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March 14, 2014 at 7:27 AM

Friday Memo: Legislature session wraps up … purple haze … beyond fusion

The Washington legislative session wrapped up Thursday night. State lawmakers finished their two-month session by passing an operating budget that slightly increased state spending and then heading home without dealing with a plethora of other major issues. Rep. Mike Sells, D-Everett, described it as “a treading-water session.” “It may just be the reality of…

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March 13, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Jimi Hendrix honored on new U.S. Forever Stamp

Seattle native Jimi Hendrix, one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, is the face of the U.S. Postal Service’s newest Forever Stamp, which went on sale today. The Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp was dedicated at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, this evening before a celebration concert. The stamp kicks…

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January 16, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Jimi Hendrix statue vandalized with green paint

Someone has vandalized the Jimi Hendrix statue with green paint. Louise Blake, an employee at Blick Art Materials on Broadway, which is located next to the statue, did not see the vandalism occur, but she said that at 5:23 p.m. the bright green acrylic paint was still wet. It wasn’t immediately known who vandalized the statue. It’s the second time since…

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May 7, 2012 at 1:22 PM

Jimi Hendrix guitar becomes part of one-of-a-kind British boat, really

We’re sure Jimi Hendrix never imagined this. As part of a national art project linked to the Olympic Games in the U.K., a sailboat was built using pieces of wood from many diverse places and things. Among the 1,200 pieces that make up the boat are fragments from a Jimi Hendrix guitar, according to an More

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