Local NewsPhoto & Video Wedding kisses for old year, new Originally published January 4, 2016 at 8:08 pmUpdated January 4, 2016 at 8:17 pm Groom Eric Balentine kisses his bride, Christin Haehl, as Molly Magee holds the veil during a wedding portrait session by La Vie Photo at Seattle City Hall at sunset on New Year’s Eve. Haehl said having their wedding at the Arctic Club on New Year’s Eve covered all of the bases — dancing, drinking, getting dressed up and being with friends and family. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times) A couple rings in the New Year with a wedding. Share story By Erika SchultzSeattle Times staff photographer Related Stories Resurgent hate groups have long history in Washington state, Northwest August 19, 2017 In bid for sales-tax increase, Prop. 1 sunk by Seattle suburbs August 18, 2017 Helmets may be Seattle law, but many bike-share riders don’t wear them August 19, 2017 Insurance lawyers’ new findings increase arguments in case of Bertha machine breakdown August 19, 2017 More Photo Galleries On the move in Kirkland Seattle dry streak ends: It actually, finally rained — a little Teams compete at International Dota 2 Championships in Seattle Erika Schultz View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.