Editor, Clinton Town Picnic sponsors wanted to throw Clinton’s fourth annual picnic. Just because. Because being outside in the good Whidbey air is fun. Because Dan Porter Park is a jewel of a public space. Because there is room for everybody. Because many who live nearby walked, bringing their dogs with them. Because good live music is fun. Because eating good free food is fun.
A Yelm man and former South Whidbey resident will spend the next 11.5 years in state prison for causing the death of a Lake Stevens woman in a motor vehicle collision earlier this year.Jeffrey Lewellen, 30, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in Island County Superior Court last Friday. He was sentenced to 138 months in jail, a period that exceeds the top of the standard range of 78-102 months by three years.
It’s the end of the world! Well, at least it seems like that with all the hurricanes — two in two weeks — and the West Coast being on fire. Fortunately for South Whidbey, the “big one” hasn’t yet struck. Ash falling on cedars, sure, but not the doomsday earth quake predicted to one day devastate Western Washington. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be ready, however, and Puget Sound Energy should be applauded for holding an emergency preparation fair in Freeland this week.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".