If you see super-high water at or near Washington beaches, grab your camera. The state Department of Ecology would love to see your photos of naturally occurring “king tides” that hit this time of year. These tides offer potential glimpses of how rising sea levels from global climate change could affect Washington’s shoreline areas. Particularly useful are photos that show…More
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Weather: Yesterday’s drizzle was just a fluke. No rain in the forecast for the next week. Clear skies today through next Monday, and the temperature returns to the 70s Thursday and Friday. Some forecasts say we could reach into the 80s on Thursday. Can’t knock that now, can we? The National…More
Take Our Poll Take Our Poll Newsrooms tend to be populated with a bunch of cynics, so we ask ourselves periodically during the day who among us is tired of seeing and posting photos of the baby sea otter recently born at the Seattle Aquarium. Some say no more photos. Others: “Oh, she’s so…More
More than 400 vendors lined the floor of the Washington State Convention Center Saturday for the annual Seattle Wedding Show. Brides-to-be can find everything from dresses to limo drivers, photo booths to flowers, for the big day. Organizers said the two-day event would draw around 8,000 visitors, including about 3,400 brides. Tickets…More
Ying Chan displays a bag of goldfish outside of Liem’s Aquarium Shop in the Chinatown-International District in Seattle Thursday. Chan, who was bringing the fish to a restaurant for display in their tank, often stops by the tiny store that has been owned by his brother-in-law Djin Kwie Liem for the last…More
Fireworks shoot from the Space Needle in Seattle to bring in the new year at midnight on Jan. 1, 2012. The scene was shot from the Magnolia Bridge in Seattle. Many people walked from their homes to the nearby Ursula Judkins Viewpoint to watch the show.More
Weather: Let’s see. Rain, showers, rain, showers, rain… You get the picture, today through Saturday. It’s warm this morning, though: 51 degrees. And quite windy. Small outages here and there. The details. Traffic: The map and cams. Shooting death in White Center: According to the blog White Center Now, there was a fatal…More
Jake Harris, also known as the Seattle Plastic Bag Monster, right, and Emma Klein, also known as Mrs. Seattle Plastic Bag Monster, testify in a street-theater-type performance mocking the plastic-bag industry at a public hearing on the proposed plastic-bag ban at City Hall in Seattle on Monday. They say it takes 500…More
The 41st Seattle Marathon took place Sunday, starting at 5th Avenue North and Harrison Street near the EMP and ending at Memorial Stadium at Seattle Center. View a full map of the course.
Seattle residents came in first in the men’s and women’s categories of the Seattle Marathon Sunday, officials said.
Jesse Williams, 34, led the men’s field in the 26.2-mile event with a finishing time of 2 hours, 29 minutes and 54 seconds.
Trish Steidl, 34, was the first female finisher with a time of 3 hours, 3 minutes and 40 seconds. They were among more than 2,700 participants in Sunday’s full marathon.
In the 13.1-mile half-marathon event, Brian Masterson, 17, of Seattle, was the first to cross with a time of 1 hour, 12 minutes and 39 seconds. The first woman to finish, Bronwyn Crossman, 22, of Bellingham, had a time of 1 hour, 20 minutes and 43 seconds.
More than 8,200 participated in the half-marathon.More
Cyclocross, its practitioners say, is “a bicycle-related sport combining the fitness of road riding, the technical bike handling skills of mountain biking, and the finesse of running,” all in a 30-60 minute event. That’s what was on display Saturday at Magnuson Park, when more than 700 riders competed in men’s, women’s and…More