January 12, 2013 at 9:52 AM
Saturday Memo: Frosty weekend … Wilson action figures … McDreamy triumphs
Cold and clear: A cold, dry air mass over Western Washington means frostier-than-normal temperatures this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
Beware of icy roads and sidewalks — they’re slippery!
Fan-tastic display of Russell Wilson buddies:
If you didn’t get a paper yesterday, never fear — you still have ways to print and build your own Russell Wilson action figure. You can download different paper sizes and watch a how-to video here.
We were blown away by how many of you sent in creative photos of you and your Russell Wilson action figure. See some of them here: http://seati.ms/hawksfans2013.
Dempsey beats Starbucks … officially: An investor group led by actor Patrick Dempsey won its bid for the Tully’s coffee chain, only to be challenged in court by Starbucks and other bidders saying that Dempsey’s bid wasn’t the highest on the table.
A bankruptcy court judge sided with Dempsey’s group, who promised to retain Tully’s current employees and assume its prepaid coffee-card obligations.
We were hoping one of the requirements would be naming a drink after the Grey’s Anatomy star, the McSteamy …
Teen crashes into South Seattle home:
An 18-year-old male driver suspected of being under the influence of drugs lost control of his vehicle and drove into a South Seattle home Friday night. The residents, who were home, were not injured. The driver was arrested and transported to Harborview Medical Center for a blood draw.
Stories trending this morning on seattletimes.com:
- Hawks Buddy: Build your own Russell Wilson
- Seahawks architect John Schneider is happy to stay in the background
- Source: Kings’ owners want to keep hand in running NBA team
- Dave Ross to the rescue of KIRO Radio’s a.m. drive-time plunge
- CES: The backstory on Sony’s OLED demo fail | Brier Dudley’s Blog
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