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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era, including three depicted in Hollywood movies. And now he’s telling the world about them.
Peggy Lee fused a minimalist vocal style and an arresting stage presence to transcend generations as both idol and influence. Jazz-blues giants from Louis Armstrong to Ray Charles admired her timing and tone, while pop-rockers from Paul McCartney to Madonna worshipped her calibrated intensity and dramatic instincts.
Long before Steve Carell was showered in acclaim for his startling transformation into John du Pont for the true-crime drama “Foxcatcher,” he was walking home from set, commiserating with co-star Mark Ruffalo.
DAYTON — Christmas magic will come to two of Dayton’s museums and theater in the “Town That Still Believes.”
PENDLETON — Tamástslikt Cultural Institute seeks entries from all youth age 18 and under for the ArtWORKz 2015 competition and art show. Young artists, both tribal and nontribal, can submit an original art object for competition.
One of the most compelling characters in David Baldacci’s thrillers is John Puller, a crackerjack investigator of military crimes. In “The Forgotten” and “Zero Day,” readers learned Puller has an older brother, Robert, serving life for treason. In “The Escape,” Baldacci reveals the reason for Robert’s imprisonment.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting down to interview Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, stars of the blockbuster “Hunger Games” franchise, feels a bit like hanging out with three siblings.
PENDLETON — Author Ellen Waterston of Bend, Ore., will headline the First Draft Writers’ Series, 7 p.m. today at the Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St. The event is free and open to the public.
Featured books will be available for the public today.
WALLA WALLA — The Northwest Bach Festival of Spokane will present “An Intimate Evening of Music” concert featuring renowned cellist Zuill Bailey at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the Sinclair Estate Vineyards Tasting Room, 109 E. Main St. Advance tickets are available now.
Nevada Slim and Cimmaron Sue sing "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" at the Prescott Library.
Poem by Olivia Kiefel, 3, read by her dad at a cowboy poetry event at the Prescott Library.
"The Music Man" is the 2013 edition of the Walla Walla Community College Foundation's summer musical that will be performed at the Fort Walla Walla Amphitheater.