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September 30, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Road dangers

RAVE To the Washington State Patrol trooper who rescued a mentally ill woman having a psychotic episode in the middle of James Street. Bystanders called Seattle police, but they hadn’t arrived so we flagged down the trooper’s car on Seventh Avenue. He saved the woman from being run down by cars entering the freeway. RANT…


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September 27, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Pigeons are flying rats — don’t feed ‘em

RAVE To the 100-plus Microsoft employees who spent the United Way “Day of Caring” at Whitman Middle School, working tirelessly on much-needed projects, cleaning up the area around the school collecting weeds and debris, re-striping the parking lot, painting an outside wall and a new therapy room and setting up a new weight room. They…


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September 22, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Rescue from Hurricane Odile

RAVE To Alaska Airlines for sending humanitarian flights to Cabo San Lucas to fly out passengers stuck there after Hurricane Odile and flying in food and supplies to help those still there. Thank you for helping our granddaughter get out of there before the situation got worse. RANT To the city of Seattle for allowing campers…


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September 21, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Rant&Rave: Cheers for Ilwaco salmon fishing

RAVE For my co-workers who’ve been so helpful and supportive to me while I’ve been at work while going through chemotherapy. Your offers of getting me tea and water help more than you know, and I appreciate your understanding when I’ve had to pass on participating in projects that I’d normally love to help with,…


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September 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant&Rave: Husky fans, down in front!

RAVE  To the mysterious folks on the south side 300s section at Husky Stadium for generously distributing Tootsie Roll Pops to the entire section after each Husky win. It makes the victory all the sweeter! RANT To people who insist on standing through most of the Husky football games. If you would sit down, the people…


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