When I was in grade school, we lived in a business section of Baltimore. The closest blade of grass was at a city park 12 blocks away. However, just two blocks away was a Salvation Army Boys Club where I enjoyed many evening activities. They also offered a summer camp that enabled city boys like me to experience the great out-of-doors.
In 1978, at age 28, I weighed 220 pounds. Too many burgers and fries? Not enough marathons? In 1979, in an attempt to get healthy, I started running — and increased my mileage over the summer from 1 to 3 miles on each run. I read about fitness, training, shoes, health and wellness. I began logging my miles and weight each day. My weight began to decline, as did the size of my jeans.
Felida — Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal was at Skyview High School on May 18 to sign new K-12 learning standards to bring classrooms around the state into the digital age.
SALMON CREEK — Discarded glass, a broken rake, old hose: Diane Stevens tries to integrate what used or discarded items she can into her garden, which spills onto the Bonneville Power Administration easement next to her home in shrubs and bright flowers.
I was a research nuclear chemist for 39 years. My specialty was separating specific elements from radioactive mixtures. I sometimes accompanied our physicists to locations where special equipment produced the unusual radioactive species they wanted to study. My role was to do chemical separations that isolated the radioactive species of interest.
Vicki Fitzsimmons recalled going to an open house held by Clark County in 2006 about infrastructure projects along Northeast Highway 99 between Northeast 99th and 117th streets. She recalled hearing some encouraging news about how the project called for more sidewalks along the corridor that’s particularly unfriendly to pedestrians.