June

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Guide to Renaissance Festivals in WA

Lords and Ladies! You are invited to join in on the medieval summer festivals in Western Washington! Come for the music, food, jousting and games. Take a step back into Elizabethan history. Here are some of our favorite Renaissance Festivals.

06/07/2012

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Pete Carroll Offers Banks Minicamp Tryout with Seahawks

Brian Banks, 26, has impressed Seattle coach Pete Carroll enough that he got an invitation to participate in a formal tryout next week during Seattle’s mandatory offseason minicamp.

06/07/2012

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Suspect Arrested in Seattle Bicycle Fatality

Police say more than 50 tips from the public helped them track down a driver suspected in a hit-and-run accident that killed a bicycle rider last summer in Seattle.

06/07/2012

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Port of Seattle, Unions Voice Opposition to New NBA Arena

The Port of Seattle, a business association, and the longshoremen union characterized a proposed new events arena in Seattle’s industrial district as a “land grab” that threatens jobs because it could increase traffic and land value.

06/07/2012

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Wild Waves Theme Park and Sleep Country Team Up for Foster Kids

Colored jeans, nautical stripes, neon colors – this year’s fashion trends are fun, bright and sporty. But for foster children who often enter foster care with just the clothes on their back, getting dressed and ready to tackle the day isn’t always easy breezy. Help local foster kids on June 24, and Wild Waves will help you enjoy the day at their Theme Park!

06/07/2012

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Guide to the 31st Annual NW Garlic Festival

Abandon your mouthwash for a weekend and head for the WA coast. Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, it’s time to try chocolate covered garlic, garlic jam and garlic cheese. This is a great FREE family event. You’ll be healthier and happier for it. Remember, it is chic to reek (of GARLIC that is)!

06/06/2012

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Best of Jeffrey Moose Gallery’s Newest Space and Exhibit

Seattle’s Jeffrey Moose Gallery is expanding into a new space in Rainier Square. They are also hosting a beautiful new show “Big Country: Australian Aboriginal Art Coast to Coast” from June 7 – September 1.

06/06/2012

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Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale for Men Starts June 15

Just in time for Father’s Day, the Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale for Men starts Friday, June 15 online and in stores. It’s that time for guys to save on all their favorite brands, and for moms and kids to pick something up for dear old dad.

06/06/2012

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Survivor of Seattle Shooting Out of ICU

The only survivor of last week’s Seattle cafe shooting that left four people dead has been moved out of intensive care at Harborview Medical Center.

06/06/2012

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Former Mariners GM Hal Keller Dies

Hal Keller, a former Seattle Mariners general manager and longtime Texas Rangers executive who helped bring the radar gun to the major leagues, has died. He was 84.

06/05/2012

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