Today we’re wishing a happy retirement to Tucker, a dog that can smell orca poop a nautical mile away. He’s been the University of Washington’s “number-one dog for locating killer whale number twos,” which is helping researchers figure out why orcas are having trouble reproducing, writes Seattle Met. We hope Tucker enjoys his extra free time now that he’s off-doodie.
Speaking of taking care of our orcas, there’s a new electric ferry coming to Skagit County that’ll keep them safe and cut emissions. Cool stuff, Washington. 👏 Now for what the humans are up to…
Seattle’s August primary was intense. In fact, we saw the largest voter turnout for an off-year primary in at least 20 years! Now onto the next steps. There’s lively debate happening between our two mayoral candidates, voter registration deadlines are in October, and those democracy vouchers? It’s a good time to turn ‘em in if you haven’t already. We put together this quick read that has everything you need to know about what comes next.
🍷 Delicious Food & Wine for a Good Cause Enjoy small plates from signature Seattle restaurants at Millionair Club Charity's 4th Annual Chef Showcase & Employment Excellence Awards!
🛍 8/24: So Bazaar Night Market in Redmond
👋 8/24: ALL Young Professionals Network 2017 — PARTNER EVENT
🍃 8/25: Free entry to national parks
🌲 8/25: Free entry to state parks
🎬 8/25: Outdoor Cinema: Juno + Kimya Dawson!
🍻 8/26: Belltown Crush Block Party
🚚 8/26: 2017 Everett Food Truck Festival
🏘 8/26: Urbanist & AIA Walking Tour – Central Area Restructuring
🍴 8/27: CLS 2017: Banh Mi Fest!
🏷 8/27: Capitol Hill Community Garage Sale Day
Three urban explorers with a Denver-based site called Dirt Road Travels are sweeping through Seattle this week, hitting a ton of spots for a city guide they’ll publish soon. Want to see what these newbies make of your city? Follow along on our Instagram, where they’ll be posting their adventures over the next couple days.
Have fun out there. — The Evergrey
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