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

Category: Rant & Rave
November 24, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant & Rave: Give 90-year-old man his cane back

RAVE To the gentleman who walks his dog in the Eastlake neighborhood and not only picks up after his dog but also picks up the garbage and litter left by others. How much cleaner would our beloved Seattle look if others just took the little time this gentleman does to do a little extra? RANT To…

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November 23, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant and Rave: Thanks, Seahawks

RAVE To the Seattle Seahawks for a wonderful year of Super Bowl celebration. As I look around and see our colors and banners everywhere I know we’re loyal fans and even if it doesn’t happen again, we’re behind you. Thanks for the memories. RANT AND RAVE Rant to the big headlines when some mega-billionaire gives half…

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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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