Local obituary notices in Seattle, WA
Friday Feb 20 | via KHQ-TV Spokane
Shoshone County Sheriff Mitch Alexander says he was relieved when he got the phone call Thursday night that escaped inmate Roy Bieluch was in custody. "I was really happy, I was born and raised here, everybody knows everybody, it's like everybody's family. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via Seattle Times
His was a quiet voice, but heard by many. Stewart Stern, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter whose works included "Rebel Without a Cause," "Teresa" and "Rachel, Rachel" and who later became a beloved, inspirational teacher and mentor to countless students, died Feb. 2 in Seattle of cancer, at the age of 92. "Stewart had a spell about him," said actor Tom Skerritt, who with Mr. Stern was one of the founders of TheFilmSchool, a Seattle institute dedicated to the training of writers for film and television. Comment?
Friday Jan 30 | via Grist Magazine
This weekend, two opposite corners of the nation will face off in America's most important battle: the Super Bowl. Will the victors be a pack of predatory birds from the Pacific Northwest, or a band of 240-year-old malnourished soldiers of the original thirteen colonies? Sports sure are weird! Anyway, we did what we do best, and pitted the cities of Boston and Seattle against each other based on some of our favorite urban metrics - like transit, oysters, and celebrity activists. Comment?
Thursday Jan 29 | via Seattle Times
The Seattle theater community is saddened this week by the Thursday, Jan. 29, passing of director, actor and arts administrator Christopher Zinovitch, the former artistic director of ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery in West Seattle. Mr. Zinovitch died in Bismarck, N.D., where he was artistic director of Dakota Stage Limited. Comment?
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