| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:26 PM
— Seventy-five years after Amelia Earhart disappeared while attempting to circumnavigate the world, the search for the wreckage of her twin-engine Lockheed Electra will resume this summer.
Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who discovered the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:26 PM
A classic American art form, the barber shop quartet, has been taken to a new level with the local Emerald City Chorus. It is a nonprofit dedicated to the education and performance of the complex harmonies involved in singing barber shop-style music. I...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:33 PM
It’s different, all right. In fact, if one knows anything about Amelia Earhart, you might find this fictionalized account of what happens after her disappearance to be confusing, frustrating and possibly offensive.
But “This Is Different,&...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:52 AM
HILO, Hawaii — “Hilo — it is what it is” probably isn’t a tourism slogan that would get a thumbs-up from the Big Island city’s Chamber of Commerce.
But I don’t mean it as a put-down. It’s just advice from a...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:34 AM
From the Kansas Historical Society:
Aviatrix. Born: July 24, 1897, Atchison, Kansas. Married: George Palmer Putnam, February 7, 1931. Died: July 1937.
Amelia Mary Earhart was born July 24, 1897, in Atchison, to Samuel "Edwin" Stanton and Amelia (Otis)...
| Apr 29, 2011
In Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner hears a voice that says “If you build it, they will come.”
He then ruins his cornfield crops to build a baseball field. This doesn’t make his wife happy, or the bank. They were on the verge of taking...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:17 PM
A forensics expert from Woodinville may have found the key to unlocking the mystery of what happened to Amelia Earhart.
This summer, a crew will launch a $2 million search for Earhart's plane, which disappeared over the South Pacific in 1937 as she was...
| Jan 7, 2010
| 1:40 PM
Today's Birthday (01/14/12). New leadership opportunities expand your horizons, and your community grows this year through working together. Flexibility when it comes to unforeseen circumstances helps keep the pace. Rest when stuck. Run when free....
| Jan 30, 2010
"The Hallelujah Flight"
By Phil Bildner, illustrated by John Holyfield
Putnam, $16.99, ages 8-10
When Phil Bildner heard the story of James Banning, an ace stunt pilot and the first African-American to complete a transcontinental flight, in 1932,...
| Sep 13, 2009
George Eckstein, a television writer and producer who co-wrote the historic final episode of "The Fugitive" TV series in the 1960s and produced the acclaimed Steven Spielberg-directed TV-movie "Duel" in the '70s, has died. He was 81.
Eckstein died of...
| Jun 7, 2007
IT finally occurs to me, after 25 years, that I married Amelia Earhart. Hey, everybody, call off the search. She's right here, in the passenger seat next to me, trying to read a road map that she's holding upside down.
Seriously, my wife is the...
| Dec 3, 2006
1841 William Wolfskill planted the first local commercial orange groves on 2 acres east of what is now Alameda Street in downtown Los Angeles.
1881 On Dec. 4, the Los Angeles Times began publication as the Los Angeles Daily Times. The first...