Have you recovered from the royal wedding yet? In case you missed it, probably a first ever for a royal wedding, see below for the rousing rendition of “Stand By Me” performed by Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir.
A WSU vet will perform a necropsy examination on a cougar that attacked two mountain bikers in North Bend over the weekend. One of the bikers died and the other is still recovering from the attack. Cougar attacks in Washington are very rare. This is the first time it has happened in almost 100 years. Full story
There’s more grief over lost children in a horrible tragedy at a Texas high school on Friday. Ten people were killed when a student opened fire at Santa Fe High School. Texas native Kelly Clarkson spoke about how we need to change the way we are doing things in last night’s Billboard Awards. Full story
There’s a new toxic threat for those who live on the big island of Hawaii. Lava from Mount Kilauea is now reaching the ocean. When it mixes with sea water it creates a poisonous gas called LAZE. Hawaiian residents are trying to avoid the white smoke. Laze can damage, eyes, lungs and skin. Experts say Laze can literally eat a hole in a cotton t-shirt in an hour’s time. Full story
Let the concrete canoe competition begin! Engineering students from University of Washington built a canoe out of concrete (usually used to build bridges and roads) and will show it off in this year’s concrete competition. The UW team has done well winning the Pacific Northwest competition. They’ve gone to national six times including this year. They head to San Diego in June. Go Huskies! Full story
Prince Harry and Megan Markel are enjoying their first official day as Duke and Duchess of Sussex. They arrived back at Kensington Palace last night after a long weekend of festivities. Duchess Megan will officially being her first royal duty tomorrow. She will attend a garden party honoring Prince Charles’s 70th birthday at Buckingham Palace. Full story
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