Karen Peterson HEADLINES
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Published September 22nd, 2013 - 8:31AM
Two months from today, the nation will observe the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Published September 15th, 2013 - 12:05AM
You call up a bunch of friends. You invite them over for dinner. You all sit down and begin to chat about the news of the day.
Published September 8th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The last thing I expected amid the hustle and glam of a business trip to New York City was to hear a sweet story from long ago about my adopted hometown. But that’s exactly what happened.
Published September 1st, 2013 - 12:05AM
Readers expect us to be consistent in how we cover stories.
Published August 25th, 2013 - 12:05AM
What an odd juxtaposition: the recitation last week of the horrific actions of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales and the joyful parade Saturday welcoming home the troops.
Published August 11th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Being a good reporter has always required a complex set of skills. A doggedness about pursuing the facts. An analytical mind. An ease that invites people to talk. An ability to write clearly and hold a reader’s attention. A strong ethical backbone, and a desire to serve the community.
Published July 28th, 2013 - 4:46AM
One week into the launch of our new website design, reader feedback was running more positive than negative.
Published July 21st, 2013 - 12:05AM
Sometimes the facts are not as popular as the opinions.
Published July 14th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Early Thursday, just about the time the printed News Tribune is hitting your doorstep, we’ll have a newsroom crew hard at work launching a redesign of our website, thenewstribune.com.
Published July 7th, 2013 - 12:05AM
It’s not enough to push out the same stories to all the formats readers demand these days — in print, online, on their phones or tablets.
Published June 16th, 2013 - 12:05AM
Sometimes, just for fun, I return phone calls to people who leave nasty messages on my voicemail.
Published June 9th, 2013 - 12:05AM
It seems pretty simple to us.
Published June 2nd, 2013 - 12:05AM
In the beginning, there was news. And there was advertising.
Published May 26th, 2013 - 12:05AM
I was sitting at a restaurant with some family members Thursday night when the hockey game on TV was interrupted with breaking news about the I-5 bridge collapse over the Skagit River.
Published May 19th, 2013 - 12:05AM
It was supposed to be the other way around.
Published May 5th, 2013 - 12:05AM
The biggest sporting event we cover all year? It may well be the National Football League draft.
Published July 15th, 2012 - 12:05AM
We’ve been experimenting with this Facebook requirement for one reason only: Our hope it would clean up the conversations people have with one another on our website. At least so far, it has.
Published November 14th, 2010 - 12:05AM
Writing a thorough story about the Pierce County assessor-treasurer – the last of a three-part series on today’s front page – was a no-brainer.
Published August 10th, 2008 - 1:00AM
My first week as executive editor after three years as managing editor included some milestone meetings, some little surprises and a growing sense of what’s different about my new job.
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