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When real life feels like a cheesy movie plot

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 10:49AM

When The Beachcomber asked me if I’d write a “football-related column,” I jumped on it immediately, because as it happens, I recently landed a role in an actual football movie. What a coincidence, right? Sure, I’m just an extra, and there’s a cast of millions, but it’s a great gig and a cool story.

 

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Lack of progress in Olympia should end this year | Editorial

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00AM

Washington’s Legislature reconvened last week with a gamut of issues to address — many of them the same as past years

Look for signs your zodiac symbol has it out for you

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:00AM

With the new year upon us, I thought I would put my prodigious prognostication skills to work and give everyone an insight into what the year holds for them.

Harvest the benefits of locally grown food

  • Jan 15, 2015 at 11:47AM

Eating local food could seem like an onerous project, one more way to complicate your life along with being organic, vegetarian, low-carbon, anti-inflammatory, and Paleolithic. (It’s actually difficult to do all of these at the same time.)

We should address suicide, but it’s not a trend | Editorial

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 6:00AM

When Vashon saw a small increase in suicides in 2013 — six people died by suicide, whereas past years saw three at most — islanders were saddened and alarmed.

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