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Eye On Olympia


Today we'll take a short respite from political stuff to briefly note the general wailing, rending of garments and gnashing of teeth in Puget Sound over the fact that, gasp, for the next couple of days, temperatures are expected to soar into the 90s!

"If you want to cool off, you'd better to go Spokane," one Seattle radio DJ said Friday morning. Weather forecasters have been trumpeting warnings about this looming heat wave for days.

A slightly different variation on the drama will likely be repeated in about six months, when Puget Sound experiences one of its twice-yearly snowfalls...

Short takes and breaking news from the Washington Legislature and the state capital.