Sueann Ramella http://nwpr.org en Experiencing Nirvana: An Interview with Sub Pop Co-Creator Bruce Pavitt http://nwpr.org/post/experiencing-nirvana-interview-sub-pop-co-creator-bruce-pavitt <p></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:29:18 +0000 Sueann Ramella 43396 at http://nwpr.org Experiencing Nirvana: An Interview with Sub Pop Co-Creator Bruce Pavitt Helicopter Crash Near Seattle's Space Needle http://nwpr.org/post/helicopter-crash-near-seattles-space-needle <p></p><p>Two people were killed&nbsp;in the crash of a news helicopter near the Seattle Space Needle Tuesday&nbsp;morning. &nbsp;They were identified as longtime KOMO-TV&nbsp;news photographer Bill Strothman, 62, of Bothell, and pilot Gary Pfitzner, 59, of Issaquah. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:10:26 +0000 Sueann Ramella 42965 at http://nwpr.org Helicopter Crash Near Seattle's Space Needle No Delays to Report on at this Time http://nwpr.org/post/no-delays-report-time <p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Not all schools report to Northwest Public Radio. Please check with your school district for more information.</strong></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 13:49:59 +0000 Sueann Ramella 41090 at http://nwpr.org StoryCorps Northwest: Short-Term Plan Becomes Long Career in Yakima Valley http://nwpr.org/post/storycorps-northwest-short-term-plan-becomes-long-career-yakima-valley <p></p><p>To some observers, many people take jobs in Yakima with a two-year plan in mind. That was the case for Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital's CEO, Rick Linneweh, and also for the hospital’s senior vice president and chief operating officer, Russ Myers. But Rick decided to forgo the two-year plan, and in this excerpt from&nbsp;StoryCorps Northwest, he tells Russ why he ended up staying at his job for 38 years.</p><p>Copyright 2013 Northwest Public Radio&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 18:41:20 +0000 Sueann Ramella 36159 at http://nwpr.org StoryCorps Northwest: Short-Term Plan Becomes Long Career in Yakima Valley StoryCorps Northwest: Breaking Gang Ties http://nwpr.org/post/storycorps-northwest-breaking-gang-ties <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Imagine getting to know your Dad behind security glass. For eight-year-old Erica </span>Rodarte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> watching her father move in and out of prison for gang related crimes was normal. On </span>StoryCorps<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Northwest hear Erica share how it feels stepping outside a gang-influenced lifestyle.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Copyright 2013 Northwest Public Radio&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:48:48 +0000 Sueann Ramella 35786 at http://nwpr.org StoryCorps Northwest: Breaking Gang Ties StoryCorps Northwest: Staying in Yakima and Curating the Stories of the Valley http://nwpr.org/post/storycorps-northwest-staying-yakima-and-curating-stories-valley <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When John </span>Baule<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> accepted the job of Yakima Valley Museum Director, he thought he’d give it a couple of years. But his two-year plan became a ten-year passion. On </span>StoryCorps<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Northwest, John tells his friend, Ralph Thompson, about the museum embracing minority stories of the Yakima Valley.</span></p><p>Copyright 2013 Northwest Public Radio&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:23:20 +0000 Sueann Ramella 35453 at http://nwpr.org StoryCorps Northwest: Staying in Yakima and Curating the Stories of the Valley What's So Special About This Shinto Shrine? The Priest Isn't Japanese, But That's Not All http://nwpr.org/post/whats-so-special-about-shinto-shrine-priest-isnt-japanese-thats-not-all <p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:06:21 +0000 Sueann Ramella 35355 at http://nwpr.org What's So Special About This Shinto Shrine? The Priest Isn't Japanese, But That's Not All A Land Deal To Conserve Water, Wildlife http://nwpr.org/post/land-deal-conserve-water-wildlife <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Teanaway<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> River winds around the eastern slope of Washington&rsquo;s Cascade Mountains. For years, conservation groups tried to protect the area &ndash; with no success. Now, a coalition has purchased the land in one of the largest acquisitions in Washington&rsquo;s history.</span></p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:14:45 +0000 Sueann Ramella 35334 at http://nwpr.org A Land Deal To Conserve Water, Wildlife StoryCorps Northwest: A Community Comes Together For Polo Aguilera http://nwpr.org/post/storycorps-northwest-community-comes-together-polo-aguilera <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Polo Aguilera lived for his community. He participated in 10 Yakima council boards, funded local sports teams and was the founder of Yakima&#39;s first Mexican bakery, La Petunia. He was known as a man who loved to help others. When Polo&rsquo;s health started to fail, it didn&#39;t come as a surprise that the community came to his family&#39;s aid. </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Polo&#39;s wife, Terry Aguilera&nbsp; talked to her co-worker and friend, Cherokee Frazier about Polo&#39;s struggle with cancer and the help their family </span>received<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> after his death.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:38:40 +0000 Sueann Ramella 35104 at http://nwpr.org StoryCorps Northwest: A Community Comes Together For Polo Aguilera StoryCorps Northwest: Never Too Late To Fall in Love http://nwpr.org/post/storycorps-northwest-never-too-late-fall-love <p></p><p></p><p>Senior citizen Howard Kelly Prentice Jr. decided he needed a little activity. So he signed up for an Elderhostel vacation. He ended up with quite a souvenir, his future wife, Dotty Prentice, proving&nbsp;it's never too late to fall in love.</p><p>Copyright 2013 Northwest Public Radio&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:43:39 +0000 Sueann Ramella 34720 at http://nwpr.org StoryCorps Northwest: Never Too Late To Fall in Love