Capitol idea: Toppings are placed on a potato in a lunch line during Potato Day on Tuesday at the Capitol in Olympia. Sponsored by the Washington State Potato Commission, an estimated 2,000 potatoes were served as the organization feted the Classic Russet, a spud that was bred from a 1995 research collaboration of Washington State and Oregon State universities, the University of Idaho and the USDA.

Associated Press

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