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July 12, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Saturday Memo: Bats in the attic … Lightning strikes plane … STP ride

National Weather Service forecast Hundreds of bats move in: A Columbia City home has become the summer retreat for 270 bats, and now the evening flight of the winged, furry creatures is the latest neighborhood attraction. The homeowners are planning a more permanent home for their local bat guests, but they don’t want…

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July 4, 2013 at 3:59 PM

Police found multiple Molotov cocktails in stolen truck

UPDATE 8:30 p.m. |  A police source identified the suspect as Justin Miles Jasper, who was booked into the King County  on investigation of possessing incendiary devices. UPDATE 8 p.m. |Seattle police have released a photo of the pickup truck in which the guns, body armor and Molotov cocktails were found on Wednesday night. More

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July 4, 2013 at 11:46 AM

Fireworks in Seattle mean I-5 lane closures

Traffic will be busy near Gas Works Park thanks to the fireworks show, but drivers also should plan for delays on Interstate 5 near downtown. The Washington Department of Transportation says that it will close several ramps on southbound I-5 between Roanoke and Mercer streets Thursday night because of the fireworks display at Gas Works. The…

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February 10, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Heart to perform in September at the Puyallup Fair

A valentine for fans of Heart: The beloved Seattle band will perform on Sept. 10 at the Puyallup Fair. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson blazed a trail for women in rock in the ‘70s and ‘80s with hits such as “Crazy On You,” “Barracuda” and “These…

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February 10, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Morning Memo/Friday: Rain and more rain and traffic slowdowns

Weather: It’s February after all.  Now, that the sun has disappeared it feels more like it. And, there’s more rain on the way through the weekend, with temperatures in the high 40s and low 50s.   More weather info. Traffic: A two-car accident on Interstate 5 just north of 272nd Street was slowing down…

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February 9, 2012 at 9:41 AM

Come early, wear 'sunshine yellow' to SAM's Gauguin exhibit — you might get in free

By Seattle Times arts staff Seattle Art Museum’s big exhibition, “Gauguin and Polynesia: Elusive Paradise” opens at 10 a.m. today — and the first 100 people wearing “sunshine yellow” get in free. This is the exhibition’s only U.S. stop, and is significant because it pairs key works by Paul Gauguin with artifacts from the South Pacific,…

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February 6, 2012 at 10:55 AM

Bruce Lee documentary to open Thursday in Seattle

“I Am Bruce Lee,” a documentary coproduced by Lee’s daughter, Shannon Lee, and directed by Pete McCormack, will be playing at Pacific Place in downtown Seattle on Thursday and Feb. 15. The film covers Lee’s rise to fame not only in the Pacific Northwest, but in Hong Kong, San Francisco (his birthplace) and Los Angeles.  Shannon…

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