Report: Irish police asked to investigate Ed Murray’s time in Ireland | MyNorthwest.com

Police in Ireland received a request to investigate whether any allegations were made against former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray while he lived overseas.

Source: Report: Irish police asked to investigate Ed Murray’s time in Ireland

[Editor’s Note: Given the avalanche of allegations against Murray, I’m sure it will not be a surprise to learn that there were allegations and the likely victim is a kid with either a checkered past or family instability. The mold has been cast.]

‘It’s never too late to say we’re sorry’: Seattle leaders respond to Amazon plans to establish second HQ outside its hometown | Geekwire

Amazon announced plans early Thursday morning to open a second headquarters “fully equal” to its Seattle home, calling on local governments across North America to submit proposals. The news immediately ignited speculation that the e-commerce giant is outgrowing its hometown and introduced questions about whether Amazon’s complex relationship with Seattle is to blame.

Source: ‘It’s never too late to say we’re sorry’: Seattle leaders respond to Amazon plans to establish second HQ outside its hometown

Here are the largest wildfires in Washington state, Oregon | Seattle Times

Continued dry weather and wind are contributing to the growth of wildfires in Washington and Oregon, which have threatened homes, prompted evacuations, closed some popular ski resorts and hiking trains and caused the governor of Washington to declare a state of emergency.

Source: Here are the largest wildfires in Washington state, Oregon

Evergreen State College faces $2.1M budget shortfall, cites enrollment drop, issues layoff notices | The College Fix

Administrators at The Evergreen State College have announced that the embattled school faces a massive $2.1 million budget shortfall due in part to a drop in enrollment, and the institution has already handed out some temporary layoff notices as officials grapple with balancing the books.

Source: Evergreen State College faces $2.1M budget shortfall, cites enrollment drop, issues layoff notices – The College Fix

Officers arrest 3 suspects after 3 pot shops broken into in Kitsap County | Q13 FOX News

BREMERTON, Wash. — Deputies arrested three people suspected of breaking into three marijuana businesses overnight in Kitsap County. According to the sheriff’s office, witnesses saw a car fleeing the scene of one of the burglaries and called 911. Dispatchers sent police to the location of the speeding car. Deputies began pursuing the car which then crashed in a ditch at Highway 16 and Tremont Avenue in Port Orchard.

Source: Officers arrest 3 suspects after 3 pot shops broken into in Kitsap County | Q13 FOX News

Here are some of the best places to see Monday’s solar eclipse in Seattle | KOMO News

SEATTLE – Seattle many not be in the path of totality, but we’ll still have a pretty good view of Monday’s solar eclipse, and some of the best places to watch throughout the Seattle area are hosting viewing parties. The Pacific Science Center will have telescopes and glasses ready for guests starting 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Source: Here are some of the best places to see Monday’s solar eclipse in Seattle

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered a long-lost World War II warship | The Verge

On July 30th, 1945, a Japanese submarine launched a pair of torpedoes at the USS Indianapolis, sinking it in minutes and resulting in the greatest loss of life in the history of the US Navy. Since then, the final resting place of the ship has been a mystery, until Friday. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen announced that a team onboard his research vessel Petrel located the ship over 18,000 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

Source: Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered a long-lost World War II warship | The Verge

Two principals fired, 13 faculty quit at Eastside Catholic | KIRO-TV

A big shakeup happened at Eastside Catholic after two principals were fired and 13 faculty members quit in protest. School is supposed to start August 23, but school events, including freshman orientation, were postponed.

Eastside Catholic updated its website announcing Father William Heric, the school’s chaplain, as the interim president on Thursday. The change was posted the day after the school had a meeting with parents.

Source: Two principals fired, 13 faculty quit at Eastside Catholic | KIRO-TV

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