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Rant & Rave

Times readers share their encounters with the good and the bad.

November 21, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Highway 99 construction traffic mess

RAVE To the incredibly thoughtful construction worker near South Lake Union who thought I looked cold (I was!) and gave me the hand warmer he was using. The world could use more people like him! RANT To whoever is responsible for making the decision to close one lane in each direction of Highway 99 near Queen…

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November 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Seawall project tour

RAVE To the organizers and guides who provided a walking tour of the seawall project, with special praise to our guide, Zack. It was very interesting and informative and helped us wrap our brains around the amount of work involved in this construction project. A great way to spend a chilly but beautiful Saturday morning! RANT…

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November 16, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant&Rave: Thanks, bicyclist, for knowing CPR

RAVE For the bicyclist who performed CPR on my husband when he suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed into the water at Kenmore boat launch. Bystanders pulled him out and saw he wasn’t breathing and didn’t have a pulse. The bicyclist saw what was happening, rode down and performed CPR until the medics arrived. Without this…

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November 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Green Lake traffic bottleneck

RAVE To the policemen who kindly led me to UW Hospital for an appointment when I was lost due to bad online directions. They even stopped traffic to allow me across lanes. RANT To the traffic engineers who created the endless bottlenecks at all times of day around Green Lake, particularly where West Green Lake Drive…

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November 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Light the darkness

RAVE  To the Seattle Wheel’s fantastic light shows. I travel between Lake Forest Park and West Seattle daily and truly appreciate the evening spectacle as I travel south along the viaduct. The lights are a beautiful, positive way to end my commute. RANT As we approach the solstice, it’s dark most of the day and can…

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