Ferry passenger goes berserk: A man ran around the Seattle-to-Bremerton ferry last night threatening passengers with a knife before locking himself in the boat’s galley. When police boarded the boat in Seattle to arrest him, he bit a Seattle police officer. Cops finally got him under control and took him to jail. The Kitsap Sun says the man was threatening suicide.
Some storm yesterday, eh? It came up suddenly and was short-lived, but Puget Sound Energy says some 22,000 customers lost power because of it. Classes at Green River Community College were canceled today because there was no power to the campus. All that being said, would you believe we could see some sun today?
Someone help us please: There’s a reason they call some things sagas, so it’s fitting to say the Sonics-Sacramento fight over an NBA team is one, as it drags on and on and on. Oops, sorry, got carried away there. Chris Hansen’s crusade to bring the Kings to Seattle remains in limbo, but the NBA board is scheduled to vote on the matter tomorrow. Let’s see if that settles anything. Yeah, right.
Wolves on the move: KING5 says wolves reintroduced in our state aren’t content to stay in Eastern Washington, and a couple of them are hunting in the Central Cascades. See their story.
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