| Feb 11, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look. + Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 4:40 PM
Here's an idea for a history-oriented road trip: On Nov. 6, Fantasy of Flight and the Polk County Library Cooperative are hosting “Meet Tuskegee Airman George Hardy,”Â an education program and screening of the documetary “Silver Wings...
| May 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Connecticutâs Democratic attorney general is not the first person to fall in love with a man in uniform â himself. And he wonât be the last. Richard Blumenthal admitted to misstating his military record when he referred to his service in the Vietnam...
| May 25, 2010
William B. Ellis, who pushed to break racial barriers as one of the Tuskegee Airmen, the nation's first black military pilots, has died in Riverside. He was 93.
Ellis, who co-founded the Los Angeles chapter of the Tuskegee veterans organization, died...
| May 28, 2010
| 9:38 PM
There are only about 60 Tuskegee Airmen still living and about half a dozen of them live here in Washington State.
One of them is Lt. Col. Bill Holloman. Holloman says, "We started out in 1941 as an experiment because the War Department didn't believe we...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 10:50 PM
William H. Holloman, a Tuskegee airman in World War II who also served in Vietnam, has died at age 85.
The Tuskegee Airmen association said Thursday that Holloman died Friday at Valley Medical Center in Renton after suffering a heart attack. He was a St....
| Mar 24, 2011
| 3:19 PM
Funny, isn't it, how we grow up someplace and only rarely visit the major attractions? Seattle's Museum of Flight is a perfect example. The site of many a school field trip during my younger years (mostly because the majority of my schoolmates' fathers...
| Apr 17, 2011
Violet Cowden never lost her love of flying, a passion born when she was a young girl envying the hawks soaring above her family's South Dakota farm in the 1920s.
When she was a young first-grade teacher learning to fly out of an airfield in Spearfish,...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 10:36 AM
People with a fondness for airplanes can find a lot to like when they visit Southern California, where there are plenty of opportunities to see historic aircraft up-close and personal. In some cases, they'll see a lot more than just aircraft. If you...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Looks like the slow season has quickly faded at our theme parks and attractions. Two major multi-week festivals open this weekend, plus some new arrivals and activities are available. Here's a brief look.
+ Bands, Brew & BBQ begins Saturday at SeaWorld...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Harts Morrison Brown, a retired management consultant who had been a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died June 24 of lung cancer at the Veteran Administration Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center in Northeast Baltimore.