Katie’s Q13 Weather School visits Northshore Christian Academy

EVERETT, Wash — Meteorologist Katie Boer made the drive up to Everett to talk to Mrs. Wornick’s Kindergarten class at Northshore Christian Academy Thursday. Boer brought all kinds of hands on science experiments to bring weather to life. She spoke to the class about seasons and the relationship between the sun and the earth — including how many football fields could fit between the sun and the earth. Boer talked about thunderstorms and why you clear the sound of a clap […]

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Meet Cypress! #WhyNotMePets

A dog named Cypress comes to the Pacific Northwest from California and is looking for someone or a family who will give him plenty of cuddle time. Q-13 is partnering with Pet Connection Magazine and Pawsitive Alliance’s #WhyNotMePets campaign to help Cypress get adopted. He’s five months old and is a German Shepherd mix. Cypress is staying at the Emerald City Pet Rescue in Seattle. He has a genetic condition called Lissencephaly. “This condition has caused his blindness and it […]

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Is it Worth It?: Prepaying rental car gas

Lots of people rent a car when they’re on vacation or traveling for business. At most car rental agencies, you have the choice of bringing the car back with a full tank of gas. You pump and pay for the gas with that option or pay a fee if you bring the car back even a few gallons short. PEMCO insurance says there are a couple reasons you would want to prepay. The first is if you’re in a rush […]

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Safety tips for cleaning the gutters this spring

Cleaning the gutters is a chore a lot of people forget about. You should do this twice a year, once in the fall and during spring. ” It’s really important to keep them clean because you can get a lot of build up and back-up which could cause decay and rot at the roof’s edge,” said Allison Leep, the Business and Channel  Development Manager at PEMCO. “It could also cause leaks which will damage our sighting, our foundation. It could […]

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Meet Louie! #WhyNotMePets

Louie is full of energy especially when he’s out playing with a ball. Q13 is partnering with Pet Connection Magazine and Pawsitive Alliance’s #WhyNotMePets campaign to help Louie get adopted. Louie is 2-years-old. He’s a red heeler and corgi mix. He’s staying at the Humane Society of Skagit Valley. Louie got to the shelter around the beginning of April. Shelter staff say Louie can be a little bit reserved when meeting strangers. “He’ll go ahead and step back a little […]

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Young Entrepreneur Jakayla Dixon helps visually impaired feel colors

Jakayla is a sought out keynote speaker who hails from Eaton High School in Haslet, Texas. She is the visionary of Feel The Color, a company focusing on providing embroidered tags that the visually impaired may feel the color that they are wearing. Her company has allowed those with a visual impairment to obtain another level of independence. The passion for this project was born as a result of assisting her aunt, who was visually impaired, distinguish colors while her […]

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Ellen Tailor interviews singer Noah Cyrus at WE Day

Noah Cyrus’ star began to shine in 2017, as her debut single “Make Me (Cry)” went straight to #1 on Spotify’s Viral Global Chart within hours of release, and has since surpassed 420 million global audio and video streams. The introductory song from her forthcoming album NC-17 was met with unanimous praise in the U.S. and abroad, with Dazed calling it a “leftfield pop ballad” and Rolling Stone deeming it an “R&B-tinged pop tearjerker.” Her follow up tracks have received […]

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YouTube star Lizzie Velasquez explains overcoming cyber-bullying

A global motivational speaker, YouTube personality, anti-bullying activist and author. In December 2013, she took the stage at the inaugural TEDxAustinWomen event and gave a talk titled “How Do You Define Yourself?” that has garnered over 13 million views across the Web. Her story has been featured on Katie Couric, The Today Show, The View, Huffington Post, Associated Press, AOL, MSN and Yahoo!, among many other national and international media. She is an Executive Producer of the award-winning documentary based […]

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Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez on giving back

Laurie Hernandez burst onto the Senior Elite gymnastics scene in 2016, just in time for the Rio Olympic Games. Her goal had always been to make an Olympic Team and her dream has come true! Laurie started gymnastics at the age of 6 when she asked her mother to enroll her in the sport because she had so much energy and always wanted to experience the feeling of flying. The turning point in Laurie’s career happened in 2014 when her […]

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