The Agony of Defeat: Apparently, there's an Olympics going on somewhere with a giant ferris wheel (no, not Seattle), and a bunch of Americans are big, silver-encrusted losers.
But It's Okay When Democrats Do It: Suzan DelBene contributes another $400,000 to her own campaign, bringing her total to $2.4 million for the primary alone. Not that she's trying to buy an election or anything.
It's the End of the World as We Know It. Koch-funded climate change denier Richard Muller has changed his mind. And yeah, humans are responsible.
First Rule of Urban Living: Never Make Eye Contact. A gun battle and car chase led to a three car collision on I-5 near Boeing field after two men made eye contact at a festival in Seward Park.
Garbage In, Garbage Still In: Still no agreement as a Teamsters strike against Waste Management enters its sixth day, interrupting recycling and garbage collection in parts of King and Snohomish counties.
Those Non-Union South Carolinians Sure Do Know How to Build an Airplane: The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating after debris fell from the engines of a new 787, sparking a grassfire that shut down Charleston International Airport for more than an hour. Probably some empty beer cans left in the engine, or something.
How Dare They Attack the First Amendment?! Three local underage girls—two 13-year-olds from Pierce County and a 15-year-old from King—are suing Backpage.com after allegedly being pimped on the online classified website.
A Republican Speaks the Truth: "There are national groups the Republican Party has that are better funded than the Democratic Party and they are going to come in here with a lot of money," says former Washington State Republican Party chair Chris Vance.