First court appearances were held this afternoon for a man and a teenage boy who were arrested in connection with the stabbing of a Seattle University student early Wednesday morning. Bail for the 23-year-old man was set at $1 million by a King County District Court judge who found cause to hold him in custody…More
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EVERETT (AP) — An Everett teen has been invited to attend the Westminster Dog Show in February with two dogs.
Eighteen-year-old Anna Pearson has been participating in dog shows since she was a toddler, The Daily Herald reported in Monday’s newspaper.
The recent high-school graduate will bring Oscar, a 5-year-old Chinook sled dog, and her Australian shepherd, Promise, to Westminster in New York.
With Promise, she will compete in the junior showmanship category. Oscar will be competing in his breed, which is a relatively rare sled dog.
Pearson says the competition with Promise is focused on how the handler presents the dog. With Oscar, it’s all about him.More
A student at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood collapsed and died Friday morning during a physical-education class, the school announced in a letter sent to parents. Staff, paramedics and hospital staff responded but were unable to revive him, Meadowdale Principal Kevin Allen wrote in the letter. The cause of death was not yet released. Allen wrote that the…More
A teacher at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland has been placed on paid leave while administrators investigate whether she duct-taped a student to a chair Wednesday. Lake Washington School District spokeswoman Kathryn Reith said administrators are also investigating possible student involvement in the incident, which took place in a classroom. Reith declined to provide any details, but said…More
The Associated Press PULLMAN — A 19-year-old man is at least the fourth Washington State University student to fall out of a Pullman building this school year. Police said alcohol likely played a role in three of the falls. The latest accident occurred early Sunday morning when a student who had been drinking fell from a fraternity house…More
Washington State University police are waiting for autopsy results this week to determine why an 18-year-old student from Lynnwood died early Saturday after he was found unconscious inside a student dormitory. Foul play is not suspected. Police identified the victim as Kenneth Hummel, a freshman. Students called 911 about 2:30 a.m. Saturday and reported that Hummel…More
The Associated Press PULLMAN — A Washington State University student from Kirkland was injured in a fall from the third-story balcony of an off-campus apartment in Pullman. Police said 22-year-old Jonathan Meyer had been drinking with a friend Friday night when he tried to drop to a second-story balcony and missed. The Lewiston Tribune reports he was…More
The band director at Stadium High School in Tacoma has resigned and will surrender his teaching certificate after school officials concluded there was ”sufficient reliable information” to find that he had sex with a female student during the 2009-10 school year, according to the Tacoma News Tribune. David J. Mulkins, 36, was placed on paid leave March 23…More
The Bellingham Herald reports a Western Washington University student has died after falling from a window at Nash Hall this morning. The 18-year-old student landed on concrete in the tennis court area behind the dormitory shortly before 10 a.m. He died at the scene. University Police are investigating the death as a possible suicide. Read more at…More
A cross country coach and teacher at Kent-Meridian High School, accused of offering a student $100 for sex and sending her a cellphone photo of his penis, has been charged in King County Superior Court. Ernie Ammons, 36, of Black Diamond, has been charged with communication with a minor for immoral purposes. The 16-year-old student told…More