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 By Chuck Sigars    General    March 14, 2018

The company I keep l Chuck's World

A few years ago, I was sitting in my daughter’s living room in Austin, drinking coffee with my son-in-law, when a package arrived at the door. I know. I’ve now got you sitting on the edge of your seat. It’s sort of a gift. It was actually an in...


On the road to Lost | Chuck's World

I was going to tell you about the time my friend Gordon called me by accident, but then I started thinking about the banana peel. And if I’m completely honest, I was only thinking of the banana peel because of the exoplanets. But let’s start...


Fifteen years | Chuck's World

I’ve seen a lot of Bruce Springsteen lately, with his new book out and him being interviewed by everyone apparently able to borrow a microphone. It’s not that he’s been a recluse. He’s just been a little more visible lately, and I’ve...


Mill Creek Friends' grant helps bring award-winning author to Mariner High School

On the basketball court and in life, Matt de la Peña knows something about taking the shot. As a teenager, de la Peña says he dreamed of finger rolls in pickup games at San Diego’s Balboa Park.... Full story

 By Brian Soergel    A&E    November 8, 2015

Best-selling author Mitch Albom in Mill Creek Nov. 20

Mitch Albom, the newspaper sports writer turned best-selling author, will sign copies of his latest novel when he stops at the University Book Store in Mill Creek at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20. He may...


Around Town: Aug. 11-Sept. 11

Aug. 11 Special StoryTime 11 a.m. The event features Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award nominees. Mill Creek University Book Store, 15311 Main St., Mill Creek. Information: 425-385-3530. Aug. 12 Summer concerts at the Forum: Sly Mr....

 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 29, 2015

They know what you did last summer | Chuck's World

Spend any amount of time online, whether you’re shopping or engaging social media, and you’ll notice it. People like quotes. It’s hard to find a site online, in fact, that doesn’t have a quote of some sort, joke or aphorism or proverb,...

 By Chuck Sigars    General    July 22, 2015

One for the ages | Chuck's World

For those of you who are still numb from the amazing pictures of Pluto, who are still mourning the moral diminishment of Atticus Finch, or who are terrified of a subduction zone earthquake any day now, I bring you good news. I have a birthday this...


Schedule of community events for week of Jan. 2 | Around Town

Jan. 3 Recycle that Christmas tree Boy Scout Troop 120 will be offering a Christmas tree and electronics recycling drop-off site 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 4306 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek. The suggested donation is $10 per item. The... Full story


Edmonds resident authors book on ADHD

Andrew K. Smith, a 22-year-old Edmonds resident, will publish his first book with Morgan James Publishing later this month. Through Smith’s firsthand experiences, “The Adderall Empire: A Life With ADHD and the Millennials’ Drug of Choice,...


Author recounts adventure-turned-pilgrimage in trip down Huck’s river

The vision of drifting down the mighty Mississippi on a lazy summer day has enthralled generations of boys since Mark Twain wrote his classic, “Huckleberry Finn.” Dave Ellingson, of Edmonds, never...


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