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December 1, 2011 at 6:54 AM

The Morning Memo/Thursday: Rabies, standoffs, cold

Weather: Darned cold overnight. Some of us had ice on our windows this morning. The sun is supposed to be out at some point today. Yeah, right. Fog in places and chilly temperatures are expected the next several mornings. Stay warm! The details.

Traffic: The map and cams.

We’d like to hear more about the death of the young woman in the apartment in Kirkland. We’ll let you know more when we do.

Didn’t know this:¬†Rabies vaccine to be mandatory for pet dogs, cats, and ferrets¬†throughout the state. Many cities and counties require rabies vaccines, but now the state is getting into the act. This is a story from one of our community news partners, Seattle/Local Health Guide.

There are standoffs and then there are standoffs. One of them, which ended Wednesday, lasted 21 hours in Walla Walla, according to the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin.

News about the missing Redmond boy, Sky Metalwala, has certainly dwindled of late. KOMO-TV has this, though: Volunteers plan to post more Sky Metalwala fliers, but police say no new leads

Police have released video and photos of possible suspects in the slaying of hairdresser Danny Vega. They’re looking for your help in identifying the people in them.

Seattle Times staff reporter Lynda Mapes has a post in our Field Notes blog letting readers know of a full day of training being offered on the latest science-based approaches to reversing the trend of pollinator declines and offers advice on how to protect and manage habitat for pollinators. This photo is of a female yellow-faced bumble bee foraging on phacelia. (Photo by Mace Vaughan / The Xerces Society)

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