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September 16, 2014 at 6:20 AM

Tuesday Memo: Officer shot … Seahawks fixes … Med-school monopolizing

Duvall officer shot: A Duvall police officer was shot and wounded in the leg last night when he responded to a call to a church. Seahawks redux: Coach Pete Carroll says fixes will be made after that loss to the Chargers on Sunday. Well, duh. Makes you think maybe the UW wants just one…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: $15 minimum wage, Duvall, medical school

September 14, 2014 at 9:02 AM

Sunday Memo: Mars Hill’s troubles … Deer woes … Seahawks game day

Mars Hill Church struggles to survive: The church and its founder-leader Mark Driscoll are the subject of an in-depth report today by staff writer Craig Welch. The story explores, among other things, the church’s dwindling numbers and Driscoll’s controversial interactions with church leadership and staff, which have been…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: deer, Mars Hill, Methow

September 13, 2014 at 9:42 AM

Saturday Memo: Pot tickets may be torn up … King Felix in Night Court … Can Huskies play D?

Weather: It’s all clear skies and sunshine for the next three days, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Highs will be in the upper 70s and low 80s. Conditions are prime to see the northern lights. Chief wants pot tickets torn up: Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole has asked the…


Comments | Topics: felix hernandez, Husky football, Kathleen O'Toole

September 12, 2014 at 7:18 AM

Friday Memo: Mean virus … celebrate stars and moon … Rallying the M’s fans

Wash your hands! And make your kids wash their hands. Fifteen children have been hospitalized at Seattle Children’s with severe respiratory symptoms and may have enterovirus D68, a nasty strain of a common virus that’s made kids sick across the country. Bright sky: We don’t normally get a chance to see the northern…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: festivals, Mariners, Northern Lights

September 11, 2014 at 6:52 AM

Thursday Memo: From here to California … Spreading HIV … Tattoos poll

Headed for California? Census Bureau stats show that when people move out of King County, four of the top five counties they land in are in California. Rounding out the top five is Maricopa County (Phoenix). Los Angeles tops the list, with 2,900 King County residents moving there each year. But then, some 3,400…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Census Bureau, HIV, infecting others

September 10, 2014 at 6:51 AM

Wednesday Memo: Threats over school threat … March on Bellevue … Want an Apple Watch?

Witnesses threatened: Remember when we told you about that guy who reportedly threatened to shoot up Kingston High School? Well, four people have been arrested for allegedly threatening the kids who reported the original threat. The $15 minimum wage fight comes to Bellevue today: Advocates for a $15 minimum wage are…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Apple Watch, Ebola, shoot up

September 9, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Tuesday Memo: How hiker got out alive … Climber killed … Seahawks fan says thanks

A Seahawks fan, his mom and some help when it was needed: Now here’s a rave from our Rant & Rave column that we like: Grateful Seahawks fan thanks stranger Safe and sound now. Getting lost is no fun: The man who got lost but eventually was able to walk out after spending four…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: climbing fatal, hiker, school threats

September 8, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Monday Memo: Skateboarder hit-and-run … More sun to come … Mars Hill chronicles

We’re keeping an eye on the teen skateboarder who was struck by a teen driver yesterday. The driver took off after the accident. The skateboarder was seriously injured. Weather: Cooler and cloudy today and tomorrow, but sunny the rest of the week.  Sun in September is nice. National Weather Service forecast Missing hiker:…


Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: cooler weather, Mars Hill Church, missing hiker

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