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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
[Ed.: Whew, my Seattle Seahawk jerseys are safe from the flames. They will not be torched, at least “Not Right Now”.]
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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After a two-week hiatus service on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train resumes Wednesday morning from Seattle to Los Angeles.