| Mar 4, 2015
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE As measles outbreaks in the U.S. continue to grow, new research from Washington State University finds that scare tactics aimed at vaccine skeptics may actually make the problem worse, not better.
Emotional appeals about the health risks of...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 5:20 AM
It's a safe bet that few would stare at the rain and mist off the harbor of Hoquiam, Wash., and think, "This feels a lot like Western Scotland. Let's make single-malt whiskey here."
But Emerson Lamb did. He's already building a second warehouse, about...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 1:02 PM
The deadliest flu season in Washington state in at least five years is winding down, but it's not yet over.
State health officials say state labs have confirmed at least 120 flu deaths since the season started in September, but only a fraction of those...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 4:00 AM
As a first-year veterinary science student at Utah State University, it's not surprising that one of Erin Hughes' best friends is a black Labrador named Charly.
"I got her as a puppy in high school," Hughes said. "She has been one of my most loyal...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:34 PM
Between 1983 and 1985, I was at the Orange Coast College sailing center almost every day as a member of the OCC sailing team and then one year as coach. During this time, I met people like Jim Jorgensen, Brad Avery and Dave Grant.
At that time, Grant...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:32 PM
Ray Nagel, a UCLA quarterback in the 1940s who became a college football coach and athletic director before a stint in the front office of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s, has died. He was 87.
Nagel died Jan. 15 in San Antonio, according to the...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 10:00 PM
The Ginyebus know wild animals. They live six miles from the world-renowned Serengeti National Park, where tourists pay thousands of dollars to photograph the same wildlife the family sees as part of ordinary life: leopards, wildebeest, jackals and,...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen treated more like livestock than pets.
But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania do get named, their owners tend...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Tucked in a quiet corner of the bustling area occupied by this town's bus station and central market, the setup doesn't look like much: a few of the country's ubiquitous four-wheel-drive vehicles, some men in dress shirts, and a red bucket and a couple of...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Scott H. Dunham of Glendale, California, died on October 26, 2014 from complications from pneumonia. He was surrounded by his family.
Scott was born on May 7, 1950, in Seattle, Washington, but spent his formative years in Anaheim, California. He moved...
| Aug 13, 2009
Michele Perchonok sat contemplating a shrink-wrapped brick of freeze-dried mac and cheese just outside the test kitchen at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
The dish has been served countless times on the space shuttle and International Space Station. When...