Apr 29, 2024 - News

Morning Buzz: Waterfront pay up

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⚖️ A group of downtown Seattle property owners must pay the city of Seattle $16 million to fund ongoing construction of the waterfront, per a Washington Court of Appeals ruling. (KING 5)

🗳️ Washington state ranks 10th in the nation for voter turnout, per Census data, with about 59.7% of the 5.51 million state residents who are citizens and of voting age casting a ballot in the 2022 midterms. (The Seattle Times)

🏟️ The Seattle Reign lost 1–0 to the Courage on Saturday, boosting North Carolina into second position in the league's standings and putting Seattle in last place.

  • The Reign have now lost five in a row — the second longest losing streak in club history. But there are still a score of matches ahead. (Sounder at Heart)

Everett city officials are sounding the alarm after three children in four days overdosed on fentanyl, which had been left unsecured inside homes.

  • All three were treated with Narcan. One of the children died while the other two survived, per police and fire department officials. (KUOW)
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