The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Burning Man isn't what you think
"This is a city with roads, street signs, with a volunteer force of street gas lamp lighters, with public services like coffee and porta potties and sewer trucks and water trucks to douse the roads, all included in the price of your taxes — er, ticket."
Reminder: Highway 99 closed until Wednesday
The closure, which will run from Mercer to Aloha streets, is expected to cause huge delays. Metro is advising riders to use alternate routes.
Tacoma Housing Authority accidentally tows residents' cars
Mixed wires meant the Tacoma Housing Authority accidentally towed five cars from the parking lot of a low-income housing development early Friday morning.
$169 Seattle hot dog breaks world record
Seattle’s Tokyo Dog has earned a Guinness World Record for Juuni Ban dog, which includes Maitake mushrooms, Wagyu beef, foie gras, shaved black truffles, caviar and Japanese mayonnaise.
Huskies pick a starting QB for Hawaii game
It will be sophomore Jeff Lindquist, but the assignment could change after Cyler Miles returns from a one-game suspension.