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BELLINGHAM — A Granite Falls High School graduate has been suspended from Western Washington University after allegedly making racist threats against other students on social media, which led to the campus being PHILIP A. DWYER / THE closed last week. BELLINGHAM HERALD Tysen Dane Tysen Campbell Campbell, 19, makes his first was arrested appearance in Monday and court Tuesday. has been barred from the Bellingham campus. “As a suspended student he cannot participate in university activities, including the track and field team, of which he has been a member,” university spokesman Paul Cocke said Tuesday. Campbell was a pole vaulter. He was arrested by university police on campus Monday and booked into the Whatcom County Jail for investigation of felony malicious harassment. Under state law, malicious harassment is a hate crime covering threats based on a victim’s “race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or mental, physical, See SUSPECT, Page A2

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Ronicka Messner, 24, remembers her fiance, Grant Strinden, as being “the softest-hearted person.” Strinden, 23, was killed when a storm-ravaged tree fell and crushed his car while he was driving near Monroe on Nov. 17.

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MONROE — He kept his promise to love her all his life. Grant Strinden assured his fiancee, Ronicka Messner, that she could trust him when she needed someone to count on. The Monroe couple was planning a 2016 wedding and scribbling their bucket list on little scraps of paper as ideas came up. “He promised me numerous times he was going to spend the rest of his life with me — whether I liked it or not,” said

Messner, 24, with a wry smile. “I wish he’d have been right longer.” Strinden, 23, was killed when a tree crushed his car on Ben Howard Road as wind and rain battered the region Nov. 17. He was driving to pick up their daughter, Kandyce, 7, from Chain Lake Elementary School. She’s in first grade. Tuscano’s Italian Kitchen, where Messner works as a waitress, is holding a fundraiser for her from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. She’s not one to ask for help, but her coworkers insisted on donating

their wages and tips from the evening to help pay some of her bills. Restaurant owner Scott Perry said he will donate 25 percent of Wednesday’s dinner sales to the effort. The restaurant also is accepting donations for the family, which can be dropped off at Tuscano’s, 14919 North Kelsey St. There’s also a GoFundMe page. “I’m blown away” by all the support, Messner said. “It gives me hope.” She met Strinden in 2010 when they worked together at the Goodwill store in Monroe.

“He was very respectful and polite, but a little too tall for my taste,” said the 5-foot-3 Messner of her 6-foot-4 fiance. At 19 she had been single for two years and wasn’t looking to change that. Kandyce was 18 months old when she met Strinden. When she arrived in Washington from Wyoming, she’d wanted to provide a better life for her daughter. Messner was impressed by Strinden’s pride in his Christian faith. He even carried a pocket Bible. See LOVE, Page A6

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their daughter, Max. Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan, gave birth to a 7-pound, 8-ounce daughter last week. But the couple didn’t put out the news until Tuesday, when Zuckerberg posted it on — of course — Facebook. In the same post, Zuckerberg said he and Chan

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or sensory handicap.” Campbell, who has not been formally charged, made a court appearance Tuesday and was released from jail after posting $10,000 bail. The 2014 Granite Falls High School graduate is accused of writing “Let’s lynch her” on the social media platform Yik Yak. University officials canceled classes Nov. 24, after reading posts they said targeted minorities in a series of threats. The threats were made around the time some students were raising the issue of replacing the school’s Viking mascot. That day, university President Bruce Shepard wrote a message explaining the decision to close the campus. “I need to be VERY clear here: we are not talking merely insulting, rude, offensive commentary that trolls and various other lowlifes seem free to spew, willy nilly, although there has been plenty of that, too” Shepard wrote. “No, this was hate speech.” On Nov. 27, Shepard specifically referred to one post on Yik Yak that reportedly read, “Lets lynch her,” referring to Belina Seare, president of WWU’s

A penny for your implausible health claims: Oh wait, there is hardly any copper in a penny. Anyway, the Federal Trade Commission has come down hard on clothing retailer Tommie Copper for its TV informercials claiming that its copperinfused compression garments relieve chronic pain (Page A11). For Tommie Copper users, Dr. Buzz advises ibuprofen, which also can lessen eye pain caused by the glare off Tommie Copper pitchman Montel Williams’ bald pate.

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In May 2014, when Tysen Campbell was a senior at Granite Falls High School, he competed in the 2A boys pole vault at the state track and field championships at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Associated Students, The Bellingham Herald reported. That post has since disappeared. WWU Police Chief Darin Rasmussen, a former Marysville Police lieutenant, praised Yik Yak for its cooperation in the investigation. He also thanked the Bellingham Police Department and the FBI for their assistance. The university police department obtained a search warrant and worked with Yik Yak to track down the

threat’s author. Attempts to contact Campbell’s family were not successful Tuesday. Granite Falls School District officials also declined to talk about the case because they did not know the specifics. Campbell was a good student and a three-sport athlete at Granite Falls High School, district officials said. The Bellingham Herald contributed to this story. Eric Stevick: 425-339-3446; stevick@heraldnet.com.

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Case detailed against state auditor By Gene Johnson Associated Press

TACOMA — Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley has been on leave and has faced calls for his resignation since the government charged him with keeping millions of dollars that should have been refunded to customers of his old real-estate services business. But his attorney sought to undermine those allegations in

court Tuesday with a simple notion: that the money wasn’t stolen. In his first opportunity to cross-examine an investiga- Troy Kelley tor on the case, defense attorney Angelo Calfo hammered FBI Special Agent Michael Brown on whether

anyone — either homeowners or title and escrow companies — was entitled to refunds of the fees paid to Kelley’s former company, Post Closing Department. “Are you aware of any document in which a homebuyer was promised a refund of this fee?” the lawyer asked. “I am not,” Brown replied. The testimony came during a hearing before U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton, in which Kelley

is seeking to have the government return $908,000 it seized from him in September. Prosecutors say the money had been stolen from clients of his former real-estate services business and that he has no right to it. Prosecutors laid out their case against Kelley in the greatest detail yet, as Brown testified that financial records and statements from his former workers belied his explanations of why he was

entitled to keep about $3 million from old real estate transactions. Kelley, a 51-year-old Democrat from Tacoma, is a former state representative who was elected in 2012 to be Washington’s auditor — the state official tasked with rooting out waste and fraud in government operations. At Post Closing Department, Kelley worked with escrow and See KELLEY, Page A8

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one more answer for young people being served by her organization: “How can we get our kids into employment?” she said. The new cafe, with Eric Huenefeld as manager, joins three other HopeWorks Social Enterprises ventures, including landscape and irrigation businesses and the ReNewWorks Home & Decor

EVERETT — It’s the latest in a long line of projects expected to bring people and, hopefully, a new sense of energy to downtown Everett. The seven-story Aero Apartments has opened at the corner of Hewitt and Rucker avenues. Already more than half of the 102 apartments have been leased. “Bringing people back to the core of the city is the critical ingredient for making local retail viable and supporting the success of neighborhood restaurants and gathering places,” said Craig Skotdal, president of Skotdal Real Estate. The Aero Apartments is an important piece of the puzzle to rejuvenating downtown, Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson said. He praised the Skotdal family for the project. “With a Skotdal property, you know you’re getting a world-class development,” Stephanson said. In the past five years, several major projects have opened in downtown, including the Artspace Lofts; the Library Place, another Skotdal project; and Potala Place and Farmer’s Market, an apartment building that is leasing despite a fraud investigation into developer Lobsang Dargey. Add in two hotels — the Hampton Inn, which opened in 2014, and the Marriott Hotel, scheduled to open next year — and the city is hoping that there will be enough feet on the street for downtown to thrive. Construction started on the

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Above, CafeWorks barista Bre Beckman prepares a coffee drink for customer Dianne Easley on Tuesday morning in the HopeWorks Station building in Everett. Beckman, 18, will help train young people to do barista work beginning in early January. Top, Eric Huenefeld, manager of CafeWorks, places a sleeve on a hot espresso drink for a customer Tuesday morning.

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verett’s newest coffee shop sells espresso drinks, pastries and sandwiches, but its menu doesn’t tell the whole story. CafeWorks, which opened Tuesday, will soon offer job training to homeless and at-risk young people served by Cocoon House. CafeWorks, in the HopeWorks Station building on Broadway, is the latest social enterprise business launched by HopeWorks.

That organization, created in 2011 as an affiliate of Housing Hope, provides work experience and other help to homeless and low-income people. Since 1991, Cocoon House has sheltered Snohomish County teens and provided outreach to prevent homelessness. At the coffee shop Tuesday, Cocoon House CEO Cassie Franklin said the new partnership provides

Homeless man gets 30 years for delivery driver assault By Scott North Herald Writer

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EVERETT — A homeless man was sentenced to more than 30 years in prison Tuesday for nearly killing a pizza delivery driver during a January car prowl. Christopher Cowan, 35, had nothing to say before Snohomish County Superior Court Judge George Bowden decided on his sentence. A jury late last month convicted Cowan of attempted

second-degree murder, firstdegree assault and robbery. The victim, 40, was cut with a knife so deeply that his intestines were exposed. Cowan attacked the delivery driver after being surprised while going through the man’s car, which was parked outside a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in Edmonds. Bowden gave Cowan the maximum under state sentencing guidelines. “From what I know of the facts, that seems to be the minimum

Arlington celebration Hometown Holidays, a day-long celebration, is back in downtown Arlington on Saturday. The annual Arlington Santa Parade starts at noon. It’s free to participate and there will be bins to donate nonperishable items for the local food bank. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. on the corner of Division Street and Olympic

appropriate,” the judge said. The victim didn’t know Cowan. The defendant nearly killed a man in an attempt to avoid capture for what initially was a misdemeanor car prowl, deputy prosecutor Craig Matheson said. “The violence was gratuitous. It was unnecessary,” he said. The injured man stumbled into the restaurant and held his internal organs inside while waiting for paramedics. It was raining hard that night. The stabber left behind a hat and

Avenue. A tree-lighting ceremony at Legion Park, 114 N. Olympic Ave., follows the parade with a festive sweater contest, Santa visits, crafts and free holiday movies. A country music concert goes from 1 to 3 p.m. in the parking lot near City Hall and free wagon rides leave from Legion Park between 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. A Toys for Tots Christmas Run is at 11 a.m. downtown and

fled with paperwork from the victim’s car. A police dog led Edmonds officers to a witness who said he saw a man running through his apartment complex minutes after the stabbing. The running man shucked his heavy coat. He also left behind paperwork that was taken from the delivery driver’s car. The paperwork later yielded Cowan’s thumbprint, jurors were told. The witness also identified Cowan as the man he saw

handmade holiday gifts will be sold at Pioneer Hall from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Arlington Communtiy Resource Center also plans to collect warm socks. New socks can be donated at Action Sports or Arlington Hardware on Olympic Ave. Light rail a ways off: Sound Transit has approved an updated schedule for the extension of light

running through the apartment complex after the robbery. Acting on a hunch, an officer checked a nearby convenience store. That led to a surveillance video of a coatless Cowan buying a roll of Mentos. He also left behind a pawn slip bearing his name. When he was arrested a few days later, Cowan denied stabbing anyone and claimed to have been with friends at a nearby hotel. Cowan’s public defender,

rail into Lynnwood. The project still is under design, with construction in Lynnwood expected to start in 2018. Some property buyouts were approved at the Nov. 19 board meeting, with more expected. The new light rail station is expected to open in 2023. For more information, go to www.soundtransit.org/LLE. A new video animation of the final route is posted there.

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Starbucks pulls sandwich from U.S. West stores on E. coli scare By Leslie Patton Bloomberg News

Starbucks pulled its holiday turkey panini sandwiches from 1,347 U.S. locations last week after they were hit by the same E. coli strain as Costco Wholesale Corp. The sandwiches, part of the chain’s holiday lineup, were recalled in certain locations in California, Oregon and Nevada, said

Erin Jane Schaeffer, a spokeswoman for Seattlebased Starbucks. No other markets were affected, and the company has received no reports of illness, she said. Cranberry cornbread stuffing in the panini contained celery, the ingredient that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified last week as the likely cause of an E. coli

outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people in seven states. After health officials found the bacteria in the celeryand-onion blend used in Costco’s chicken salad, Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. recalled multiple celery products, including the Starbucks sandwiches. Starbucks is the latest restaurant chain to be hit with a food-safety scare. Chipotle Mexican Grill

Helicopter grounded after laser incident Associated Press PORT ANGELES — Coast Guard officials say a helicopter training mission was cut short after someone shined a laser at the aircraft in Port Angeles. Officials said in a news release the MH-65 Dolphin returned to Air Station Port Angeles after the incident at about 6:30 p.m. Monday. No injuries have been reported but all crew members must be cleared by medical personnel before

Inc. also is dealing with an E. coli outbreak that sickened at least 45 customers. Health officials are still trying to identify the tainted ingredient. While it’s common for people to have E. coli in their intestines, some forms of the bacteria can be dangerous. They may cause diarrhea, as well as kidney failure, especially in young children and the elderly.

they can return to training. Officials say lasers can cause permanent eye damage and at night can cause temporary loss of night vision, among other injuries. Lt. Cmdr. Greg Lynch says a laser can be just as dangerous as shooting a gun in bringing down an aircraft. The Coast Guard and local law enforcement are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the Coast Guard at 360-417-5823.

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Aero Apartments in March 2014. The lot used to hold a car rental business. The apartments at 2901 Rucker Ave. range in size from 512 to 974 square feet, from studios to twobedroom units, with a small number of live/work loft-style spaces at street level. The name is a nod to Everett’s ties to the aerospace industry. The design of the building is intended to reflect the theme with metallic exterior finishes, nighttime “runway” lighting at the main entrance and

aviation-inspired signage and artwork, including a main sign that looks like an airplane tail. The theme continues into the lobby, which features an aviation-inspired photo mural along with a large fireplace and lounge seating. Amenities include an outdoor patio with a fireplace, barbecue grill and seating area. A glassenclosed lounge includes a kitchen, pool and shuffleboard tables and large-screen televisions. For green features, the Aero Apartments include

solar panels installed in the rooftop, energy-efficient lighting and appliances and energy-saving windows and doors. Several downtown businesses have offered discounts for new residents of the apartments. Skotdal said it’s a huge relief to finish the project after months of hard work. “As for where we go from here, that remains to be determined,” he said. “We’re always looking for ways to invest in Everett and keep the positive momentum going.”

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Store. CafeWorks customers can enter from the store or through a door on the building’s south side. As the business gets its start, hired baristas have joined Huenefeld behind the counter. In January, Franklin said, two young people from Cocoon House will become paid CafeWorks interns. Candidates will go through a job interview process. “It’s going to build their self-esteem,” said Julio Cortes, Cocoon House public relations manager. Even teens who don’t get internships may gain confidence to apply for other jobs, he said. Those chosen will learn job skills as basic as showing up on time, along with customer service and the fine points of making espresso drinks. “It’s the new first-time job,” Franklin said. Huenefeld, who has a human services degree and a Starbucks background, said two new interns will join the staff every six weeks, with up to six working at a time. Bre Beckman, an 18-year-old barista working at the cafe Tuesday, will help train Cocoon House interns.

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There may be opportunities both for kids served by Cocoon House and those helped by Housing Hope’s teen parent program. It’s fitting that the first customer through the CafeWorks door, at 7 a.m. Tuesday, was Robert Malone. He is board of trustees president for the Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound. “I had a quadruple nonfat latte,” Malone said. CafeWorks was made possible by a major grant, $500,000 in all, from the Employees Community Fund. It came in two payments, $420,970 in 2014 to remodel the HopeWorks Station building, and $79,030 earlier this year for the cafe. “Last year we changed our funding guidelines to try to have more impact with our grants. Larger grants have more impact,” Malone said. He said nonprofits were chosen for their focus on attacking poverty, “not just on treating symptoms.” Malone said the Employees Community Fund also awarded a $500,000 grant to FareStart, the Seattle nonprofit that provides culinary job training to homeless people. Ed Petersen, chief strategic officer for Housing

CafeWorks is open 7 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays in the HopeWorks Station building, 3331 Broadway, Everett. Hope and HopeWorks, said the Catalyst Kitchens program that grew out of FareStart is helping start CafeWorks. The new cafe also is being helped by Starbucks. CafeWorks sells Starbucks coffee, the company did some training for CafeWorks, and a coffee brewer is on loan from Starbucks. An espresso machine and two coffee grinders were donated by La Marzocco USA in Seattle. “This is a starting place,” Petersen said. His vision includes a new five-story building to go up just north of HopeWorks Station. Building plans include three floors of housing for employees of businesses — including a restaurant — on the lower levels. “Piece by piece, we’re building it,” Petersen said. For the cafe workers, too, Petersen sees making and serving coffee as just a start. “It’s a step, not an end point,” he said. “It’s a ladder.” Julie Muhlstein: 425339-3460; jmuhlstein@ heraldnet.com.

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“I could tell he was a God-loving man without him saying that,” she said. “But he could spit off a Bible verse quicker than anyone I know.” The first time they kissed, Strinden was apparently so smitten he passed out. “No joke, he toppled over like a tree,” Messner recalled, noting he woke up a minute later. Strinden grew up in Monroe but attended Cedar Park Christian Schools in Bothell until his senior year of high school. He graduated from Monroe’s Sky Valley Education Center in 2010. He hoped to someday do manufacturing work for Boeing. He had experience working with his hands, making products for Werner Paddles in Sultan and Canyon Creek Cabinet Co. in Monroe. “He liked the challenge of making it perfect,” Messner said. Strinden was finishing his associate’s degree

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electric and bass guitars or kept the beat on drums. When he’d had his fill of Messner and her girlfriends, he’d sit back and pick out a tune while they talked. “It was his quiet time to recoup and reset,” Messner said. Strinden is preceded in death by his grandfather, Ed Utterback. He is survived by his mother, Loretta Williams; father, Michael Strinden; stepmother, Joy Vander Houten; stepfather, John Williams; and grandparents, Harlon and Donna Strinden and Sue Utterback. He also leaves behind a pitbull-pointer mix, Zedd and a cat, Cyprus. Although his stepfather played for the Seahawks as a young man, Strinden was never much of a football fan until they started dating, said Messner, a lifelong 12. Soon enough, Strinden knew more about football than she did. He encouraged Messner to get her high school diploma. She hopes to someday finish it and go on to earn her associate’s

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industry licenses expected to be awarded in May. On Tuesday, board member Brandon Emmett proposed an amendment that would allow for limited out-of-state investment. But Harriet Dinegar Milks, an assistant attorney general serving as counsel to the board, said that was outside the published agenda of the meeting and couldn’t be taken up. The board previously rejected a similar proposal. Under the rules, as currently written, only those holding a pot license can have a financial interest in

the business. And to get a license for a pot business, you would have to meet residency requirements. Arguments that have been made for outside investment for pot businesses include having greater access to financing since the industry is largely excluded from typical commercial lending because of federal drug laws, and access to people with industry experience, said Taylor West, deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry Association. On the other side, not allowing outside

investment can be an attempt to keep the industry smaller and easier to manage, she said. Another argument that has been raised is giving homegrown businesses a chance to establish themselves and flourish, she said. It’s a debate that’s been going on for some time and probably will continue, given that the industry is growing in a sort of piecemeal, state-by-state process, she said. The Alaska regulations still must go through a legal review by the Alaska Department of Law.

Scientists push for pot pesticide testing before new rules Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Though marijuana products sold in Oregon will have to undergo testing for pesticides beginning this spring, some scientists are pushing for testing in the interim. Until the new rules take effect, the state plans to allow the marijuana industry to continue to operate as it does now. In June,

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Man pleads guilty to trying to join extremists Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 22-year-old California man pleaded guilty Tuesday to trying to join Islamic extremists in Syria and could face up to 15 years in prison, federal prosecutors said. Nicholas Teausant entered the plea to one count of attempting to provide material support or resources to a foreign

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Mississippi-bound dog ends up in Honolulu Associated Press HONOLULU — A dog bound for its new owner in Mississippi ended up in Honolulu instead. American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Huguely Bethany said the Pembroke Welsh corgi was headed from Seattle to her new owner in Mississippi on Saturday when she made a wrong connection in Dallas. American Airlines says the company is looking at its procedures to figure out how the corgi ended up on the wrong plane. When breeder Paul Chen was notified that Bethany was misplaced, he reported the dog missing and offered a $1,000 reward. Bethany left the islands on Monday for Dallas.

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mortgage title companies to track real estate transactions. Investigators say Kelley kept fees the company was supposed to refund to customers — an amount that totaled at least $3 million from 2006 to 2008 — and paid himself $245,000 a year from the ill-gotten proceeds. Just before he was indicted last spring on charges including possession of stolen money

By Dan Joling ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The newly elected mayor of Alaska’s capital city had suffered injuries when was found dead, but police are awaiting autopsy results to announce a possible cause of death, officials said Tuesday. The adult son of Stephen “Greg” Fisk, 70, found the mayor’s body Monday afternoon and alerted police. Juneau Police Department spokeswoman Erann Kalwara said Tuesday the cause of death remains unknown. “It’s not clear what the cause of those injuries are,” she said. She could not comment on the nature of the injuries, she said. Fisk lived alone. There was no sign of forced entry into Fisk’s home above

Juneau’s downtown. “We haven’t ruled anything out yet,” she said. Police are hoping the state medical examiner in Anchorage will complete the autopsy in a couple of days, she said. Investigators on Monday didn’t speculate on a possible cause of Fisk’s death but did not immediately rule out foul play. An attack was “one of the possibilities out there, but there’s others that could have happened,” Police Chief Bryce Johnson told the Juneau Empire newspaper. “There could’ve been a fall. There’s lots of things that would cause it.” Fisk’s son, Ian, in an email statement said his family is grieving privately. “We sincerely appreciate the support of the community and we recognize that, as would be the case with any public figure, his death

brings a lot of attention,” Fisk said. “At this time we have no reason to speculate as to the cause of his death and are awaiting the results of his autopsy. Meanwhile I will not be responding to any further media requests of any kind, and ask for your understanding.” Greg Fisk, a fisheries consultant, handily defeated incumbent Merrill Sanford in the Oct. 6 election to become mayor. Bob King, a veteran of Alaska politics who worked as press secretary to former Gov. Tony Knowles and as a fisheries aide to former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, was Fisk’s next-door neighbor, friend and campaign manager. “He wanted to focus on strengthening Juneau’s role as Alaska’s capital city,” King told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Fisk wanted to encourage

development of Juneau’s waterfront and pledged to push the federal government to restore jobs that had been moved to Seattle from Juneau, King said. Fisk also intended to work for more affordable housing in the city whose downtown is bounded on one side by the ocean and on the other by mountainsides. “He had a lot of different thoughts and he really jumped into it,” King said. Fisk had served on boards and commissions but had never run for office. When he asked King to be his campaign chairman, King didn’t give Fisk much of a chance but helped out in minor ways, he said. Fisk ran an active campaign, going door-todoor to speak to voters and hear their concerns. Fisk ended up taking nearly two-thirds of the vote.

said the money was stolen and directly traceable to money laundering. The FBI agent then took the stand, explaining in detail Post Closing Department’s business model and relationship with the two title and escrow companies with which it primarily worked. Referencing emails from Kelley and his employees, Brown described how Post Closing had repeatedly insisted to the other companies, Fidelity National Title and Old Republic Title, that it only kept $15 to $20 of each $100 to $150 fee collected from borrowers to track the transactions, called reconveyances. The

rest of the money was to be held in case additional fees were required by county recorders’ offices or others, with the balance being refunded to the borrowers. In reality, of more than 27,000 transactions, it provided refunds in just 89 instances, Brown testified. Some of Kelley’s former workers, including Jason Jerue, whom he later hired at the auditor’s office, told investigators that Kelley had drafted the emails they sent to the title companies, Brown said. During cross-examination, Calfo said Post Closing never made promises to home buyers that some of the fees would be

refunded, and noted that their closing documents made no such promises. One of the title companies that Kelley worked with took the position during related litigation that borrowers would not be entitled to recover the fees from Post Closing, Calfo suggested. He also got Brown to acknowledge that some of the biggest title companies collected such fees without refunding unspent portions to homeowners. Calfo questioned Brown about who owned the money paid in reconveyance fees— the title companies, or the homeowner? Brown evaded

giving a straight answer, saying that would call for a legal conclusion that wasn’t his to make. But at any rate, it didn’t belong to Kelley, he said. The most serious charges Kelley faces are money laundering, but Calfo indicated there was no crime in Kelley’s transferring money among his various bank accounts. Old Republic Title sued Kelley in 2009. He eventually paid more than $1 million to settle the case. Four of the charges against Kelley allege he lied in a deposition in that case to avoid blame. Kelley’s attorney described the matter as a contract dispute.

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and filing false income tax returns, Kelley wrote a $447,000 check to the U.S. Treasury Department, noting in the subject line that it would cover future tax debts, and transferred more than $908,000 to a law firm that represented him at the time. Federal prosecutors seized the money being held by the firm in September. Calfo sought its return, arguing that the government did not need the money as evidence and had not demonstrated that it had probable cause to seize it. In his opening statement Tuesday, Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Cohen

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Jennifer Bartlett, told jurors that police got the wrong man and ignored evidence that didn’t support their hypothesis. Cowan had 14 prior felony convictions, mostly for property crimes in North Carolina. On Tuesday, the legal battle was over how to sentence him for the new offenses, including which of the attack convictions — attempted murder or assault — should be considered the most-serious offense.

The first-degree assault conviction carried more prison time than the attempted murder, and case law supported treating it as the most serious charge, Matheson said. Bowden agreed with Matheson’s analysis. That resulted in Cowan facing close to two years longer behind bars. His sentence also included two years for using a knife as a deadly weapon. Judge Richard Okrent had presided over the trial, but he was unable to sentence Cowan because of illness. With Cowan’s consent, Bowden stepped in to take the case.

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Shortage of teachers at ‘crisis’ stage SEATTLE — Principals across Washington are saying the current teacher shortage has reached a “crisis” and is placing severe strain on schools. KOMO-TV reported that in a survey of 730 principals representing 35 percent of the state’s public schools, 80 percent of principals said they have had to hire underqualified teachers and 74 percent said they had to substitute for a classroom teacher within five days of when the survey was taken in October. Assistant Superintendent of Early Learning for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Bob Butts said there is a shortage of teachers and substitutes. The survey was sponsored by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and Association of Washington School Principals.

Chelan County: Search suspended Officials say the search for a Portland man who planned to climb Colchuck Peak near Leavenworth but failed to return on time has been suspended. The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Tuesday the search has To Place an In Memoriam or Obituary, please call

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been suspended because of rain and snow. Officials say Adam Ochshorn started hiking to Colchuck Lake Friday, planned to camp and then climb a steep, narrow gully to reach Colchuck Peak on Saturday. He was expected out late Saturday or early Sunday, but didn’t return. He is described as an experienced and technical climber who had hiked in the Colchuck area this summer. Searchers had looked for Ochshorn by ground and helicopter since Sunday. Ochshorn’s vehicle was found near the campground and his campsite was found unoccupied.

Tacoma: New life for Old City Hall Tacoma officials say they are moving forward with plans to sell or lease the Old City Hall building for the development of a boutique hotel. KCPQ-TV reported that officials expect to negotiate agreements with McMenamins of Portland in coming weeks to develop the 60-room hotel, a restaurant, bars and other businesses. McMenamins — a chain of breweries, music venues and historical hotels — plans to add the boutique hotel in the Old City Hall, along with four bars, a rooftop restaurant, event spaces and a gift shop. From Herald news services

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Helen Blanche Labanowski Helen Blanche Labanowski passed away on November 25, 2015. She was widowed at age 44 with the passing of her 47 year-old husband o n N o v e m b e r 2 5 , 1 971 , exactly 44 years before her. Helen will be laid to rest at Fort Lawton Post Cemetery n ex t to h er h us b a n d a n d infant son. Her life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on D e c e m b e r 4 , 2 015 , a t a s m a l l i n fo r m a l g r ave s i d e service at Fort Lawton Post Cemetery in Seattle, Washington. Born on March 25, 1927, in Snohomish, Washington, Helen lived 88 years and nine months. She graduated from Everett High School as Helen Holt, and attended Everett Community College for a shor t time before falling for a handsome New York gentleman in an Air Force uniform. She married L e o n a rd L a b a n ow s k i a n d began her life as a military wife, moving back and forth from the West Coast to the East Coast several ti mes over the next 2 2 + year s, returning to Everett with her children during each of Leonard’s overseas tours. Helen worked for Washington State Government for nearly 20 years and retired as a Word P ro c e s s i n g S p e c i a l i s t . I n 1974 she built a house next to her aging parents, George a n d B e u l a h H o l t , to h e l p with their care. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoyed traveling for many years as an active lifetime member of the Order of Amaranth. A special “Thank You” to the entire staff at Brookdale of Lynnwood Memor y Care fo r t h e l o v i n g c a r e t h e y provided Helen during the past 15 months. She is survived by her two children, Helen Ann Shreve (Bruce) and Stephen Labanowski; three grandsons, David Baldwin, Jef frey Baldwin (Jen), and Shawn Shreve; two greatgranddaughters, Sydelle Wyatt Baldwin, and Sidra Baldwin; three nieces, Sharol Ravenstein (Michael), Lycia Ackerson, and Linda Ottoman; and numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. Memorials in Helen’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org, in lieu of flowers. Arrangements under the direction of Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills, Lynnwood, Washington.

Karen Baker-Falleen “MA Baker” (Simpson) May 15, 1941 – Nov. 11, 2015

Born in Idaho to Olen and Kristine Simpson, raised in Mukilteo, Washinton with her sister, Beryl. She lived her adult life in the Everett Marysville area raising her four kids. Karen loved Boating the Puget Sound with her husband, Norm and gardening in her back yard. She was diagnosed with lung cancer and passed very quickly. K a r e n w a s q u i t e unassuming, deplored judging others and was a gracious hostess with a heart of gold. S h e l e a v e s b e h i n d husband, Norm; children, P a t r i c k , N e l l y, E d i t h a n d Kenny; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at St Hilda St Patrick Episcopal Church at 15224 52nd Ave W, Edmonds, WA on Saturday December 5, 2015, at 11:00. In lieu of flowers the family requests you make a donation in Karen’s honor to a c a n c e r c h a r i t y o f yo u r choice.

Mildred Rae Love Mildred Rae Love, 99, went home to the Lord on November 21, 2015. She was born on November 7, 1916, in Dilke, Saskatchewan. The family m ove d to E ve r e t t , Wa s h . Mildred graduated from E ve r e t t G e n e r a l H o s p i t a l School of Nursing in 1937. I n 1 9 41 s h e m a r r i e d Norman Love. S h e i s s ur v i ved by h er l ov i n g c h i l d r e n , M a r ya n n Straight, William (Joanne) Love and Ruth Hair. She has six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A Celebration of life and Going Home service will be held at Westmintster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave. at 4:00 p.m. on December 9, 2015. In lieu of flowers consider gif ts to the Westminster Church Building Fund or the Everett Gospel Mission.

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1921 in Arlington, Wash. to Catherine and Conrad Wegener. S h e a t te n d e d A r l i n g to n High School, graduating in 1939 and also attended the University of Washington. She married Gordon Brown on October 13, 1945 in Arlington, Wash. at her mother’s home. They just celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary ... “Sweethearts Forever” During WWII Elaine worked in the Engineering Dept. at the Seattle Shipyards. She then moved on to hold various jobs over her lifetime, culminating with owning her own business, Nature’s Cache, in Marysville for 12 years. It was the vehicle she needed to fulfill her creativity and love of people. Elaine threw herself into anything she did. During her children’s school years she was P TA p resi dent and a Campfire and Cub Scout leader. After she retired, she headed up the Stillaguamish Senior Center Hobby Club for many years. Elaine’s boundless energy and drive extended into all things busy and productive. She loved gardening, and with gardening came canning. Her cupboards were always full of home-canned food. She was a wonderful cook. Her hands were never idle. She sewed all our clothes w h e n we we r e l i t t l e , a n d went on to make many beautiful crocheted afghans and

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Edwin H. Carlston Edwin H. Carlston passed away peacefully on N o v e m b e r 27 , 2 01 5 . H e was born October 6, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio. A memorial Mass will be held at a later time.

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EVERETT — Wintertide, the city’s free and family-friendly holiday celebration, will get the season off to a jolly start Thursday at the Wetmore Theatre Plaza. With music, kiddie train rides, cookies and cocoa, a bonfire, a stage show, a free photo booth, and Santa’s arrival on an antique fire truck, the event is scheduled for 4-7:30 p.m. at the downtown plaza, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Music from the Trinity Lutheran College Concert Choir will start at 4:30 p.m., to be followed by performances from the Kamiak High School Quartet and Barbershop and the Bible Baptist Church Choir and Ensemble. A Kidstage “Willy Wonka” production will be performed at

5 and 6:30 p.m. Santa is due to arrive at 6 p.m. to help with the tree lighting. Silver Cup Coffee will serve free hot cocoa, cider and cookies, and dinner will be sold by Port Gardner Grill and Catering. The Rotary Express train, courtesy of the Rotary Club of Marysville and with Harv Jubie as conductor, will offer kids rides around the plaza. Face painting will be available, and the Imagine Children’s Museum and Village Theatre will provide crafts and activities. Guests are asked to bring toys, hats, gloves and scarves for a Stuffthe-Truck charity effort sponsored by Ticor Title. Donated items will go to Christmas House to be given to families in need of children’s gifts. For more information, go to www.everettwa.gov.

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More special ops to fight ISIS Associated Press WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force to Iraq to step up the fight against Islamic State militants unleashing violence in Iraq and Syria and determined to hold territory they have seized across the Middle East, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Congress on Tuesday. Carter, who testified alongside Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, faced skeptical lawmakers who argued that the U.S. needs to be more forceful in countering the threat from ISIS, credited with attacks in Paris and Beirut and the downing of a Russian airliner. Carter told the House Armed Services Committee that over time, the special operations force will be able to conduct raids, free hostages, gather

intelligence and capture ISIS leaders. Carter said that will improve intelligence and generate more targets for attacks. There currently are about 3,300 U.S. troops in Iraq, and President Barack Obama had previously announced he was sending fewer than 50 special operations forces to Syria. There has been a growing call from some Republicans for more U.S. boots on the ground and a divide among war-weary Americans about the prospect of greater military involvement. Carter said the number in the new expeditionary force will be “larger” than 50. He said it will be a “standing” force, meaning it will be stationed in Iraq. He said it would focus on helping Iraq defend its borders and build the Iraqi security forces, but also would be in position to conduct unilateral operations into Syria.

“This is an important capability because it takes advantage of what we’re good at,” Carter said. “We’re good at intelligence, we’re good at mobility, we’re good at surprise. We have the long reach that no one else has. And it puts everybody on notice in Syria. You don’t know at night who’s going to be coming in the window. And that’s the sensation that we want all of ISIL’s leadership and followers to have.” According to a U.S. official, the force could total up to a couple of hundred troops, including the assault teams, aviation units and other support units. Obama has set the maximum number of troops at 3,550, but it was not clear whether the president will increase that number to accommodate the force, or whether the teams would have to be built within

the current limit. Carter said the force might be American-only, but more likely would be a mixed force with perhaps Kurdish troops or others who are fighting the militants. He said the new force would conduct operations similar to two conducted earlier this year. In October, U.S. special operations troops and Iraqi forces raided a compound in northern Iraq freeing about 70 Iraqi prisoners who were facing execution. One U.S. service member was killed in the raid, the first American combat death in Iraq since the U.S. began its campaign against IS in August 2014. In May, a Delta Force raid in Syria killed ISIS financier Abu Sayyaf, yielded intelligence about the group’s structure and finances, and his wife, held in Iraq, has been cooperating with interrogators.

Congress has road pact The bill would put an end to the cycle of temporary extensions and threatened shutdowns of transportation programs.

BAIJI, Iraq — On the front lines of the battle against the Islamic State, suspicion of the United States runs deep. Iraqi fighters say they have all seen the videos purportedly showing U.S. helicopters airdropping weapons to the militants, and many claim they have friends and relatives who have witnessed similar instances of collusion. Ordinary people also have seen the videos, heard the stories and reached the same conclusion — one that might seem absurd to Americans but is widely believed among Iraqis — that the United States is supporting the Islamic State for a variety of pernicious reasons that have to do with asserting

DUBUQUE, Iowa — Jeb Bush and his allies are spending circles around his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination. Yet for all the money they’ve invested — $26 million on television ads alone — they’ve yet to see a substantial return. Having fallen from summer front-runner to autumn afterthought, the former Florida governor made deep spending cuts to his campaign operation in October. But he and his backers plowed ahead with a television blitz three times the size of anyone else’s, while putting a new strategic focus on New Hampshire. Bush remains mired in single digits in a race that continues to be dominated by political novices.

N. Hampshire: Warming New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has said he believes climate change is real. But “I don’t buy the fact that it’s a crisis,” he said Tuesday. “The climate’s always changing and we cannot say our activity doesn’t contribute to changing the climate. What I’m saying is it’s not a crisis,” Christie said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” which went to Concord to interview the governor, who is riding a new wave of endorsements this week in the state that hosts the first presidential primary. “I don’t see evidence. I don’t see evidence that it’s a crisis,” Christie said.

The head of the Chicago Police Department was fired Tuesday amid widespread criticism over how authorities responded to the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer last year. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he formally asked Garry McCarthy, 56, the Chicago police superintendent, for his resignation Tuesd a week after video footage of the shooting was released and the officer was charged with murder.

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decisions by Congress rather than being paid for from the federal Highway Trust Fund. The bill still falls short of the $400 billion over six years that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said is needed to keep traffic from worsening, and it puts off the difficult decision of how to sustainably pay for transportation programs. The federal 18.4 cents-a-gallon gas tax, the main source of Trust Fund revenues, hasn’t been increased since 1993 and no longer covers annual spending on transportation. The House and Senate must still vote on the final bill. Passage is expected by Friday. The bill is paid for through a series of revenue-raising provisions, some of which have been criticized as gimmicks and budgetary sleight of hand. One of the bill’s losers is the banking industry. It cuts the dividend the Federal Reserve pays to large banks from 6 percent to 1.5 percent, and transfers about $49 billion over 10 years from a Federal Reserve capital account to the general

treasury, counting the money as new revenue. Some lawmakers and a past Federal Reserve chairman say it is just a paper transfer that actually raises no new money. Safety advocates lost several fights, but won some others: ■■Rental car agencies and car dealers with fleets of more than 35 cars would be prohibited from renting vehicles that have been recalled but not repaired, a long-sought goal of safety advocates. But the bill doesn’t require used-car dealers to repair recalled vehicles before selling them. ■■About $200 million is provided to help commuter railroads install positive train control technology to prevent collisions and derailments. Federal investigators said if the technology had been in operation a deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia in May could have been prevented. ■■The liability cap on passenger rail accidents is raised from $200 million to $295 million. Damage awards from

the Amtrak derailment, which killed eight people and injured about 200, are expected to exceed the current cap. ■■The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration must remove safety scores for trucking companies from a public website, but the agency can continue to post scores for tour bus and interstate bus operators. ■■The maximum fine the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration can levy against an automaker who withholds information on safety defects would triple from $35 million to $105 million per violation. ■■Pilot programs in the Senate and House bills that would have allowed 18- and 19-yearolds to drive big trucks and buses across the country are significantly scaled back. The bill also retains $1.6 billion a year for transit programs in high-density Northeast states. An amendment to the House bill would have diverted the funds to a program available to bus systems in all states.

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Associated Press WASHINGTON — The House and Senate have reached agreement on a 5-year, $281 billion transportation bill that would increase spending to address the nation’s aging and congested highways and transit systems — a legislative feat that lawmakers and President Barack Obama have struggled throughout his administration to achieve. The bill, unveiled Tuesday, would also put an end to the cycle of temporary extensions and threatened shutdowns of transportation programs that have bedeviled Congress for the past seven years, making it difficult for states to plan longterm projects. The 1,300-page measure was “a mammoth task,” said Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., one of the bill’s key negotiators. “I expect this bill to have a huge amount of support throughout the country from businesses and workers alike,” she said. “Although it is not perfect, I believe it is a major accomplishment for our people who expect us to fund a top-notch transportation system.” The bill boosts highway spending by 15 percent and transit spending by 18 percent over its duration. It also authorizes an additional $10 billion over five years for Amtrak, $12 billion for mass transit and $1 billion for vehicle safety programs. However, that money is subject to annual spending

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American control over Iraq, the wider Middle East and, perhaps, its oil. “It is not in doubt,” said Mustafa Saadi, who says his friend saw U.S. helicopters delivering bottled water to Islamic State positions. He is a commander in one of the Shiite militias that last month helped push the militants out of the oil refinery near Baiji in northern Iraq alongside the Iraqi army. The Islamic State is “almost finished,” he said. “They are weak. If only America would stop supporting them, we could defeat them in days.” U.S. military officials say the charges are too far-fetched to merit a response. “It’s beyond ridiculous,” said Col. Steve Warren, the military’s Baghdad-based spokesman.

“There’s clearly no one in the West who buys it, but unfortunately, this is something that a segment of the Iraqi population believes.” The perception among Iraqis that the United States is somehow in cahoots with the militants it claims to be fighting appears, however, to be widespread across the country’s Sunni-Shiite sectarian divide, and it speaks to more than just the troubling legacy of mistrust that has clouded America’s relationship with Iraq since the 2003 invasion and the subsequent withdrawal eight years later. At a time when attacks by the Islamic State in Paris and elsewhere have intensified calls for tougher action on the ground, such is the level of suspicion

with which the United States is viewed in Iraq that it is unclear whether the Obama administration would be able to significantly escalate its involvement even if it wanted to. “What influence can we have if they think we are supporting the terrorists?” asked Kirk Sowell, an analyst based in neighboring Jordan who publishes the newsletter Inside Iraqi Politics. The allegations of American collusion with the Islamic State are aired regularly in parliament by Shiite politicians and promoted in postings on social media. They are persistent enough to suggest a deliberate campaign on the part of Iran’s allies in Iraq to erode American influence, U.S. officials say.

The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a procedural but important victory Tuesday in its efforts to get the justices to rule next year on President Obama’s plan to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation. The court rejected a request from Texas and other states for a 30-day extension to file legal briefs in support of the lawsuit to block the immigration plan. If granted, the extension would have made it very unlikely that the court could hear the case during its current term.

AROUND THE WORLD Philippines: Marine guilty A court has found a U.S. Marine guilty of killing a transgender Filipino, in a case that has ignited anti-American sentiment in the former U.S. colony. A judge in Olongapo on Tuesday convicted Joseph Pemberton of homicide and sentenced him to six to 12 years in jail. Pemberton could have faced a life sentence had the judge granted prosecutors request for a murder conviction. The judge cited mitigating circumstances, saying Pemberton was drunk and got confused after discovering that the woman he hired for sex was male.

France: Paris safe, PM says Paris is safe again for tourists just over two weeks after one of France’s deadliest terrorist attacks, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Tuesday. “Here is a message to the world, to all the tourists who canceled their trips: ‘Come to Paris! The city is safe,’ ” Valls said. “Spend your money, live, go to cinemas, to theaters. That’s our message and it’s the answer to this terrorist attack.” Last month, gunmen and suicide bombers killed 130 people in Paris cafes and a concert hall in the second terrorist assault in the city this year.

S. Arabia: Tallest dream Dubai’s rulers are on notice: Saudi Arabia is getting serious about stealing their crowning glory. State-linked development companies in Jiddah have agreed to pony up the money for a skyscraper flirting with the unprecedented one-kilometer mark. That’s about 3,280 feet. Or, about 550 feet taller than the current record spire, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. It’s well more than twice as tall as the Empire State Building. The planned Jiddah Tower is a monumental undertaking. If it happens, the tallestskyscraper bragging rights would shift to its fifth country in a little more than a generation. From Herald news services


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Tommie Copper to pay for claims The company’s infomercials, the FTC said, claim that “Tommie Copper truly is pain relief without a pill.” By Becky Yerak Chicago Tribune

Tommie Copper infomercials said the company’s compression clothing would relieve severe and chronic pain and inflammation. The Federal Trade Commission, however, said Tuesday that

Tommie Copper, whose products have been pitched by talk show host Montel Williams, needs scientific evidence to make such claims in the future. The FTC also said Tommie Copper must pay $1.35 million to settle charges of deceptive advertising practices. The company couldn’t be reached for immediate comment. According to the FTC complaint, since April 2011, the Mount Kisco, N.Y.-based company has advertised Tommie Copper copper-infused compression garments in infomercials,

brochures, social media and print outlets including Arthritis Today magazine. The clothing, including sleeves, shirts and socks, ranges in price from $29.50 to $69.50. The company’s infomercials, the FTC said, claim that “Tommie Copper truly is pain relief without a pill,” with celebrity and consumer testimonials saying the garments alleviated pain caused by afflictions like multiple sclerosis and arthritis, and could provide pain relief comparable to, or better than, drugs or surgery. The FTC says those claims were false or unsubstantiated.

The proposed federal court order imposes an $86.8 million judgment against Tommie Copper, but it will be “partially suspended upon payment of $1.35 million by the defendants,” the FTC said. “If the defendants are found to have misrepresented their financial condition, the total amount will immediately come due,” the commission said. The agreement, on file in a federal district court in the southern district of New York, said Tommie Copper was neither admitting nor denying the allegations.

November car sales boom Dealers started promoting “Black Friday” deals as early as Halloween.

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the month was one of the best days this year. Deals can be dangerous for the auto industry because they cut into profits and lower vehicles’ resale value. Incentives have been creeping upward since 2011; in November, they rose an estimated $172 over last year to $3,066 per vehicle, according to the car buying site TrueCar.com. But Eric Lyman, vice president for industry insights at TrueCar, said the gradual increase isn’t a worrisome trend for the industry. For one thing, companies are making more profit per vehicle than they used to because they’re selling more SUVs and trucks. The average sale price of a vehicle last month was $32,966, up 1 percent from the previous month. Automakers are also trying to capture as many sales as they can in the boom years before sales

inevitably slow. Rising interest rates, higher gas prices and other factors are all expected to stall auto sales sometime in the next few years. “It’s kind of like, make hay while the sun shines,” Lyman said. And the sun is certainly shining. Last week, sales forecasting firm LMC Automotive said sales are now likely to reach a record 17.5 million in 2015. For November, automakers said: ■■GM’s sales rose 1.5 percent to 229,296. Chevrolet and Cadillac brand sales were up but fell at Buick and GMC. Sales of GM’s best-seller, the Silverado pickup, rose 5 percent. ■■Toyota’s sales rose 3 percent to 189,517. In a sign of the impact of lower gas prices, sales of the RAV4 SUV jumped nearly 30

percent while Prius hybrid sales were down 10 percent. ■■Ford’s sales were up less than 1 percent to 187,794. A 10-percent increase in F-Series pickup sales couldn’t overcome lower sales of key vehicles like the Escape SUV and Fusion sedan. ■■FCA’s sales rose 3 percent to 175,974, powered by a 20-percent increase in Jeep sales. Ram truck sales rose 1 percent. Dodge, Fiat and Chrysler sales all fell. ■■Honda’s sales fell 5 percent to 115,441. The company was hurt by an 18-percent decline in sales at its Acura luxury brand. ■■Nissan’s sales rose 4 percent to 107,083. Truck and SUV sales jumped 15 percent, but Leaf electric car sales dropped 60 percent. ■■Hyundai’s sales rose 12 percent to 60,007. Sales of its newly redesigned Tucson SUV nearly doubled over last November.

Rudder, pilot action blamed in Airbus crash By Niniek Karmini Associated Press

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A rudder control system problem that had occurred 23 times in the previous 12 months coupled with the pilots’ response led to last year’s crash of an AirAsia plane that killed all 162 people on board, Indonesian investigators said Tuesday. In releasing their report, the National Transportation Safety Committee said an analysis of Flight 8501’s data recorder showed the rudder control system had sent repeated warnings

Spending on construction up during October U.S. construction spending jumped in October, fueled by solid gains in home building and the largest increase in federal construction in nine years. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction spending rose 1 percent in October from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of more than $1.1 trillion. That’s the highest level since December 2007 when the Great Recession began. More Americans are buying new homes or renting apartments, driving greater residential development. And federal, state and local governments, spurred partly by greater tax revenue, are building more roads and schools. Construction spending has increased 13 percent in the past 12 months.

Ford goes all in on aluminum trucks

Associated Press DETROIT — November used to be a slow month for U.S. car sales. Not anymore. Black Friday promotions — some of which began well before Thanksgiving — were expected to push last month’s sales to nearrecord levels. Car buying site Edmunds.com predicted sales of new cars and trucks will hit 1.33 million, eclipsing the previous November record set in 2001. General Motors’ sales rose 1.5 percent over last November, while Toyota and Fiat Chrysler’s each saw 3 percent sales gains. Hyundai’s sales jumped 12 percent, while Nissan’s were up 4 percent. Ford’s sales were flat. Honda’s sales fell 5 percent, hurt by lower CR-V sales. But the biggest sales declines were at Volkswagen. VW’s U.S. sales plummeted almost 25 percent, hurt by the company’s admission that its diesel vehicles cheated on emissions tests. November was a notoriously slow sales month until about five years ago, when car dealers joined other retailers in promoting Black Friday, according to Edmunds analyst Jessica Caldwell. Now, like Amazon, Wal-Mart and others, dealers started promoting “Black Friday” deals as early as Halloween. Jeep offered zero percent financing for up to 75 months. GM teased savings of up to 20 percent of for its Buick, Chevrolet and GMC brands. Hyundai offered an extra $500 on the Sonata sedan between Nov. 20 and Nov. 30. Ford’s U.S. sales chief Mark LaNeve said sales got progressively stronger as November progressed, and the last day of

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to the pilots during the Dec. 28 flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. Aircraft maintenance records for the Airbus A320 showed that similar problems with the rudder system had occurred 23 times during the year prior to the crash, including nine instances in December. The investigators said the fault was caused by cracked soldering on an electronic card. Investigator Nurcahyo Utomo said the problem by itself should not have been dangerous. But after the fourth time an alarm went off during the flight, a crew

Washington Alliance for Better Schools and the Economic Alliance of Snohomish County have hired Deborah Squires as director of the Snohomish County Regional STEM Network. She has more than 20 years of experience in communications, nonprofit management and education. She served formerly as the vice

member apparently went outside of handbook recommendations and removed a circuit breaker to try to reset the system, he said. The autopilot then became disengaged, and the aircraft began to roll, but no movement was detected on the plane’s manual control stick for nine seconds, he said. It then began climbing rapidly before stalling and plummeting into the Java Sea. Utomo said the voice recorder showed the pilot said “pull down,” but in fact the plane was ascending. “It seemed that there was a

president of communications at United Way of Snohomish County and director of community engagement at Northwest Harvest. Annette Jacobs has joined Sprint as president of the Pacific Northwest Region. Based in Seattle, she is responsible for sales strategy,

network oversight, customer service, marketing communications and general operations in Washington and Oregon. Jacob’s appointment follows Sprint’s announcement that it will restructure the company into four geographic areas — West, Central, Northeast and South.

miscommunication between the pilot and co-pilot after the fourth fault,” he said. The same warnings had occurred three days before the crash with the same pilot, who witnessed a technician on the ground addressing the problem by removing the circuit breaker and then replacing it, according to Utomo and the investigation report. The last contact the pilots had with air traffic control indicated they were entering stormy See CRASH, Page A12

Members of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 raised more than $284,000 for Guide Dogs of America in 2015. District 751 is one of the top fundraisers for the charity in North America. Over the past seven years, members have raised more than $2 million to help people who are blind or have impaired vision.

Ford will spend $1.3 billion and add 2,000 jobs at its truck plant in Louisville, Kentucky, where it will make its next-generation Super Duty pickup. The size of the investment reflects the automaker’s decision to build future generations of vehicles, including some of its largest, with aluminum bodies instead of steel in a bid to shed weight and improve fuel economy. The recently negotiated 2015 contract between Ford and the United Auto Workers union calls for another $600 million investment, to go toward the next-generation Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator, which are also made at the Louisville plant and are expected to get aluminum bodies.

Manufacturing index declines in China Chinese manufacturing was at its weakest in more than three years in November despite stimulus measures to bolster the world’s No. 2 economy, according to a survey released Tuesday. The manufacturing index based on a survey of factory purchasing managers slipped for the fourth straight month, falling to 49.6 in November from 49.8 the previous month. The index is based on a 100-point scale, with the 50-point mark separating expansion from contraction.

U.S. Volvo plant to lay off workers Volvo Trucks will lay off 734 production workers at its plant in Virginia due to a slowdown in demand, the company disclosed Tuesday. Layoffs at the New River Valley Assembly Plant in Dublin will take place over three weeks starting in early February, a company spokesman said. He said Volvo must adapt to market changes including a decline in demand for long-haul trucks. “We’re seeing that highway truck customers, who drove much of the recent market growth in America, have largely accomplished the renewal of their fleet, so demand from that segment in particular is softening,” he said. From Herald news services

Amazon . . . . . 679.06 14.26 Boeing . . . . . . 147.80 2.31 Costco . . . . . . . 161.29 -0.13 Crane . . . . . . . . 51.91 -0.15 FrontierCom . . . . 5.08 0.09 HeritageFin . . . 19.51 -0.07 HomeStBnk . . . 22.31 0.64 Microsoft . . . . . 55.22 0.87 Nordstrom . . . . 56.75 0.44 Paccar . . . . . . . . 51.59 -0.37 Starbucks . . . . . 61.37 -0.02 T-Mobile . . . . . . 36.18 0.68 WshFederal . . . 26.01 0.17 Zillow . . . . . . . . 24.10 -0.55 Zumiez . . . . . . . 14.94 -0.15

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Symbol Close .dji 17,888.35 .djt 8,204.27 NYA 10,519.59 dju 567.30 .IXIC 5,156.31 .inx 2,102.63 mid 1,473.14 W5000 21,866.66 rut 1,204.16 Symbol Close ALK 81.17 AMZN 679.06 AVA 34.97 BLDP 1.30 BBSI 44.06 BA 147.80 COLB 35.56 COLM 48.10 COST 161.29 BREW 9.60 CRAY 35.28 DAIO 2.80 DVA 73.52 ESL 95.78 EXPE 125.04 EXPD 48.91 FEIC 78.24 FLIR 30.56 HFWA 19.51 HMST 22.31 ITRI 35.49 KTEC 10.98 KTCC 7.96 LSCC 6.22 LAD 126.06 MENT 18.44 MU 16.55 MSFT 55.22 MVIS 2.58 NLS 18.83 NKE 133.35 JWN 56.75 NWN 49.01 NWPX 11.60 OUTR 59.48 PCAR 51.59 PCL 50.64 POPE 66.01 PCP 231.66 RSYS 2.69 RNWK 4.34 RENT 50.37 SRPT 36.92 SGEN 41.55 SBUX 61.37 TTMI 8.08 TSBK 12.75 TMUS 36.18 USB 44.31 WAFD 26.01 WY 32.14 Z 24.10 ZUMZ 14.94

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52-week high 18,351.36 9,257.44 11,254.87 657.17 5,231.94 2,134.72 1,551.28 22,537.15 1,296.00 52-week high 82.78 682.77 38.34 3.10 53.00 158.83 36.27 74.72 164.47 14.48 35.92 3.80 85.17 120.71 140.51 51.80 93.30 34.46 19.80 24.43 43.67 13.41 12.49 7.66 126.56 28.09 36.59 55.23 4.23 22.95 135.30 83.16 52.57 33.08 85.26 71.15 51.63 70.50 245.05 3.00 7.45 85.00 41.97 52.33 64.00 10.93 13.86 43.43 46.26 26.34 37.04 33.62 41.81

52-week low 15,370.33 7,452.70 9,509.59 539.96 4,292.14 1,867.01 1,344.80 19,619.26 1,078.63 52-week low 54.54 285.25 29.77 1.07 20.05 115.14 24.60 41.11 117.03 6.80 18.00 2.26 70.12 69.77 76.34 41.97 64.93 25.12 15.44 16.03 27.93 10.20 7.66 3.25 71.57 17.28 13.50 39.72 1.67 12.20 90.69 50.43 42.00 11.35 56.50 49.46 36.95 58.15 186.17 1.79 3.75 42.03 11.33 30.05 39.22 5.96 9.02 24.26 38.81 19.72 26.73 22.99 13.75

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Stocks started off December on a strong note, helped by improving economic data from Japan and Europe as well as hopes that the European Central Bank will expand its stimulus program. Associated Press

MOST ACTIVE SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) SunEdison (SUNE) Bank of America (BAC) Great Basin Scientific (GBSN) iShares MSCI Emerging Mkts. General Electric (GE) Pfizer (PFE) Mkt. Vectors Gold Miners ETF Ascent Solar Technologies

Volume 96,391,764 92,841,540 73,127,757 67,365,788 55,410,501 53,484,501 48,196,315 47,115,157 43,591,277

GAINERS Acorn International ADR (ATV) Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution GlobeImmune (GBIM) TerraForm Power (TERP) Abengoa ADR (ABGB)

Chg 677.49 46.55 35.38 32.61 28.16

LOSERS Repros Therapeutics (RPRX) BreitBurn Energy Partners Bon-Ton Stores (BONT) NQ Mobile ADR (NQ) Identiv (INVE)

Chg -27.35 -20.50 -20.15 -17.10 -15.59

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Target discounts bring success, some headaches Bloomberg News NEW YORK — Target Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell has gotten more aggressive with holiday discounts during his second year of a turnaround effort, a strategy that is undercutting some rivals on price while also bringing headaches. The company offered a 15 percent discount on almost all its products online Monday, a more widespread deal than in

past years. It also lowered prices on many apparel and toy products by 30 percent, shifting away from the buy-one-get-one-discounted approach it used in 2014. The promotions were so popular that Target drew twice the traffic of its previous record-setting day, forcing the retailer to throttle back access to its website. Target also has offered some of the industry’s lowest prices on toys, a key category during the

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holidays. Its toy prices were 1.3 percent below those of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. during Black Friday and 5.2 percent cheaper than Amazon.com Inc., according to an online survey by Bloomberg Intelligence. Target also undercut Toys “R” Us Inc. and Sears Holdings Corp.’s Kmart chain, the survey found. While those types of discounts squeeze profit margins, they could help Target improve its reputation and lure away customers from rivals, said Mariam Sherzad, of Bloomberg Intelligence. “For a long time, WalMart was associated with having the lowest prices,” Sherzad said. “If Target is able to brand itself as being well-priced, it could steal some Wal-Mart customers. It could also help make online sales a bigger piece of the pie. And last, it’s a fight to defend its customers from Amazon.” Wal-Mart and Amazon remain formidable on price, though, and the companies question whether the toy survey accurately reflects their discounts. Wal-Mart said that the limited subset of products measured — the study compared 37 identical toys sold at Target and WalMart — didn’t show its full range of pricing. To cope with Monday’s traffic surge, Target forced many users to wait for access to the website. Some visitors to Target’s site were greeted with the message: “Please hold tight. So sorry, but high traffic’s causing delays.”

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The chief of the National Transportation Safety Committee, Soerjanto Tjahjono, holds a model of a plane in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday during a news conference announcing the result of their investigation on the crash of an AirAsia Airbus A320 into the Java Sea last year.

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weather. They asked to climb from 32,000 feet to 38,000 feet to avoid threatening clouds, but were denied permission because of heavy air traffic. Four minutes later, the plane dropped off the radar. No distress signal was issued, and investigators said weather conditions did not play a role in the crash. Only 106 bodies were recovered from the sea due to rough conditions and poor underwater visibility that hampered divers’ efforts. Most of those on board were Indonesian headed to Singapore ahead of the New Year holiday. “There is much to be learned here for AirAsia, the manufacturer and the aviation industry,” tweeted Tony Fernandes, chief executive of the Malaysia-based budget carrier. “We will not leave any stone unturned to make sure the industry learns from this tragic incident.” AirAsia Indonesia said more pilot training along with a new system that provides real-time monitoring of aircraft warning messages has been initiated as a result of the crash. The Associated Press was referred to the statement when asking why the faulty rudder system was not fixed, but the issue was not

There is much to be learned here for AirAsia, the manufacturer and the aviation industry. — Tony Fernandes, AirAsia CEO

addressed there. Indonesia’s aviation safety record has been plagued with problems stemming largely from the explosion of travelers and new airlines popping up in the archipelago of 250 million people. Pilot shortages, shoddy maintenance and poor oversight have all been blamed following a string of deadly incidents in recent years. The AirAsia crash came at the end of a particularly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia, including the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in March 2014 with 239 people aboard, and the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 four months later over Ukraine, which killed all 298 passengers and crew.


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IN OUR VIEW | Threats to WWU students

Students, watch your yakking The posts on Yik Yak, an anonymous social media smartphone app, were without question racist and threatening. Following discussion last month that Western Washington University’s Viking mascot was viewed by some students as racist, debate on the smartphone app ranged from fair comment to outright racist remarks and threats of harm to individuals and all students of color at the college, including references to lynching, photos of a gun and a noose and comments that attacked the school’s student government president, a black woman, for criticizing the mascot: “This is the [n-word] who started the whole thing,” read one post. That and other threats on the app led to cancellation of classes Nov. 24 at the Bellingham-based university. On Monday, classes resumed and Bellingham police arrested a suspect in some of the threats, a 19-year-old Western sophomore. A bail hearing

was scheduled Tuesday for Tysen Campbell, identified by the school and later in news reports, as having attended Granite Falls High School. Campbell, Western officials said, has been suspended from the college and banned from campus pending the outcome of any criminal charges. Campbell’s mother, interviewed by the Seattle Times, said Campbell was being “sarcastic because he was annoyed by all of the uproar” and that he was neither a violent nor racist person. In the days between the threats and Campbell’s arrest the university came under criticism for not doing more to protect student safety. Belina Seare, the student government president identified in the posts, justifiably felt threatened and concerned for her safety. Western President Bruce Campbell, despite having canceled classes and condemning the threats made on social media, has been criticized by Seare and others for characterizing the campus

as being generally safe and for not arranging for aroundthe-clock protection for those individuals who had been threatened. The incident and the appropriate response should be openly discussed among Western officials, its public safety department, faculty, staff and students. But students also might want to question how they use a social media site that allows the posting of anonymous comments and whether their own posts were fair comment, hate speech or threat. Yik Yak’s terms of service list threats and racially offensive language as “unauthorized activities,” yet the threats and racist language lingered long enough for many users to see them, creating a sense of unease for many. Unease is common on many college campus this fall, following the fatal shootings at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, in October, and protests over racism and threats at the University or Missouri in November.

In recent years, Western’s Campbell has earned praise and condemnation, depending on the source, for comments he has repeatedly made that should the college in 10 years be “as white as we are today, we will be relentlessly driven toward mediocrity.” In a blog post in early 2014, Campbell expanded on his comment to explain that he didn’t mean that more whites had to be excluded from admission; but as a university that seeks state residents for 90 percent of its admissions, Campbell said, Western had to work to reflect the state’s own increasing diversity. University officials have a responsibility for creating a campus atmosphere that is safe, inclusive and promotes opportunities for learning. But students also have a responsibility for promoting that sense of safety and inclusiveness amongst themselves. They can start by carefully considering their own words before they hit “send.”

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are sponsored by grants, but eventually the citizens will be expected to pick up the expense through property taxes and a fire benefit tax.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ■■AMAZON

Time to oppose drones is now So, Amazon is looking to bless us “consumers” with 30-minute delivery of our packages with drones? Heck, yeah! Let’s fill the air with noise-polluting contraptions that can run into power lines, scare birds and people, crash onto cars and houses, threaten airplanes, put the Post Office and UPS workers out of a job (like Amazon has done with shopping malls and jobs), and allow this destructive company to ruin our skies and serenity and economy a little further! Just what we need! Where is the outrage? On second thought, maybe these things will make great target practice for duck hunters! Robert Van den Akker Monroe

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Ponds, culverts in need of work The detention ponds and culverts in Lake Stevens are failing due to neglect and lack of maintenance. This was acknowledged by Lake Stevens City Council members at the Nov. 24 meeting, preceding a vote to amend LSMC Section 14.48.055, increasing allowed impervious surfaces from 40 percent to 65 percent in High Urban Residential zones. Simply stated, this allows larger houses on small lots. The amendment passed 5 to 1. SeaPac applied for this amendment. SeaPac is the developer of Westlake Crossing, a proposed development of 66 lots on 10.48 acres at 619 99th Avenue SE. This property contains six wetlands and is bordered by wetlands and expanding beaver ponds, fed by the remains of Stitch Creek which once flowed to Stitch Lake. “No adverse impacts to the wetlands are expected.” Stormwater runoff will be managed via “natural filtration methods” and “existing drainage patterns.” A large detention pond and existing culverts are essential pieces of the development’s drainage design. Which brings us back to the beginning. The detention ponds and culverts in Lake Stevens are failing due to neglect and lack of maintenance.

Have your say Feel strongly about something? Share it with the community by writing a letter to the editor. You’ll need to include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 250 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it. If your letter is published, please wait 30 days before submitting another. Send it to: Email: letters@heraldnet.com Mail: Letters section The Daily Herald P.O. Box 930 Everett, WA 98206 Have a question about letters? Call Carol MacPherson at 425-339-3472 or send an e-mail to letters@heraldnet. com. The council committed to correcting this failure. One council member stated, “We don’t want to find ourselves five years down the road saying, ‘This failed again.’ ” We don’t need bleeding hearts. We need wise, forward-thinking decisions committed to maintaining systems that protect the environment and our homes. If there is a failed detention pond or culvert on or near your property, please notify the Lake Stevens City Council (www.ci.lake-stevens.wa.us; 425-334-1012). Joyce Behrends Lake Stevens

Costs keep going up for taxpayers The fire districts have been very active in Olympia attempting, unsuccessfully, to get a levy lid lift and a simply majority approval for the Fire Benefit Charge levy renewal. The fire service has put off by their loss of income during the Great Recession, having for the first time to accept being told “no.” Now as property values rise, so does their income. Fire District 1 continues to promote a fire benefit charge that adds a charge based on square footage to your property tax bill. They promote this as being more equitable to the homeowner where in reality it’s a money grab, as in their own words it will provide access to vast amounts of cash! Business and homeowners really get socked as everyone gets to pay for fire service twice. Local fire districts continue to develop their community paramedic programs, which uses paramedics to visit patients needing non-emergency medical or social services. This is without monetary assistance from the hospitals, which will benefit due to reduced emergency department use. Kent, which has a fire benefit charge, has a similar community resource paramedic program and has hired two nurses. Fire District 1 has hired a “fall specialist” in addition to its community paramedic. Hayward, California, is building a new fire clinic where the fire department/EMS service shares a building with a medical clinic and EMTs will be crossedtrained to provide primary medical care. These programs

Wil Nelson Mill Creek

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Incivility, claims don’t add up Regarding the letter, “Jobless numbers complete fiction”: Yes, jobless rates do not include those who have been unemployed for over 100 weeks, because generally if you aren’t being paid you stop applying; if you don’t apply you’re not reported, if not reported you’re not counted. It’s been that way since President Clinton. The jobless rate comparison between years is fairly close to comparing apples and apples. A President Bush rate of 8 percent is still 2 percent higher than the President Obama rate of 6 percent. The well-read person would know this, but if not, would look a little further. The word liar was used a lot and seems to reflect our current political climate of incivility. The first part of the letter called a bunch of different people and The Herald liars, yet the truth seems to have slipped in the last part where “millions” have stopped looking and the unemployment rate would be closer to “20 percent.” Where do these numbers come from? Which database has these “millions” listed? Was this the truth? Is it because everyone knows? If someone wants to shout fire, he should check his own pants first. Chuck Best Duvall

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recently purchased a T-shirt from the Boeing store for my daughter, who is fan of the 737. It says, “If it’s not Boeing, I’m not going!” That may be true for her — but Boeing jobs are certainly on their way out of Washington. How can this be? The Legislature met for a threeday special session in the fall of 2013, specifically to put in special tax breaks for the aerospace JOHN BURBANK giant. That bill, sponsored by state Rep. Reuven Carlyle, D-Seattle,and state Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, was introduced one day, had one hearing in the House, one in the Senate and passed the next day. Those tax breaks work out to about $550 million a year. Since they were made law, Boeing has moved 3,600 jobs out of our state. That makes the recent news about the company avoiding $20 million in sales taxes last year an especially bitter pill. Boeing jobs are going to California, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Missouri and South Carolina — but apparently not for the tax breaks in those states. The first three on that list have no special tax breaks for the company. Missouri‘s tax break amounts to $229 million over ten years, and requires Boeing to create 2,000 jobs to get it. South Carolina’s tax deal totals $1 billion, and requires the company to produce 5,800 jobs in that state. Washington’s deal looks like gross largesse by comparison: a total of $12 billion in tax breaks since 2003 — with no requirement for new jobs, or even keeping existing jobs here! (Meanwhile, Boeing is developing a new finishing plant for the 737 in China.) If the Legislature had tied its tax “carrot” to jobs, we could have created up to 11,000 median wage jobs here. That would have been a fair trade. Our legislators can fix what’s gone wrong. In fact, Reps. June Robinson, D-Everett, Mike Sells, D-Everett and Luis Moscoso, D-Mountlake Terrace, have proposed legislation to tie tax breaks to jobs. House Bill 2147 would reduce Boeing’s tax breaks by increments for every drop in Boeing employment, starting with a baseline of 83,295 workers. That was Boeing’s Washington workforce when the tax breaks were passed. If Boeing shed 5,000 workers, then the tax break would dry up completely. The House Finance Committee gave this bill one hearing, and then sat on it. Rep. Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac, Robinson, Sells, Moscoso, Lillian Ortiz-Self, D-Mukilteo, Strom Peterson, D-Edmonds, and Derek Stanford, D-Bothell, have sponsored a bill to require aerospace companies taking advantage of the tax incentives to pay workers who have worked for them for three years at least 80 percent of the state’s median wage (about $16 an hour) by 2016, 90 percent by 2017, and 100 percent by 2018. The House Labor Committee passed this bill. From there, it went to the House Finance Committee, where again, nothing happened. In January, state lawmakers will return to Olympia. Then those failures of legislative courage can be reversed by ensuring that the billion dollar aerospace tax breaks are tied to keeping good paying jobs right here in Washington. Boeing ended its first quarter with a $9.6 billion cash cushion, after repurchasing 17 million shares for $2.5 billion and raising dividends by about 25 percent compared with a year ago. So Monday’s news about the $20 million Washington lost in sales tax revenue to the company looks like small potatoes. But it’s a big deal for foster kids whose case managers are overstressed and overworked, trying to keep up with a workload that violates standards of care (and basic humanity). $20 million would enable our state to recruit and pay enough social workers to care for, protect and develop a pathway of hope and opportunity for these foster kids. Those 32,000 students can’t get state financial aid even though they qualify, because legislators cut State Need Grant funding. $20 million would put college within reach for thousands of these students. Those are just two of many examples. So what will it be when the Legislature convenes next month? Lumps of coal for those with the least, and billions of dollars for those with the most? Or will we recognize that giving tax dollars to a corporation that is shifting jobs out of our state is not a smart investment? John Burbank is the executive director of the Economic Opportunity Institute, www.eoionline.org. Email him at john@ eoionline.org.


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No. 15-4-06630-4 SEA PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KING IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM J. REES, Deceased. The Personal Representative named below has been a p p o i n t e d a s Pe r s o n a l Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and ďŹ ling the original of the claim with the cour t in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The c l a i m mu s t b e p r e s e n t e d within the later of: (1) Thirty d ay s a f t e r t h e Pe r s o n a l Representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of ďŹ rst publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the c l a i m i s fo r ev e r b a r r e d , except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: November 25, 2015 Personal Representative: Diane R. Stokke Attorney for the Personal Representative: Patricia H. Char Address for Mailing or Service: Estate of William J. Rees Patricia H. Char K&L Gates 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900 Seattle, WA 98104 Dated this 23rd day of November, 11/23/2015. /s/ Diane R. Stokke Personal Representative K&L GATES LLP By /s/ Patricia H. Char WSBA #7598 Attorneys for Personal Representative EDH670626 P u bl i s h e d : N ove m b e r 2 5 ; December 2, 9, 2015.

NO. 15-4-01792-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SNOHOMISH COUNTY In Re the Estate of: HUGH EDWARD BARRETT, Deceased. The Personal Representative named below has been a p p o i n t e d a s Pe r s o n a l Representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and ďŹ ling the original of the claim with the Court. The c l a i m mu s t b e p r e s e n t e d within the later of: (1) Thirty d ay s a f t e r t h e Pe r s o n a l Representative ser ved or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or (2) four months after the date of ďŹ rst publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the c l a i m i s fo r ev e r b a r r e d , except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: November 25, 2015 SANDRA MAY BARRETT Personal Representative

Attorney for Personal Representative JUSTIN MORGAN, WSBA #45372 TUOHY MINOR KRUSE PLLC 2821 Wetmore Avenue Everett, WA 98201-3517 EDH670630 P u bl i s h e d : N ove m b e r 2 5 ; December 2, 9, 2015.


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Case No.: AD-2015-0081 NOTICE OF HEARING PETITION TO TERMINATE PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP AND PETITION TO ADOPT IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MOHAVE In the matter of the adoption of ALEXIS RAEANNE PALFREY, (DOB: 12/5/2001), Minor Child. Petitioners, TIMOTHY W. KEARNS and ROBIN LAUREEN KEARNS, having filed with this Court a Petition for Termination of Parent-Child Relationship as to the biological mother, BRANDY ANNE PALFREY, of the above-referenced minor child, and a Petition to Adopt, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that said Petition for Termination of Parent-Child Relationship is set for hearing on the Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 9:00 A.M., in Division VI of the Superior Court, Mohave County Courthouse, Kingman, Arizona NOTICE of said hearing shall be given to all persons required pursuant to A.R.S. §8-535, as amended, at least ten (10) days prior to said hearing date. YOU have a right to appear as a party in this proceeding. The failure of a parent to appear at the initial hearing, the pretrial conference, the status conference or the termination adjudication hearing may result in an adjudication terminating the parent-child relationship of that parent. NOTICE is also given that an Adoptiuon Petition may be heard and granted at this hearing. DATED this 20th day of October, 2015. VIRLYNN TINNELL, CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT BY: K. SECKLER, DEPUTY CLERK 401 E. Sprint Street Kingman, Arizona 86041 Matthew J. Smith Mohave County Attorney Arizona Bar #010467 Post Office Box 7000 Kingman, Arizona 86402-7000 (928)753-0719 Attorney for Petitioners Published: November 18, 25; December 2, 9, 2015. EDH669444

This ordinance authorizes the County Executive to execute an Interlocal Agreement between Snohomish County and the City of Everett to define the distribution of costs and responsibilities associated with the repair and maintenance of flood control facilities providing flood protection functions to the mutual benefit of the parties. At said time and place anyone interested may be heard either for or against the above-described matter. Where to Get Copies of Proposed Ordinance: A copy of the full text of the proposed ordinance is available in the office of the county council. It may be obtained by calling (425) 388-3494, 1-(800) 562-4367 x3494, TDD (425) 388-3700 or E-mailing to contact.council@snoco.org. Copies may be picked up at the council office at 3000 Rockefeller, Everett, WA or will be mailed upon request. Website Access: The ordinance can also be accessed through the county council’s internet website at: www.snoco.org/departments/council. Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please make arrangements one week prior to the hearing by calling Randy Reed at (425) 388-3901, 1(800)562-4367, or TDD # (425) 388-3700, or e-mail to randy.reed@snoco.org. Dated this 26th day of October, 2015. SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL Snohomish County, Washington /s/ Dave Somers Council Chair ATTEST: /s/ Randy Reed, MMC Asst. Clerk of the Council 107024 (SWM) Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671602

IN ACCORDANCE WITH SNOHOMISH COUNTY CODE 6.01.060 THE FOLLOWING HAS APPLIED FOR A BUSINESS LICENSE: NORDWESTENLAND GORBUNOV, SVETLANA 11331 49TH ST NE LAKE STEVENS, WA 98258-8705 LICENSE TYPE: COMMERCIAL KENNEL NON BOARDING ANY CITIZEN OR BUSINESS IN SNOHOMISH COUNTY MAY PETITION THE COUNTY LICENSE DIVISION, IN WRITING TO DENY THE ISSUANCE OF THE BUSINESS LICENSE APPLIED FOR. SUBMIT YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE #, SIGNATURE AND GROUNDS OR FACTS REGARDING THE DENIAL WITHIN 5 WORKING DAYS MAIL AFFIDAVIT TO: SNOHOMISH COUNTY AUDITOR, LICENSE DIVISION 3000 ROCKEFELLER M/S 306 EVERETT, WA 98201 #21482 Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671543 NO: 15-4-00506-1 NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SNOHOMISH In the Matter of the Guardianship of: SHIRLEY MONTAGUE, An Incapacitated Person. Notice is hereby given that Puget Sound Guardians, as the guardian of the estate of Shirley Montague, has sold by negotiation real property located at 1919 33rd Street, Everett, WA 98201, the legal description of which is: The West 40 feet of Lot 17, Block 764, THE EVERETT LAND COMPANY’S FIRST ADDITION TO EVERETT, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Volume 3 of Plats, Page 20, records of Snohomish County, Washington; Together with the West 40 feet of the South 24 feet of Lot 18, Block 764 of aforesaid plat. Situate in the County of Snohomish, State of Washington. The sale is for the gross sum of $90,000.00 and application to confirm sale will be made on the 17th day of November, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. in Department D of the Snohomish County Courthouse, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, Washington. Dated this 30th day of November, 2015. AIKEN, ST. LOUIS & SILJEG, P.S. By Richard L. Furman Jr., WSBA 31101 Attorneys for Guardian Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671497 NOTICE OF MEETING SNOHOMISH COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD The Snohomish County Canvassing Board will convene Monday, December 7, 2015 at 1:30pm in the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office, 1st Floor Administration Building West, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, Washington, to review any questioned ballots from the recount which will begin on Thursday, December 3, 2015 for the City of Lynnwood Council Position 5 race and to certify the results of said recount. This notice is in accordance with RCW 29A.60.140 and RCW 42.30, Open Public Meetings Act. Carolyn Weikel Snohomish County Auditor Citizens who require ADA accommodations please call (425) 388-3372 (Voice). Please provide at least 24 hours advance notice. TTY/TDD users please call the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-833-6388. Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671548 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County is authorizing the District construction crews to perform the following work as required by Section 39.04.020, Revised Code of Washington: • District crews will convert the underarm disconnect getaway switches to gang-operated switches, install a new tie switch pole, and replace a 50’ pole. Work is located at 7701 60th St SE, Snohomish. Estimated cost of work is $70,000.00. Work order 397235. If you desire further information concerning this work, please call: 425-783-5681 or toll free 1-877-783-1000, within the State of Washington. PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1 OF SNOHOMISH COUNTY BY: Craig Collar CEO / GENERAL MANAGER DATE: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671531 PUBLIC NOTICE Pacific Ridge Homes LLC, 17921 Bothell-Everett Highway, #100, Bothell, WA 98012, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The proposed project, Cushman Trails, is located 21414 45th Ave SE in Bothell, in Snohomish County. This project involves 5.02 acres of soil disturbance for stormwater, Sewer, Water, and dry utility construction activities. The receiving water is Palm Creek, a tributary of Evans Creek. Any persons desiring to present their views to the department of Ecology regarding this application may do so in writing within thirty days of the last date of publication of this notice. Comments shall be submitted to the department of Ecology. Any person interested in the department’s action on this application may notify the department of their interest within thirty days of the last date of publication of this notice. Ecology reviews public comments and considers whether discharges from this project would cause a measurable change in receiving water quality, and, if so, whether the project is necessary and in the overriding public interest according to Tier II antidegradation requirements under WAC 173201A-320. Comments can be submitted to: Department of Ecology Attn: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater PO Box 47696, Olympia, WA 98504-7696 Published: November 25; December 2, 2015. EDH670629 Public Notice to Acquire Land into Trust Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northwest Regional Director’s Decision ACTION: Notice of decision to acquire land into trust under 25 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 151. SUMMARY: The Northwest Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, on the below date, has made a determination to acquire real property in trust for the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians. The land referred to is the “McIntyre Property,” herein and is described as: The land is described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 31, Township 32 North, Range 5 East, Willamette Meridian, Snohomish County, Washington; Thence West 275 feet; thence North 317 feet; thence East 275 feet; thence South 317 feet to the Point of Beginning; Except any por tion thereof lying within 236th Street NE (Jackson Gulch Road). Containing 1.75 acres, more or less. DATE: This determination was made on November 23, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dana M. Wilson, Realty Specialist, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Northwest Regional Office, 911 Northeast 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232, telephone (503) 231-6707 or Dana.Wilson@BIA.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published to comply with the requirement of 25 CFR § 151.12(d)(2)(iii) that notice be given of the decision by the authorized representative of the Secretary of the Interior to acquire land in trust. A copy of the determination is available from the office identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section of this notice. Any party who wishes to seek judicial review of the Northwest Regional Director’s decision must first exhaust administrative remedies. The Northwest Regional Director’s decision may be appealed to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA) in accordance with the regulations in 43 CFR 4.310-4.340. If you choose to appeal this decision, your notice of appeal to the IBIA must be signed by you or your attorney and must be either postmarked and mailed (if you use mail) or delivered (if you use another means of physical delivery, such as Federal Express or UPS to the IBIA within 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. The regulations do not authorize filings by facsimile or by electronic means. Your notice of appeal should clearly identify the decision being appealed. You must send your original notice of appeal to the IBIA at the following address: Interior Board of Indian Appeals, Office of Hearings and Appeals, U.S. Department of the Interior, 801 North Quincy Street, Suite 300, Arlington, Virginia 22203. You must send copies of your notice of appeal to (1) the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, U.S. Depar tment of the Interior, MS-4141-MIB, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20240; (2) each interested par ty known to you; and (3) the Nor thwest Regional Director. Your notice of appeal sent to the IBIA must include a statement certifying that you have sent copies to these officials and interested parties and should identify them by names or titles and addresses. If you file a notice of appeal, the IBIA will notify you of further procedures. If no appeal is timely filed, this decision will become final for the Department of the Interior at the expiration of the appeal period. No extension of time may be granted for filing a notice of appeal. Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671534 SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE and NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Snohomish County Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at the hour of 1:30 p.m., in the Henry M. Jackson Board Room, 8th Floor, Robert J. Drewel Building M/S 609, 3000 Rockefeller, Everett, Washington to consider proposed Ordinance No. 15-084. A summary of the ordinance is as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 15-084 RELATING TO THE AGREEMENT FOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS OF FLOOD CONTROL AND ASSOCIATED DRAINAGE FACILITIES LOCATED ON COUNTY PROPERTY IN FORMER DRAINAGE DISTRICT NUMBER 6

SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE and NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Snohomish County Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at the hour of 1:30 p.m., in the Henry M. Jackson Board Room, 8th Floor, Rober t J. Drewel Building M/S 609, 3000 Rockefeller, Everett, Washington to consider the following: ORDINANCE NO. 15-089 MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION IN THE SOLID WASTE FUND 402 TO PROVIDE EXPENDITURE AUTHORITY RELATED TO THE WASTE EXPORT PROGRAM BE IT ORDAINED: Section 1. The County Council makes the following findings of fact: An emergency appropriation is necessary in the Solid Waste Fund 402 to aid the Solid Waste Division’s Waste Export program. There has been an unanticipated increase in the tonnage of waste received in 2015. The increase was not anticipated in the original 2015 budget. Section 2. The appropriation unit and allocation detail are as follows: 402 Solid Waste Fund EXPENDITURE: 5067064722 Waste Export Disposal $ 1,500,000 REVENUE: 3064014372 Franchise Collections $ 1,500,000 Total Emergency Appropriation Fund $ 1,500,000 Section 3. The County Council finds that there is a need for such emergency appropriation because the increase in waste tonnage received in 2015, could not have been determined prior to adoption of the 2015 budget. The County Council finds that the need for the appropriation constitutes a public emergency that could not reasonably have been foreseen at the time of budget approval and appropriation for the year 2015, and hereby authorizes the appropriation. At said time and place anyone interested may be heard either for or against the above-described matter. Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please make arrangements one week prior to the hearing by calling Randy Reed at (425) 388-3901, 1(800)5624367, or TDD # (425) 388-3700, or e-mail to randy.reed@snoco.org. Dated this 30th day of October, 2015. SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL Snohomish County, Washington /s/ Randy Reed Randy Reed, MMC Asst. Clerk of the Council 104509 Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671613 SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE and NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Snohomish County Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at the hour of 1:30 p.m., in the Henry M. Jackson Board Room, 8th Floor, Robert J. Drewel Building, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, Washington to consider proposed Ordinance No. 15-085. A summary of the ordinance that is the subject of the public hearing is as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 15-085 GRANTING A NONEXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE AUTHORIZING LIMITED USE OF THE PUBLIC ROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN S N O H O M I S H C O U N T Y, WA S H I N G TO N TO C I T Y O F SEATTLE, SEATTLE CITY LIGHT DEPARTMENT The City of Seattle, Seattle City Light Department, a municipal cor poration of the State of Washington, has applied to Snohomish County, Washington, for a nonexclusive franchise for the purposes of installing, locating, constructing, operating, maintaining, improving, altering, using, replacing and repairing overhead electric power transmission, protective relay systems and fiber optic communications cable facilities and all necessary appurtenances connected with such facilities or for the purposes for operating such facilities to provide power to Franchisee’s customers in, on, across, over, along, under, and/or through public rights-of-way within the following portions of unincorporated Snohomish County: WM, T27N, R4E, Sections 23, 25, 26, 33, 34; WM, T27N, R5E, Sections 4, 5, 8, 9, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 28, 33; WM, T28N, R5E, Sections 1, 2, 11, 14, 23, 27, 33; WM, T29N, R5E, Sections 1, 25, 36; WM, T30N, R5E, Sections 12, 13, 24, 25, 36; WM, T30N, R6E, Sections 6, 7, 18; WM, T31N, R6E, Sections 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 19, 20, 30, 31; WM, T32N, R6E, Sections 25, 35, 36; WM, T32N, R7E, Sections 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 30; WM, T32N, R8E, Sections 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12; WM, T32N, R9E, Sections 1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 24; WM, T32N, R10E, Sections 5, 6, 7, 8. If approved, proposed Ordinance No. 15-085 would grant said franchise to the City of Seattle, Seattle City Light Department, subject to all of the terms and conditions contained in the ordinance. If approved, the franchise would go into effect following enactment of the ordinance, acceptance by the City of Seattle, Seattle City Light Depar tment, provision of evidence of insurance, and payment of all applicable fees. The maximum term of the franchise would be twenty (20) years from the effective date. Where to Get Copies of Proposed Ordinances: Copies of the proposed ordinance are available in the office of the County Council. They may be obtained by calling (425) 388-3494, 1-(800) 562-4367, extension 3494, TDD (425) 388-3700, or E-mail to Contact.Council@snoco.org. Copies may be picked up at the Council office in the County Administration Building East (Robert J. Drewel Building) 8th Floor, 3000 Rockefeller, Everett, Washington, or will be mailed upon request. Website Access: The ordinance can also be accessed through the County Council’s internet website at: http://snohomishcountywa.gov/2134/Council-Hearings-Calendar. Public Testimony: At the time and place indicated above, the County Council will be accepting public testimony. The County Council may continue the hearing to another date to allow additional public testimony thereafter, if deemed necessary. Anyone interested may testify concerning the proposed ordinance. Written testimony is encouraged and may be sent to the office of the County Council at the following address: Snohomish County Council, 3000 Rockefeller MS - 609, Everett, WA 98201. Faxed d o c u m e n t s m ay b e s e n t t o ( 4 2 5 ) 3 8 8 - 3 4 9 6 o r e m a i l t o Contact.Council@snoco.org. American Disabilities Act Notice: Accommodations for persons with d i s a b i l i t i e s w i l l b e p r ov i d e d u p o n r e q u e s t . P l e a s e m a ke arrangements one week prior to the hearing by calling Randy Reed at (425) 388-3494, 1 (800) 562-4367, ext. 3494, or TDD # (425) 388-3700, or by E-mail to randy.reed@snoco.org. Dated this 28th day of October, 2015. SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL Snohomish County, Washington Dave Somers Council Chair ATTEST: Randy Reed, MMC Asst. Clerk of the Council 107024 Published: December 2, 9, 2015. EDH671592 SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE and NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Snohomish County Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at the hour of 1:30 p.m., in the Henry M. Jackson Board Room, 8th Floor, Robert J. Drewel Building, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, Washington to consider proposed Ordinance No. 15-088. A summary of the ordinance that is the subject of the public hearing is as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 15-088 GRANTING A NONEXCLUSIVE WATER UTILITY FRANCHISE AUTHORIZING LIMITED USE OF THE PUBLIC ROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN PORTIONS OF SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON TO FOBES DISTRICT WATER ASSOCIATION Fobes District Water Association, a Washington non-profit corporation, has applied to Snohomish County, Washington, for a nonexclusive franchise to construct, maintain, operate, replace and repair water systems in, on, across, over, along, under, and/or through public rights-of-way within the following portions of unincorporated Snohomish County: 83rd Avenue Southeast from Fobes Road to 52nd Street Southeast in Sections 35 and 36, Township 29N, Range 5E and also Sections 1 and 2, Township 28N, Range 5E. If approved, proposed Ordinance No. 15-088 would grant said franchise to Fobes District Water Association, subject to all of the terms and conditions contained in the ordinance. If approved, the franchise would go into effect following enactment of the ordinance, acceptance by Fobes District Water Association, provision of evidence of insurance, and payment of all applicable fees. The maximum term of the franchise would be twenty (20) years from the effective date. Where to Get Copies of Proposed Ordinances: Copies of the proposed ordinance are available in the office of the County Council. They may be obtained by calling (425) 388-3494, 1-(800) 562-4367, extension 3494, TDD (425) 388-3700, or E-mail to Contact.Council@snoco.org. Copies may be picked up at the Council office in the County Administration Building East (Robert J. Drewel Building) 8th Floor, 3000 Rockefeller, Everett, Washington, or will be mailed upon request. Website Access: The ordinance can also be accessed through the County Council’s internet website at: http://snohomishcountywa.gov/2134/Council-Hearings-Calendar. Public Testimony: At the time and place indicated above, the County Council will be accepting public testimony. The County Council may continue the hearing to another date to allow additional public testimony thereafter, if deemed necessary. Anyone interested may testify concerning the proposed ordinance. Written testimony is encouraged and may be sent to the office of the County Council at the following address: Snohomish County Council, 3000 Rockefeller MS - 609, Everett, WA 98201. Faxed documents may be sent to (425) 388-3496 or email to Contact.Council@snoco.org. American Disabilities Act Notice: Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please make arrangements one week prior to the hearing by calling Randy Reed at ( 4 2 5 ) 3 8 8 - 3 4 9 4 , 1 ( 8 0 0 ) 5 6 2 - 4 3 6 7 , ex t . 3 4 9 4 , o r T D D # (425) 388-3700, or by E-mail to randy.reed@snoco.org. Dated this 28th day of October, 2015. SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL Snohomish County, Washington Dave Somers

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE and NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Snohomish County Council will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at the hour of 1:30 p.m., in the Henry M. Jackson Board Room, 8th Floor, Rober t J. Drewel Building M/S 609, 3000 Rockefeller, Everett, Washington to consider the following Ordinance. ORDINANCE NO. 15-087 APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE SNOHOMISH COUNTY EXECUTIVE TO SIGN THE WRIA 8 INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT TO ALLOW CONTINUATION OF WATERSHED PLANNING AND CONSERVATION EFFORTS WHEREAS, the county and city governments of Snohomish and King counties (the “parties”), lying wholly or partially within the management area of Watershed Resource Inventor y Area (“WRIA”) 8, which includes all or portions of the Lake WashingtonCedar, Sammamish and Central Puget Sound watersheds, share mutual interests in addressing long-term watershed planning and conservation for the watershed basins therein; and WHEREAS, on February 14, 2007, the Snohomish County Council (“County Council”) passed Ordinance No. 07-003 authorizing the Snohomish County Executive (“County Executive”) to execute an interlocal agreement with the jurisdictions within the WRIA 8 boundary for the period 2007 through 2015; and WHEREAS, the parties wish to continue providing joint planning, funding and implementation of various projects and activities associated with watershed planning and conservation within WRIA 8 under a new interlocal agreement through December 31, 2025; and WHEREAS, the County Council finds that it is in the best interests of Snohomish County to continue such cooperative efforts; and WHEREAS, the interlocal agreement attached to this ordinance as Exhibit A is authorized by the Interlocal Cooperation Act, chapter 39.34 RCW; and WHEREAS, the County Council held a public hearing on ___________, 2015, to consider approving and authorizing the County Executive to sign the agreement attached as Exhibit A to this ordinance on the County’s behalf; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED: Section 1. The County Council hereby adopts the foregoing recitals as findings of fact and conclusions as if set forth in full herein. Section 2. The County Council approves and authorizes the County Executive to execute the Interlocal Agreement by and among Snohomish County and jurisdictions within the WRIA 8 boundary in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A. At said time and place anyone interested may be heard either for or against the above-described matter. Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please make arrangements one week prior to the hearing by calling Randy Reed at (425) 388-3901, 1(800)5624367, or TDD # (425) 388-3700, or e-mail to randy.reed@snoco.org. Dated this 30th day of October, 2015. SNOHOMISH COUNTY COUNCIL Snohomish County, Washington Randy Reed, MMC Asst. Clerk of the Council 107024 Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671552

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INVITATION TO BID NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed Bids will be received by the Snohomish County Public Transpor tation Benefit Area Corporation (d.b.a. COMMUNITY TRANSIT) until 2:00 p.m., January 8, 2016 for the following project: ITB #42-15, MCOB Bus Wash Improvements Work consists of replacing the existing bus wash and water reclamation system with new owner-furnished equipment. Six door openings will be modified in height to meet requirements for double decker buses. The estimated range for this project is $82,000 to $92,000. Prebid Conference scheduled for 9:00 AM December 16, 2015 at Community Transit Corporate Board Room, located at: 7100 Hardeson Road, Everett, WA 98203. Complete specifications concerning this project will be posted on the internet through the following website address: http://www.bxwa.com/bxwa_toc/pub/338/toc.html Community Transit reserves the right to reject any and all bids. All inquiries for information should be directed to: procurement@commtrans.org Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671546 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the Snohomish County Purchasing Division for the following: Bid No. 092-15SR, ENVELOPES, PRINTED SEALED BIDS DUE: December 15, 2015 , Not later than 11:00 a.m., Pacific Local Time. Late submittals will not be accepted. Complete specifications may be obtained in person from the Snohomish County Purchasing Division, address below; by calling (425) 388-3344; or may be downloaded from: www.snohomishcountywa.gov/bids.aspx Sealed Bids must be delivered before the due date & time either: 1. by hand to the Snohomish County Purchasing Division, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, 6th Floor, Everett, Washington 98201, or 2. by mail to the attention of the Snohomish County Purchasing Division, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, MS 507, Everett, WA 98201. Note: Hand delivered submittals will not be accepted at any County location other than the County Purchasing Division as described above. Snohomish County in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Depar tment of Transpor tation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. Snohomish County Purchasing Division 103286 Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671518 NOTICE TO INTERESTED SUPPLIERS, CONTRACTORS, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS The Snohomish County Purchasing Division maintains Bidders’ Lists and Rosters which are used to identify potential bidders for a wide range of goods, materials, equipment and services including consultants, professional services, and small (public) works. With a valid e-mail address you may self register online. If you wish to be included on the County’s Bidders’ Lists or Rosters, please go to the following URL and self register by clicking on “Subscribe to Snohomish County Bid Postings” located at: http://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/378/Current-Bid-Opportunities If you or your firm is already registered, it is not necessary to register again. You may also register in person, via the phone, fax, or email. For additional information, please contact the Snohomish County Purchasing Division at 425-388-3344. The County works with Builders Exchange of Washington to post and distribute public works and construction bids and plans. To view Snohomish County’s construction and public works bids, please access their website at www.bxwa.com. SNOHOMISH COUNTY PURCHASING DIVISION SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON 103286 Published: December 2, 2015. EDH671536

Case No. 15-2-06839-1 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION (60 DAYS) THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR THE COUNTY OF SNOHOMISH CEDAR CREEK OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, a Washington Non-Profit Corporation, Plaintiff, v. THE ESTATE OF MELVIN D. BEAUDRY, DECEASED; THE ESTATE OF WINONA R. BEAUDRY, DECEASED; ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS, LEGATEES AND/OR DEVISEES OF MELVIN D. BEAUDRY AND/OR WINONA R. BEAUDRY, DECEASED; ALSO PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, LIEN, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN; and MIKE ZOLESKI, an individual, and JANE or JOHN DOE ZOLESKI, an individual, and the marital or quasi-marital community comprised thereof, Defendants. The State of Washington, To: THE ESTATE OF MELVIN D. B E AU D RY, D E C E A S E D ; T H E E S TAT E O F W I N O N A R , BEAUDRY, DECEASED; ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS, LEGATEES A N D / O R D E V I S E E S O F M E LV I N D. B E AU D RY A N D / O R WINONA R. BEAUDRY, DECEASED; ALSO PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, LIEN, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN, Defendants. You are hereby summoned to appear within sixty days after the date of the first publication of this summons, to wit, within sixty days after the 18th day of November, 2015, and defend the above entitled action in the above entitled cour t, and answer the complaint of the plaintiff and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorney for plaintiff at his (or their) office below stated; and in case of your failure so to do, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demand of the complaint, which has been filed with the clerk of said court. The object of this action being to collect unpaid assessments and foreclose a lien for the same. This concerns collection of a debt. Any information obtained or provided will be used for that purpose. The attorney is acting as a debt collector. Signed: RACHEL R. BURKEMPER CONDOMINIUM LAW GROUP, PLLC Rachel R. Burkemper, WSBA #39939 Attorneys for plaintiff 10310 Aurora Avenue North Seattle, WA 98133 206-633-1520 EDH669450 Published: November 18, 25; December 2, 9, 16, 23, 2015. No. 14-2-01362-9 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR SNOHOMISH COUNTY MICHAEL LEE NELSON, DOB 12/08/1990 Petitioner/Protected person, vs. JUSTINE INEZ NELSON, DOB 06/30/1988 Respondent./Restrained person. The State of Washington; To: JUSTINE INEZ NELSON, Respondent YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear on December 30, 2015 at 1 p.m., at Snohomish County Superior Cour t, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201 If the court orders service by publication, the date of first publication of this summons is December 2, 2015. If you fail to respond, an order of protection will be issued against you pursuant to the provisions of the Domestic Violence Protection Act, Chapter 26.50 RCW, for a minimum of one year from the date you are required to appear. A temporary order of protection has been issued against you. You are: Restrained from having any contact with the petitioner, including but not limited to telephone calls, mail, written notes, e-mail, texting, and social media (such as Facebook and Twitter), directly, or indirectly, or through third parties regardless of whether those third parties know of the order; Excluded from the petitioner’s residence, workplace, school, day care and/or other location; Prohibited from knowing coming within or knowingly remaining within (distance) 100 yards of the petitioner’s residence, school or workplace, day care, and or other location. A copy of the petition, notice of hearing, and ex parte order has been filed with the clerk of this court. DATED: 11/24/15 BAILEY, DUSKIN & PEIFFLE, PS, By BREANNE W. MARTIN, WSBA #44519; Attorneys for Petitioner P.O. Box 188 Arlington, WA 98223 Published: December 2, 9, 16, 2015. EDH671379 No. 15-3-02650-1 Summons by Publication (SMPB) Superior Court of Washington County of Snohomish

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Respondent. To the Respondent: 1. The petitioner has star ted an action in the above cour t requesting: that your marriage or domestic partnership be dissolved. 2. The petition also requests that the court grant the following relief: Change the name of the petitioner to: Stuckey, Stephanie 3. You must respond to this summons by serving a copy of your written response on the person signing this summons and by filing the original with the clerk of the court. If you do not serve your written response within 60 days after the date of the first publication of this summons (60 days after the 2nd day of December, 2015), the court may enter an order of default against you, and the court may, without further notice to you, enter a decree and approve or provide for other relief requested in this summons. In the case of a dissolution, the court will not enter the final decree until at least 90 days after service and filing. If you serve a notice of appearance on the undersigned person, you are entitled to notice before an order of default or a decree may be entered. 4. Your written response to the summons and petition must be on form WPF DR 01.0300, Response to Petition (Marriage). Information about how to get this form may be obtained by contacting the clerk of the cour t, or by contacting the Administrative Office of the Courts at (360) 705-5328, or from the Internet at the Washington State Courts homepage: http://www.courts.wa.gov/forms 5. If you wish to seek the advice of an attorney in this matter, you should do so promptly so that your written response, if any, may be served on time. 6. One method of serving a copy of your response on the petitioner is to send it by certified mail with return receipt requested. 7. Other: This summons is issued pursuant to RCW 4.28.100 and Superior Court Civil Rule 4.1 of the state of Washington. Dated: 11/30/15 STEPHANIE SHARP Petitioner File Original of Your Response Serve a Copy of Your with the Clerk of the Court at: Response on: Snohomish County Clerk Petitioner MS 605, 3000 Rockefeller Stephanie Sharp Everett, WA 98201 872 4th St. Sultan, WA 98294 EDH671386 Published: December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015; January 6, 2016. No. 15-3-02696-0 Summons by Publication (SMPB) Superior Court of Washington; County of Snohomish In re: the Marriage of: MICHAEL LEE NELSON, Petitioner, and JUSTINE INEZ NELSON, Respondent. To the Respondent: 1. The petitioner has star ted an action in the above cour t requesting: that your marriage or domestic partnership be dissolved. 2. The petition also requests that the court grant the following relief: Approve a parenting plan or residential schedule for the dependent children. Determine support for the dependent children pursuant to the Washington State child support statutes. Order either or both parents to maintain or provide health insurance coverage for the dependent children. Dispose of property and liabilities. Order the payment of day care expenses for the children. Award the tax exemptions for the dependent children as follows: To the father each year. 3. You must respond to this summons by serving a copy of your written response on the person signing this summons and by filing the original with the clerk of the court. If you do not serve your written response within 60 days after the date of the first publication of this summons (60 days after the 2nd day of December 2015), the court may enter an order of default against you, and the court may, without further notice to you, enter a decree and approve or provide for other relief requested in this summons. In the case of a dissolution, the court will not enter the final decree until at least 90 days after service and filing. If you serve a notice of appearance on the undersigned person, you are entitled to notice before an order of default or a decree may be entered. 4. Your written response to the summons and petition must be on form: WPF DR 01.0300, Response to Petition (Marriage). Information about how to get this form may be obtained by c o n t a c t i n g t h e c l e r k o f t h e c o u r t , by c o n t a c t i n g t h e Administrative Office of the Courts at (360) 705-5328, or from the Internet at the Washington State Courts homepage: http://www.courts.wa.gov/forms 5. If you wish to seek the advice of an attorney in this matter, you should do so promptly so that your written response, if any, may be served on time. 6. One method of serving a copy of your response on the petitioner is to send it by certified mail with return receipt requested. 7. Other: N/A This summons is issued pursuant to RCW 4.28.100 and Superior Court Civil Rule 4.1 of the state of Washington. Date: 11/24/2015 Bailey, Duskin & Peiffle, P.S.; By Breanne W. Martin, WSBA #44519 File Original of Your Response Serve a Copy of Your with the Clerk of the Court at: Response on Snohomish County Superior Court Petitioner’s Lawyer: 3000 Rockefeller Avenue Breanne W. Martin, Everett, WA 98201 WSBA 44519 PO Box 188 Arlington, WA 98223 EDH671382 Published: December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015; January 6, 2016.

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Improved O-line play might save Seahawks’ season Seattle has allowed just six sacks in its last four games after allowing a league-high 31 sacks in its first seven. By Gregg Bell The News Tribune

RENTON — What a difference a functional offensive line makes. Three games ago the Seahawks offense got ransacked by a swarming, blitzing defense from

Arizona. Russell Wilson connected on just 14 of 32 passes for the second-lowest completion rate (43.8 percent) of his career. Seattle converted only one of eight third downs. It lost the game and any realistic hope for its third consecutive NFC West title.

Last weekend the Seahawks offense faced another swarming, blitzing defense ... from Pittsburgh. Wilson hit on 21 of 30 throws for a career-high five touchdowns and 345 yards, his most in a regular-season game. Seattle converted seven of 13 Patrick Lewis third downs and

won the wild shootout 39-30. It was the first time in Wilson’s four seasons as their starting quarterback the Seahawks won when the opponent scored more than 24 points. What in the name of Walter Jones changed? “I think the most obvious part of this is really what’s going on up front,” coach Pete Carroll said as he began preparing the Seahawks

(6-5) for the NFC North-leading Vikings (8-3) Sunday in Minneapolis. “I think we’ve just come a long ways, and I think the pocket being so consistently solid for him makes a huge difference. “This has been coming. This (against Pittsburgh) was their best game probably protecting the passer against a very difficult See SEAHAWKS, Page C4

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Newest Tip Martin will be ‘right in the mix’ By Jesse Geleynse Herald Writer

fell in a 37-34 thriller to Skyline last Saturday. Then, the next morning, Eason found out about Richt. “He seemed pretty stressed,” Tri said. “He was doing OK. I think he’s still feeling the effects from the game. That seems to be the most stress on him right now. ... I think he was feeling the effects of that still. And he’s just being bombarded right now with questions and he doesn’t have any answers.”

EVERETT — Brycen Martin remembers Oct. 20, 2013, because that’s the night the lights went out at Xfinity Arena. More precisely the lights went out four times, because that was the number of goals scored by the Everett Silvertips en route to a 4-1 victory over a Swift Current Broncos team that included a then-17-year-old Martin. Now the star defenseman will have only positive associations with the blackened arena as Martin skated his first practice with the Silvertips Tuesday since being traded to Everett from the Saskatoon Blades. “It’s a change going from cold Saskatoon to the nice United States,” said Martin, who arrived in time for Tuesday’s afternoon skate. “It’s a bit of a whirlwind of change, but they’ve all been so welcoming and it’s nice to be here.” Everett’s Monday acquisition of the 6-foot-2, 200-pound Calgary native reverberated across the WHL. A third-round pick of Buffalo during the 2014 NHL draft, Martin is an offensive-minded blue liner who will add depth to the Tips defense. He had three goals and 21 assists in 25 games with Saskatoon this season. Martin hadn’t been told whether or not he would play tonight, but the defense is a little thin with Kevin Davis currently out and listed as week-to-week with an upper body injury.

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Lake Stevens’ Jacob Eason is greeted by fans following a 49-14 victory over Graham-Kapowsin in a state quarterfinal game on Nov. 21 in Spanaway.

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Lake Stevens QB Eason visits Florida after Georgia ousts coach Richt By David Krueger Herald Writer

A whirlwind week for Lake Stevens quarterback Jacob Eason continued with a flight and an official visit to the University of Florida on Tuesday, according to several reports. Things drastically changed recently for Eason — who committed to Georgia the summer before his junior year — when the Bulldogs fired head coach Mark Richt on Sunday. Richt was just in the Pacific

Northwest to visit Eason and talk to one of his prized recruits over breakfast on Nov. 15. Eason’s visit to Florida lit up social media and sparked another frenzy regarding the highly coveted five-star recruit. “He’s not into all the glare and the high profile,” Lake Stevens head coach Tom Tri said. “He’s not looking for this. That’s my concern: Now if he’s in Florida there’s going to be a flood of people saying, ‘He opened his commitment. He wants to make a name for himself.’ That’s not

him at all. That’s not his cup of tea. He just wants to hang out with his high school buddies and play football. He’s just trying to make an informed decision and do his research. “It’s just kind of wait and see.” The Lake Stevens senior quarterback is one of the top recruits in the nation, ranked as high as No. 2 by several recruiting outlets. Eason threw for more than 3,700 yards and 44 touchdowns this season while helping lead the Vikings to the 4A state semifinals where they

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Cascade’s Drew Magaoay is fouled by Marysville Pilchuck’s Freddy Brown on a drive to the basket Tuesday night at Cascade High School in Everett. Cascade won 60-53.

Cascade rallies in 4th quarter to beat Marysville Pilchuck 60-53 By Rich Myhre Herald Writer

EVERETT — Through three quarters, the visiting Marysville Pilchuck boys basketball team gave Cascade all it could handle on Tuesday night. The Tomahawks led for most of the first three periods and by as many as nine points. But in the fourth quarter, a veteran Cascade team finally started to play like it. Trailing by eight early in the final period, the Bruins ran off 13 straight points to take a lead they never lost. Midway through the quarter Marysville Pilchuck

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rallied briefly, but Cascade again went on a run, scoring the game’s final six points for a 60-53 non-conference victory in the season opener for both teams. “In the first half I wasn’t real happy with what we were doing,” said Bruins head coach Darrell McNeal. “I felt like we were trying to be a bunch of individuals and not a team. And I felt like we were settling for 3s and not taking advantage of our size inside. “So going into halftime we made a couple of adjustments ... and then we came back out and did a better job of executing. We played more as a team versus a bunch of individuals.”

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BOYS BASKETBALL Non-League— South Whidbey at Coupeville, 5:15 p.m.; Marysville Pilchuck at Tulalip Heritage, 7 p.m.; Eastside Catholic at Shorecrest, 7:15 p.m.; Stanwood at Inglemoor, 7:30 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Non-League— Cedarcrest at Steilacoom , 6 p.m.; Sultan at Chief Sealth, 6:30 p.m.; Marysville Pilchuck at Tulalip Heritage, 5 p.m.; Mountlake Terrace at Vashon Island, 6:45 p.m.; Gig Harbor at Lake Stevens, South Whidbey at Coupeville, Mount Vernon Christian at Granite Falls, all 7 p.m.; Everett at Kamiak, Cascade at Marysville Getchell, Mariner at Oak Harbor, Monroe at Arlington, Shorecrest at Stanwood, Jackson at Lynnwood, Mount Vernon at Edmonds-Woodway, Snohomish at Glacier Peak, all 7:15 p.m. GIRLS BOWLING Non-League—Jackson vs. Cascade at Glacier Lanes, 3:30 p.m.; Everett vs. Bush at UW Lanes, 3:45 p.m.

PHILADELPHIA — Kobe Bryant breezed through the Philadelphia 76ers locker room and said to no one in particular, “keep it going, guys.” His homecoming game spoiled, Bryant said one final goodbye to Philly, which is winless no more. The 76ers said good riddance to the longest losing streak in major U.S. professional sports — winless in 28 games dating to last season. And 0 for 18 to begin this one. No more. With the spotlight on Bryant during the final game of his career in his hometown, the Sixers stole the show and defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 103-91 on Tuesday night for their first victory of the season. The Sixers remain tied for the worst start in NBA history with the 2009-10 New Jersey Nets, who also opened 0-18. It was the first win for the Sixers since March 25 at Denver. “Finally,” forward Nerlens Noel said. Coach Brett Brown’s team has long languished at the bottom of the NBA standings and reeled off two separate losing streaks of at least 26 games in his three seasons. For one night, in front of a sellout crowd of 20,510 that came to cheer Bryant, the streaks hardly mattered. “I’m pleased for the city,” Brown said. “We don’t want this

BOYS BASKETBALL Meadowdale 64, Marysville Getchell 60 At Meadowdale H.S. M. Getchell Meadowdale

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Shorewood—Christian Evans 4, Daniel Ishkhanov 7, Emil Marshall 8, Thomas Hundhausen 3, Will Stelter 1, Ian Kirk 9, Jesse Reynolds 23, Sean Kirk 11. Stanwood—AJ Martinka 11, Bryson Kelley 18, Cameron Plautz 1, Chase Strieby 9, Carlton McDonald 3, Henry Oldow 0, Quinton Borseth 23, Isaac Olson 0, Austin Wilhonen 9, Nate Kummer 4, Trygve DeBoer 0. Records—Shorewood 0-1 overall. Stanwood 1-0.

Edmonds-Woodway 67, Oak Harbor 37 At Edmonds-Woodway H.S. Oak Harbor Ed.-Woodway

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Oak Harbor—Dyllan Harris 10, Josh Cote 5, Bryce Diras 0, Diangelo McKinney 3, Ozell Jackson 2, Darnell Dizon 6, Savion Hollis-Passmore 3, Princeton Lollar Jr. 0, Preston Rankin 0, Sean Erskine 4. Edmonds-Woodway—David Woodard 18, Grygoriy Lozynskyy 2, Tre’var Holland 8, Henry Tillman 2, Brady Edwards 14, Calem Knowles 2, Edikal Seare 2, Jordan Rice 9, Ryan Peterson 10. Records—Oak Harbor 0-1 overall. EdmondsWoodway 1-0.

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Kamiak—Carson Tuttle 24, Christian Clausen 3, Jase Wiley 2, Trevor Gray 1, Hunter Watkins 0, Coleman Grayson 15, Gavin Patrick 16, Keller Whitney 2, Danny Sharpe 2, Nathan Shubert 0. Everett—Wesley Erickson 4, Bogdan Fesiienko 0, David Tserger 0, Chris Bell 30, Jake Amond 2, Nate Tuck 2, Louis Davis 8, Desmond Burton 4, Ethan Grice 0, Byron Lewellen 8. Records—Kamiak 1-0 overall. Everett 0-1.

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Glacier Peak—Zach Hatch 16, Seiver Southard 13, Jack Wygant 0, Scott Wilson 0, Brendan Tetrault 5, Justin Guffey 12, Zach Argue 2, Bobby Martin 5, Kyle Dvorak 3. Snohomish—Reilly Responte 0, Jacob Shogren 19, Kobe McDaniel 4, Peyton Plucker 0, Jake Perry 8, Kyle Sandifer 18, Kole Bride 0, Seth Cavin 4. Records—Glacier Peak 1-0 overall. Snohomish 0-1.

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fourth period with another 3-pointer and added four more points down the stretch. “We showed some good poise (late in the game), but that’s what a good, veteran team is supposed to be like,” McNeal said. “I’m definitely proud of their second-half effort, and I’m definitely proud of the way they settled down and took care of business.” Coming off a strong season a year ago, “these guys have such high expectations,” he added. “But my expectations start with having good practices. And that’s not an expectation, that’s a demand. To have good, intense practices so that we’re prepared for games like this ... and then let’s just keep getting better.” Marysville Pilchuck, meanwhile, was playing short-handed. Starting point guard Bryce Juneau is out for a time with a stress fracture in his leg, and Erik Lind and Kyle Kauk, both inside players and potential starters, were short on required practices for the first game. Still, the Tomahawks got 17 first-half points from guard Josh Bevan, on his way to a gamehigh 20 points, and post Tyler McDonald — a usual backup pressed into a starting role Tuesday — had eight of his 10 points

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Marysville Pilchuck’s Tyler McDonald (left) and Cascade’s Trevon Blackmon scramble for a loose ball Tuesday night in the Bruins’ 60-53 home victory.

in the first half as Marysville Pilchuck jumped out early. “We obviously want to win every game we play, but at the same time we play (a tough) non-conference schedule so we can be tested,” said Tomahawks coach Bary Gould. And despite the loss to Cascade, he said, there were “tons of bright spots.”

“Obviously we would’ve hoped to hold on in the fourth quarter and get the W, but playing with seven (players), maybe our stamina wasn’t there. ... But we want games like this. We want to battle back and forth, and now we have one more game of experience so we’re excited to look forward.”

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“I could sense they were like ‘I really don’t want to touch him.’ ... ‘Is this going to be an 81 type of situation?”’ Bryant said. “I’m just playing possum because I know my legs ain’t going to carry this energy for 48 minutes.” Bryant scored 20 points on 7-of-26 shooting and made four 3s. By the fourth quarter, the Philly fans had turned their attention toward the home team, chanting “Beat L.A.!” when beleaguered rookie Jahlil Okafor made a layup for a 94-80 lead. Okafor, the No. 3 overall pick out of Duke, has been attached to a string of off-court incidents that included reckless driving and a fight in Boston. Brown said Okafor, who has apologized for his recent decisions, will likely soon be accompanied by team security on public outings. Bryant said he would simply tell the 19-year-old rookie to stay focused on basketball. The Sixers stayed focused and finally finished the job after taking an 80-75 lead into the fourth. The 76ers had led after three quarters three other times this season: Nov. 21 at Miami (led 74-67, lost 96-91), Nov. 25 at Boston (led 62-57, lost 84-80) and Nov. 29 at Memphis (led 67-64, lost 92-84), according to STATS. Robert Covington scored 23 points and Jerami Grant and Noel had 14 for the Sixers. The win belonged to Philadelphia. The night belonged to Bryant.

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streak continuing.” Hours earlier, Bryant felt the love in Philadelphia as soon as he entered the arena. He took selfies with fans who might never see him play again, and his presence injected a playoff atmosphere into a city that has lost much of its passion in NBA basketball. With a packed crowd standing and roaring in appreciation, Bryant was lauded like a hometown hero, not the “Hometown Zero” he was once labeled in Philadelphia’s tabloids. Bryant, who will end his 20-year career this season, opened the first leg of his farewell tour in his hometown and was feted with the kind of reverence and gratitude normally reserved for a Sixers great. “I wasn’t expecting that type of reaction, ovation,” he said. “Deeply appreciative beyond belief. It was really, really special.” Playing with the shot selection of a pickup artist, Bryant tried to deliver a special performance in his finale. He buried a step-back 3-pointer off the opening tip. He hit another 3 on the next possession. Bryant made it 3 for 3 and had the Philly crowd chanting “M-VP!” as he turned back the clock to his championship form. “It was a little spurt of oldschool Kobe,” Noel said. Bryant said he could tell the start made the Sixers a little starstruck — most were babies when he started his career.

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Trinity Lutheran women defeated Herald staff KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Trinity Christian (Ill.) defeated Trinity Lutheran 2-0 in a pool play match at the National Christian College Athletic Association tournament on Tuesday. Colby Smits made nine saves in goal for the Eagles, who must win their final pool play match on Wednesday and get additional help to advance to bracket play.


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Rankings sets table for College Football Playoff By Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times

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Interest in De Fratus Add another name to the Mariners’ off-season target list: right-handed reliever Justin De Fratus, who seeking a bounce-back season after a rough year in Philadelphia. De Fratus, 28, became a free agent in October when he rejected an outright assignment to the minors upon clearing waivers after compiling a 5.51 ERA in 61 games. That followed a successful 2014, when he compiled a 2.39 ERA in 54 games. He had a 3.08 ERA in 130 games over four seasons for the Phillies prior to last year’s struggle.

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WSU’s Josh Hawkinson (24) leads the Cougars in scoring, averaging 18 points per game.

Face of the Cougars Shorewood’s Hawkinson leads WSU against Zags By Todd Milles The News Tribune

PULLMAN — Ernie Kent has had his eye on Josh Hawkinson for a while. Back in 2012-13, Kent was in his final year as an analyst for the Pac-12 Network. He scouted a Washington State University men’s basketball practice under former coach Ken Bone. Kent kept looking at the skyscraping, littleused freshman on the side whom the Cougars were intent on developing into a low-post player. Except that Hawkinson, out of Shorewood High School, kept making a bunch of 3-pointers after practice. “I watched him shoot around and do some things, and I kept thinking to myself, ‘Wow, his skill set is really good,’” Kent said. “He had soft hands. He could shoot it. He understood post play ... but I am always one who thinks about playing to someone’s strengths rather than make them something (else).” Bone was fired after that season. Kent — who spent 13 seasons at Oregon — took over the job. And one of the first conversations he had with a WSU player was with Hawkinson. “One of the first things I told him was he wasn’t a back-to-the-basket, low-post player that needed to put on 20 pounds or so,” Kent said. “He was a guy who needed to play his own game — and that was like a European ‘stretch’ (power forward). “A big smile came across his face — and I have been smiling ever since.” In his first season as a full-time starter, the 6-foot-10 Hawkinson was the only player in the Pac-12 to average a doubledouble — 14.7 points and 10.8 rebounds per game — in playing second fiddle to DaVonte Lacy. Hawkinson’s 20 doubledoubles broke Jim McKean’s school record of 17 set in 1967. Lacy is gone, and Hawkinson is currently the face of the program. The 4-0 Cougars host 13th-ranked Gonzaga on Wednesday night at

Beasley Coliseum. But Hawkinson warns he isn’t planning on changing his game by asking for the basketball more or taking more shots. “I’ll kind of continue to do what I did last year, and not push it,” he said. “DaVonte could take guys one-on-one, and that was a big part of our offense as the primary scorer. I fill a role by finding open lanes and taking open shots. I don’t force anything.” Hawkinson has seen an uptick in scoring (18.0 ppg) and field goal attempts (nearly 14 shots per game) over last season. He is also shooting 55 percent from the floor. But as Kent says: “He has the green light to shoot it as much as he wants.” Hawkinson knows he does not have the appearance or presence of one of the conference’s brightest stars. He never has. “I don’t have the ‘wow’ factor,” Hawkinson said. “That has been a thing for my entire life because I have a baby face. I look like I am 12 and in middle school. I am not overly big, explosive or athletic. “There are a lot of guys who can dunk between their legs, or do a 360 (dunk) or other kinds of athletic moves. I do the little things that no one really notices. I quietly put up numbers.” Make no mistake — Hawkinson is a better athlete than he looks. Besides being a fouryear letterman at Shorewood in basketball, he earned two letters in baseball. And now he has a new sports addiction — golf. Teammate Brett Boese introduced him to golf earlier this year. At first, the two would play at the University of Idaho Golf Course, and Hawkinson struggled to break 120. Now, he is shooting in the high 80s. And late in the summer, he recorded his first eagle on a par-5 hole at Palouse Ridge Golf Club, hitting a 4-iron approach to finish near the hole. “It was a tap-in eagle,” he said with a smile. He has new clubs, a Nike golf bag and balls — and a Cougar ball marker. “It is hard to get that fix in now,” he said.

The final regular-season College Football Playoff ranking confirmed one thing: that most of the drama about this season’s playoff field has already been drained. Tuesday’s ranking release basically laid out the template for the fourteam playoff: Clemson, Alabama, Oklahoma and the Big Ten championship game winner, Michigan State or Iowa, are headed toward semifinal matchups on New Year’s Eve in the Orange and Cotton bowls. Oklahoma, despite its loss to Texas early in the season, is a lock because the Sooners are finished playing. The Big 12 is the only power conference that does not have a title game. Clemson retained the top spot this week in spite of a lackluster win over woeful South Carolina. Alabama is second, followed by Oklahoma, Iowa and Michigan State. Ohio State is No. 6, followed by Stanford, which moved up two spots after Saturday’s win over Notre Dame. The Irish dropped from fourth to eighth; Florida State and North Carolina moved up to Nos. 9 and 10. The winner of the Michigan State-Iowa game is in, so any change to the playoff lineup would have to start with a loss by Clemson and/or Alabama in their conference title games, which could open a possible path for Stanford. Clemson plays North Carolina for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship; Alabama plays Florida for the Southeastern Conference title. If it can win the Pac-12 championship Saturday against USC, Stanford is likely to move up at least two spots, jumping the loser of the Big Ten title game as well as Ohio State, which did not win its Big Ten division. The final ranking and pairings will be announced Sunday.

Cal beats Seattle 66-52 Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — Tyrone Wallace scored 17 points and California shook off a sloppy start to beat Seattle 66-52 on Tuesday night.

UW’s Baker, Jones selected to All-Pac-12 first team defense By Christian Caple The News Tribune

SEATTLE — Two Washington Huskies defensive players were selected first-team All-Pac-12 on Monday, and another two made the second team. Sophomore safety Budda Baker and sophomore cornerback Sidney Jones were each voted to the first team by league coaches. Senior linebacker Travis Feeney and senior defensive tackle Taniela Tupou were announced as second-team selections. Six other Huskies also received honorable mention: freshman tailback Myles Gaskin; sophomore linebacker Azeem Victor; senior tight end Joshua Perkins; freshman nose tackle Greg Gaines; senior linebacker Cory Littleton; and junior cornerback Kevin King. Baker and Jones’ selections mark the first time two UW defensive backs have been named first-team all-conference in the same season since 1978. Jones, a sophomore from Diamond Bar, California, is tied for the league lead in passes defended (13) and forced fumbles (3), and he ranks second in the Pac-12 in interceptions (4). Baker, the star sophomore from Bellevue, finished the regular season with 42 tackles and two interceptions. Feeney, from his buck linebacker position, ranked third in the Pac-12 in sacks (7.0) and fourth in tackles for loss (15.5). Tupou, who prepped at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, started every game and had 4.5 tackles for loss. Washington State quarterback Luke Falk, receiver Gabe Marks and left tackle Joe Dahl were each first-team selections, and defensive linemen Destiny Vaeao and Darryl Paulo were named to the second team. WSU coach Mike Leach was named the Pac-12 Co-Coach of the Year, sharing the honor with Stanford’s David Shaw.

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SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners, in a race to beat the clock, closed in Tuesday night on a deal that would sent first baseman/outfielder Mark Trumbo to Baltimore for catcher/first baseman Steve Clevenger. Sources from both sides confirmed discussions were nearing a conclusion and that Baltimore would receive another player in the deal. That player was not identified but is believed to be on the Mariners’ 40-man roster. “It’s going to get done,” one source said. “We’re down to looking at medicals (records). Barring something unexpected, we’ve got a deal.” The trade’s seeming benefit to the Mariners is that it clears payroll and, apparently, a roster space. Trumbo, 29, is eligible for arbitration and projected to make $9.1 million in 2016. Clevenger, 29, is not yet eligible and figures to make about $520,000. The biggest hurdle, one source said, was the Orioles’ concern they might needlessly be surrendering a player (Clevenger) amid speculation Trumbo could soon be a free agent. Clubs must offer contracts to all unsigned players on their 40-man roster by 9 p.m. Wednesday. Those who don’t receive an offer become free agents with no compensation to their former clubs if they sign elsewhere. The contract deadline appeared to force general manager Jerry Dipoto into action inasmuch as the Mariners seemingly did not want to obligate themselves to possible salary arbitration with Trumbo. Players who receive a contract offer by Wednesday’s deadline are considered signed players even if their salary has yet to be negotiated. As such, they are eligible for separation pay if subsequently released. That compensation amounts to roughly onesixth of a player’s salary even if he is released more than 15 days before the season starts. The Mariners, by extending an offer to Trumbo, would effectively be taking a $1.5 million gamble that they could trade him at a later date. The alternative would be to retain him at his full salary. The club has three other arbitration-eligible players: reliever Charlie Furbush (who projects to get $1.7 million), outfielder Leonys Martin ($3.75 million) and pitcher Anthony Bass ($1.1 million). Players not yet eligible for arbitration must also be offered contracts but —  as is the case with Clevenger — they have little negotiating leverage and typically sign for the major-league minimum ($507,500) or slightly more. The Mariners’ desire to trade Trumbo, a proven power hitter who averaged 26 homers over the last five years, stems from a belief that he is a poor fit in Dipoto’s quest to build a more athletic, better defensive club. Dipoto reached the same conclusion roughly two years ago when, as general manager of the Los Angeles Angels, he traded Trumbo to Arizona in a three-team deal that involved six players. The pending deal would leave the Mariners with Jesus Montero as the only full-time first basemen on their 40-man roster, although Stefen Romero and Pat Kivlehan have played the position on occasion. The trade would also position catcher Mike Zunino, once viewed as a franchise cornerstone, as a long shot to make the club. Zunino was a starter for two-plus seasons before closing last year in the minors. The Mariners held multiple discussions with the Orioles and Colorado Rockies over the last two weeks in an effort to trade Trumbo. When talks with the Rockies stalled, the Mariners pushed harder with the Orioles. Clevenger, 29, is a left-handed hitter who is out of options. He batted .287 last season in 30 games for the Orioles but spent much of the year at Triple-A Norfolk, where he batted .305 in 75 games. A seventh-round pick by the Chicago Cubs in 2006, he reached the majors in 2011. A July 2013 trade brought Clevenger to the Orioles in a four-player swap that sent Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta to the Cubs. Clevenger has a .228 career average in 148 games over parts of five big-league seasons, but he has a .310 average in 733 minor-league games over 10 years. Trumbo batted .263 last season with 13 homers and 41 RBIs in 96 games after joining the Mariners with pitcher Vidal Nuno from Arizona in a June 3 trade. The Diamondbacks received catcher Welington Castillo, reliever Dominic Leone and two minorleague players: outfielder Gabby Guerrero and infielder Jack Reinheimer. That trade represented an effort by the Mariners’ previous regime to jump-start what, at that point, was a struggling attack. But Trumbo got off to a dreadful start at 11-for-79 in his first 22 games. Trumbo then rallied by batting .302 over his final 74 games with 12 homers and 36 RBIs. Overall, he finished last season at .262 in 142 games with 22 homers and 64 RBI.

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BASKETBALL NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 11 7 .611 — Utah 8 8 .500 2 Minnesota 8 10 .444 3 Portland 7 12 .368 4½ Denver 6 12 .333 5 Pacific Division W L Pct GB Golden State 19 0 1.000 — L.A. Clippers 10 8 .556 8½ Phoenix 8 10 .444 10½ Sacramento 7 12 .368 12 L.A. Lakers 2 15 .118 16 Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 14 4 .778 — Memphis 11 8 .579 3½ Dallas 11 8 .579 3½ Houston 7 11 .389 7 New Orleans 4 14 .222 10 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 11 7 .611 — Boston 10 8 .556 1 New York 8 10 .444 3 Brooklyn 5 13 .278 6 Philadelphia 1 18 .053 10½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 10 6 .625 — Atlanta 12 8 .600 — Charlotte 10 7 .588 ½ Orlando 10 8 .556 1 Washington 7 8 .467 2½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 13 5 .722 — Indiana 11 5 .688 1 Chicago 10 5 .667 1½ Detroit 9 9 .500 4 Milwaukee 7 11 .389 6 Tuesday’s games Washington 97, Cleveland 85 Philadelphia 103, L.A. Lakers 91 Brooklyn 94, Phoenix 91 Orlando 96, Minnesota 93 Memphis 113, New Orleans 104 Dallas 115, Portland 112, OT Wednesday’s games L.A. Lakers at Washington, 4 p.m. Golden State at Charlotte, 4 p.m. Phoenix at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. Philadelphia at New York, 4:30 p.m. Denver at Chicago, 5 p.m. New Orleans at Houston, 5 p.m. Toronto at Atlanta, 5 p.m. Milwaukee at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m. Indiana at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m.

Indianapolis at Pittsburgh, 5:30 p.m. Monday’s game Dallas at Washington, 5:30 p.m.

HOCKEY NHL WESTERN CONFERENCE Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Los Angeles 24 15 8 1 31 60 51 San Jose 24 14 10 0 28 67 63 Arizona 24 13 10 1 27 67 70 Vancouver 26 9 9 8 26 70 71 Anaheim 25 9 11 5 23 51 65 Calgary 25 9 14 2 20 60 90 Edmonton 25 8 15 2 18 62 77 Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 25 19 5 1 39 88 66 St. Louis 25 15 7 3 33 66 61 Nashville 24 13 7 4 30 64 62 Chicago 25 13 9 3 29 68 64 Minnesota 23 12 7 4 28 65 62 Winnipeg 25 11 12 2 24 67 80 Colorado 25 10 14 1 21 73 76 EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 26 19 4 3 41 90 57 Detroit 25 13 8 4 30 61 64 Ottawa 24 12 7 5 29 78 72 Boston 22 13 8 1 27 73 64 Florida 24 11 9 4 26 63 60 Tampa Bay 25 11 11 3 25 59 58 Buffalo 25 10 12 3 23 58 67 Toronto 24 8 11 5 21 56 66 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 25 17 6 2 36 74 53 Washington 23 17 5 1 35 75 51 Pittsburgh 24 14 8 2 30 57 55 N.Y. Islanders 25 13 8 4 30 72 62 New Jersey 24 12 10 2 26 57 59 Philadelphia 25 10 10 5 25 49 67 Carolina 24 8 12 4 20 50 70 Columbus 26 10 16 0 20 61 78 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesday’s games Detroit 5, Buffalo 4, SO Calgary 4, Dallas 3, SO Colorado 2, New Jersey 1 Montreal 2, Columbus 1 Philadelphia 4, Ottawa 2 Florida 3, St. Louis 1 Nashville 5, Arizona 2 Minnesota 2, Chicago 1 Los Angeles 2, Vancouver 1, OT Pittsburgh 5, San Jose 1 Wednesday’s games Toronto at Winnipeg, 4:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 5 p.m. Boston at Edmonton, 6:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Anaheim, 7:30 p.m.

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California 66, Seattle 52

U.S. DIVISION GP W L OTL SOL GF GA Pt Seattle 25 16 7 2 0 91 69 34 Spokane 27 14 10 2 1 89 92 31 Everett 23 14 7 0 2 62 44 30 Portland 24 12 12 0 0 81 73 24 Tri-City 27 10 16 1 0 81 108 21 B.C. DIVISION GP W L OTL SOL GF GA Pt Kelowna 26 19 6 1 0 104 77 39 Victoria 28 18 8 1 1 96 63 38 Prince Geo. 25 14 9 1 1 76 72 30 Kamloops 24 12 9 3 0 88 80 27 Vancouver 26 6 16 2 2 69 102 16 EASTERN CONFERENCE EAST DIVISION GP W L OTL SOL GF GA Pt Prince Albert 26 16 7 2 1 87 80 35 Brandon 25 15 8 0 2 88 68 32 Moose Jaw 27 13 9 4 1 93 88 31 Regina 25 12 11 2 0 74 87 26 Saskatoon 25 10 12 3 0 79 101 23 Sw. Current 26 8 15 3 0 64 81 19 CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OTL SOL GF GA Pt Red Deer 27 19 8 0 0 106 74 38 Lethbridge 26 17 9 0 0 105 78 34 Calgary 28 16 10 1 1 86 87 34 Edmonton 28 11 14 3 0 80 96 25 Med. Hat 24 7 14 2 1 78 98 17 Kootenay 28 6 20 2 0 56 115 14 Tuesday’s games Kamloops 5, Kootenay 1 Prince George 3, Portland 2 Victoria 3, Medicine Hat 1 Wednesday’s games Brandon at Swift Current Regina at Saskatoon Calgary at Lethbridge Medicine Hat at Vancouver Portland at Prince George Kootenay at Kelowna Tri-City at Everett

SEATTLE (2-4) Westendorf 6-19 0-0 13, Cohee 4-9 0-0 8, Shaughnessy 1-3 0-0 2, Powell 2-2 2-4 6, Crook 3-12 0-0 6, Montoya 0-4 0-0 0, Chibuogwu 2-6 0-0 4, Clair 4-9 0-0 11, Menzies 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 23-66 2-4 52. CALIFORNIA (5-2) Brown 3-13 4-6 11, Rabb 4-7 0-0 8, Wallace 6-14 5-11 17, Mathews 3-8 5-7 12, Rooks 2-3 0-0 4, Singer 1-2 0-0 3, Moute a Bidias 0-0 0-0 0, Okoroh 0-0 0-0 0, Bird 4-10 0-1 11. Totals 2357 14-25 66. Halftime—California 32-23. 3-Point Goals—Seattle 4-11 (Clair 3-7, Westendorf 1-3, Cohee 0-1), California 6-21 (Bird 3-9, Singer 1-2, Brown 1-2, Mathews 1-4, Wallace 0-4). Fouled Out_Chibuogwu. Rebounds—Seattle 36 (Crook 5), California 50 (Wallace 11). Assists—Seattle 13 (Westendorf 7), California 12 (Wallace 8). Total Fouls—Seattle 24, California 13. A—9,423. Top 25 No. 9 North Carolina 89, No. 2 Maryland 81 No. 4 Kansas 94, Loyola (Md.) 61 No 5 Iowa State 84, North Dakota State 64 No. 8. Villanova 86, Saint Joseph’s 72 No. 10 Virginia 64, Ohio State 58 No. 11 Purdue 72, Pittsburgh 59 No. 21 Miami 77, Nebraska 72 (OT) Far West Cal St.-Fullerton 88, CS Dominguez Hills 56 California 66, Seattle 52 E. Washington 81, San Francisco 77 Montana St. 76, Utah Valley 72 New Mexico 91, Oral Roberts 75 San Diego St. 76, Long Beach St. 72 Weber St. 95, Pacific Union 57

FOOTBALL NFL NATIONAL CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 9 2 0 .818 355 229 Seattle 6 5 0 .545 267 222 St. Louis 4 7 0 .364 186 230 San Francisco 3 8 0 .273 152 271 East W L T Pct PF PA Washington 5 6 0 .455 241 267 N.Y. Giants 5 6 0 .455 287 273 Philadelphia 4 7 0 .364 243 274 Dallas 3 8 0 .273 204 261 South W L T Pct PF PA Carolina 11 0 0 1.000 332 205 Atlanta 6 5 0 .545 260 234 Tampa Bay 5 6 0 .455 248 279 New Orleans 4 7 0 .364 261 339 North W L T Pct PF PA Minnesota 8 3 0 .727 231 194 Green Bay 7 4 0 .636 262 215 Chicago 5 6 0 .455 231 264 Detroit 4 7 0 .364 230 288 AMERICAN CONFERENCE West W L T Pct PF PA Denver 9 2 0 .818 252 207 Kansas City 6 5 0 .545 287 220 Oakland 5 6 0 .455 264 280 San Diego 3 8 0 .273 244 307 East W L T Pct PF PA New England 10 1 0 .909 347 212 N.Y. Jets 6 5 0 .545 272 228 Buffalo 5 6 0 .455 266 257 Miami 4 7 0 .364 225 287 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 6 5 0 .545 249 260 Houston 6 5 0 .545 232 234 Jacksonville 4 7 0 .364 236 299 Tennessee 2 9 0 .182 203 257 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 9 2 0 .818 297 193 Pittsburgh 6 5 0 .545 266 230 Baltimore 4 7 0 .364 259 276 Cleveland 2 9 0 .182 213 310 Thursday’s game Green Bay at Detroit, 5:25 p.m. Sunday’s games Arizona at St. Louis, 10 a.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 10 a.m. Jacksonville at Tennessee, 10 a.m. San Francisco at Chicago, 10 a.m. N.Y. Jets at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 10 a.m. Houston at Buffalo, 10 a.m. Baltimore at Miami, 10 a.m. Cincinnati at Cleveland, 10 a.m. Denver at San Diego, 1:05 p.m. Kansas City at Oakland, 1:05 p.m. Carolina at New Orleans, 1:25 p.m. Philadelphia at New England, 1:25 p.m.

SOCCER MLS Playoffs MLS CUP Sunday, Dec. 6: Portland vs. Columbus, 1 p.m.

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College Football FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Friday Bowling Green 12½ N Illinois Saturday at BAYLOR 20½ Texas at G. SOUTHERN 21 Georgia St at ARKANSAS ST 25½ Texas State at LOUISIANA-MONRO OFF New Mexico St West Virginia 6½ at KANSAS ST Appalachian St 18 at SOUTH ALABAMA at LOU-LAFAYETTE 1½ Troy at W KENTUCKY 7½ Southern Miss at HOUSTON 6½ Temple Stanford 4½ SOUTHERN CAL Alabama 17½ Florida Clemson 5 North Carolina Michigan St 3½ Iowa at SAN DIEGO ST 4 Air Force NFL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Thursday Green Bay 3 at DETROIT Sunday at CHICAGO 7 San Francisco Cincinnati 9½ at CLEVELAND at TENNESSEE 2½ Jacksonville at BUFFALO 3 Houston at MIAMI 4 Baltimore Carolina 7 at NEW ORLEANS Seattle PK at MINNESOTA Arizona 5½ at ST. LOUIS at TAMPA BAY 1½ Atlanta NY Jets 2½ at NY GIANTS Denver 4 at SAN DIEGO Kansas City 3 at OAKLAND at NEW ENGLAND 9½ Philadelphia at PITTSBURGH 7 Indianapolis Monday at WASHINGTON 4½ Dallas

DEALS

FOOTBALL National Football League SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released C Drew Nowak. Released DE Julius Warmsley from the practice squad. Signed TE Chase Coffman. Signed WR Deshon Foxx and DT Justin Hamilton to the practice squad. ARIZONA CARDINALS — Placed RB Chris Johnson on injured reserve/designated for return. Released CB Robert Nelson Jr. Signed CB Corey White. Released TE Brandon Bostick from the practice squad. Signed RB Kerwynn Williams from the practice squad and S D.J. Swearinger to the practice squad.

Source: Red Sox agree to 7-year, $217 million deal with Price Associated Press BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox and AL Cy Young runner-up David Price have agreed to terms on a seven-year free-agent deal worth $217 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the deal — the largest ever for a pitcher — is pending a physical. It is expected to be announced on Friday, the person told the AP. A left-hander who was the AL’s top pitcher in 2012 and the runner-up twice in seven full major league seasons, Price has a 3.09 ERA with 1,372 strikeouts and 104 wins. He went 18-5 with a 2.45 ERA in 2015, striking out 225. Choosing the Red Sox reunites Price with president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, who until this August was the Detroit Tigers’ general manager. Dombrowski has had a hand in all three of Price’s moves the past two years. After spending his entire career in Tampa Bay, Price was acquired by Detroit at the 2014 trade deadline. A year later, the Tigers traded him to the Blue Jays at the July 31 non-waiver deadline and Price helped Toronto reach the playoffs for the first time since 1993.

Seahawks sign tight end Coffman, release ex-starting center Nowak By Gregg Bell The News Tribune

The Seattle Seahawks responded to losing Jimmy Graham for the rest of the season to knee surgery by adding tight-end depth. And it comes at the expense of their former starting center. In a telling admission of a mistake along its offensive line to begin this uneven season, Seattle released Drew Nowak. He is the former college defensive tackle who was the team’s starting center for the first five games.

The Seahawks signed tight end Chase Coffman to fill Nowak’s spot on the active roster. Coffman, 29, is a 6-foot-6, 244-pound former Titan. Tennesee released him in October. Coffman was a third-round draft choice out of Missouri in 2009. He’s played for Cincinnati, Atlanta and Tennessee. He has 14 catches for 148 yards and one touchdown in his career. Nowak lost his starting job in midOctober to Patrick Lewis as Seattle experimented with replacements since trading two-time Pro Bowl

center Max Unger to New Orleans in March for Graham. Veteran Lemuel Jeanpierre, who was Unger’s backup for five seasons, is now the No. 2 center behind Lewis. The Seahawks also made practice squad moves, releasing defensive end Julius Warmsley and signing receiver Deshon Foxx, who spent training camp with the Seahawks, and defensive tackle Justin Hamilton, an undrafted rookie out of Louisiana-Lafayette who previous spent time on Seattle’s practice squad this season.

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group to figure out who’s coming, who isn’t. Communication was good. Sets were really solid. Russell had a really good pocket and he really took advantage of that.” The change up front has been season-saving. The Seahawks were at 4-5 and careening toward a meaningless December. Wilson got sacked 31 times in the first seven games, by far the most in the NFL. Carroll’s and offensive line coach Tom Cable’s grand experiment for 2015 was failing. Drew Nowak, the college defensive tackle they inserted as traded Max Unger’s replacement as the starting center, was out after five, frustrating games. Justin Britt, last season’s rookie right tackle, was struggling as the left guard. Garry Gilliam, a college tight end, was having an inconsistent debut at right tackle. Not only were pass rushers crashing in on Wilson, the line was also struggling to get in any defender’s way long enough for Seattle’s zone running game to work consistently. Then there were the line’s myriad penalties. From false starts to drivekilling holdings, face masks, leg whips — you name it, the Seahawks’ line was getting flagged for it. Because of all that, Seattle was in the bottom third of the NFL in extending drives on third down. It was last in the league in converting red-zone opportunities into touchdowns. The defense didn’t have the advantageous field position, the margin for error on the scoreboard or the in-game rest it’d had in the previous two seasons while being the league’s top-ranked unit. The offensive line was ruining the entire season. Now it is saving it. Seattle has allowed six sacks combined in its last four games, 1.5 per game after allowing 4.4 sacks per contest through seven weeks. Yes, lately it’s been against Dallas (which inexplicably blitzed just nine percent of the time on Nov. 1) and a San Francisco defense that is a shell of its former, championship self. But after what they had the first seven games, the Seahawks will gladly accept those asterisks. The better pass protection has allowed receivers time to run down the field and actually complete intermediate and deep routes. Meanwhile, Wilson has been settling inside a semi-strong pocket from which to throw, instead of having to abort pass plays with life-preserving scrambles, as before. Opponents have been stretched vertically and horizontally to defend those longer throws instead of cramming nine guys near the line to defend Seattle’s run, as foes had previously. That’s opened more running lanes for Thomas Rawls since

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“I would say there is a much (greater) likelihood that he’ll play than not play,” Everett head coach Kevin Constantine said of Martin. “He was able to get a practice in and we’ve got to get him going. So I think most likely he’ll be in.” Martin wasn’t entirely surprised when he was told he was traded. He was dealt from Swift Current to Saskatoon in the middle of last season to serve in a mentoring role for a rebuilding Blades team. Saskatoon finished 19-49-2-2 last season and is 10-12-3-0 this season. The Broncos reached the playoffs in his two full seasons in Swift Current, but did not advance past the first round either year. “I’ve played on rebuilding teams my entire career, so it’s nice to be on a team that’s ready to roll and is looking forward to this year rather than (next year),” Martin said. “I’m

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Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw five TD passes against the Steelers.

Marshawn Lynch was lost for the next month to abdominal surgery. Rawls rushed for a Seattle rookierecord 209 yards two weeks ago against San Francisco, and had 51 yards in the first 16 minutes last week before it became an aerial shootout. In short, the offense is working how it’s designed to. Finally. So how did this all change for the so-much better? Carroll, Cable and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell spent the team’s bye week early last month following the 13-12 slog past Dallas changing the timing of Wilson’s passes. They demanded he throw the ball more quickly, including in situations when he took off scrambling to extend plays earlier this season. The reasoning was simple: The struggling blockers wouldn’t have to block as long for their QB. “The rhythm, since the break we had, we’ve really tried to feature a fast rhythm and making sure he’s really got a chance to get the ball out fast to keep the pressure off of the guys up front,” Carroll said. “All of that has happened with more earnest because of how the start was.” Then Cable decided to change centers. The coaches got alarmed late last season when Patrick Lewis, whom the team had signed off Cleveland’s practice squad in October, had issues in communication filling in for the injured Unger in a game the Seahawks won against the depleted Cardinals. That stuck in the coaches’ heads through this preseason, so they shoved Lewis down to third string and inserted the unproven Nowak to replace Unger. Nowak had even more communication problems than Lewis did. Plus, Nowak had trouble recognizing trick defensive fronts and the array of blitzes Seattle was seeing each week. Since going back to Lewis Oct. 18 against Carolina, the line’s calls have become quicker, cleaner and more accurate, as Lewis has better recognized the defenses. “Just more consistency,” Cable said of the difference with Lewis.

Carroll said Monday: “We thought he might have been struggling a little bit with the communications and all that. We wondered if that was going to be an issue going into this year. And that’s not an issue. That’s an area that he’s really improved at, and we have a lot of confidence in him. “The guys are playing with confidence, because it all starts right there up front, in the middle.” To help matters, Rawls and 34-year-old fellow backup running back Fred Jackson have at times excelled at pass blocking. Sunday, Rawls picked up Steelers rookie pass-rush specialist Bud Dupree on a blitz off Seattle’s right edge. That allowed Wilson the time to find Kearse for the 9-yard touchdown that put the Seahawks in front 26-21 early in the zany fourth quarter. On third and 10 with just over 2 minutes left, Jackson lowered his shoulders to thwart blitzing linebacker Jarvis Jones, who outweighs Jackson by 30 pounds. That gave Wilson the time to see Baldwin breaking free left to right across the middle for the wide receiver’s 80-yard catch and run that clinched the win. “We always stick it all on the offensive line, and it isn’t,” Carroll said. “Those guys are both good blockers, and we expect them to pick up stuff properly and be physical when they have to.” It’s been true since September: The Seahawks are only going to go as far as their offensive line does — or does not — lead them. Right now, it’s led them back into possession of the NFC’s final playoff spot. Five games remaining in this uneven regular season. “We’ve been fighting each week to just get a little bit better,” said veteran left tackle Russell Okung, who could become a free agent next spring. “Patrick Lewis and the young guys are playing really well. You can kind of see, everything looks more cohesive. Everything is flowing a lot better. And we’ve had success, whether we’re running it or we’re passing in the air.”

excited and (today) should be good.” The Silvertips play host to the TriCity Americans at 7 p.m. tonight at Xfinity Arena. If Martin makes his debut the question becomes how he will be used by the Everett coaching staff. “As far as his role, he’s been in the league a while,” Constantine said. “He’s played in all situations and I can’t imagine that we won’t be using him in all situations. So he’ll be right in the mix with everything we’re doing.” Tonight is the second straight Wednesday night matchup between the Silvertips and Americans. Everett (14-7-0-2, 30 points) has won three straight and dealt Tri-City a 5-0 defeat last week at Xfinity Arena. The Americans (10-16-1-0, 21 points) are coming off a 6-4 defeat to Spokane on Saturday. Leading scorer Parker Bowles (15 goals, 19 assists) and Jordan Topping (11 goals, 12 assists) are the Americans’ top offensive performers. Evan Sarthou (9-15-1-0, 3.82 goals-against average, .879 save percentage) and

Nicholas Sanders (1-1-0-0, 3.42 GAA, .878 save percentage) are the two goaltenders for Tri-City.

Juulsen invited to Team Canada camp Everett defenseman Noah Juulsen was one of 30 invitees to Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp that will be held Dec. 10-14 in Etobicoke, Ontario. The camp will determined Team Canada’s 22-man roster by Dec. 20 for the IIHF U-20 World Junior Championship scheduled for Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Helsinki, Finland.

Hart earns more CHL, WHL honors Everett goaltender Carter Hart was named the CHL Goaltender of the Week and the WHL Goaltender of the Month Tuesday, one day after he was named the WHL Goaltender of the Week. Hart was 3-0-0-0 last week with a 0.33 GAA and a save percentage of .985. For the month of November he was 9-2-0-1 with a 1.16 GAA, a .951 save percentage and four shutouts. It’s the second CHL award in Hart’s career and the first time he has been named WHL goaltender of the month.

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION File Name: Macaulay Short Plat File Number: 13 114992 SPA Project Description: Administrative Site Plan Approval (SPA) with Urban Residential Design Standards (URDS) for a proposed 4 lot short plat (13 114992 PSD). Location: 15413 Larch Way, Lynnwood, WA Tax Account Number: 003737-004-025-00 Applicant: Ewen Macaulay Date of application/Completeness Date: November 23, 2015 Approvals required: Administrative Site Plan Approval, Short Plat Approval, Shoreline Permit and all associated construction permits. Concurrency: This project will be evaluated to determine if there is enough capacity on county roads to accommodate the project’s traffic impacts, and a concurrency determination will be made. Notice of the concurrency determination will be provided in the notice of project decision. The notice of decision will be provided to all parties of record for the project. Comment Period: Submit written comments on or before December 23, 2015. Project Manager: Dorothy Crossman, 425-388-3311, ext. 2351 Project Manager e-mail: dorothy.crossman@co.snohomish.wa.us EDH671360

NOTICE OF APPLICATION File Name: Pioneer Lane SFDU File Numbers: 15 118333 SPA, 15 118335 LDA and 15 118337 FPA Project Description: 26-lot Single Family Dwelling Unit (SFDU) subject to Urban Residential Design Standards (URDS), Forest Practice, and SEPA. Location: 15904 Admiralty Way, Lynnwood, WA. Tax Account Number: 003729-009-001-04 Applicant: Echelbarger Investments LLC Date of application/Completeness Date: November 24, 2015 Approvals required: Site Plan Approval, environmental reviews, and all related construction permits. Concurrency: This project will be evaluated to determine if there is enough capacity on county roads to accommodate the project’s traffic impacts, and a concurrency determination will be made. Notice of the concurrency determination will be provided in the notice of project decision. The notice of decision will be provided to all parties of record for the project. Comment Period: Submit written comments on or before December 23, 2015. Project Manager: Rebecca Samy, 425-388-3311, ext. 2283. Project Manager e-mail: rebecca.samy@snoco.org EDH671364 1473060

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The Miami Hurricanes could be inching ever closer to naming their next football coach. Since the regular season ended Friday with a win over Pittsburgh, Miami officials have been busy interviewing several candidates who are in the running to become the school’s permanent coach, its fourth since the Hurricanes won a national title in 2001. One of the candidates meeting with Miami was the man who put together that championship roster, former Hurricanes coach Butch Davis, a source told the Sun Sentinel. Others that have interviewed with Miami, the source indicated, include former Rutgers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, a former Hurricanes

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Eason turned his phone off early Sunday after an influx of calls and texts from coaches and media across the country. His trip to Florida comes shortly after a visit from Washington State head coach Mike Leach on Monday. Tri said the meeting with Leach was quick and educational. “It wasn’t very long. It was hard for (Eason),” Tri said. “It’s like, ‘Whoa! Hey! What’s going on?’ “It was definitely pleasant and informative. Wazzu would be a great school. That’s a great opportunity, too. Jake listened and was receptive and quiet.” Despite the craziness, Tri is encouraging Eason to keep a level head and stay positive. “I talked to him (Monday) when Wazzu was here,”

assistant, and Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen. While those interviews came over the weekend, the source also confirmed that former Georgia coach Mark Richt, who was fired this weekend, was set to meet with Miami on Tuesday. Richt, a former standout quarterback at Boca Raton High and a Hurricanes backup, said during his final news conference at Georgia that he was still interested in coaching and wanted to be more hands-on with play calling and quarterbacks coaching than he had been of late with the Bulldogs. The Hurricanes are not believed to be Richt’s only suitors. Maryland, Missouri and Virginia could be among the school’s competing with Miami for Richt’s services, and

the coach himself said Monday night during his weekly radio show that he’d been contacted by “about five” schools seeking to fill open jobs. Richt, 55, was fired Sunday after 15 seasons at Georgia, where he had a 145-51 record with two SEC championships. The Bulldogs played in five conference title games during his time as coach. Barring a last-minute snag in negotiations, Alabama’s Kirby Smart will become Georgia’s new football coach, according to multiple reports. An announcement could come as soon as Sunday or Monday. Smart, 39, is the Crimson Tide’s defensive coordinator. He is from Bainbridge, Ga. and was a UGA letterman (1995-98) and team captain as a senior.

Tri said. “I just told him to be himself and go with his gut decision and whatever he chooses is going to be the right path. ... I also told him look at the blessings, all the options you have. What if it happened next year after he was there for a year? This gives you a chance to explore all your options and make sure you make the right one.” According to Tri, before committing to Georgia Eason also showed interest in Pac-12 schools Washington, UCLA, California and Stanford. Other suitors included perennial national powers Florida, Alabama and Michigan. Wolverines first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh visited Eason at a Lake Stevens basketball game last season, soon after he got the job and several months after Eason had made a verbal commitment to the Bulldogs. But the Bulldogs remained Eason’s top choice.

“It was Georgia, then it was a distant second, third and fourth,” Tri said. According to multiple media reports, Richt interviewed at Miami for its head coaching job on Tuesday. The Hurricanes could become part of the recruiting mix for Eason if Miami hires Richt, who was a backup quarterback behind starter Jim Kelly when he played at the school. Eason signed a financial aid agreement in the summer and planned to graduate from Lake Stevens early and move to Georgia in January. Tri said that wherever Eason ends up, his goal remains to enroll early for spring practices. The Lake Stevens coach also said it’s important that Eason knows who he’s going to be playing for when he gets to campus. “It’s a big part of it,” Tri said. “They’re going to mold and shape you for the next three or four years of your life.”


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What would you do for a homemade Klondike bar? By Leah Eskin Chicago Tribune

The polar bear is no picky eater. It goes for seal, raw. Lacking seal, it will settle for whatever’s handy, even kelp. It’s hard to believe a string of seaweed satisfies the thousand-pound carnivore. But the Arctic menu is limited. After dinner, the bear enjoys a square of vanilla ice cream wrapped in chocolate and tinfoil — at least according to the freezer aisle. The Klondike bar, as closely studied as any spread in National Geographic, suggests as much. And why not? It’s hard work, balancing on ice floes, clobbering seals, and worrying about the world warming. Everyone needs a little sweet distraction. Chocolatecovered vanilla is just the thing: It’s cold, creamy and classic. Much like the bear it celebrates.

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Spicy Tuscan kale is one of 136 recipes that Ruth Reichl says saved her after she lost her job when Gourmet magazine stopped publishing.

Former Gourmet editor finds refuge in cooking and writing By Gretchen McKay

1 quart premium-quality vanilla (or your favorite flavor) ice cream 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped (or chips) 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped (or chips) 3 tablespoons refined coconut oil

Smooth: Let ice cream soften, about 10 minutes. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with plastic wrap, leaving some overhang. Scoop ice cream into the pan. Cover with plastic wrap, press smooth using first your hands, then something with a flat bottom, like a measuring cup or a smaller pan. Freeze firm, about 2 hours. Melt: Settle both kinds of chocolate and the coconut oil into a medium pan and melt over low heat until smooth, a few minutes. (Alternatively, pile ingredients into a bowl and zap in the microwave.) Stir smooth. Pour chocolate onto a plate or shallow bowl. Let cool to room temperature. Cut: Pull ice cream block from pan (the plastic overhang works nicely as handles). Unwrap. Use a long heavy knife to cut into nine squares. Set squares on a parchment-lined baking sheet and freeze firm, about 30 minutes. Dip: Stick a fork in the side of one ice-cream square. Dip in the chocolate, turning to coat all sides. Set chocolate-covered ice cream on a parchment-lined baking sheet and freeze. Repeat with remaining squares. Serve: Wrap each square in foil. Store in freezer. Remove from freezer 5 minutes before munching. Prep: 25 minutes. Wait: About 3 hours. Makes: 9 bars.

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eople lose their jobs all the time, but usually, there’s some warning. Ruth Reichl’s dismissal in 2009 as editor of America’s oldest food magazine, Gourmet, came out of nowhere, like a crack of lightning. As she recounts in “My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved Me” (Random House, $35), which came out last month, she was in a Seattle restaurant, being interviewed by a reporter about the magazine’s just-published cookbook “Gourmet Today,” when she got the ominous call: Her boss at Conde Nast wanted her back in New York on the next flight. Less than 24 hours later, surrounded by staff, she learned that the 69-year-old institution was history. “I was gobsmacked,” she recalls over the phone. “We never saw it coming.” Mixed in with a sense of terrible loss were waves of unbearable guilt. As top dog, she couldn’t help but feel she had let her staff down. “I kept thinking, ‘If I’d been smarter, I would have been able to do something,’ ” she says. In reality, the monthly succumbed to dwindling advertising sales. Having worked since she was 16, she panicked at the thought of an empty calendar. “Retire? Oh my God, no,” she says. “My father worked to the day he died, and I will, too.” But who would hire a woman in her 60s? She did what she always does in times of stress and upheaval. After finishing her book tour, she

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“My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life” by Ruth Reichl

retreated to the warm embrace of her kitchen, first in the city and later at her country house in upstate New York, and began to cook. A fragile year followed, and the cookbook grew out of it. Actually, she says, it’s not so much a cookbook as a story told in recipes. While she’s extremely proud of the two best-selling cookbooks she edited during her editorship tenure (“The Gourmet Cookbook” in 2006 and 2009’s “Gourmet Today”), they’re results-oriented, which can be scary for some cooks. “My Kitchen Year” is more of a conversation. “I wanted my book to encourage you to pay attention to what’s going on in the kitchen,” she says. To notice the color of a peach under the skin, how chicken sizzles when it hits a hot griddle, how water sounds

when it’s boiling. While authoritative (she has earned four James Beard Awards for her food writing), she’s not overly fussy with instructions, opting for a breezy, reassuring way of explaining things she hopes will encourage her readers to make the recipes their own. Vegetables are cut into “whatever size you consider edible” while bananas are “squished” into butter; chicken is not seasoned but “showered” with salt and pepper. The cooking itself never seems a chore but instead cause for celebration and way of making sense of the world. Sauce is stirred (and stirred) while the cooks drink wine, and the act of chopping parsley and almonds for salsa verde serves to exorcise demons. Charming and witty, the cookbook is not unlike her memoirs, “Tender at the Bone” and “Comfort Me With Apples.” “The physical act of cooking gives me enormous pleasure, but I also like watching what it does for others,” she writes. “Even the angriest person is soothed by the scent of soup simmering on a stove.” The book’s 136 recipes — culled from the more than 700 dishes she and her husband, Michael, ate that year — are arranged by season. Ingredients are divided into “staples” (things you probably have on hand) and “shopping list” (items you’ll probably have to buy). Each chapter begins with one of the lyrical tweets, followed by a short essay on how she came to choose the recipe that follows. While the cookbook makes

clear Reichl is one heck of a good cook, in her core, she says she’s a writer. She also considers herself an advocate for home cooking. Americans in the past few decades, she says, have come to see cooking as a performance test, “and that’s scary.” “If you make a bad meal, so what?” she asks. “There’s another meal in a few hours.”

Spicy Tuscan kale 3 large bunches lacinato (Tuscan) kale 2 large onions Olive oil 4 anchovy fillets Chili flakes Pepper 4 garlic cloves, smashed 1⁄4 pound parmesan cheese, grated Homemade bread crumbs (see below) Wash kale then strip leaves off the ribs. Tear leaves into large pieces and cook in pot of boiling salted water for a minute or so. Kale should stay a vibrant green. Drain, and run kale under cold water until it’s cool enough to comfortably hold in your hands, then squeeze out as much water as you can and set the kale aside. Chop onions into a casual dice; no need to be fussy about this step. Heat a healthy splash of olive oil in large skillet. Throw in anchovies and worry them with a wooden spoon until they’ve completely disintegrated. Add onions, a few pinches of chili flakes, a few grinds pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, until everything is soft and fragrant. Toss in kale, along with garlic, and cook for another 10 minutes or so, until it’s all come together in a lively green mass. Taste for salt, add a bit more olive oil if you like, and stir in the parmesan cheese and the crisp bread crumbs for texture. Serves 8.

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A simple guide to making delicious latkes this Hanukkah By Kathleen Purvis The Charlotte Observer

Why isn’t the rest of America as crazy about latkes as we are about bagels? After all, Hanukkah, which begins Dec. 6, is the holiday when you have permission to eat fried food. You’d think this would be the biggest event in the country by now. Despite their exoticsounding name, latkes are just grated potatoes

or vegetables, fried and topped with tasty things like sour cream, applesauce, maybe even smoked salmon. What’s not to love? Unfortunately, the making of a proper latke had escaped me. How do you keep the potatoes from turning dark before you can fry them? Does it have to be potato? And what’s with the applesauce? I needed an ubermensch. So I called Amy Rogers, the contributing editor of WFAE’s food

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blog, WFAEats.org, and the author of “Hungry For Home,” a collection of recipes and essays on the meaning of food. Last week, she trekked to my house bearing a small menorah, her favorite Fiestaware Hanukkah plate and a lot of thought about latkes. “I can’t stress enough that this is not an elegant dish,” she insisted. “It’s wandering food from a wandering people.” Rogers stripped off her

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rings and bracelets, rolled up her sleeves and got to work, shredding peeled white potatoes on the big holes of a box grater and tossing them onto a cotton dish towel. Each taking a side, we rolled up the towel and twisted it as tight as we could, squeezing out an astonishing amount of starchy liquid. “I’ve probably made them a hundred times in my life,” Rogers said, See LATKES, Page D2


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NOURISH | Ellie Krieger

Pork chops that are fast, flavorful and healthy T

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tossing in egg, milk and a little matzo meal. “The goal is to make them more delicious than beautiful. Use what you have, don’t measure.” She also doesn’t like to use a spoon to drop the

Reichl From Page D1

Food cart curry chicken 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 ⁄2 onion 3 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage (may substitute 1 teaspoon dried sage) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary (may substitute 1 teaspoon dried rosemary) 1 ⁄2 teaspoon granulated garlic (powder) 3 ⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 ⁄2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 boneless pork loin chops (about 5 ounces each) 11⁄4 pounds broccoli stems (from about 21⁄2 pounds broccoli bunches; may substitute one 12-to-14ounce bag broccoli slaw) 1 medium carrot (see headnote) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 ⁄2 medium onion, thinly sliced into half-moons 1 ⁄2 cup sliced dried Turkish apricots 3 ⁄4 cup no-salt-added chicken broth 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Ellie Krieger’s most recent cookbook is “Weeknight Wonders: Delicious Healthy Dinners in 30 Minutes or Less” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013). She blogs and offers a weekly newsletter at www. elliekrieger.com.

1 to 11⁄4 pounds russet potatoes (about 2 large

potatoes) 1 small onion, peeled 1 ⁄4 cup matzo meal or allpurpose flour (see note) 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 ⁄4 teaspoon salt 1 ⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 large egg, lightly beaten Oil for frying Line a large bowl with a clean linen or cotton dish towel. Peel and grate the potatoes and place them in the towel. Grate the onion and add it to the potatoes. Roll

up the towel lengthwise so the potatoes are enclosed. Twist the ends and wring out as much liquid as you can. Discard the liquid and dry the bowl. Mix the flour, baking powder, salt and pepper together in the large bowl, then whisk in the egg. Stir in the potato-onion mixture and mix well. Pour 1⁄2 inch of oil into a heavy skillet and preheat over medium heat. Don’t allow it to smoke. Use your hands to form potato patties about 21⁄2 inches across

and 1⁄3 inch thick. Place in the oil and cook until the edges are brown, about 3 to 4 minutes, then turn the latkes and cook the other side several minutes longer. Remove to drain on paper towels and serve hot, topped with your choice of toppings. Toppings: Sour cream or plain Greek yogurt, applesauce, smoked salmon or caviar Note: While it’s traditional to use matzo meal, it’s OK to use all-purpose flour instead. Makes about 10 latkes.

lemon juice, coriander seeds, garlic, curry powder, a sprig of oregano, paprika, cumin and a teaspoon salt in a spice grinder or blender. Give it a whirl, then grind in copious amounts of black pepper. Put onions and chicken into a plastic bag, pour in marinade and squish it all around so onions and chicken are thoroughly coated. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with more salt and

pepper. Slick a heavy pan or wok with 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, and cook onions and chicken for about 5 minutes, tossing every minute or so. It will splutter a bit, and it will smell so delicious you’ll be snatching pieces from the pan. Serve over white rice. If you like, top with a righteous red hot sauce, or sauce made from equal parts mayonnaise and Greek yogurt, and seasoned with sugar, salt, pepper and a splash of vinegar.

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Herb-rubbed pork chops with warm broccoli slaw

The moisture from the vegetables in the skillet, a little chicken broth and some lemon juice softens the caramelized browned bits left by the meat and becomes a flavorful coating for the slaw. Sliced dried apricots (I prefer sweeter Turkish apricots for this dish, as California apricots tend to be more tart) bring out the sweet

undertones of the carrot and broccoli, adding a layer of texture and a fruity flavor that pairs so well with pork. Finally, the pork chops are nestled in the slaw and warmed through to finish cooking and bring the dish together. The result is a satisfying meal that has an Old World sensibility, but with a fresh twist.

batter in the oil. She used her hands to gather about 1 ⁄4 to 1⁄3 cup of the grated potato batter, pat it into a little cake about as wide as her palm, and ease each patty into hot oil in my castiron skillet. Making latkes naturally turns into a party. Since the potatoes turn brown quickly, you have to work fast. And while you can keep latkes hot in the oven,

they’re best right out of the oil, when they’re hot and crisp. So people gather around. In her opinion, Rogers said, “Latkes aren’t do-ahead any more than biscuits are do-ahead.”

1 lemon 1 ⁄4 teaspoon coriander seeds 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon curry powder Fresh oregano 1 ⁄4 teaspoon paprika 1 ⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin Salt and pepper Vegetable oil for frying Cut chicken thighs into bitesized chunks and slice the onion into thin rings. Make a paste by combining olive oil with 11⁄2 tablespoons

Traditional potato latkes

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Homemade bread crumbs 1 loaf stale French, sourdough or Italian bread Olive oil Salt Cut bread into cubes and grind into crumbs in a blender or food processor. If bread is not stale enough to crumb, you can dry cubes in a 200-degree oven for

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Safety Poem

© 2015 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Graphics Vol. 31, No. 51

Emerson Elementary

Mrs. Moritz’ 3rd Grade Class Penny McThrifty has been saving her money for a couple of years. Between birthday gifts and earning money on her own, she’s doing pretty good. She’s made a lot of deposits, and some withdrawals. The money that is in her account is called a balance.

It’s important to save at least some of your money instead of spending it all. But where’s the best place to save it?

Fill in the missing numbers in the balance column to discover how much is in Penny’s account.

Oh No…Watch out for that car!!! OK I will tell you three safty (safety) rules. OK. Good. So the first on (one) is Do not play in the middle of the road. Ride your bike with a helment (helmet). Don’t talk to strangers. ~By Ashley My Safety rules are War (Wear) a helmet wene (when) you ride your bike. Look out for car’s (cars) wene (when) you are on the roud (road). Do not play in the bathroom. ~By Rosali

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In a book? Description Withdrawal Deposit

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Never, never ride a bike without a helmet! Never talk to strangers. Never give out your information on the internet. Always wear a seatbelt in the car. Always keep safe first! ~By Nicholas Don’t miss a beat…When crossing the street. Look both ways…It always pays. A seatbelt is smart…Even in a shopping cart. A helmet always looks cool…Except at the pool! ~By Tucker

In a shoebox? If you save your money in a savings account, the bank or credit union pays you for letting them hold

When you put money into your savings account, it is called making a deposit.

Mrs. Houghton’s 3rd Grade Class

your money. That payment is called interest. Over time, interest adds up and your money starts to grow!

St. Mary Magdalen School Mrs. Stemerick’s 3rd Grade Class

Find the two identical piggy banks.

When you take money out of your account, that is called a withdrawal.

Ask a parent to tell you about something g they saved their money to buy. Was it hard to save the money? How did it feell when they finally reached their goal?

... you are letting the bank use it. Banks combine the money from lots of people to make loans to people who want to borrow money.

Look both ways before you cross the street, because you might trip on a twig and fall and that ain’t neat. Don’t play with fire, because you might blow a tire. Don’t look at the sun, because it is not fun. ~By Jacob Don’t play with fire, you might lose a car tire. No running in the parking lot, there is a lot of danger. Don’t play with a sharp tool, it could be very cruel. ~By Isaiah Don’t talk to a stranger, because it means danger! Don’t light a match or fire will catch. Wear a helmet when you are riding or you will end up crying. ~By Matthew

1. Taking some money out of a savings account is called a: a. deposit b. withdrawal c. balance Putting money into a 22.. P ut account is called a: ssavings av a. deposit Cascade View Mrs. Craig’s 5th Grade Class b. withdrawal Today is the day for a safety day. c. balance People have fun, laugh and play. Because there is nothing better then The 33.. T he total amount of (than) a safety day. money you have in a m o Playing fare (fair) and care and have lots account is called a: of fun ssavings av Because you are being safe in the sun. a. deposit ~By Caiden b. withdrawal 1. When your (you’re) on inernet (internet) don’t give any information c. balance about yourself.

2. Chose (choose) people that you feel safe by. 3. Don’t pay attenion(attention) to people that you don’t feel good about. ~By Gabriel

The bank pays you ou to let them use your money. This payment that the bank makes to you is called interest.

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Mrs. Wolf’s 5th Grade Class

People who borrow money from a bank pay a fee to the bank for the use of the money. This fee that people pay the bank is also interest.

How many dollar signs can you find?

WITHDRAWAL INTEREST BOWLING T BALANCE G DEPOSIT N ACCOUNT SAVING I BORROW V LOANS A MONEY S TOTAL GOAL T PAYS W BANK FEE

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Live with an open heart…Don’t act fast, be smart. Don’t get in a fight…Start off right. And say “Violence is not the answer, let’s settle this as friends”. So stay safe, play safe, and live safe. ~By Rachael Safety Careful Hats off Only walking in the hall Outside level voices outside Listen Respect Use level one voice inside Learn Enthusiasm Say nice words ~By Jordyn, Lily, Margarita

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We love the internet, but is it safe? The answer is that it depends on the website. For example if you are on facebook, don’t exept (accept) other people friending you cause they can take your information. Also don’t post pictures of other people or yourself. Other people can hurt your feelings. Lastly don’t let people you don’t know meet you. Hope these tips help you! ~By Shelby, Myra, Trey Here’s a Safety Poem. You better be safe across the road. You better not trip. Be safe evrey where (everywhere). You be safe near planes and trains. Near Scares and Bears. ~By Nolan and Adrian

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GRANDPARENTING | Tom and Dee Hardie with Key Kidder

Everett couple considers moving to Florida Dear Grandparenting: My wife and I have lived in the state of Washington all of our lives. It is really all we know. Our friends are here. Our memories are here. We have never given one minute of thought about leaving until the last few months. Now we talk about it constantly. This all started when we returned from visiting our daughter. She is our only child. She is married and lives in Florida. We have three grandchildren who we enjoy tremendously. They are 14, 17 and 20. We didn’t realize how much we enjoyed being with the grandkids until we returned. Something came over us. As soon as we got home my wife began to call them and email them and use that twoway video thing on her computer where she can see and talk to the grandkids at the same time. I will admit I like the weather in Florida too. But if we do move, the grandkids are the main attraction. Are we crazy to pick up and go? — Blair Williams, Everett

Dear Blair: If you’re crazy, you have plenty of company. Hard data is hard to come by, but abundant anecdotal evidence and plain common sense indicates that a significant segment of America’s 70 million grandparents will sooner or later pack up and pick up to be near their grandchildren. When seniors do decide to move, family proximity is a leading motivator. When grandparents get that bee in their bonnet, no distance is too far. Closeness counts for a whole lot more than many imagine. According to a study by Sara Moorman from Boston College’s Institute on Aging, grandparents and adult grandchildren who have a close bond enjoy improved mental health. “The greater emotional support grandparents and adult grandchildren received from each other, the better their psychological health,” said Moorman. When grandparents and grandchildren become real resources to each other by performing chores, giving advice or financial help or providing transportation,

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SUPER QUIZ Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level. Subject: GEOGRAPHY (e.g., What is Canada’s largest province by area? Answer: Quebec.) FRESHMAN LEVEL 1. Which country is associated with the Indus Valley civilization? 2. Which country is associated with the Inca Empire? 3. Which country is associated with the Mounties? GRADUATE LEVEL 4. Which country controls the Sinai Peninsula? 5. Which country is most closely associated with fjords? 6. Which country’s three main geographical divisions are Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao?

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PH.D. LEVEL 7. Which country contains the largest freshwater body in Central America? 8. What is the smallest country located in the Pyrenees mountains? 9. What British overseas territory is sometimes referred to as the Somers Isles? ANSWERS: 1. India. 2. Peru. 3. Canada. 4. Egypt. 5. Norway. 6. Philippines. 7. Nicaragua. 8. Andorra. 9. Bermuda. SCORING: 18 points — congratulations, doctor; 15-17 points — honors graduate; 10-14 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 4-9 points — you really should hit the books harder; 1-3 points — enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points — who reads the questions to you? North America Syndicate Inc.

Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III is 84. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is 76. Actress Cathy Lee Crosby is 71. Movie director Penelope Spheeris is 70. Actor Ron Raines is 66. Country singer John Wesley Ryles is 65. Actor Keith Szarabajka is 63. Actor Dan Butler is 61. Broadcast journalist Stone Phillips is 61. Actor Dennis Christopher is 60. Actor Steven Bauer is 59. Country singer Joe Henry is 55. Rock musician Rick Savage (Def Leppard) is 55. Actor Brendan Coyle (TV: “Downton Abbey”) is 52. Rock musician Nate Mendel (Foo Fighters) is 47. Actress Suzy Nakamura is 47. Actress Rena Sofer is 47. Rock singer Jimi HaHa (Jimmie’s Chicken Shack) is 47. Actress Lucy Liu is 47. Rapper Treach (Naughty By Nature) is 45. Actor Joe Lo Truglio is 45. Tennis player Monica Seles is 42. Singer Nelly Furtado is 37. Pop singer Britney Spears is 34. Actress-singer Jana Kramer is 32. Actress Daniela Ruah is 32. NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers is 32. Actor Alfred Enoch is 27. Actresses Deanna and Daniella Canterman are 23. Thought for Today: “When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.” — Henry J. Kaiser, American industrialist (1882-1967). Associated Press

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both generations show fewer symptoms of depression. Moorman says it’s important for grandparents to feel it’s a two-way street. “If a grandparent gets help, but can’t give it, he or she feels bad. Grandparents expect to be able to help their grandchildren, even when their grandchildren are grown, and it’s frustrating and depressing for them to instead be dependent on their grandchildren.” Grand remark of the week Grandy Girl from Lady Lake, Florida, was having her weekly phone call with granddaughter Maria. “Guess what, Grandy? I can write!” said Maria. “That’s wonderful. Tell me what you wrote,” said Grandy. “I would, but I can’t read too good just yet.” Dee and Tom, married more than 50 years, have eight grandchildren. Together with Key, they welcome questions, suggestions and Grand Remarks of the Week. Send to P.O. Box 27454, Towson, MD, 21285. Call 410-963-4426.

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Woman won’t wear lingerie despite boyfriend’s request Dear Abby: I have dated a lot of women over the years — including actresses, beauty contest winners and models. Every one of them, except my current live-in, “Amanda,” would dress up in lingerie when I asked them to. Amanda adamantly refuses. She says if I love her, I should be turned on whether she’s nude or wearing lingerie. Part of the problem is she’s not in the best shape, and the lingerie would hide that. I have tried bargaining with her, but she won’t agree. She doesn’t understand why I’m not chasing her around all the time. I have tried to explain that I don’t find a tummy sexy. Advice? — Hal In New York Dear Hal: I’d love to know what attracted you to Amanda in the first place, since your “type” seems to have always been women who are arm candy. Sadly, taut bodies don’t always last. At some point, age, pregnancies and the pull of gravity can cause them to sag. By the way, with the exception of pregnancy, this can affect men as well as women. Bottom line: If physical perfection is what you need to feel aroused, then you and Amanda may be a mismatch because NOBODY’S perfect. Dear Abby: I have a coping skill when I get upset about something or someone at work. I “vent” in a personal email to myself and send it to my home email address. Well, today I got upset with my office buddy, so I sent myself an email. But I mistakenly sent it to her and it hurt her feelings. I never meant for her or anyone else to read it. The technique keeps me from staying angry at work. As soon as I realized what I had done, I sent her an apology RIP HAYWIRE

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DEAR ABBY and we talked about it afterward. I feel terrible about hurting her, because she is a sweet person, and it was a complete misunderstanding on my part. She told me she accepted my apology. What else can I do for her, or should I just learn my lesson? — Flubbed It In Florida Dear Flubbed: I think your apology was enough. However, because it hasn’t assuaged your guilt, consider asking if you can treat her to lunch. And in the future, look twice before hitting “send.” Better yet, go “old school” and write your thoughts in a notebook you keep in your purse. Dear Abby: I am scheduled to attend a wedding later this month. Well, I just found out the groom’s uncle is not a real minister, and that he purchased his minister’s license online. I think it is very disrespectful to people who take religion seriously, and to real ministers who spend years studying in order to be ordained. To have a fake minister preside makes the whole ceremony a fraud. If I say anything, I know it will cause hurt feelings, so I’m keeping my mouth shut. Am I an old fuddy-duddy? — Silent In Springfield, Ill. Dear Silent: You are entitled to your feelings, but if this uncle is the person the happy couple wants to officiate, you shouldn’t judge. If their choice makes you uncomfortable, stay home. Universal Uclick

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THE CLICKER Wednesday’s highlights on TV include: “Racing Extinction” is an alarming — and vital — documentary that examines how humanity has sparked a “cataclysmic change” of the world’s natural environment and animal life. Is it too late to stop the damage? 9 p.m., Discovery Channel. California here they come as “Top Chef” launches a 13th season that will have the foodies competing in six cities

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TELEVISION across the Golden State. We open with a challenge held under the Hollywood sign. 10 p.m., Bravo. “Christmas in Rockefeller Center”: Network stars and musical guests join in the live, 83rd annual tree-lighting celebration. 8 p.m., NBC. “A Saturday Night Live Christmas”: Join Hanukkah Harry and the gang for holiday-themed sketch reruns. 9:30 p.m., NBC. From Herald news services

TODAY IN HISTORY Today is Wednesday, Dec. 2, the 336th day of 2015. There are 29 days left in the year. Today’s highlight: On Dec. 2, 1995, NASA launched the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), a joint project of the United States and the European Space Agency, on a $1 billion mission to study the sun and interplanetary space; since then, SOHO has discovered 3,000 comets. On this date: In 1804, Napoleon crowned himself Emperor of the French. In 1823, President James Monroe outlined his doctrine opposing European expansion in the Western Hemisphere. In 1859, militant abolitionist John Brown was hanged for his raid on Harpers Ferry the previous October. In 1927, Ford Motor Co. unveiled its Model A

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automobile that replaced its Model T. In 1939, New York Municipal AirportLaGuardia Field (later LaGuardia Airport) went into operation as an airliner from Chicago landed at one minute past midnight. In 1942, an artificially created, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction was demonstrated for the first time at the University of Chicago. In 1954, the U.S. Senate passed, 67-22, a resolution condemning Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis., saying he had “acted contrary to senatorial ethics and tended to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute.” In 1961, Cuban leader Fidel Castro declared himself a MarxistLeninist who would eventually lead Cuba to Communism. Associated Press

Documentary collects all the former CIA chiefs By David Bauder Associated Press

NEW YORK — After making a documentary about presidential chiefs of staff two years ago, filmmaker Jules Naudet joked about focusing on another important government job where it would seem next to impossible to get interview subjects to speak candidly, if at all. His new subject? Former directors of the Central Intelligence Agency. Much to the surprise of Naudet and fellow producers, former CIA chiefs and other key officials agreed to participate. At a time the agency’s work seems more important than ever, they talk bluntly about terror threats, drone strikes, secret interrogation sites and

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torture for a documentary that premieres on Showtime on Saturday at 9 p.m. The opening of “The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs” illustrates the stakes involved. Former Obama administration director Leon Panetta describes wrestling with decision to order a drone strike on a man suspected of planning the deaths of two CIA agents in an attack dramatized in the movie “Zero

Dark Thirty.” He knew that women and children would also die if the drone hit its mark. The segment humanizes the job from the start. “These are life and death decisions that they have on their hands. I think that gets lost in what people think the CIA is,” said Susan Zirinsky, CBS News veteran and executive producer. Panetta freely acknowledges a drone program that the CIA doesn’t officially talk about. During the film, some former CIA officials debate the morality and effectiveness of drone killings, while others won’t touch the subject. Former acting director Michael Morell, now a CBS analyst, expresses surprise on camera to learn that others discussed signature strikes. “These are grown-ups,”

said Chris Whipple, who interviews each of the directors on camera. “No one tells Bob Gates and Leon Panetta what they can say, which is not to say that they are going to be cavalier.” Former President George H.W. Bush, a CIA director in the Ford administration, was the first interview, and his participation seemed to encourage others. George Tenet was the last to agree. He’s arguably the most important, since his tenure (1997-2004) encompassed the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist strikes, claims that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and opening of secret sites to interrogate suspected terrorists. “I think he came for history,” Whipple said.

PODCASTS

How an angry comic with a coke habit became podcast giant Geoff Edgers The Washington Post

Marc Maron has both snorted coke with Sam Kinison and interviewed the president of the United States in his garage. Maron, 52, recounts the bizarre moment this year when President Barack Obama’s motorcade rolled up his narrow street in the Highland Park section of Los Angeles to tape Episode No. 613 of “WTF,” the shorthand for a phrase that can’t be printed here. The president boosted Maron’s profile — and

Obama made headlines by dropping the n-word during a discussion of race — but the appearance was no fluke. Since 2009, “WTF” has become a must listen, downloaded by millions and inspiring a loosely autobiographical television series on IFC, a daring memoir and a stand-up revival for Maron. His first comedy special in 20 years, “More Later,” airs on Epix on Dec. 4. In this age of the soul-baring revelation, Marc Maron is the closest thing the Snapchat generation has to a Barbara Walters. She

made her subjects cry. He makes them confess — and it never feels cheap. “There’s something paradoxical about Maron,” says “Fresh Air” host Terry Gross, a loyal “WTF” listener and recent interviewee. “His TV and onstage persona is kind of cranky, angry. Yet he’s so intuitive and empathetic as an interviewer. He emotionally commits when he’s doing an interview, and I think that’s one of the reasons why people, like me, feel comfortable confiding in him.” Over 655 podcasts, two

posted each week, “WTF” has piled up countless, must-listen moments. There was Robin Williams, four years before his suicide, talking about his struggles with alcohol and depression. A two-parter with Louis C.K. found the estranged friends working through the breakdown in their relationship. “I’m definitely content,” said Maron, “but like I still have a feeling of ‘What’s the point?’ The point of the work is clear. But what’s the point of life sometimes?” He pauses. “Happy? I am kind of.”

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December 02, 2015 edition of the Everett Daily Herald