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THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

NOW we get the truly hot weather, just as soon as summer officially starts. You know the advice: wear sunscreen, stay hydrated, don’t lock dogs or babies in the car, avoid “heavy” foods, et al.

WEATHER

Sunny and pushing 75 today; heading toward 90 over the weekend. “We’re havin’ a heat wave…”

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WHAT'S PAST ISN'T PAST

One of the less-remembered tales of WWII was the first foreign attack on the US mainland since the War of 1812. It was 75 years ago this week, when a Japanese submarine fired on Fort Stevens, in southwest Washington along the Columbia River. It resulted in only minor material damage and no injuries. (Feliks Banel) (image: Jessie Wilt, courtesy Gayle Denman)

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'SAY HER NAME'

Nate Gowdy took some dramatic pictures from Tuesday’s Charleena Lyles vigil/march. (via Slog)

“Charleena Lyles needed health care. Instead, she was killed.” (Phillip Atiba Goff and Kim Shayo Buchanan, NYT oped)

Despite recent moves toward police reform, Lyles’ survivors fear they’ll never get justice. (Weekly)

“Police reform was supposed to prevemt Charleena Lyles from dying. We need to know why she did anyway.” (Weekly editorial)

The shooting may illustrate “the potential limits” of police crisis training. (AP)

Ex-police chief Norm Stamper says the shooting “points to larger problems of implicit bias and how police perceive danger on the job.” (KUOW)

The head of the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild says the two officers in the shooting are “very upset,” and will need mental evaluations before they can return to work. (KING)

Seven years after police body cams were first proposed, Seattle still doesn’t have ‘em. (SeaTimes)

King County continues to leave money allocated for crisis-intervention training unspent. (Crosscut)

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ROLIE POLIE OLY

With eight days left before a partial state-government shutdown (the third such brink-of-shutdown in the past four years), Gov. Inslee called a third special session for the deadlocked Legislature. (Weekly) (Joel Connelly) (KIRO-FM)

CITY HALL FOLLIES

One opinion poll shows Mike McGinn and Jenny Durkan leading the mayoral race. Another has Durkan and Jesse Hasegawa in the lead. And current Mayor Ed Murray’s still deciding whether to get back into the race. (KING) (Slog) (PI.com)

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“Seattle-Ready.” That’s the slogan used by the school district’s African American Male Advisory Committee, in its recommendations to ensure these kids graduate with the career skills they’ll need. (South Seattle Emerald)

IN THE RESISTANCE

Author Naomi Klein, in town to speak at the Neptune, wants to remind you that even when the current White House occupant is gone, the ol’ vast right-wing conspiracy behind him will still be around. (Charles Mudede)

An “undocumented” student won a Western Washington U student-government election. But she had to resign the post, because the administration said she couldn’t take on paid work for WWU without official DACA (“Dreamer”) status. (KING)

What can states and cities do to help fight climate change without the feds’ help? (EarthFix via Crosscut)

IN THE ZONE

A poll shows almost half of Seattleites support changing single-family zoning, long considered the “third rail” of Seattle politics. (Slog)

CRIME

A Rat City Rollergirl was charged with stabbing a man after the downtown “anti-Sharia” protest on June 9. (KCPQ)

GAYS OF OUR LIVES

The newest corporate LGBTQ tie-in: McDonald’s “Pride Fries.” (KIRO-TV)

THE BIG A GETS BIGGER

Perhaps Amazon’s “real target” isn’t Whole Foods, or even groceries, but to muscle in on the higher-margin nonfood products sold at supermarkets? (Bloomberg)

THE PLANE TRUTH

We now know a little more about Boeing’s proposed “midsize” 797 jet. (Everett Herald)

The outfit that was going to run luxury charter "air cruises” in a modified 777 suddenly canceled them. (PS Biz Journal)

Cheap fuel prices + big regional growth = record flights in/out of Sea-Tac, pushing the airport to capacity. (KCPQ)

SPORTS

Sounders FC gave up a goal in the fourth minute of second-half extra time, resulting in a 1-1 draw vs. Orlando City FC. At Portland in a US Open Cup match Sunday.

The Mariners clawed their way back to .500 by beating Detroit 7-5. Series concludes tonight.

TODAY

“Day of Action to Prevent a State Government Shutdown.” (Federal Way Celebration Park, 11 am-2 pm)

TONIGHT

“The Me Theme” author Doug Nufer. (Gallery 1412)

“Growing Seattle,” candidate forum on transportation and housing. (Impact Hub)

TechCrunch Startup Pitch-Off. (Showbox Sodo)

Jurassic 5. (Showbox)

Wally Shoup Electric Quartet, Dave Abramson, Phil Wandscher. (Vermillion)

Morning Glory Revival, Shitghost, Fabulous Downey Brothers. (Lo-Fi)

Ex Licks, Bethlehem Steel, Quid Quo, Adult Mauling. (Funhouse)

La Bouche. (Chop Suey)

Rachel Baiman, Ben Hunter/Joe Seamons, Mike Giacolino. (Fremont Abbey)

Vicci Martinez, Norman Baker and the Backroads. (Triple Door)

Ziggy Marley. (Woodland Park Zoo)

Author Naomi Klein on “Resisting Trump’s Shock Doctrine.” (Neptune)

Authors Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee on “A Digitally Powered World.” (Town Hall)

Bibliophilia Storytelling Festival. (Theater Schmeater, thru Sat)

“Trio de Femme: The Girly-esque Show.” (Pocket Theater, thru Fri)

“Weird: A Very Weird Pride Show.” (Kremwerk)

“Real Talk: LGBTQ Conversations for Change.” (Frye Art Museum)

“The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband” novelist Julia Quinn. (Central Library)

“Gender Is a Joke” comedy show. (Rendezvous)

Katya (from “RuPaul’s Drag Race”). (Purr)

Dragapalooza. (SIFF Egyptian)

WORD-O-THE-DAY

“Organelle”

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