Olympia artist and author Nikki McClure reads from her books, including her new release, "The Golden Thread," Wednesday at the Olympia Timberland Library. Michael Penny Dempster with Miriam Sterlin also sang "This Land is Your Land"
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) inspectors examined damage to a Southwest Airlines plane engine after one woman died and a number of other people were injured during a flight headed to Dallas from LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
Mariners starter Felix Hernandez lasted 6 1/3 innings and he allowed five hits, no walks and struck out seven in a solid start against the Oakland Athletics. The difference? A two-run home run after a balk, no-balk call in the first inning.