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December 22, 2014 at 8:49 AM

Fishing crew receives Carnegie Hero award for sea rescue

Members of a Seattle-based fishing crew have been awarded the Carnegie Hero medal for their part in a 2012 Alaska sea rescue. Gregory Plancich and Daniel Hardwick, both of Vashon, Wayne Kitt, of Loon Lake, and Jim Fultz, of Siletz, Ore., were among 19 honored for bravery with awards announced Monday by the Carnegie Hero…

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July 1, 2013 at 11:42 AM

Seattle author Tim Egan wins another major writing award

Award-winning Seattle author Tim Egan has collected another major writing award, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The American Library Association gives the award for “the best of the best” books for adult readers published in the U.S. Egan won in nonfiction for his book “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and…

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