Weather: Looking great — clear skies, sun, sun, sun and temperatures in the 70s. Enough said! The National Weather Service forecast.
Traffic: The map and cams.
Horse rescued: Who doesn’t like a good horse rescue story, especially when the community pitches in to get the job done? Folks even dug by hand for a while to rescue a draft horse that fell into a well in Mason County. All ended, well, well. KIRO TV has the story.
The parking-boot program: With the news that the city of Seattle has reaped more than $2 million in the first year of its parking-boot program to get parking scofflaws to pay delinquent parking fines, we’re wondering what you think of the program. Do you think it’s a fair tool to get people who have outstanding fines to pay up? Vote in our poll.
President Obama stops in Seattle tonight for a couple of fundraisers on the Eastside. Unless you’re invited to the fundraisers, however, you won’t likely see him because no public appearances are planned.
King County Sheriff Department audit: The results of an audit of the King County Sheriff’s internal investigations operations and its new Office of Law Enforcement Oversight are scheduled to be released this morning. We’ll tell you what they say when we know.
Ichiro gone: But you knew that. He had asked for a trade weeks ago. How touching were the bows he made to standing ovations last night at Safeco Field. What a gentleman. Too bad he was in a Yankee uniform.
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