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July 4, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Friday Memo: Fourth of July … Carrasco apologizes … Mariners in Chicago

The long holiday weekend is off to a nice start, with temperatures in the low 70s in the forecast. Perhaps the rain clouds have declared their own independence and relocated elsewhere. More from the National Weather Service forecast. Where to celebrate the Fourth of July: If you procrastinated on planning your holiday, we…

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March 8, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Saturday Memo: Oil slicks found … Highway 99 work goes on … Sounders FC season opener

Weather: Temperatures in the mid-50s are in the forecast and it will almost certainly rain. Consider today’s comic a cautionary tale. More from the National Weather Service forecast. Plane missing, oil slicks found: The two large slicks off the Vietnamese coast are the first sign that the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, carrying 239 passengers…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: bertha, Highway 99 tunnel, malaysia plane

October 5, 2013 at 9:40 AM

Saturday Memo: Shutdown continues … SPD officer hits power pole … game day

Patchy fog is clearing up, and promises of sunshine are in the forecast. Go get yourself something pumpkin-flavored and enjoy the nice fall weather while it lasts. Traffic could be less than pleasant due to some scheduled road closures, including parts of Highway 99 and the Montlake Bridge. The Washington State Department of Transportation More

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September 14, 2013 at 9:49 AM

Saturday Memo: Skagit bridge fix … ‘Hawk One’ … Sounders victory

Slip-slidin’ away: Teflon isn’t just for keeping your fried eggs from sticking, apparently. The nearly completed permanent span of the I-5 Skagit bridge will be slid — yes, slid — into place tonight, hopefully in time for drivers to be using it Sunday. A set of jacks will slide the 915-ton chunk of…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Seahawks, skagit bridge, Sounders

September 7, 2013 at 11:21 AM

Saturday Memo: Man shot in Edmonds … fair opens … flamingo chicks

Man carrying rifle was shot in Edmonds: A man walking down an Edmonds street this morning carrying a rifle was shot and wounded by police, Edmonds police say. The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. We’ll be updating our story as details become available. It’s fair time: You can do it at…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: flamingo chicks, man shot, Washington State Fair

August 17, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Saturday Memo: Glider pilot honored … Idaho wildfire … Water-balloon fight

There’s a chance of showers this weekend, but also a chance of sunshine. We’re staying optimistic. More from the National Weather Service forecast. Gliding to glory: Bob Swenson, 90, of Bellevue, finally is getting an overdue Bronze Star medal for his heroism as a glider pilot during World War II. He flew…

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August 3, 2013 at 10:07 AM

Saturday Memo: Seafair … Man allegedly rams building with truck … new Sounder

The weekend got off to a slightly soggy start, but forecasts call for decreasing clouds over the next couple days, with temperatures in the 70s and 80s. The National Weather Service forecast has more. That time of year again: Fans of airshows and hydroplane races, rejoice! It’s Seafair Weekend, which means nostalgic vehicles will be taking…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: clint dempsey, Seafair, Sounders FC

July 20, 2013 at 9:40 AM

Saturday Memo: Visiting orcas … South Seattle hit-and-run … Bite of Seattle

Early-morning fog: Dense fog mantles parts of the area this morning, with mostly cloudy skies at times through the weekend. Temperatures are expected to be mild, though, hovering around the mid-70s. So at least it’s not cloudy and cold…right? For more, check out the National Weather Service forecast. Visiting orcas thrill crowds:…

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