| Oct 27, 2008
There was no America in Skate America this year on the women's side of the ticket.
Kimmie Meissner's comeback yesterday derailed in a series of falls and poorly executed jumps that left her in eighth place out of 11 skaters. Injured U.S. champion Mirai...
| Nov 1, 2008
Time to push the panic button? Time to buy Kimmie Meissner a gold retirement watch and thank her for her service to figure skating?
Not so fast. Rome, as skating analyst Julius Caesar used to say, wasn't built in a day.
Meissner, who suffered through...
| Jan 23, 2008
She medaled at two international competitions this season and is the reigning U.S. figure skating champion.
Still, after a last-place performance at her first Grand Prix Final last month, some people are asking: "Is there something wrong with Kimmie...
| Oct 22, 2009
People living with breast cancer and their friends and families may look for books that offer hope, courage, insight and maybe just a great escape. Here are a few selections Amazon customers found inspirational:
"Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of...
| Sep 29, 2009
Governor Gregoire is making a strong push for Boeing to keep its second assembly line for the 787 Dreamliner in our state. However, it's a plan that doesn't offer any new financial incentives.
Governor Chris Gregoire has released a brand new report...
| Oct 28, 2009
| 3:45 PM
Boeing will build a second 787 assembly line in Charleston, South Carolina and not Everett where it has built planes for years.
The announcement wasn't entirely unexpected but that didn't make it any easier to hear. Boeing is taking its second 787...
| Oct 28, 2009
In choosing South Carolina, Boeing is going to a state that shares little in common with Washington.
In South Carolina workers don't have to join unions - and can be fired for any reason. They also make less. The Seattle Times reports the average wage...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 11:00 AM
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The first flight of Boeing's new 787 jetliner brought no surprises - exactly what pilots, engineers and company officials had anxiously sought for the long-delayed aircraft.
"The airplane responded just as we expected," Randy...
| Mar 22, 2009
There are certain inevitabilities to any figure skating competition. Plastic-wrapped flowers and stuffed animals will be thrown onto the ice. The audience will gasp at a botched triple Lutz, then break into mild applause for encouragement's sake. A gangly...
| Mar 22, 2009
Figure skating fans may thrill to the jumps and spins, but it's the pageantry that keeps us watching. Sometimes a skater wears the costume; sometimes it's the other way around. Here's a snapshot of memorable (and a few forgettable) style moments in...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 12:55 AM
When Kimmie Meissner filled out her first job application recently, she paused when she reached the line that asked for her employment history. She finally wrote: Team USA, 2002 to present.
But the here and now is an unsettled place. Since last summer,...