John Haynes, executive director of the unbuilt Tateuchi Center, sits in front of an illustration of the 2,000-seat theater proposed for downtown Bellevue. The former TV executive was brought to Bellevue in 2007 to lead the effort to build the center. A recently created partnership between the city of Bellevue and the center-to-be's board may soon bolster its fundraising campaign.
Seattle police are investigating the conduct of an officer who has written most of the tickets for consuming marijuana in public this year, including some that referred to the City Attorney, an advocate of pot legalization, as “Petey Holmes.”
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Blowing pot smoke toward a bunch of elementary-age kids at the beach is an excellent way to chip away at public support.Jonathan Martin, Opinion Northwest: "Marijuana, parenting and toking in public"
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