“Tina, what do you want to be when you grow up?” asked my third-grade teacher. I remember the scenario clearly. It was early in the school year and my teacher asked me and my 8-year-old classmates what we wished to be in the future. There was a chorus of “doctor,” “veterinarian,” “police officer” and one student shouted “millionaire!” When it was my turn, I puffed up my chest and proudly stated, “I want to be a writer.” Fast forward nine years later and my goal has roughly stayed the same. In fact, here I am today, working for the newspaper. It’s temporary and I’m just an intern more or less, but I consider it to be one of my greatest achievements. But how did I get here? It’s kind of a long story…
WATCH: April the giraffe to give birth at Animal Adventure...
The park has a webcam in April's quarters, capturing all the moments leading up to the birth.
How Skipping Church Affects Our Children
In a Q&A, Carl Trueman was asked about why churches today are losing their young people. Typical answers to this question range from things like the temptations of this world or the irrelevance…
A Special Prosecutor . . . For What?
So, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself. Great Just one question: From what? Yes, yes, Sessions is a good and decent man. He is a scrupulous lawyer who cares about his reputation. Thus, in stark contrast to Obama administration attorneys general, he strictly applied — I’d say he hyper-applied — the ethical standard that calls on a lawyer to recuse himself from a matter in which his participation as counsel would create the mere appearance of impropriety. The standard is eminently sensible because the legitimacy of our judicial system depends not only on its actually being on the up and up but on its being perceived as such. If it looks like you’re conflicted, you step aside, period. Simple, right? Well . . . Much as I admire our AG’s virtue (and…
Kamiak sophomore wins 4 events
Courtesy of: Jen Dumas Simone Dumas-Guzman, a sophomore at Kamiak High School, took first place in her age group in the beam, vault, bars and all-around events at the Washington State Optional Championships March 17-20 in Vancouver. Dumas-Guzman, a Level 8 gymnast, also took third in the floor event and was fourth across all age groups. She was one of eight gymnasts selected to represent Washington at the Region 2 Championships April 7-9 in Boise, Idaho.
Cracked iPhone screen help guide: How five repair options stack up
ABC News(NEW YORK) — As millions of Americans damaged their smartphones, the cellphone repair industry reported $4 billion in revenue last year There are tons of repair options out there for fixing a cracked screen and ABC News’ Good Morning America teamed up with the technology gadget website, The Wirecutter, to see how some stacked up. We looked at five options for fixing a phone: 1. Do-it-yourself kit 3. Local repair/”mom and pop” shop 4. Mobile repair service that comes to you 5. Mall kiosk 1. Cost 4. Guarantee of workmanship ABC’s Becky Worley had five iPhone 6s with cracked screens and brought one to each repair option without disclosing that she was a reporter from ABC News. The Wirecutter’s senior editor, Dan Frakes, examined all of Worley’s phones to evaluate the fixes.…
The Dark Files: History Channel’s Montauk Project Exploration Airs July 23
Christopher Garetano's new History Channel show exploring Camp Hero and the Montauk Project, The Dark Files, is set to air on Sunday, July 23.
Woman arrested after attempting to run naked among Corbin Track team
Corbin Police say a 26-year-old woman was under the influence when she attempted to run naked among the Corbin High School Track team Friday morning. Even though classes had been cancelled the track team was at the field behind the high school for practice. Corbin Police Captain Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said several …
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Captain Clutch: Barrett keeps on swinging
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett proves unflappable as he leads the Buckeyes to victory in a tough environment