The showers are back today and our gardens will be growing! Did you plant a garden? Here are some news stories that we chatted about on-air today in case you missed it.
- As many as 300,000 people crowded into downtown Seattle for the 44th annual Pride Parade on Sunday. This year’s theme was “The Many Faces of Pride.” The parade started at Fourth Avenue and ended at Second Avenue and Denny Way near Seattle Center, lasting about 2.5 hours. Full Story.
- Today is the nine-month anniversary of the Hurricane Maria, there are still thousands of Americans who don’t have electricity in remote parts of Puerto Rico. It’s the largest blackout in US history. It’s the second-largest power outage in the world on record. Full Story.
- Washington State Patrol troopers will be looking for drivers who don’t move over when passing stopped emergency vehicles or a work zone. According to the State Patrol, the “Move Over Law” applies to approaching emergency zones. The law was recently updated and now includes work zones. It requires that vehicles approaching an emergency or work zone should proceed with caution, slow down, and if safe, move over or change lanes. Full Story.
- A search is underway to rescue 12 teenage soccer players and their coach who are thought to be trapped in a cave in northern Thailand. Full Story.
- A viral fundraiser established to help one migrant family separated at the border continues to shatter records, pouring millions of dollars in donations to a small south Texas nonprofit.
- Navy officer deployed overseas surprises sister at graduation. Full Story.