Caleb Hannan

The 31-year-old Sultan youth pastor and part-time football coach got high praise

The 31-year-old Sultan youth pastor and part-time football coach got high praise from his bosses. "I thought he was a good coach. I thought that… Continue reading

Microsoft’s new Outlook 2010 has a new feature called “People Pane.” As

Microsoft's new Outlook 2010 has a new feature called "People Pane." As Ars Technica explains, it's like a Facebook feed for your e-mail account, including… Continue reading

Slate reports on the “strange” rise of e-reader pornography. A rise that’s

Slate reports on the "strange" rise of e-reader pornography. A rise that's only strange if you're a Quaker. (And even then not so much.) Why… Continue reading

The Sacramento Kings are having trouble getting a new stadium built, and

The Sacramento Kings are having trouble getting a new stadium built, and now NBA-less cities like Kansas City are circling like vultures, just waiting for… Continue reading

The sad thing about anti-government nuts is that they suck at limiting

The sad thing about anti-government nuts is that they suck at limiting collateral damage. Take Bruce and Josh Turnidge, for example. A father and son… Continue reading

Two hunters were walking through a wooded area in Mason County yesterday

Two hunters were walking through a wooded area in Mason County yesterday afternoon when they spotted what they thought was a bear. One of the… Continue reading

Because they can determine the fate of lesser mortals with a mere

Because they can determine the fate of lesser mortals with a mere flick of their gavel-supporting wrists, judges are generally assumed to hold themselves to… Continue reading

Dwight Clark is an honors student. The 18-year-old Western Washington freshman from

Dwight Clark is an honors student. The 18-year-old Western Washington freshman from Auburn has no history of drug or alcohol abuse, or depression. He is,… Continue reading

Last month a King County trooper chasing a pack of speeding motorcycle

Last month a King County trooper chasing a pack of speeding motorcycle riders down I-5 flipped his squad car after getting cut off by two… Continue reading

Steve Jobs’ new home is being designed and built by the same

Steve Jobs' new home is being designed and built by the same architecture firm behind Bill Gates' Medina mansion. The creator of the iPod's modest-for-a-billionaire,… Continue reading

Yesterday, roughly 20,000 Microsoft workers packed Safeco Field for the company’s annual

Yesterday, roughly 20,000 Microsoft workers packed Safeco Field for the company's annual meeting. An Amy Sedaris-hosted event that anonymous blogger Mini-Microsoft declared the "Best...Ever." So… Continue reading

Before today, Patty Murray already had stumping commitments from three of the

Before today, Patty Murray already had stumping commitments from three of the four members of the Democratic Mount Rushmore -- the president came last month… Continue reading

Degene “Safie” Dashasa’s friends say he was the embodiment of the American

Degene "Safie" Dashasa's friends say he was the embodiment of the American dream. A decade after coming over from Ethiopia, Safie (pictured at right) had… Continue reading

In today’s edition of What the Hell Is Wrong With Idaho we’d

In today's edition of What the Hell Is Wrong With Idaho we'd like you to meet the Greens, model parents from Boise. Like many average… Continue reading

The more gadgets we get, the more opportunities we have to be

The more gadgets we get, the more opportunities we have to be distracted while driving. This June, Washington became the 30th state to make texting… Continue reading

The Shoreline woman who owns Lucky, the least-appropriately-named dog ever, has been

The Shoreline woman who owns Lucky, the least-appropriately-named dog ever, has been out of town for two months. But rather than hire a dog walker… Continue reading

There are many less destructive ways to get back at your girlfriend

There are many less destructive ways to get back at your girlfriend than the route supposedly taken by one Eric Potter. The 30-year-old Gold Bar… Continue reading

Turning a budget crisis into a hostage negotiation — “Give us the

Turning a budget crisis into a hostage negotiation -- "Give us the one-point property tax increase or the puppy orphanage gets it!" -- is a… Continue reading

You’d think that on a day when the mercury in Los Angeles

You'd think that on a day when the mercury in Los Angeles hit 113 degrees, us folks in the relatively mild Pacific Northwest would have… Continue reading

So says the rumor mill. A “very reliable source” says Microsoft will

So says the rumor mill. A "very reliable source" says Microsoft will launch Windows Phone 7 in the U.S. on November 8. Which means we… Continue reading