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Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

It’s time for mid-Winter Break at local schools, which means your Mount Rainier Pool is having another special event from Feb. 15-16: Here are the details: Mid-Winter Break for Highline and Federal... [Read more]

Registration for 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway!

Registration for 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway!

Registration for the 2016 South Highline National Little League is now underway! Please stop by Sylvester Middle School Gym (16222 Sylvester Rd SW in Burien) on Thursday nights from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.... [Read more]

No School? Come to the Pool! Special event at Mt. Rainier Pool this Friday

No School? Come to the Pool! Special event at Mt. Rainier Pool this Friday

There is no school for middle and high school students in the Highline School District this Friday, so that means that Mt. Rainier Pool is having another “Not in School? Come to the Pool!”... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: If You Lose Containment, You Lose the Game

The Elephant in the Locker Room: If You Lose Containment, You Lose the Game

By Greg Wright Early in the week, Colin Cowherd did an amazing takedown of a Minnesota fan who wanted to argue that Sunday’s game came down to mere luck. I wouldn’t have been as vicious as... [Read more]

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Mt. Rainier Pool holding open swim Jan. 18

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Mt. Rainier Pool holding open swim Jan. 18

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Join your friends at Mount Rainier Pool on MLK Day – Monday, Jan. 18 from Noon-2 p.m. – for an open swim. This is a great way to keep your kids busy on this national... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Can the Vikings Put the Big Hurt on the Hawks?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Can the Vikings Put the Big Hurt on the Hawks?

By Greg Wright In a carbon-copy conversation from a year ago, the Seahawk D has been a popular topic in the press this week. And why? It’s simple. The Seahawks have allowed the fewest points to... [Read more]

3rd annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party & FUN-raiser will be Saturday, Jan. 23

3rd annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party & FUN-raiser will be Saturday, Jan. 23

The 3rd Annual 80s Dodgeball Birthday Party and FUN-raiser will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, from 1:30 – 4 p.m. at the Normandy Park Recreation Center. Team Tim and Sunny of Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire... [Read more]

Registration for South Highline National Little League begins Jan. 7

Registration for South Highline National Little League begins Jan. 7

Registration for the 2016 season of South Highline National Little League begins Thursday, Jan. 7 for baseball, softball and challenger. In addition, please attend their free winter skills clinics at... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Is Russell Wilson Playing Injured? Am I Nuts?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Is Russell Wilson Playing Injured? Am I Nuts?

By Greg Wright There are plenty of interesting topics I could be writing about this week. I could write about how Seattle’s offense will be challenged by the loss of Luke Willson and J.R. Sweezy... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: An Opinion for Which There is No Defense

The Elephant in the Locker Room: An Opinion for Which There is No Defense

By Greg Wright It’s kind of comical reading Boling and McGrath at the Trib as they cover their tracks after prematurely jumping off the bandwagon a few weeks ago. Now, in the wake of the Seahawks’... [Read more]

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Parents: We heard you! After the Ho Ho Hos die down after Christmas, the rest of Winter Break often becomes just Ho-Hum. That’s why your Mount Rainier Pool is hosting four days of wet, wild fun between... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Merry Beastquake 2.0 Christmas to You!

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Merry Beastquake 2.0 Christmas to You!

Expectations are high, and everyone’s paying attention… But every week it seems like there’s some key issue that’s getting glossed over. It’s the elephant in the locker room,... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: After Wilson’s Hot Streak, Who’s Sorry Now?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: After Wilson’s Hot Streak, Who’s Sorry Now?

By Greg Wright If you’re reading this column, you most likely follow the Seahawks. If you follow the Seahawks, you, um, most likely are also aware how dominating they have been the last three weeks. So... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Much, Much Closer Look at the Illegal Shift

The Elephant in the Locker Room: A Much, Much Closer Look at the Illegal Shift

By Greg Wright I really do think the Seahawks have found their groove, and Thomas Rawls is for real. And it’s a really, really good time for Seattle to be hitting its offensive stride, because Pittsburgh’s... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Does Anyone Else Miss a Particular Linebacker?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Does Anyone Else Miss a Particular Linebacker?

By Greg Wright I’ve got to say that it’s really satisfying to call a game almost perfectly, missing the final score by only two total points. And also nice to see the Seahawks win it convincingly,... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Do You Believe in Miracles (Way Too Much)?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Do You Believe in Miracles (Way Too Much)?

By Greg Wright Remember that game when it all started, on the road in Chicago during Russell Wilson’s rookie season? Yes, there had been the Green Bay “Fail Mary,” and it was thrilling.... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Winning With Whozits and Whatzits

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Winning With Whozits and Whatzits

By Greg Wright Let’s talk for a minute not about the Seahawks offensive line but about other teams’ most potent weapons… and how to defeat them. Wide receivers and quarterbacks, for instance. Let’s... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Expect the Unexpected When Seattle Meets Dallas

The Elephant in the Locker Room: Expect the Unexpected When Seattle Meets Dallas

By Greg Wright In Seattle, Russell Wilson’s home field debut in 2012, the Hawks’ special teams and defense came up with big play after big play in the first half to stifle Tony Romo and company.... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: How Upset Were You With Wilson’s Interception?

The Elephant in the Locker Room: How Upset Were You With Wilson’s Interception?

By Greg Wright The setting: six and a half minutes left in the third quarter of a one-sided affair on the road against former arch-nemesis San Francisco. Seattle has pretty much been handing the 49ers... [Read more]

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

A second ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ has been added at Mt. Rainier Pool on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, starting at 3 p.m. “Hurry! Space is limited (we must have enough guards on hand to assure your safety)” Children... [Read more]

WABI Weekday Walkers will explore Fall colors on Des Moines Creek Trail Oct. 21

WABI Weekday Walkers will explore Fall colors on Des Moines Creek Trail Oct. 21

Come explore Fall colors with the WABI Weekday Walkers on the Des Moines Creek Trail, on the third Wednesday of the month – October 21, at 9 a.m.  This will be a beautiful walk through the woods from... [Read more]

The Elephant in the Locker Room: My 100% Candid Interview with Pete Carroll

The Elephant in the Locker Room: My 100% Candid Interview with Pete Carroll

By Greg Wright No, I do not have access to Seahawks’ head coach Pete Carroll. And even if I did, no, he would not answer questions as directly and transparently I’d want him to. But if I did,... [Read more]