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August 25, 2014 at 6:35 AM

Monday Memo: Highway 99 closure … Heroin in the shrubbery … Hiker rescued

Highway 99 closed: At least part of it until 5 a.m. Wednesday, from the Battery Street Tunnel to Valley Street. Drivers beware. Neighbor’s vigilance: That’s what led him to recover $10,000 in heroin he found in shrubbery near Green Lake, where the people who left it there had hoped to go back…

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August 24, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Sunday Memo: Gas prices are high … Outrage at pooh smells … Sounders to play Timbers

Gas price here are higher than in other parts of the country. Duh. There are several factors. Find out what they are in this piece by Seattle Times business reporter Angel González. Where’s that smell coming from? Who can pass up a story with the headline: West Seattle rabble-rouser…

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August 14, 2014 at 7:26 AM

Thursday Memo: Police clear Beast … We like winners … Pave paradise? Developing controversy

Innocent Beast: Bellevue Police have cleared Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch of all allegations. The statement from the BPD Wednesday night read: “The Bellevue Police Department has determined that Marshawn Lynch was not involved in last weekend’s property damage and assault case in any way. This case remains an open and active…

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July 27, 2014 at 8:44 AM

Sunday Memo: Man at party drowns in Snohomish River … Bertha repair hits snag … Marshawn Lynch poll

Young man missing, likely drowned in Snohomish River: The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says the 21-year-old man was in a canoe that capsized after midnight as he and others were being ferried to a party on a sandbar in the river. The search for the man was to resume this morning. No one…

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July 14, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Monday Memo: Fire along I-5 … Sounders clearcut Timbers … Gun laws

Brush fire headache: Here’s hoping you didn’t get caught in the traffic tie-up caused by the brush fire that charred a hillside along northbound I-5 near SeaTac overnight. Sounders get it done: They beat archrival Portland Timbers last night 2-0 at CenturyLink Field before a crowd of 64,207. Speaking of soccer: Some…

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July 10, 2014 at 6:17 AM

Thursday Memo: Long wait for pot … Costco book controversy … Sounders win

Long wait for pot: It could be at least a month before the retail marijuana supply catches up with demand. Retailers are in limbo until then. Costco CEO says: Controversy about a conservative book that was removed from stores is overblown. Sounders win: The soccer boys toppled the Timbers in…

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July 6, 2014 at 9:06 AM

Sunday Memo: Tablet as laptop? … Pot for sale … That ‘peeping drone’

Can tablets with keyboard covers sub for a laptop? A reviewer tries out the Lumia 2520 and Surface Pro 3, both with covers that extend the value of the device. The retail sale of recreational pot gets rolling Tuesday and you may have questions about that, given that voters approved Initiative 502 some 20…

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June 28, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Saturday Memo: Bridge, road closures … Thousands to marry Monday … Sounders, Mariners play

Weather: Expect lower temperatures through the weekend with some showers here and there. However, in accordance with time-honored Seattle tradition, you can look forward to sunnier skies this time next week, right around the Fourth of July. National Weather Service forecast Traffic: The Highway 520 bridge is closed again this weekend, and you’ll…

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May 12, 2014 at 7:17 AM

Monday Memo: Fire pit, gas line, boom … Pilot brothers in 80s missing … Great weather

Good sunny Monday. Some news this morning: Fire pit explodes, man flies: It happened Saturday in Spokane. No wonder. The pit was built over a natural-gas line. … The blast was so powerful, it blew a man against a fence. Fortunately he suffered only minor injures. By the way, it was his birthday. Airborne brothers…

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May 4, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Sunday Memo: Are unions back? … Three motorcyclists killed … Sounders, Reign on top

Unions are back: So says columnist Danny Westneat who notes that it’s possible the death of unions in the private-sector has been greatly exaggerated because all of a sudden, they’re back. Not in a big way, but he has some darn interesting numbers you might want to look at. Motorcycle tragedy: Three motorcyclists…

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