June 27, 2013 at 6:37 AM
Thursday Memo: 90 degrees next week … Metal falling from the sky … Stinky cash
“We’re having a heat wave … ” Temperatures are expected to climb into the 80s over the weekend and by early next week. And in some areas of Western Washington the temperature could rise to 90 degrees.Yep, that’s right, the 90s! What a change from all this rain, eh? Even today the rain is expected to stop and we should see some sun this afternoon. Temperatures could reach 100 degrees in Eastern Washington.
Where the heck did that come from? A chunk of metal fell through the roof of a South Park family’s home Sunday, which must have given them a jolt. The Seattle police officer who wrote the report of the incident said the piece of metal may have fallen from an “aircraft or a really big bird that had stolen a lead bar.”
Who has paid for college all these years? One of the most popular articles in recent days is columnist Danny Westneat’s Sunday piece on where money for college once came from and where it comes from today. If you haven’t had a look at the column, please do. Yes, summer job paid tuition back in ’81, but then we got cheap
Stinky moola: The probe into a group of bikini barista coffee stands turned up some foul-smelling money amid allegations of bad conduct by a Snohomish County sheriff’s sergeant. The source of the stink? Fish. Read the details.
Most-read stories on seattletimes.com:
- Worse than Manhattan? Bike expert rattled by ride through city
- Barista-stand owner, sergeant arrested in prostitution probe
- Yes, summer job paid tuition back in ’81, but then we got cheap | Danny Westneat
- Supreme Court gives gay marriage historic boost
- Perry, Texas GOP revive abortion limits fight
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