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What was that out in the waters of Puget Sound?

(Edmonds, WA) On a late September day, I drove to Picnic Point Park in Edmonds to Periscope (broadcast) what was shaping-up to be a promising sunset from the beach. I arrived just minutes prior to the sun’s sinking behind the Olympic Mountains. No clouds in the sky. No haze. The distant peaks across Puget Sound seemed destined for tack […]

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Get ready Balloon Fiesta, here comes Periscope!

Expect to see a large number of wondrous Periscope broadcasts from New Mexico over the next nine days. The 44th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta  gets underway at 6 A.M. Saturday with the Dawn Patrol. In this new era of Periscope, I’ve been  thinking about all of the live streaming video that’s about to feature the magical skies and vibrant […]

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Clouds formed over Chelan’s Wolverine Fire visible in western Washington

  (Snohomish, WA) Large clouds borne from the heat and rising thermals of a central Washington wildfire were visible in the Puget Sound area on Tuesday afternoon and early evening. While viewing a Beyond90Seconds Periscope broadcast of the clouds, viewer Brendan Magee commented that he was able to confirm that the clouds were coming from the […]

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Mudslide blocks highway in northeastern Washington

12 PHOTOS   (Metaline, WA) Warmer temperatures, rain and fast-melting snow have resulted in a flood watch and mudslides in Northeastern Washington. On Friday morning, A woman who lives near Metaline took photos of freshly fallen debris on–and along–Highway 31 near the Sweet Creek Falls rest area. The woman says the stretch of road looked markedly […]

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A tale of two shootings: Albuquerque and Ferguson

Guest Commentary by Daniel Klein Ferguson and Albuquerque: two nice towns that have been all over the news for reasons that would make their Chambers of Commerce cry. ALBUQUERQUE Albuquerque had the high-profile James Boyd police shooting. It was caught on video. Boyd, a mentally ill homeless man, was killed by APD officers in March of […]

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Helicopter airlifts seaplane near Gold Bar, WA

(note:  I originally reported that the helicopter in this video is a Chinook. Viewers have said it’s actually a CH-46 Sea Knight. Sorry for any confusion.) (Gold Bar, WA) An autumnal hike in Washington’s high-country can deliver blazing colors and surprise encounters with wildlife; maybe even a killer sunset. Thursday afternoon, a far less common site: A […]

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