June 23, 2008 |
Searchers have found the bodies of three snowboarders missing since early December in a skiing area northeast of Mt. Rainier. Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said searchers advantage of melting snow and searched Saturday in the area where the three disappeared. Authorities planned to airlift the bodies from the remote site in the Cascades near Crystal Mountain. Kevin Carter, 26, Devlin Williams, 29, and Phillip Hollins, 41, all of the Seattle area, are believed to have been killed by an avalanche.
February 23, 2001 |
Kevin Carter, whose falloff at defensive end was a reason for the decline of the St. Louis defense last season, was designated as the Rams' franchise player Thursday, a move that left him unhappy. Aeneas Williams, the Arizona Cardinals' six-time Pro Bowl cornerback, also got the franchise tag along with Indianapolis tight end Marcus Pollard, while Chicago made defensive end Bryan Robinson its transition player.
February 4, 2000
A guest list of sports figures to be featured on TV and radio from today through Thursday: * Kevin Carter, Orlando Pace, Stephen Davis --"Up Close," today, 2:30 p.m., ESPN, and midnight, ESPN2 * LPGA commissioner Ty Votaw, NHRA president Tom Compton --"The Irv Kaze Show," Saturday, 6-7 p.m., KIEV (870) * Mia St. John, Angel Manfreddy --"Ringside With Johnny Ortiz," Saturday, 9-10 p.m., KRLA (1110) * Wayne Gretzky, John Elway --"Goin' Deep," Sunday, 9 p.m.
March 11, 2002
With the death last month of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, the film "Harrison's Flowers" could not be more topical. The drama scheduled to open Friday stars Andie MacDowell as a newsmagazine photo editor whose husband, a photojournalist, disappears on assignment in Croatia. Desperate to find him, she makes the trek out to the war-torn nation, enlisting the help of his photojournalist buddies also shooting the war.
August 5, 2012 |
What are the marketing gimmicks most widely used by hotel operators to lure guests? Room discounts, followed by free Wi-Fi and other amenities. A survey of more than 25,000 hotel owners and managers in North America by the travel website TripAdvisor found that discounted rooms were offered by 58% of the U.S. hotels surveyed. It was 63% in Mexico and 53% in Canada. “Regionally, it seems that the industry tends to use some of the same methods of attracting travelers,” said Kevin Carter, a spokesman for TripAdvisor.