Author Archives: Sue Romero

Update: Pacific Little League All Stars closer to LL World Series!

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(Pictured: Pacific Little League’s Ben Grant in the Little League Western Regionals in San Bernardino, California. Picture by Michelle Corsi via myedmondsnews.com) Our Pacific Little League All-Stars from Edmonds/Lynnwood are kicking butt in San Bernardino, California – they are the ONLY team in the Northwest regionals with a 4-0 record so far! Congrats, guys! They don’t know who they play in the ... Read More »

Animal shelter in Thurston County needs volunteers! (info)

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For Heaven’s Sake Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation in Rochester is an all-volunteer non-profit that helps wildlife animals like squirrels, rabbits, birds, foxes coyotes and others. They help animals that are orphaned or hurt and release them back into the wild. And those helpers need YOUR help. They need volunteers to clean cages, transport and care for the various critters coming into ... Read More »

Can Seattle design the Ultimate Urban Utility Bike? (Vote)

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Picture courtesy of komonews.com The Bike Design Project by non-profit Oregon Manifest looks to make the concept of the ‘next -wave urban bike’ a reality. Five teams from five bike-loving cities - Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Chicago and New York – must develop the best urban bike for the everyday rider. Some of the criteria: aesthetics (of course – does it look cool?), storage (where will ... Read More »

Help our Pacific Little League All-Stars get to the World Series!

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Picture and information courtesy of myedmondsnews.com (updated Monday, August 4, 2014) The Pacific Little League All-Star baseball team from Edmonds/Lynnwood won their second game at the Northwest Regionals in San Bernardino, California this weekend! That means they’re one step closer to getting to the Little League World Series! Their next game is TODAY (August 4) at 4:30pm against Idaho. But they could still use your ... Read More »

Help the 12′s “Build the Tip”

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  Two diehard Seahawks fans want to forever remember Richard Sherman’s tip to Malcolm Smith that gave them the win in the NFC Championship game over the 49er’s — and sent the Seahawks to the Superbowl. The two Microsoft guys are hoping to raise $250,000 to build a bronze statue of the entire play, now known to all 12′s as ... Read More »

Are 4th of July fireworks legal in my city? (info)

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When it comes to fireworks and the 4th of July, nearly every city and county has a different variation on what’s legal and what’s not. Below are the rules from the Washington State Patrol. But you’ll also want to check your local laws! See the WA State Patrol rules right HERE. Be safe and have a fun 4th of July! Read More »

Super Bowl Championship Ring for the 12′s! (fundraiser)

Our Seattle Seahawks received their Super Bowl XLVIII championship rings in Seattle last month. Several months before that, CJ Johnson -  who just knew the Seahawks would win the Super Bowl – thought the ’12th Man’ should get a ring too. So he spent months designing one and working with manufacturers to make a prototype. In his own words, he ... Read More »

Reading Rainbow: $1 million dollars in less than 24 hours!

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LeVar Burton hosted the beloved TV show “Reading Rainbow” when it aired on PBS from 1983 to 2009.  Now he wants to bring it back – in an ONLINE version. So Burton started a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter on Wednesday, March 28th, and within HOURS, he raised more than his goal , which was 1-MILLION dollars! Here’s the campaign video: ... Read More »

YOU could be in the new Star Wars movie! (enter to win)

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It’s true! Who wouldn’t want to be whisked away to the set of Episode VII (currently filming in Dubai), transformed into a real Star Wars character by movie make up artists, and show up in a scene of the new Star Wars movie? It can’t just be me! Any of us could be in the new film, thanks to director ... Read More »

Can you REALLY swim? [info]

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With our warm weather in full swing, there will be a lot of us in the water. So we need to make sure we’re all safe. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. According to a new survey by the American Red Cross, about 80% of adults SAY they can swim, but only 56% of them can actually perform 5 basic ... Read More »