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August 16, 2014 at 10:19 AM

Saturday Memo: Ferry overload … Casey Kasem to be buried in Norway… Felix pitches today

National Weather Service forecast More like summer: Increasing sun (not clouds) ahead, with a high today near 77. Expect mostly sunny skies on Sunday, with an even warmer Monday. Whoa, Nelly: A Seattle-bound ferry was overloaded by 484 passengers too many Friday afternoon, a mistake that forced the vessel to return to Bremerton and deposit 484 unlucky…

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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

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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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

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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July 24, 2013 at 6:42 AM

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

National Weather Service forecast 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….

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

July 18, 2013 at 7:11 AM

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

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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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 15, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Photo: Sun halo spotted in Seattle

A ring of light around the sun is seen Saturday afternoon from Bergen Place Park in Ballard. This panorama was created with Microsoft’s Photosynth app. (Photo by Jonathan Schleuss / Seattle Times producer) (Photo by Jonathan Schleuss / Seattle Times producer) Folks in Seattle are spotting a bright ring of light around the sun today. Known as…

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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

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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