Category Archives: Cops and courts

DB Cooper and the FBI – New video investigates the parachutes and the death of Earl Cossey, the FBI’s chute expert

By Bruce A. Smith I am pleased to announce a new video on DB Cooper posted today on YouTube. It is part of an on-going series I am developing on the DB Cooper case – the only unsolved skyjacking in … Continue reading

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DB Cooper video available now on YouTube

By Bruce A. Smith A comprehensive overview of the iconic DB Cooper skyjacking is now available on YouTube: Presented by Bruce A. Smith, it was filmed on November 8, 2016 at the Graham Library in Graham, Washington through the kind … Continue reading

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Police ask for help in identifying the Burlington mall shooter

Update 10 pm, 9. 24. 16 A suspect has been taken into custody for the mall shooting in Burlington. Local media are reporting that the individual is Arcan Cetin, 20-year-old resident of Oak Harbor. No other details were immediately available. … Continue reading

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Eatonville man killed in Graham traffic accident

By Bruce A. Smith An Eatonville man was killed in a traffic accident at the intersection of Mountain Hwy (SR7) and 304th Street in Graham early Sunday morning, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) announced today.

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Sex abuse, the Spotlight movie, and my Catholic high school

by Bruce A. Smith I just saw the movie “Spotlight” on Netflix, and it brings related issues to the surface, such as the Mauck murders in Graham in 2007 and on-going sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. To begin, “Spotlight” is … Continue reading

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An Open-Letter to Graham and the Mountain News-WA Community

  by Wayne Cooke Editor’s Note: Wayne Cooke is a long-time community activist in Graham, and is a former Board member of the Graham-Kapowsin Community Council. In addition to being a former elementary school teacher in the Bethel, Franklin Pierce … Continue reading

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Randle man killed in Eatonville car accident

by Bruce A. Smith The Washington State Patrol announced this evening that Raymond R. Craig, 20, of Randle, Washington was fatally injured today in a collision on SR 161 at Thomas Rd. This stretch of road is just north of … Continue reading

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