By MANUEL VALDES Associated Press A woman who calls herself the “Weed Fairy” distributed free nuggets of marijuana to people in Seattle over Memorial Day weekend, taping the free pot on fliers around a city neighborhood. The woman, 23-year-old Yeni Sleidi, says does it to amuse people and to give them a break from everyday stress. She said 50…More
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Weather: In the 60s, sun, and possibly some intermittent showers. Remembering a Mount Rainier rescue: Over Memorial Day weekend in 1964, a Des Moines man and five climbing partners were forced to hunker down for two nights at a steam cave at the summit. Read his recollections of the blizzard that trapped them and the…More
Broken bridge removal begins: The removal of the two cars that plunged into the water along with pieces of the broken bridge has begun. State officials say a new bridge over the Skagit River north of Mount Vernon could open by mid-June. It’s a temporary bridge, but even so, that’s darn fast. How many…More
Days of rain: Hope you got out in the sunny weather on Saturday because you won’t being seeing the sunshine again until Thursday, according to the weather forecast. The wettest day of the week could be Monday, Memorial Day, when the nation pauses to honor its war dead. Brave the rain: Low tides for…More
Small care packages and home safety checks for senior veterans are a Memorial Day present from Emeritus Senior Living, the large Seattle-based company announced, with a request for people to recommend a senior veteran or veteran spouse for the “Heroes Emeritus” program. The care packages will include nightlights, first-aid kits, medication management containers, healthy snacks, water…More
Weather: It’s already slightly drizzly this morning across the Seattle-area, with a 30 percent chance of showers through the evening. The rain is expected to last throughout the week. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: Delays are expected on I-90 for the holiday weekend, between Cle Elum and Easton and between the town of Hyak and…More