July 3, 2013 at 7:05 AM
Wednesday Memo: Brothers-burglars-jailbirds … Holiday heads-up … No Coyotes for us
C’mon, he’s my brother … Two brothers who happened to be burglars and have pleaded guilty to several break-ins have indicated they want to be imprisoned together. The Spokesman Review story doesn’t say why they want to be in the slammer together, but can it be for any good reason? Just saying.
Some things to think about this holiday week:
- Fireworks: fun and risk wrapped in a mess of laws
- Hot weather, cold water and lack of life jacket a deadly mix for swimmers
- Be careful when you go hiking: Two hikers found after search in Alpine Lakes Wilderness
- Make sure no metal bristles get in your food when you clean your grill: Root of teen’s mystery ailment: tiny wire from barbecue brush
- Wildfire risk is high: Fire season heats up quickly in state
By the way, fireworks are illegal in Seattle and in several other cities around here.
No hockey team for Seattle: Glendale to keep NHL’s Coyotes
Hate crime alleged in Yakima: A 52-year-old man could be charged with assault and a hate crime after he allegedly struck a black man when he objected to being called a derogatory name, according to authorities. The two men know each other. The victim’s condition wasn’t available.
1-year-old run over by car that was backing up: How tragic. The State Patrol report says the cause of accident as “inattention.” KOMO has the most information in its story.
Most-read stories on seattletimes.com:
- WSU grad from Des Moines dies after Gorge festival
- Bullets from drive-bys lead to suspected killer of Molly Conley
- New apartments in Seattle area don’t halt rise in rents
- 2 face terror charges after Canada Day bombs found
- Second-half intrigue: How much do the Mariners really believe in their rebuilding plan? | Jerry Brewer
Memo Light: Baby Blues | By Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott
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