The Washington Press Association honored the Beacon Hill News & South District Journal editor Erik Hansen at the organization's 2006 awards banquet on April 28 at Seattle's Museum of Flight.
His column, titled "Inconvenience, let me introduce you to tragedy," ran in the paper's April 12, 2006, edition. The piece dealt with the perspective changes one's problems undergo when cancer strikes a close friend.
Hansen's column garnered an honorable mention in the contest's editorial journalism category for non-daily newspapers. Enter the following link in your web browser to find the article: