News Bites

One-Sentence Stories February 2014

A (really) brief recap of the news you might have missed

By Zosha Millman February 1, 2014 Published in the February 2014 issue of Seattle Met

Seafair attendance was down 27 percent last year, so the Navy will bring back the Blue Angels and all their noise for the next two years. 


After a series of cigarette heists from local convenience stores, police busted the 54-year-old suspected thief—with 137 packs in his backpack. 


To compete with the black market and fully satisfy Seattle’s tokers, city attorney Pete Holmes says the city will need at least 50 legal pot stores. 





In addition to finding a huge footprint at Mount Rainier, Bigfoot enthusiasts allegedly caught the cryptid on thermal camera in Grays Harbor.




Seattle’s chamber of commerce learned a valuable lesson about stock photography after using a picture of an Airbus jetliner in a pro-Boeing ad in The Seattle Times. 


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