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This Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 photo provided by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital shows Hayley Arceneaux at the hospital in Memphis, Tenn. On Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, the hospital announced that the 29-year-old physician assistant -- a former patient hired the previous spring -- will launch later this year alongside a billionaire who's using his purchased spaceflight as a charitable fundraiser. (Mike Brown/American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities, St.

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

This Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 photo provided by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital shows Hayley Arceneaux at the hospital in Memphis, Tenn. On Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, the hospital announced that the 29-year-old physician assistant -- a former patient hired the previous spring -- will launch later this year alongside a billionaire who's using his purchased spaceflight as a charitable fundraiser. (Mike Brown/American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities, St.

February 22, 2021, 9:07am Life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on SpaceX’s first private flight should be a piece of cosmic cake. Read story

Novia Liu walks her dog, Snicker, at Medina Park on Feb. 5, 2020.

Teens pushing Washington Legislature to ban retail puppy sales

Novia Liu walks her dog, Snicker, at Medina Park on Feb. 5, 2020.

February 22, 2021, 6:30am Latest News

In the shadow of a Big Lots, a white sandwich board sign points customers to a storefront covered with puppy window clings. Inside Renton’s Fairwood Pet Center, aisles of pet supplies run perpendicular to the back wall, where large windows reveal a narrow room that houses puppies in kennels. Read story

The 89-year-old ‘Walking Man’ of Seattle’s South Lake Union closes in on 20,000 miles through a changing city

February 22, 2021, 6:05am Life

SEATTLE — The air is cold, the sun just stretching out of bed when Bill Hoppin steps through the swoosh of the automatic doors at the Mirabella retirement high-rise, looks down the street toward Lake Union, and begins mile 19,048. Read story

Beatrice Morrow Cannady ran the influential Black newspaper The Advocate in the 1920s and '30s.

Pioneering Black journalist Beatrice Morrow Cannady took on Oregon’s Ku Klux Klan, challenged official hypocrisy

Beatrice Morrow Cannady ran the influential Black newspaper The Advocate in the 1920s and '30s.

February 22, 2021, 6:05am Life

Beatrice Morrow Cannady’s profile is on the rise again in her adopted state. Read story

Kelly and Edward Moellmer smile during a backcountry skiing trip in 2020.

How rescuers saved an Idaho man and his 16-year-old daughter after a ski accident in Montana’s backcountry

Kelly and Edward Moellmer smile during a backcountry skiing trip in 2020.

February 22, 2021, 6:05am Life

SPOKANE — Goggles covered in ice and visibility nearing zero, Edward Moellmer squinted down an expanse of snow near the summit of Montana’s Engle Peak. Read story

Broadway in Portland updates plans, including ‘Hamilton’

February 22, 2021, 6:02am Life

PORTLAND -- Like all Portland performing arts groups, the Broadway in Portland series was forced to postpone all performances as the coronavirus pandemic spread around the world last spring. Among the productions put on hold was a month-long return engagement of the smash show "Hamilton," which was set for this… Read story

FILE -Ella Emhoff appears at a rally for her stepmother Sen. Kamala Harris, announcing Harris' presidential campaign in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. The designers at Proenza Schouler dressed Ella Emhoff in a couple of coats (plus a pantsuit) for her modeling debut in their new collection, unveiled Thursday for New York Fashion Week. Designers Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough said the fashion world took quick notice when 21-year-old Emhoff appeared at the inauguration in January, dressed in a quirky Miu Miu coat with bejeweled shoulders along with a starchy white collar.

Veep’s stepdaughter steps out for Proenza Schouler

FILE -Ella Emhoff appears at a rally for her stepmother Sen. Kamala Harris, announcing Harris' presidential campaign in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. The designers at Proenza Schouler dressed Ella Emhoff in a couple of coats (plus a pantsuit) for her modeling debut in their new collection, unveiled Thursday for New York Fashion Week. Designers Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough said the fashion world took quick notice when 21-year-old Emhoff appeared at the inauguration in January, dressed in a quirky Miu Miu coat with bejeweled shoulders along with a starchy white collar.

February 22, 2021, 6:02am Life

NEW YORK — They already knew she looked good in a coat. Read story

Oregon’s Black-owned businesses create books, brews, food, candles. Here’s an easy way to find them

February 21, 2021, 6:17am Business

Black-owned companies are spotlighted on the Built Oregon Marketplace in celebration of Black History Month. These makers, who have invented food, books and captivating products, can arrange a pickup at their shop or a delivery to your door. Read story

Attorney Kent Hipp shows a photo of Walt Disney and Major General William "Joe" Potter, from a photo album.

Disney World at 50: A general mapped out park

Attorney Kent Hipp shows a photo of Walt Disney and Major General William "Joe" Potter, from a photo album.

February 21, 2021, 6:07am Life

ORLANDO, Fla. — The tourists at Disney World are too preoccupied with the majestic Cinderella Castle ahead and the marching band playing “Let It Go” to notice the words in the second-floor window above the candy store. Read story

A gray whale shows its fluke as it dives off Depoe Bay, seen on a whale-watching tour with Carrie Newell's Whale Research EcoExcursions.

Gray whales make most of Puget Sound

A gray whale shows its fluke as it dives off Depoe Bay, seen on a whale-watching tour with Carrie Newell's Whale Research EcoExcursions.

February 21, 2021, 6:06am Life

SEATTLE — Every spring, a small group of about a dozen gray whales pauses along an epic migration from calving lagoons in Baja California to their feeding grounds in the Arctic. They travel more than 170 miles off their coastal migration route, to stop off in northern Puget Sound. There,… Read story