We don’t have to tell you, but we will anyway: We didn’t get snow overnight and this morning, at least in the Seattle area. The graphic below says there’s a 30 percent chance of snow, but we’re ignoring that. Here’s the good news. It’s supposed to warm up tomorrow and into the weekend, with temperatures in the mid- to upper 40s. Did you really think it would snow in the Seattle area overnight? Vote in our poll.
We know the Huskies’ new football coach, Chris Petersen, is to get paid $18 million over the next five years, but here’s the breakdown: $3.2 million in his first year, with his guaranteed pay climbing by $200,000 each year. Nice work if you can get it.
And since we’re talking about money, for the past five years a man in Spokane has been dropping a one-ounce gold coin wrapped in a $100 bill into a Salvation Army kettle. The Salvation Army folks know who he is, but they’re not talking. By the way, the coin’s value is estimated at $1,200! Now that’s the holiday spirit.
Sounders FC changes begin: Sounders FC declines option on goalkeeper Gspurning. And midfielders Steve Zakuani and Mauro Rosales were among the 68 players made available in the upcoming MLS Re-Entry Draft. Zakuani’s contract has expired, and the Sounders declined an option on Rosales.
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