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December 12, 2012 at 9:15 AM

King tides: State agency seeks photos

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…

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January 7, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Photo: Here comes the bridal show

Bride-to-be Duffy Tichenor, right, and her sister Anna see if it’s easy to dance in the first wedding dress she tried on at the Seattle Wedding Show. Duffy said the dress had to be “romantic and fun and modern and have bling.” It’s of organza with lace and clear sparkles with a…

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January 6, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Photo: Fishing expedition

Ying Chan displays a bag of goldfish. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)   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…

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December 28, 2011 at 6:48 AM

Morning Memo, Wednesday: Fatal shooting in White Center/Paying for volunteers/Wonderful photos

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…

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December 5, 2011 at 9:19 PM

Photo: Plastic Bag Monsters push for ban

(Jim Bates / The Seattle Times) 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….

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November 27, 2011 at 2:40 PM

Photos and winners from a wet and windy Seattle Marathon

Runners in the Seattle Marathon start at Seattle Center on Sunday (Aaron Jaffe / The Seattle Times).

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.

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October 29, 2011 at 7:54 PM

Photos: Cyclocrossers pound mud at Magnuson

[do action=”gallery” galleryurl=”http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/photogalleries/localnews2016644063/”][/do] 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 youth…

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