Author Archives: Sue Romero

Beijing’s official song for the Winter Olympics sounds a lot like…

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Beijing, China, was awarded to host the Winter Olympics in 2022. They posted an official song of the Games on YouTube, called “The Snow and Ice Dance,” but have since been criticized because it sounds so much like “Let It Go,” from the Disney movie “Frozen.” Take a listen.   Now (like you need to hear it to remember it), ... Read More »

Seahawks Superfan goes from tiny screen to big screen

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Remember the guy who did video selfies at the Seahawks games – like at the crazy, emotional NFC Championship game – and his videos got picked up by ESPN? Well, now you can relive those heart-stopping fan moments and see superfan Norb Caoili on the big screen this weekend! Caoili made a documentary about the Seahawks’ incredible 2014 season called ... Read More »

BOOM! Russell Wilson here to stay!

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It’s the big, exciting news of the day today – Russell Wilson and the Seahawks have reached a new deal to extend his contract for 4 more years – worth a whopping $87.6-million! He’s worth it! Read more on the story here. That makes today’s first day of training camp that much sweeter! Blessed to be w/ this organization for ... Read More »

Teenager discovers pics of Nirvana’s very first gig – with her dad

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19-year-old Maggie Poukkula was looking through her dad’s copy of Curt Cobain’s biography and found some cool looking pics, so she posted them on Twitter. Little did she know, they were of Nirvana’s first-ever gig, at her dad’s old house. How cool is that? See the whole story and all the pics on KiroTV, here.   Read More »

MTV Video Music Award Nominations!

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Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran lead the nominations (is that a surprise?)! Check out MTV’s full list of VMA nominations and vote on your favorite videos right here! Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” video was nominated for Video of the Year. Nicki Minaj was upset that her video for “Anaconda” didn’t get nominated for the big award, tweeted about it and ... Read More »

How you doin’? Seattle is ‘Most Handsome’ City

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A survey by GroomingLounge.com finds that Seattle men are the ‘Most Handsome’ in the U-S. This is based on their findings which include: how much Seattle guys spend on personal care services, grooming products, clothes and how fit they are. According to them, guys in Seattle spent more than $3400 on grooming products a year! Does that sound about right? ... Read More »

Can you pronounce “Ephrata” and other Washington names?

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I thought I was pretty good, but I only scored 8 out of 12 in this fun quiz from The Seattle Times. That score still made me a “Pacific Northwest Local.” At least I’ll always have “Puyallup” (pew-AL-up) right! You give it a try! Take the quiz here! Read More »

Seahawks Training Camp – for fans!

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It’s Seahawks training camp time – for fans! The Seahawks just announced that registration starts this Thursday at 10am for fans to go watch any of the 14 training camp practices at the VMAC in Renton, from July 31 thru August 19. You have to register through the team website. Be ready – last year, practices were sold out! (They ... Read More »

Kickstarter for heart-warming film about the young and old

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Local filmmaker Evan Briggs is making a documentary called “Present Perfect,” about a preschool inside Providence Mount St. Vincent retirement in West Seattle – and how toddlers and senior citizens bring joy to each others’ lives. This film in an incredible reminder of how we should each stop and ‘live in the moment.’ Briggs’ first Kickstarter campaign for $50,000 was ... Read More »

19-year-old girl nails National Anthem at NBA finals (video)

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The NBA finals may be over (in case you missed it, Golden State Warriors won), but thousands of basketball fans may always remember 19-year-old Marlana VanHoose’s rendition of the National Anthem before Game 6. VanHoose is blind because of celebral palsy, but her voice is amazing! Check it out: Read More »