Seafair fans are lighting up social media with anger and sadness now that the last of Seattle's TV stations to cover the hydroplane races live has moved to a summary and recap show.
KIRO was the last Seattle TV station to carry live coverage of Seafair’s hydroplane races. On Sunday, the 66-year tradition finally ended, citing lackluster viewership.
Instead, the station aired an evening highlights and recap — and some people were furious.
Here’s a sampling of the anger, and some sadness, expressed on social media.