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February 8, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Seahawks: Lighten up; Seattle did great job hosting celebration


Skittles tossed by both Marshawn Lynch and spectators litter the bow of a Duck boat carrying Lynch and members of the Sea Gals during Wednesday’s parade through Seattle. (GREG GILBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES)

Seattle did a great job hosting victory celebration

I want to pass on my congratulations to Seattle Police Chief Harry C. Bailey, his officers and staff, and all the law enforcement personnel from around the region who made the Seahawks Super Bowl victory parade such a tremendous success [“Seattle salutes Seahawks, its Super heroes,” Local News, Feb. 6].

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and City of Seattle staff did an excellent job planning each and every detail of the parade to make sure the 12th Man could celebrate with the Seahawks.


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February 4, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Seahawks parade: Why on a school day?

Who decided to have a parade in the middle of a school day? [“Seahawks parade starts at 11 a.m. Better bundle up,” Today File, Feb. 4] For the past four weeks, schools have been going crazy with Seahawk pride. Our children have been dressing up, decorating their classes, raising 12th Man flags, and incorporating…


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July 4, 2013 at 7:00 AM

America’s birthday

The Endangered Species Act is a great American success As the impending celebration of our nation’s independence provides the opportunity to reflect on the great merits of our country, one piece of legislation stands as a shining example of what makes America so special. The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is a uniquely American law, and this year,…


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July 1, 2013 at 8:00 PM

A big week for the LGBT community

Pride Parade was a chance to celebrate  On the heels of the historic Supreme Court rulings on the Defense Of Marriage Act and today’s re-institution of marriage equality and licenses for same-sex couples in California, Seattle had its Pride Parade and Festival on Sunday. This is normally a rather local event, the “overshadowed” end-of-June West Coast Pride…


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