We're racing through history!
By Gary Crawford
Reprinted from http://www.kplu.org
In the years before the Mariners, the Sonics, the Seahawks and the Sounders came to the Pacific Northwest, there was just one big time spectator sport in the region. And it came every summer to the shores of Lake Washington.
For generations of us…Continue
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By Danny O'Neil
Reprinted from The Seattle Times, August 8, 1999
What Ted Jones lacked in formal education, he compensated for with an unwavering belief he could build the world's fastest boat.
He showed his son, Ron, the blueprints.
"If something happens to me," he told Ron, "this can take care of the family."
Instead, the boat took care of a whole city.
Anchor Jensen built the Slo-mo-shun IV, and Stan Sayres owned it. But Jones designed it…Continue
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