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December 1, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Severe weather shelters open in Kent, Renton

Due to cold weather conditions, the city of Kent is opening a severe weather shelter Monday night at Kent Lutheran Church. The shelter will be open at 9 p.m. for check-in and registration and will close at 7 in the morning. Located at 336 Second Avenue South, the shelter is operated by Catholic Community Services staff and…

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February 4, 2014 at 7:08 AM

Tuesday Memo: Microsoft’s new CEO … Boeing’s S.C. problem … Seahawks bring the bling

  Microsoft’s new honcho: If you haven’t already heard — and we’re pretty sure you have — Microsoft has its new CEO,  Satya Nadella. Founder Bill Gates is no longer chairman of the board, but will become founder and technology adviser. Microsoft says Gates will give support to Nadella in “shaping technology and product direction.” Boeing…

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February 3, 2014 at 7:09 AM

Monday Memo: Our day in the sun … Dress warm for Seahawks victory parade

We’re basking in the sun (as if Seattle had any this time of year.) The Seahawks’ decisive win over Denver is owed by and large to the defense and special teams, yeah? Noting that the Hawks lost to Pittsburgh in 2006 in the team’s only other Super Bowl appearance, one fan said: “In ’06 we…

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February 2, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Sunday Memo: Are we victory virgins? … Snow flurries? … Got your big screen TV?

We are so unused to winning. “We’re victory virgins.,” says columnist Danny Westneat looking at the Seahawks rise to the Super Bowl and Macklemore’s Grammy wins. Except for the ’79 Sonics and Nirvana, writes Westneat, Seattle feels “mossy and small.” Speaking of the Seahawks: In Belltown, people have taken to yelling “Sea” while…

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December 6, 2013 at 7:53 AM

Light snow falls on beaches; drier, colder weather coming

After an unusual end to the work week that included snow on the ocean beaches, drier – and chillier – conditions are expected for the rest of the weekend for Western Washington, said Chris Burke of the National Weather Service. Cold north winds drove down temperatures across the region late Friday afternoon, and Burke said that on…

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December 6, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Friday Memo: UW football coach poll … brrrrrr …. big pot party at Seattle Center

New Husky football coach: ESPN is quoting sources who say Boise State’s Chris Petersen has accepted the job. That was fast! Former coach Steve Sarkisian resigned just last Monday. Were you surprised that Petersen was chosen as the new UW football coach? Vote in our poll. Cold temperatures, snow and ice have led some school districts…

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December 3, 2013 at 7:03 AM

Tuesday Memo: Seismic Seahawks … Sark poll … Man missing in grain disaster

A whole lotta shaking going on: Jumping fans register a magnitude 1 or 2 quake during Seahawks TD fumble return. What can you say about the Hawks, but they’re the best. Some numbers: 68,387 at CenturyLink Field did all that jumping;  34-7 win against the Saints; an 11-1 record; Russell Wilson throws…

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January 10, 2013 at 5:40 AM

Cold weather forecast for Washington

The Associated Press The National Weather Service doesn’t expect much more snow will fall in the next few days in Washington, but cold temperatures will stick around and drop to single digits Saturday morning at many locations in Eastern Washington. Forecasters say the cold air will bring mostly clear skies through the weekend, with a chance of…

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