RAINY WITH A CHANCE OF “FLYING GYMNASTS”

RAINY WEEKEND, NO PROBLEM!  This weekend an approximately 600 gymnasts from around the state will converge on the Angel of the Winds Arena for a two-day USA Gymnastics Washington 2021 XCEL Gold/Platinum/Diamond State Championship, including many of your local clubs. The competition will consist of four... Read More.

TIM HUNTER – KRKO’S RESIDENT JOKESTER

What an appropriate photo for this time of year. Tim Hunter was born in comedy.  On the way to the hospital his father got lost, so he was born in Gardena, CA, not Torrance, CA, where he would grow up beginning a few days later. ... Read More.

CHARLYE PARKER, KXA’S RIDIN’ SHOOTIN’ COWGIRL

CHARLYE PARKER – FIRST FEMALE RADIO HOST IN HISTORY You have to love this picture. The point was to shoot out the balloons while on horseback.  Apparently Charlye was exceptionally good at it.  She jokes the balloons were her “ex boyfriends”.

Blood Donations and the Covid-19 Vaccine

Let's debunk some myths. Yes, you can and should donate blood, even during COVID-19.  Blood donations are down and deperately needed, particularly for those battling Covid-19 in hospitals. Your blood may provide life saving antibodies.  Questions have come up about whether blood can be given... Read More.

WSU Removes SAT/ACT Requirements from Admissions

WSU NO LONGER REQUIRES SAT/ACT SCORES As the COVID 19 pandemic kept schools closed for the better part of the entire year and disrupted the studies of students across the country, many public universities made submitting SAT and Act scores optional for students applying... Read More.

STITCH MITCHELL KXA RADIO HOST – REVEALED

STITCH MITCHELL - KXA RADIO HOST, OH THE THINGS YOU DO NOT KNOW!  Like the featured photograph?  Limo with ladies?  This was Las Vegas in the 80’s. You know his familiar voice in the mornings on your favorite country music station KXA Everett.  Let us add... Read More.

Ventures in Vaccinations

The opening picture above this story, I consider a badge of honor. Like the little “I Voted” stickers we used to get when we all voted in person; maybe more like the Cross on your forehead after the Ash Wednesday Service. That time-stamp that... Read More.

PUD OFFERS FREE BATTERY CHARGING FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

The phrase ‘free of charge’ just became real. The Snohomish County Public Utility District is offering a $400 account credit to customers who recently purchased an EV (electric vehicle). As Snohomish County continues to reduce its carbon footprint by using clean energy production with... Read More.