A chance to meet the Emperor flopped

Oscar Roloff While in postwar Japan as a correspondent, I became involved in the plight of the thousands of Japanese children whose parents were U.S. Servicemen and young unmarried Japanese girls.

Two local heroes to carry Olympic torch

torchbearers Among the 47 state residents honored in a special ceremony Feb. 15 at the Space Needle were Lawrence Schuler from Woodinville and Jon McKanna of Monroe, who were proclaimed community heroes by the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG) and the United Way of King County.

Woodinville singer brings home the gold

barbershop competition Woodinville resident Dick Bek (left) is the lead singer in the barbershop quartet Fatherly Advice, which recently won the Gold Medal at the 1996 International Barbershop Quartet Competition in Jacksonville, Florida.

Leaping into March '96

leap year As everyone knows, leap year occurs every four years when a 29th day is added to the month of February. But did you know...