,

Ms. Washington 2000Among the mysteries in the case of Peggy Sue Thomas, the ex-beauty queen awaiting trial for the 2003 Whidbey Island shooting of her… Continue reading

A month after Justice Department investigators gave final approval to civil rights

A month after Justice Department investigators gave final approval to civil rights and life-saving reforms at King County Jail, another inmate has died. The death… Continue reading

Having made millions off porn and nudity, Roger Forbes has now taken

Having made millions off porn and nudity, Roger Forbes has now taken the final step to replacing Frank Colarcurcio Sr. as the region's filthy rich… Continue reading

Arriving to the tabloid greeting of “Amen!,” ex-Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow

Arriving to the tabloid greeting of "Amen!," ex-Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow yesterday became the New York Jets' newest God-fearing backup QB. He replaces (numerically,… Continue reading

NakashimaIt was a murder that threw Tere Ryder for a loop in

NakashimaIt was a murder that threw Tere Ryder for a loop in 1976 and, almost 35 years later, for a couple more. In 2010, she… Continue reading

As if to explain the massacre of villagers in Afghanistan, local and

As if to explain the massacre of villagers in Afghanistan, local and international news media have been telling us - again - that Joint Base… Continue reading

Lewis-McChord and the Afghan Massacre

Lewis-McChord and the Afghan Massacre

Why the base's "troubles" aren't as unique as some would have you think.

Lewis-McChord and the Afghan Massacre
Ted Bundy of the 'Burbs

Ted Bundy of the ‘Burbs

A murder mystery suggests that Seattle had another serial killer in the '70s.

Ted Bundy of the 'Burbs

StaleyHeroin likely enabled rocker Kurt Cobain to take his life with a

StaleyHeroin likely enabled rocker Kurt Cobain to take his life with a shotgun in 1994, and it was the drug most responsible for killing singer… Continue reading

In recent years, investigators around Vancouver and Northwest Washington were counting suspected

In recent years, investigators around Vancouver and Northwest Washington were counting suspected crime by the foot. Nine of them - human feet belonging to seven… Continue reading

Jan, TeammateAt this point, Jan Steves, 55, is with her four-footed team

Jan, TeammateAt this point, Jan Steves, 55, is with her four-footed team mushing somewhere through the Alaska snowfields on a 1,000-mile journey between Anchorage and… Continue reading

Norm Dicks' Family Problem

Norm Dicks’ Family Problem

Retirement won't stop talk that he helped his son too much.

Norm Dicks' Family Problem

It’s a non-binding straw poll that doesn’t officially determine who gets most

It's a non-binding straw poll that doesn't officially determine who gets most of Washington's GOP presidential delegates. But Mitt Romney will take it. By notching… Continue reading

What does it say about the Mitt/Rick/Ron/Newt bandwagon rolling into Washington for

What does it say about the Mitt/Rick/Ron/Newt bandwagon rolling into Washington for Saturday's caucuses when the state Republican Party welcomes visitors to its website with… Continue reading

A “pending” deal to keep the Phoenix Coyotes NHL franchise in Arizona

A "pending" deal to keep the Phoenix Coyotes NHL franchise in Arizona is in the works, and might take a bit of giddiness out of… Continue reading

DaiseyHe’s the former Seattle author, actor and monologist whose breakthrough book, 21

DaiseyHe's the former Seattle author, actor and monologist whose breakthrough book, 21 Dog Years, recounted his riotous customer-service career at Jeff Bezos' Amazon.com (where "Amazon… Continue reading

StaceyThe Catch 22 of the war in Afghanistan is the longer we

StaceyThe Catch 22 of the war in Afghanistan is the longer we stay, the longer we have to stay. The daily cost in lives and… Continue reading

IvoryIt wasn’t the first time, nor the last time that a reporter

IvoryIt wasn't the first time, nor the last time that a reporter investigating a large corporation was, in turn, investigated by the corporation. But it… Continue reading

GregoireWe now know the cost of paying state workers to stay home

GregoireWe now know the cost of paying state workers to stay home and do no work - $17.2 million in salaries and benefits over the… Continue reading

Updated: The War Dead Since Sept. 21, 2011

AFGHANISTANSeptember 24, 2011—Army Sgt. Tyler Holtz, 22, of Dana Point, Calif., a Joint Base Lewis McChord Ranger, was killed in an attack against insurgents in… Continue reading