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August 29, 2014 at 7:16 AM

Friday Memo: Hello, fall … Bumpin’ at Bumbershoot … King Felix … Methow bound

Hey fall. Long time, no see:  Get your sweaters out for Labor Day weekend. The highs aren’t even expected to reach 70 until maybe Monday, according to the National Weather Service forecast. It’s a weekend to embrace your love of Northwest gray skies, drizzle and cool days. Weather be damned. There’s still fun…

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September 3, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Tuesday Memo: Worm diplomacy … Windows phone poll … Teachers vote

Will Dennis Rodman take up the case of the Lynnwood man being held in North Korea? The former basketball star is in North Korea to visit his “friend,” leader Kim Jong Un, but declined to say if he’ll help Lynnwood’s Kenneth Bae who’s been held there for what the country says is…

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August 31, 2013 at 10:31 AM

Saturday Memo: Rents keep climbing … Bumbershoot gets going … Huskies play tonight

Weather: Still lovely. High in the upper 70s, low 80s in some spots. Same tomorrow. Here is the National Weather Service forecast. Renters, open your wallets: If you think your rent went up a crazy amount, and you are telling your friends around the country how expensive Seattle is – here’s some facts to back…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Bumbershoot, Husky football, Seattle rents

August 30, 2013 at 5:28 AM

Brace yourself for Bumbershoot 2013

The 2013 edition of Bumbershoot  – Seattle’s annual arts and music blowout – begins Saturday at Seattle Center and continues through Labor Day. Headliners include Heart (Saturday); fun. and Death Cab for Cutie (Sunday); and  MGMT and Bassnectar (Monday). For last-minute ticket updates, look here. The weather forecast for Seattle is reasonably…

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August 28, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Wednesday Memo: Bertha … Seattle driving poll … Rainy morning

Big Bertha bogged down: The giant drill chewing its way underground to make way for a tunnel to replace the viaduct isn’t making much progress, moving just 24 feet in a month due to labor issues and some technical woes. This isn’t fair, but we’re going to say it anyway. That’s about…

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August 21, 2013 at 5:56 PM

Northwest musician pleads guilty to bogus charity recording

A popular Northwest musician and record producer has pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud in connection with a scheme to lure investors into bogus music projects, including a charity album he allegedly said would feature songs by Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam and Lady Gaga. Kasey Anderson, the frontman and guitarist for the alt-country…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Bumbershoot, kasey anderson; the honkies, U.S. Attorney's Office

September 2, 2012 at 9:39 AM

Morning Memo/Sunday: Gorgeous weather … Bumbershoot best bets … Garfield High grad wins cat-video contest

Weather: It’s perfect, so get outside. Partly sunny, highs in the 70s and no rain in sight. When the damp gloom comes this fall and winter, please remember this weekend. Another 10 dry days, and we’ll break Seattle’s record of 51 days without rain, set in 1951. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The map and…

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September 1, 2012 at 9:16 AM

Morning Memo/Saturday: Lake City homicide … plane mishaps … Bumbershoot

Weather: Sunny, with a high breaking 70 degrees and no rain in sight. If Seattle’s dry spell lasts another 11 days, we’ll break Seattle’s previous record of 51 days without rain, set in 1951. The National Weather Service forecast Traffic: The map and cams. Lake City shooting victim dies: A man More

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