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August 13, 2013 at 11:19 AM

Down year for Seafair

Make it green The spectacle of speedboats producing carbon emissions is not entertainment, but a reminder of the need for greater understanding of global warming. [“Is Seafair sinking? Down year stirs debate,” page one, Aug. 9.] Seafair could hold races and demonstrations for canoes, kites, rowboats and vehicles powered by wind, solar, hydrogen and nonfood biofuels. This…

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Comments | More in Environment, Seattle | Topics: boating, environment, Seafair

March 8, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Blue Angels show at Seafair expected to be canceled

Angels as American as apple pie It saddens me that there is a strong possibility that we will not have a Blue Angels show this year at Seafair, so I couldn’t possibly disagree more with the letter writers who have basically said “good riddance” to this longtime Seattle summer tradition [“Blue Angels Seafair show, others,...

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March 5, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Blue Angels Seafair show, others, expected to be canceled

Other potential budget cuts have more significant impact As President Obama said, people are going to be hurt by the consequences of the sequester. Not seeing the Blue Angels will no doubt be a big disappointment for some, but I’m not sure that compares with the hurt that will be felt by children and families in…

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Comments | More in Economy, Seattle | Topics: Blue Angels, Seafair, U.S. Navy Blue Angels