Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Yesterday all hell broke loose in Seattle.
There is one spot where you leave I-5 in the middle of Seattle
to get on to I-90 which is the most traveled pass in the state of
A tanker truck full of propane fell over in just the right spot and flooded
I-5 southbound and northbound and the entrance of
I-90 eastbound and westbound was shut down too (with another truck falling over).
Shut them all down. For about 8 hours.
They had to evac the homeless who live under the freeways
and make sure all their fires were extinguished.
Raining, snowing and then lightning hit the Space Needle.
I emailed the Seattle kids and hoped they were all well.
Eldest Son mailed back: "It's the End Times!"
One event made me smile. A taco truck stuck in all this
mess opened up for business and served all their fellow
Space Needle story
Traffic Disaster story here
Monday, February 27, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017
"The ancient bones of the Kennewick Man have been returned to the ground.
Early on Saturday, more than 200 members of five Columbia Plateau tribes and bands gathered at an undisclosed location to lay the remains of the man they call the Ancient One to rest, according to an announcement Sunday by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation."
Link to local story here.
Read more here: http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/article133780309.html#storylink=cpy
Sunday, February 19, 2017
"Senator Ann Rivers, in an effort to recognize “that Sasquatch has made immeasurable contributions to Washington state’s cultural heritage and ecosystem,” filed a bill to designate the monster “as the official cryptid of the state of Washington.”
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Barronelle Stutzman Robert Ingersoll and Curt Freed
Right here, in our town, in SE WA.
The state Supreme Court has upheld the ruling that a business cannot discriminate against people who don't fit your religious views.
Stutzman and her attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom now may consider taking the case to the U.S. Supreme Court for further review.
Facts and history here
Read more here: http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/crime/article133086579.html#storylink=cpy
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
But try posting it the blog - it showed up for me but not for you. I printed this off and scanned it and saved it to my computer. Can you see it now?
Sunday, February 12, 2017
U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell (WA state) want to know what happened to the vanished website, and have asked Education Secretary DeVos to put it back up.
The website was set up under President George W. Bush so educators, advocates and parents could get a "one-stop" explanation on the federal Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), as well as know their rights under the disability law."
Full story here
During confirmation hearings she didn't even know what it was!
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
We live around the base of a small mountain. Much hiking goes on there. The other day a woman and her dog spotted a cougar. The word is animals are getting stressed with our very long winter and continuing snow. We will not tell Abby.