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May 26, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Truck plows into 4 people, kills 1, in Bellingham

The Associated Press Police say a large pickup truck sped out of control in downtown Bellingham overnight, striking four people and killing one of them. Bellingham police say the 27-year-old driver veered onto a sidewalk before 2 a.m. Monday and hit three pedestrians. The three were believed to be in stable condition at a local hospital. The truck then…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: bellingham, suspected DUI

April 12, 2014 at 10:05 AM

Saturday Memo: Sun, a fair and winning baseball — a spring weekend doesn’t get much better

Sunny spring weekend: The weather forecast is looking delightfully pleasant. Highs are expected to poke through the 60s Sunday, with clear skies until Tuesday. If you’re itching to leave town and head across the state, prepare for delays of as long as two hours on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. For two weeks, starting at 10…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Emerald Downs, felix hernandez, Mariners

December 28, 2013 at 8:00 PM

Quiz: What’s your business IQ?

Can you spell b-o-o-m-i-n-g? Construction cranes have returned throughout the Puget Sound region as Amazon.com expands in Seattle and the Eastside enjoys investments from out-of-town developers. The regional economy continues to grow out of the depths of the Great Recession. Test your knowledge of how local companies fared this year.

A 787-9 makes its first flight from Paine Field in Everett. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

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Comments | More in Business/Technology | Topics: Amazon, Boeing, Coinstar

July 25, 2013 at 6:57 AM

Thursday Memo: Cooler weekend … Poor pergola … Macklemore at Dick’s

Cooling down? Temperatures are expected to ease back toward more normal ranges this weekend: low- to mid-70s in Western Washington and 80s in Eastern Washington. The recent run of hot weather — Spokane is looking at its 10th-straight day of 90-degree weather — means wildfire danger east of the mountains. Landmark vs. vehicle, take three:…

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July 24, 2013 at 6:42 AM

Wednesday Memo: Another perfect day … Trojan trailer? … Migrant workers strike

Another perfect summer day: Sunny, with a high near 77 today. Winter feels far, far away. Surprise stowaways: A pair of inadvertent stowaways ended up alone inside the Seattle police evidence garage after police located the stolen truck and trailer they were in and had it towed to the police facility. No surveillance cameras caught…

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Comments | More in General news, Morning Memo, Weather Beat | Topics: Boeing, Sakuma Brothers Farms, Seattle Police Department

July 18, 2013 at 7:11 AM

Thursday Memo: Warmer … Thousands of root canals … Shotgun Joe Biden

Still summer: The cloudy, cool weather this morning might convince a few of you otherwise, but temperatures are expected to rise into the mid-70s, bringing clear blue skies for the weekend. Police standoff: Police temporarily closed both Interstate 90 exits to Bellevue Way as they continue negotiations with a gunman who has barricaded himself in an apartment building….

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Bellevue, dental negligence, Joe Biden

July 5, 2013 at 8:13 AM

Freight train derails in Everett; no injuries

The Associated Press Burlington Northern Santa Fe says a freight train has derailed in Everett, leaving four cars off the track, but no injuries or spills. The main rail line north of Seattle is blocked by the cars. Railroad spokesman Gus Melonas says the cars that derailed around 4:10 a.m. Friday, just outside the rail yard nearly…

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June 7, 2013 at 6:54 AM

Friday Memo: Monsanto sued … Moose on the loose … M’s find relief, but no win

Still warm, but cloudy: Mostly cloudy today with a high near 67, according to the National Weather Service. Clouds might burn off Saturday, and Sunday looks warm and sunny. Farms suing Monsanto: Two Eastern Washington wheat farms filed a lawsuit Thursday against seed giant Monsanto, claiming their business has been damaged by the discovery of genetically…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Mariners, Monsanto

June 6, 2013 at 7:39 AM

Thursday Memo: Tully’s hissy fit … Center School controversy … M’s hit a grand slam, and lose

Is this not the best summer weather in recent memory? Even better, the good weather doesn’t stop short of the weekend. Highs today near 72 degrees, with temps in the mid- to high-60s until the middle of next week. Sure makes working tough, though. Hissy fit over Tully’s: The gloves came off in a Twitter…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Center School, Mariners, Patrick Dempsey

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