May 16, 2024 - News

Morning Buzz: Cooldown coming

Seagulls fly with Seattle's skyline in the background.

Seagulls dive at a boat leaving Seattle. Photo: Joel W. Rogers/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images

🌡️ Temperatures in Seattle will drop a solid 10° into the mid-60s today thanks to a cold front that will make for a cooler weekend with highs in the lower 60s. (Fox 13)

🚔 Despite holding no public hearing on the measure, the Seattle City Council voted 8-1 to approve a new contract with the Seattle Police Officers Guild.

  • The agreement raises wages for the police force retroactively, increasing the annual starting salary for officers from $83,000 to more than $102,000. (KING 5)

🏫 Several University of Washington buildings were tagged with pro-Palestinian messages, a "major escalation" of protester activity, according to an internal email from a school administrator. (Seattle Times)

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