Traffic: Remember that the I-90 bridge will close today and Sunday afternoons for Blue Angels performances. (Our Opinion colleagues would like to know: Should tolling on the 520 bridge be suspended while the I-90 spans are closed?) The map and cams.
Not that you needed a reminder, but, yes, it’s Seafair weekend, and that means zooming hydroplanes on Lake Washington and screaming jets overhead. And some other stuff, too. Check here for the highlights, and head over to Seafair’s site for the full schedule and details.
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An SPD officer has been put on leave while the department looks into allegations by fellow officers that the 19-year veteran used excessive force in an incident Thursday night. Our Christine Clarridge has the story.
The city has warned of fines of $500 a day against a West Seattle family over a sandbox that city rules say is too close to a street. The sandbox is located in a “planting strip” between the street and the sidewalk, and the homeowner tells reporter Lynn Thompson it’s not unlike the planter boxes his next-door neighbor has in that space.
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