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November 28, 2014 at 9:15 PM

Retreating from the rain

Posted by Katie G. Cotterill

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Parking pass attendants Brian Tomaso, left, and Allen Curiel have a shelter and found umbrella at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila during Friday's heavy rains. Parking was for the collegiate showcase soccer tournament.

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Less hardy than the soccer players on the field, spectators at the collegiate showcase soccer tournament huddle in a door of the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila Friday.

November 27, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Early Holiday Shoppers

Posted by Erika Schultz

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Customers, including Rachana Yaim and Natalie Sou, center, wait outside of Sears at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, Wash. Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. The store opened on Thanksgiving at 6 p.m., with a line of customers hoping to get special deals on merchandise. Yaim and Sou visited Sears with family members and hoped to get specials on winter coats, gloves and scarves.

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Sears employee Adisa Dzamalija, second from right, holds the door open for crowds in line at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, Washington Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014.

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Holland Hornaday, 8, and her aunt Mary Fell, shop for school clothes at the Alderwood Mall Sears in Lynnwood, Washington.

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Julie Straith, of Edmonds, Washington, waits for her husband to help load a new HD flat screen television at the Alderwood Mall Sears in Lynnwood, Wash. Straith said the purchase was "unexpected," but couldn't resist saving $150 on the original price.

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Valerie Wiegele, of Maltby, Washington, and her mother Mary Neufeld pay for their items at the Alderwood Mall Sears in Lynnwood, Wash. As Wiegel finished Thanksgiving dinner, Neufeld got in line at 4:15 p.m. to get a jump on the sales. They purchased toolboxes that were marked down $200, as well as other items.

November 27, 2014 at 7:20 PM

Beach tradition for Thanksgiving

Posted by ERIKA SCHULTZ

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Lauren Strand, center wearing hood, and Laura Chambers, wearing beanie, talk during Thanksgiving dinner with friends Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 on the beach at Golden Gardens park. It was the second year the group celebrated Thanksgiving at the beach. They warmed their ham, beans, stuffing and asparagus by the campfire. "We want to make our own tradition," said Jessica Calderon, not pictured.

November 27, 2014 at 7:08 PM

Plenty of Trees to Trim

Posted by Ellen M. Banner

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Robby Marx, manager at West Seattle Produce on 4721 Fauntleroy Way S.W., places the first load of 250 trees delivered to the market Wednesday afternoon. Noble, Frasier, Douglas, Grand and Norman fir trees will be on sale from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. seven days a week until Christmas.

November 27, 2014 at 6:55 PM

Serving Up Thanks with Song and Dance

Posted by Ken Lambert

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After a Thanksgiving Day brunch of eggs, biscuits and gravy, Julie Allen, at center in hat, dances with her nine-year-old daughter Ne'Iani AllenBailey at Hope Place Women and Children's Shelter, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Seattle. They dance with a volunteer group of singers from White Center Alofa Tunoa Youth Ministry. The shelter will later serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal. The shelter is part of Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, which said it will serve 1500 people Thanksgiving day meals at five shelter locations in the greater Seattle area.

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Helen Whipple, a staff cook at Hope Place Women and Children's Shelter, bakes cookies for Thanksgiving day dinner, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Seattle.

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Two of eight 12 pound donated turkeys at Hope Place Women and Children's Shelter, to be served for Thanksgiving day dinner, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Seattle.

November 25, 2014 at 7:24 PM

A social exhibit

Posted by Colin Diltz

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Snowie Leshchinsky gazes at Adolf Schreyer's oil painting 'The Burning Stable' at the Frye Art Museum on a recent day. The painting is part of #SocialMedium, a crowd-curated exhibit where 4,468 people voted on social media for their favorite artworks from the Frye Founding Collection. The exhibit includes the top-voted paintings, comments from citizen curators and links for the public to add their own thoughts online.

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Felix Leshchinsky and his daughter Snowie Leshchinsky take in artwork at the #SocialMedium exhibit the Frye Art Museum. The exhibit also encourages attendees share photos on Twitter and Instagram with the tag #SocialMedium, and the messages will be shared in real time on the gallery monitor.

November 25, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Third annual WildLights at Woodland Park Zoo

Posted by Colin Diltz

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Woodland Park Zoo's WildLights had a test run on Tuesday evening. The third annual winter lights festival opens on Friday November 28 and will remain open through January 4, except on December 24 and 25. It is open 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly. Over 600,000 energy-efficient LED lights recreate wild animals and exotic destinations from across the globe.

November 24, 2014 at 7:18 PM

An Early Jump On Ski Season

Posted by Erika Schultz

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Brady Hastings, 21, of Everett launches off a jump at Stevens Pass ski resort Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Hastings and two friends created the jump during their first trip up the mountain this season. "I just want to fly," Hastings said. The resort, which hasn't officially opened, reported 24-inches of base snow depth as of Monday, and 19-inches of new snowfall in the last 48 hours. However, snow enthusiasts were hiking up the resort's hillsides to enjoy the new snow.

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Ellen Trittel, 4, of New Orleans, plays in the snow for the first time with her aunt Danica Macy, of Kirkland, at Stevens Pass Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Trittel's family built a snowman and played in the winter atmosphere Monday afternoon.

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Three skiers maneuver through Stevens Pass ski resort Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. The resort, which hasn't officially opened, reported 24-inches of base snow depth as of Monday, and 19-inches of new snowfall in the last 48 hours. For information on the resort's opening date go to www.stevenspass.com.

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