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.

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Traffic backups already forming in Oregon 4 days before eclipse | KOMO News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Traffic is already a headache in central Oregon as thousands of people arrive before Monday’s total solar eclipse.Traffic was backed up early Thursday on U.S. Highway 26 near of Prineville, the last town before the turnoff for an eclipse-themed festival that’s expected to attract 30,000 people in a remote area with narrow, one-lane roads.

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Mystery around 2 classic Seattle movie theaters suddenly closing | MyNorthwest.com

Two classic Seattle movie theaters suddenly closed this week and patrons aren’t sure if the business owners are being straight with them about why.

The Guild 45th Theatre and the Seven Gables Theatre closed on Monday to the surprise of employees and management. The two movie houses are owned by Landmark Theatres. A Landmark representative provided a statement to MyNorthwest but declined to comment beyond that.

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‘We will not ‘keep clam’ about this’: Ivar’s losing its prime location at Sea-Tac Airport | KOMO

SEA-TAC AIRPORT, Wash. – Ivar’s Seafood Bar is losing its central terminal location at Sea-Tac Airport.The Port staff have decided not to renew our lease out there at Sea-Tac, Ivar’s president Bob Donegan said Thursday. But, the Port of Seattle said the restaurant’s 10-year lease for that location expired in 2015, and had been on hold for the last two years.

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Report: Seahawks signing Colin Kaepernick? Not right now | seattlepi.com

Colin Kaepernick is among the free agent quarterbacks the Seahawks may add this offseason, but if there is a deal to be done with the former San Francisco 49er, it won’t happen in the immediate future, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The Seahawks are seemingly the only team to express any legitimate interest in signing Kaepernick, whose National Anthem protest last season drew national attention and transformed him into a polarizing figure.

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[Ed.: Whew, my Seattle Seahawk jerseys are safe from the flames. They will not be torched, at least “Not Right Now”.]

Search resumes for teen presumed drowned in Snoqualmie River | KOMO News

NORTH BEND, Wash. — Rescue workers returned to the south fork of the Snoqualmie River on Monday to search for a 16-year-old boy presumed to have drowned there. The King County Sheriff’s Office says the boy went missing Sunday after swimming with friends. Emergency crews searched for the teen at Olallie State Park on Sunday but suspended the search as night fell.

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Cheney’s Wild Bill’s Longbar doubles as Wyoming in romantic thriller “The Purple Rose” | The Spokesman-Review

Bright and early Wednesday morning, far outside of normal business hours, Wild Bill’s Longbar in Cheney was packed, not with students from nearby Eastern Washington University, but by the cast and crew of “The Purple Rose,” a romantic thriller that’s being filmed there.

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