2 Dead in Apartment Fire

By Danielle Champíet Gun shots were heard just past midnight on June 25th, 2022. A consensus amongst the apartment residents and neighbors was about 7-8 shots and then the fire started. A man from the apartments next door called the fire department and rushed over to notify the residents of that complex. I live in […]

Weird News

I scoured the globe to find these nuggets of weirdness. Stories so strange they’re absolutely addicting! https://www.insider.com/rare-pokemon-oreos-are-being-sold-for-100000-on-ebay-2021-9 https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2021/09/sword-and-axe-wielding-burglary-suspect-squares-off-with-portland-police.html https://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/new-photos-dog-bone-asteroid-reveal-s-truly-weird-rcna2006 https://www.ksat.com/news/weird-news/2021/09/28/housing-market-so-hot-burned-house-going-for-almost-400k/ https://dunyanews.tv/en/WeirdNews/621759-Video-goes-viral-as-angry-elephant-shatters-bus-windshield https://www.npr.org/2021/09/08/1035335407/first-came-a-quake-in-mexico-then-strange-blue-lights-people-feared-the-apocalyp https://www.yakimaherald.com/news/weird_news/bostons-famous-skinny-house-sells-for-a-nice-fat-price/image_3b3c8bb5-8fc7-5d26-828e-8f691e68e718.html Amphibious Whale Fossil Discovered in Egypt https://abcnews.go.com/Weird/wireStory/florida-man-fed-potholes-plants-banana-tree-road-79894355 Weird News: Man Accosted For Cleaning Up Walmart https://www.palmbeachpost.com/story/entertainment/2021/08/19/weird-news-date-ends-ranch-dressing-ketchup-doorbell-punchout/5459484001/ https://www.palmbeachpost.com/story/entertainment/2021/08/26/weird-news-beaten-bloodied-shirtless-man-offers-bizarre-story/5497590001/ Weird News: U.S. To Change Moon’s Orbit? Weird News: Amphetamine Fungus Infects Cicadas

Why Is It So F-ing Hot?!

By Danielle Champíet The year 2021 has yielded some of the hottest temperatures in Washington state to date. Growing up in this area, summers were always moderate. A hit day was 90°. Those weren’t often seen. Nicknamed “The Rainy State”, our days were usually overcast with light showers and drizzling rain. Pretty vanilla compared to […]

Overcrowded Detention Centers Create Pandemic Hotbeds

by Danielle Champíet Since news of the Covid-19 pandemic officially caught fire in the U.S. and states took serious measures to quash it, I have been waiting to see how our immigration detention centers would act. Called out heavily before the outbreak for their inhumane treatment of immigrants; sexual assaults, wrong medications given out, lack […]

Last Tuesdays Poetry Group; January 29, 2019

by Danielle Champiet-Coronado Tonight we paid tribute to two of the finest poets to have graced us in this lifetime; William Stafford and Mary Oliver. January 17th was William Stafford’s birthday and sadly, we lost Mary Oliver on that same day this year. I’m always fascinated at the ways life can take two souls and […]