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- We’ve had one of the driest Mays on record which means the state is preparing for a tough wildfire season for Western Washington. Aaron Schmidt with the Department of Natural Resources explains more in a Facebook video with Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz.
- When will we get our normal lanes into downtown Seattle? Washington State Department of Transportation spokesperson Tom Pearce said it’s going to stay that way through the summer, and it is possible it could carry on longer,” he said. “We’re going to keep an eye on it and make adjustments as necessary.” Full Story
- Will the Triple Crown be claimed by Justify? The race horse has been given the Number 1 position for the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
- UW Women’s Softball team finished strong, even if with tears, as they lost to Florida State last night 8 to 3. Well done, making it all the way to the National Championship!
- The Guatemalan volcano is serving as a warning for those in the shadow of Mount Rainier. Preparation is in effect for reacting if it does happen here. Full story.
- By now you’ve heard that Howard Schultz is stepping down as executive chairman of Starbucks. Whether or not rumors that he may try run for President are true still remains to be seen. Full story.