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Truck hits a street sweeper, killing driver

...driver of a pickup truck that rear-ended a street sweeper was killed in the collision on the Glenn Highway...died at the scene. KTUU reported two men in the sweeper had minor injuries. The sweeper was not sweeping at the time and was traveling...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr2. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, by Alan Bradley3. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins4. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt5. The Rosie Effect...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

HARDCOVER FICTION1. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr2. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley3. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel4. Blue Horses by Mary Oliver5. The Slow Regard of Silent...
Photo: Snow sweeping

Blake Stephens uses a gasoline-powered sweeper Tuesday to clear the rock and fresh snow off the grass at Costco. Blake works for his uncle's business called Stephens Passage.
R2AK: The epic side of everyday people

...builder who started the small boat raids in Washington and BC. Coming up the coast behind BWB was the sweep boat, aka the Grim Sweeper (play background music from "Jaws" here) which would tap them out if it caught them. Online followers clamored for race...
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...lighter boats they're also less stable.The Stikine never gets past a Class Two, in terms of rapids; while you will navigate sweepers, shallows, choppy water and rocks, that's about it. But it's also billed as "the fastest free-flowing navigable...
Aleut Corp. subsidiary settles Adak spill case for $700,000 oil-water separator. The fuel overwhelmed the separator and 35,469 gallons eventually flowed into Helmet Creek and Sweeper Cove, a small boat harbor.The company was not using measures laid out in its C-plan, prosecutors said. An overfill alarm...
This winter sport takes stones

...Olympics, but I don't see a lot of broom action in this curling," the 39-year-old said jokingly, referring to the sweepers who clear a path for the stone as it slides on the ice. The sweeping reduces friction under the stone and decreases the amount...
Photo: Snow sweepers

A snow covered Mount Roberts looms behind Carver Construction carpenters Mike Miller, left, and Brad Mitchell Thursday as they sweep snow from the roof of a house they arebuilding in Douglas.
Debris becomes eyesore for some

...covered with tarps; derelict boats; pans; blankets; oil tanks; freezers and plastics piled high. City staffers who run sweepers and clean debris in town have an hour a day to actually pick up trash, said Kit Watts, street maintenance supervisor. A...


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