Woman’s hair set on fire: It happened on a bus in Marysville when a female passenger put a flame to the hair of a woman sitting in front of her. Another passenger put out the fire before the woman was hurt. The fire-setter, who had two lighters on her, was arrested and banned from riding Community Transit buses. Ya think? KIRO has the story.
Speaking of fires: Firefighters say a child playing with matches in Kennnewick, Tri-Cities, started a fire in a fence yesterday and the fire spread to the house, causing $12,000 in damage. Could have been a lot worse.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief Ray Conner asks for more understanding of the company’s need to cut costs as it strives to remain competitive in a “fierce marketplace.”
Keep an eye on speedy local soccer player DeAndre Yedlin, 20, of Seattle, who’s on the U.S. Men’s National Team as it takes on Germany in a World Cup match at 9 a.m. our time today in Brazil. Yedlin is profiled today in an article by Seattle Times soccer writer Joshua Mayers.
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