Get out your waders: The rain continues around the Northwest, and minor flooding is expected on several rivers today. The National Weather Service forecast calls for continued rain through Friday, but then we might see some clear skies. The Legion of Boom stopped more than the Denver offense: Home…More
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Less talk, more action: In a teaching experiment that began six years ago, frustrated Bellevue School District government teachers teamed with University of Washington researchers to revamp the advanced placement program. Instead of lectures, they put role plays and simulations at the center of the curriculum. It seems to be working. Russ…More
Weather: Low 40s today, and dipping to mid-30s many places tonight. Still, some places could be cold enough for snow tonight and early Sunday. Check details on the National Weather Service forecast. Inslee thinks about raising state workers’ minimum wage: Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday his administration is considering raising the minimum…More
A Thurston County family is offering a $1,000 reward for the return of their dog, missing after their SUV was broken into near CenturyLink Field during last Wednesday’s Seahawks victory celebration. Lisa Sorensen of Grand Mound said her missing dog, Ellie, is blond, 2 years old, weighs 10 pounds and has an underbite. Ellie is a…More
Yes! Students stayed away in droves yesterday to watch the Seahawks parade. (At least we hope that’s why they skipped school …) Speaking of the parade. Some Seahawks linebackers chowed down during the parade, buying hotdogs as they made their way down the street. Have a look at this video: We’re sure the machinists would agree:…More
UPDATE, 8:24 P.M. | There is no longer an extended wait time for passengers departing the Seattle terminal for Bainbridge Island and Bremerton, according to WSDOT. UPDATE, 8 P.M. | Traffic on Interstate 5 has eased, but ferry and bus passengers should anticipate delays as operations return to normal. UPDATE, 6:46 P.M. | Northbound bus routes 301 and…More
We scanned the Interwebs for tasty reports from the big Seahawks victory parade in downtown Seattle on Wednesday. Got your own photo or video to share? Go here.
Parade, Parade, Parade! (Some 500,00 fans could attend, and some of them have already staked out their spot. Yikes!) Some important things to help you out: Interactive map: Parking, coffee shops near route Printable map Police out in force Transportation tips Share your photos Seattle principals get say on schoolkids’ parade absences You probably…More
More than 13 hours before the start of the Seahawks victory parade, sisters Stephanie Brownfield and Jenny Casias wrapped ribbon around their chairs and taped a blanket down on the side of Fourth Avenue near Cedar Street. They’re dedicated Seahawks fans. Casias flew to Seattle from San Francisco solely to attend the parade, and Brownfield was dressed in Seahawk…More
Tickets to the Seahawks’ post-parade celebration at CenturyLink Field tomorrow afternoon are already becoming hot property. One seller on Craigslist is offering four tickets to the event for $100 each. There are also several listings on the site by people who want to purchase tickets to the event. Season ticket holders had until noon today to reserve tickets…More