Missing kayaker: Searchers with the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a kayaker missing on the Palouse River. KHQ reports that authorities were called when the woman failed to return from a kayaking trip on the river near the town of Palouse.
Expensive jaywalking stop for the city of Seattle: The city has to pony up $15,000 to a felon because an officer violated the guy’s rights during a jaywalking arrest four years ago. And, judges were rather critical of the cop’s obscenity-laced conduct. By the way, the officer was the one who killed Lakewood cop-killer Maurice Clemmons.
Put your phone away, pleeeease: Based on our unscientific poll yesterday, most people by far don’t want the guy in the seat next to them yakking on a cellphone in flight. The FCC says it might allow passengers to use cellphones on planes.
Charter-schools challenge: Oral arguments over the constitutionality of the state’s new charter-school law are expected to be heard today by a King County Superior Court judge. Those challenging the law say, among other things, that it diverts public school money to private organizations that are not subject to voter control.
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