The Susan G. Komen organization announced Wednesday it will fund $600,000 in grants for breast-cancer research at two Washington institutions. The funding will go toward investigating inherited breast cancer, novel therapies and disease recurrence by searchers at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center. The grants are three of more than 50…More
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Still closed: Both directions of the Highway 520 floating bridge and all ramps between Montlake Boulevard in Seattle and I-405 in Bellevue are closed until 5 a.m. Monday for construction work. What’s cooking: In Fremont today, it’s barbecue. The Fremont BBQ Extravaganza, touted as Seattle’s largest BBQ competition, runs from 10 a.m. to 11…More
Weather: Sunday was a keeper! Except for having to do yard work, of course. Did anyone go hiking? Fishing? Today’s weather will be great. Well, not so much. Looking out the window, it’s raining and the high will be just 56 degrees. Not much warmer Tuesday, and drizzly. Ditto for Wednesday and…More
About 8,500 people walked and ran in Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, 40 percent fewer than last year. The Seattle event raised $1.1 million for breast-cancer research and health services, half a million dollars less than in 2011. Officials blame the controversy over Komen’s decision earlier this year to cut off funding…More
Weather: We might catch a break from the rain today and see a bit of sunshine this afternoon, with highs in the low 60s. But don’t expect any potentially good weather to stick around, as more rain is expected throughout the region on Monday. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The 520 bridge…More