Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

October 4, 2013 at 6:49 AM

Friday Memo: Bare baristas … Cop shoots at pickup … Hookahs on hold

Nearly nude baristas: Members of the Spokane Valley City Council say they would like an ordinance regulating nearly nude baristas at coffee stands. (The Spokesman Review)

Kent police officer shoots at  pickup: The officer reportedly fired at a stolen pickup that struck his car about midnight Thursday. The office was slightly injured. (KIRO)

Hookah lounges a headache for Seattle: The health department has ordered the lounges to stop allowing indoor smoking. (The Seattle Times)

Ballmer pay cut: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer saw his pay dinged just a tad because sales of the Surface tablet and Windows 8 weren’t all that hot. (The Seattle Times)

Weather not too bad for next few days: Looks like morning fog and sun later in the day today through Sunday. Nice (National Weather Service forecast)

Hikers still missing: There’s been no sign of a man and woman missing in separate cases in the mountains in Skamania County. (The Associated Press)

Sounders FC players off to U.S. national-team: Sounders coach Sigi Schmid could lose three players, including star Clint Dempsey, to international duty this week.  That could pose problems for the local squad. (The Seattle Times)

She drove 27 miles on three tires: An Oregon woman who was driving erratically was being chased by Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and even though one of her tires disintegrated after hitting a spike strip, she kept on going for 27 miles. (The Associated Press)

Most-read stories on seattletimes.com:

Memo light: 

See more Comics & Games

Nick Provenza: 206-464-2142 or nprovenza@seattletimes.com


Comments | More in | Topics: Ballmer, hikers, Morning Memo

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.


Advertising
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 ►