News, Media and Stories

Samuel Seskin MFA ’16 died in Sept. 2018, at the age of 68, shortly after the publication of his new poetry collection, To Have Been Snowed On.
Richard Franklin ’78 was inducted into the Reynolds High School Sports Hall of Fame in Troutdale, Ore.
Helen (Henris) Warner ’59 died June 9, 2018, at age 80.
Gordon Haller ’72 was interviewed by Slowtwitch, an online triathlon magazine, for his vast experiences of participating in triathlons.
Edward Knauf ’57 died July 14, 2018, at age 82, surrounded by his family and friends in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Michelle (Romanosky) Hooks MA ’07 and husband Jeremiah were featured in The Seattle Times about overcoming massive college debt while charting a future for their family.
Nicholas Gitts ’73 is a third-generation farmer and owner of Swan Island Dahlias in Canby, Ore.
Peggy (Frone) Norris ’62 recently gave a lecture on the life of Andrew Carnegie for the North Olympic History Center’s History Tales lecture series in Port Angeles, Wash.
Patricia Miksa OT ’89 died Sept. 1, 2018, at age 62.
Tommy Thayer Hon. ’18 and his fellow KISS bandmates announced their final world tour, “End of the Road,” after 45 years of recording and touring.