Park vote: As of last night, it looks like Seattle will have a new Park District. Slightly less than two-thirds of the votes have been counted, based on King County Elections’ projections, but the measure was passing 52 percent to 48 percent. More primary election news: For the first time in state history, voters in the 4th District in Central Washington will be choosing between two Republicans.
At the ballpark: The Mariners found their bats Tuesday night and Felix Hernandez found himself in the unusual (and welcome) position of pitching with the team leading. The M’s beat the Braves 4-2.
Cooler days: Fog in the morning and lingering clouds for the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Temps in the mid-70s, but headed back into the 80s by Sunday.
Waving the red flag: It’s cooling off here, but there’s still a danger of wildfires. Forecasters have issued a red-flag warning for wildfires in Southeast Washington. Low humidity and potentially high winds east of the mountains make for tinderbox conditions.
Firefighting camp: Young women are learning the serious business of fighting fires at Camp Blaze. Campers learn from a staff of professional female firefighters who volunteer their time to teach skills like CPR, rappelling, teamwork and live-fire response.
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