Most suburban school ballot measures passing: Several school districts outside of Seattle are awaiting final ballot results from special elections held Tuesday. Most bond measures were passing in early returns — some by narrow margins.
Strong winds causing power outages: Some 5,000 Seattle City Light customers were without power this morning as winds gusting to 40 miles per hour blew through the Seattle area. Other outages are reported in Pierce and Thurston counties.
The exodus of tens of thousands of Muslims from Central African Republic amounts to "ethnic cleansing," a top U.N. official and Amnesty International said Wednesday. The rights group warned that the sectarian bloodshed now underway despite the presence of thousands of peacekeepers is a "tragedy of historic proportions."
There was a first-time winner on Sunday in the Guess the UW contest, which was, well, a first in quite some time. After a three-game run of multiple winners, clarence trent bowtie broke the streak with a winning prediction: Colorado 84, Washington 67. The Huskies lost 91-65.
Speculation abounds the mammoth tusk found at a South Lake Union construction site is a remnant of a prehistoric tunneling project. This would take a lot of pressure off a contemporary cousin, that white elephant Bertha.
%%%0a6cd0425d0f9e5007c73ad096298634%%%Many salmon anglers planning on heading to the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby this Saturday through Monday (Feb. 15-17) are gathering fishing intel on where the best and biggest hatchery chinook will likely occur.