Figuring out what the state and federal taxes on Sheree Heils The Price is Right winnings will be is about as complicated as, well, filing taxes.
Sheree Heil knows her shoes. And that, says the 58-year-old Tacoma nurse, is how she was in a position to win a $157,300 car, making her the biggest daytime winner in the history of The Price is Right TV game show.
It’s easy to understand why people occasionally report sightings of Bigfoot in the mossy forests of the Olympic Peninsula. What else could explain a fast-moving biped with long flowing hair climbing trees and plunging into icy streams?
Along with 66-inch wheels and a 540-cubic-inch engine, Taryn Laskey races her monster truck with one other indispensable piece of equipment: a hair bow. One of just a few female drivers working the monster-truck circuit, Laskey is not afraid to let her femininity fly.
A Tacoma woman on Monday became one of the biggest winners in the history of TVs The Price is Right game show.
“Polar Bear Plunge” is now the worldwide term for a New Year’s Day jump into frigid waters. It attracts more participants than, say, “Go hypothermic in the ocean.”
Unless you’ve been out of town for six years, you’ve probably heard of First Night: the arts-based, family-friendly, indoor-outdoor celebration that takes over downtown Tacoma on New Year’s Eve every year.
Lifelong Tacoma resident Dean Tsapralis says music has kept him busy for 55 of his 68 years. But after a downtown storage unit he rented was submerged under mud and 9 feet of water in September, other things have kept the percussionist busy.
Ryan Payton and his investor and partner, Professor Jeffrey Matthews, launch "Republique" on Thursday in the iTunes app store. The men, both connected to the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, raised almost $556,000 using online crowd-funding business Kickstarter. UPS students also helped produce the game.
The girl who craves a different kind of buzz, Lorde, is coming to Seattle’s WaMu Theater on March 24, it was announced today. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
A space that formerly held a pair of DeLoreans at LeMay–America’s Car Museum now is home to the auto shrine’s new Family Zone.
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Will Ferrell does not get embarrassed.
For the third year, three outdoor ice rinks are offering seasonal skating from Tacoma to Seattle to Bellevue. Yes, there are the indoor rinks such as Sprinker, open year-round with high-quality ice and lessons. But for those of us wanting a bit of outdoor ambiance while we skate, we have a tough choice.
People could hear the hundreds of drummers before they saw them at the 2013 Woodstick Big Beat Sunday at Tacoma's Emerald Queen Casino.
LOS ANGELES — American comedian Sarah Silverman has been called profane, offensive, a provocateur and the funniest woman alive.
If you love the “Harry Potter” series, you’ve probably always secretly wanted to chat with the characters and play a jolly good game of quidditch.
Stephan Pastis is more of a zookeeper than a cartoonist. He oversees a menagerie of dysfunctional talking animals – and the odd human – in his popular comic strip “Pearls Before Swine.” The strip appears in more than 700 newspapers nationwide, including The News Tribune and The Olympian.
Screen legend Elliott Gould will appear at several fundraising events this weekend for the Olympia Film Society, including a screening of the 1970 Robert Altman film “M.A.S.H.,” in which Gould played Trapper John McIntyre.
“Populaire” is a frothy little French period piece with a taste of gender role history tucked into its boy-meets-secretary romance.
‘Songs of Willow Frost’
It sent Tacoma’s Vicci Martinez to stardom, and now “The Voice” could do the same for two more local singers.
Latinos make up 17 percent of the U.S. population. But you wouldn’t know it by watching prime time TV or going to the movies where their numbers are underrepresented, according to the National Latino Media Council.
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