Patas monkey dies at Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo staff euthanized T.C., a 14-year-old male patas monkey, following a “sudden and severe decline in health due to congestive heart failure.” Patas monkeys can live 15 to 20 years in the wild and more than 20 years in zoos. “The degree of heart failure was severe and the quality of this monkey’s […]

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Low tide walks this weekend

It’s another very low tide this weekend, so if you’ve ever wondered what seastars eat, why barnacles stand on their heads and how moon snails lay their eggs, ask the Seattle Aquarium beach naturalists on hand at Golden Gardens and Carkeek Park from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. If you can’t make […]

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The weekend events calendar

– Tonight (Friday) from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. is the “Third Friday art show” at the Phinney Neighborhood Association blue building. – Saturday is the 8th annual Ballard Art-in-the Garden at the Ballard P-Patch on the corner of 85th and 25th Ave NW. More info on BallardGardenParty.com. – Also on Saturday is Grace-a-palooza, a […]

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Scooter crash on 8th Ave.

With high gas prices, we’ve seen a lot more scooters on the road lately. Shortly after 8 a.m. today, a woman crashed her scooter on 8th Ave. near 73rd St. Witnesses said her bike simply flipped. The woman was able to tell them her back hurt. Paramedics put her on a spine board and transported […]

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