Monthly Archives: May 2010

Students Prepare for Imagine Tomorrow Competition

  via wsunews.wsu.edu This year’s team of young scientists from Lake Roosevelt High School are getting ready for their big annual competition in Pullman, where they have won the top prize in the state for the last two years. Here’s … Continue reading

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Long-time Prosecutor Jonnie Bray Leaves Colville Tribe for Southwest

via grahamlawyerblog.com Colville Tribal Prosecutor is leaving May 28 to work for the Hopi Nation in the southwest. Defense attorney Steve Graham gives his perspective on her tenure.

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Great little song says teachers (and school IT people) need to learn to be relevant

The locked-down nature of many (if not most) schools that are afraid to integrate technology into the system is an educational sin. Here’s why:

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Verizon’s Deceptive Pricing

Verizon, it seems, is making its customers pay for its expansion up front and deceiving customers into believing their monthly bills will be, at least in my experience, 30 percent lower than they actually turn out to be. We bought … Continue reading

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Looking for a Visitors’ Guide Cover Shot

This country is so beautiful, especially in the spring. My dog and I went out to shoot some photos of Grand Coulee Dam for possible use on the cover of The Grand Coulee Dam Area Visitors’ Guide. Here she is … Continue reading

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College students raise 100K+ to start Facebook alternative – Holy Kaw!

Four New York University students hoping to build a Facebook rival that respects user privacy have raised more than $100,000 without the help of VCs or a winning lottery ticket. The new social networking site, dubbed Diaspora, originally set a … Continue reading

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2010 Vashon High School prom cancelled due to low ticket sales; ‘grinding’ also partly to blame

via pnwlocalnews.com They needed 60 ticket sales to break even; got to 50 and cancelled the prom. I’m speechless.

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