Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

October 8, 2012 at 6:47 AM

Morning Memo: 10 local stories to know Monday

1. POLICE EXPLODED SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE OUTSIDE SEATTLE FBI OFFICES

Several streets in downtown Seattle near Third and Seneca were reopened after 5 a.m. Monday after a bomb squad destroyed a suspicious device outside FBI offices.

2. 300-YEAR-OLD BONES FOUND ON COLUMBIA AT RICHLAND 

Human bones found sticking out of an eroding Columbia River riverbank at Richland were more than 300 years old and have been turned over to tribal authorities.

3. REPLACEMENT NFL REF FROM MARYSVILLE BACK WORKING PREPS

Jeff Sadorus, of Marysville, was an NFL replacement referee until last week. Friday night he was the head official at the Shorecrest-Shorewood game.

4. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD | BELLINGHAM FISHERS HELPED RESCUE MAN ADRIFT 26 HOURS IN ALASKA

In U.S. Coast Guard parlance, a “good Samaritan fishing vessel crew” found 19-year-old Ryan Harris afloat in a plastic fish tote in the open seas after his boat capsized northwest of Sitka, Alaska.

5. THE SPOKESMAN REVIEW | WOMAN IN WHEELCHAIR SEVERELY BURNED

A 42-year-old Spokane woman was severely burned Sunday morning after embers from the cigarette she was smoking ignited the blanket wrapped around her.

Eddie Johnson, right, finishes a cross past Portland goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, far left, for his team-record 14th goal of the season. Seattle’s 3-0 victory gave the Sounders the lead in the Cascadia Cup standings with one game remaining. (Photo by Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

6. SOUNDERS FC 3 VS. TIMBERS 0

Eddie Johnson and Fredy Montero provided the scoring in a dominant performance over the rival Timbers, giving the Sounders the lead in the Cascadia Cup standings with one game remaining.

7. STEVE KELLEY | MAGNIFICENT ELEVEN DEFENSE SAVES THE DAY FOR SEAHAWKS

How long has it been since the Seahawks defense surrendered a touchdown?

8. SEAHAWKS DEFEAT CAROLINA PANTHERS 16-12 WITH SUPERB DEFENSE, RALLY

The Seahawks were determined to give this game away. At least it looked that way through most of the first three quarters Sunday

9. STATE LEARNS SAD LESSON WITH WEDGE PACK WOLF HUNT
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has wiped out the Wedge Pack of wolves, which had focused on cattle as prey, less than a year after adopting a plan to recover wolf populations in the state.

10. MEDICAL MARIJUANA: ‘MEDIBLES’ INDUSTRY THRIVES, LACKS SAFETY REGULATIONS

Cannabis-infused “medibles” are the rage in the medical marijuana industry. But no one is checking how safe they are.

 

 

Comments | Topics: medical marijuana, Morning Memo, rescue

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►
The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription upgrade.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. For unlimited seattletimes.com access, please upgrade your digital subscription.

Call customer service at 1.800.542.0820 for assistance with your upgrade or questions about your subscriber status.

The Seattle Times

To keep reading, you need a subscription.

We hope you have enjoyed your complimentary access. Subscribe now for unlimited access!

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Activate Subscriber Account ►