We'll Always Have Those 11 Minutes: A Twitter employee deactivated the president's Twitter account for 11 minutes on his or her last day. "The deactivation Thursday sparked deep and troubling questions about who has access to the president's personal account, @realDonaldTrump, and the power that access holds," the Washington Post reports. Donald Trump, however, has had access to Twitter since Inauguration Day, which has also sparked deep and troubling questions.
Trump Says He Doesn't Remember the Meeting at Heart of Russia Probe: This is the meeting in which foreign policy aide George Papadopoulos told federal investigators that he offered to connect Trump and Vladimir Putin. "It was a very unimportant meeting. It took place a long time ago. I don't remember much about it," Trump told reporters.
Daylight Savings Time Ends on Sunday: You'll get an extra hour of sleep!
No More Teens Waiting for Trial in Adult Jail: Dow Constantine signed an order stopping the practice of housing teens charged as adults in the Regional Justice Center in Kent while they wait for their trial dates. A week ago, four teens placed in solitary confinement at the adult jail while waiting for their trials sued the county over its policy.
Another State Legislator Accused of Sexual Harassment: The AP reported on Wednesday that three women had accused former Democratic state rep Brendan Williams of sexual harassment and assault while he held office.
Reaction to Urquhart: KING 5's Elisa Hahn writes that most of the criticism King County Sheriff John Urquhart is facing doesn't have to do with the fact of a second sexual misconduct allegation, but instead how he has handled the two allegations against him.
Here's Who Rescinded Their Endorsement: We're keeping a running list.
City Sues Skate Shop for Building a Skate Park in the Middle of Greenlake without Permission: On Duck Island, to be specific. A spokeswoman for the Seattle parks department said that there was brush removal, tree removal, shoreline erosion, and debris in the water as a result. Duck Island is for the birds, the city says, not sk8ers.
No One's Selling Houses, Which Keeps Home Prices High: The Seattle Times reports that Seattle homeowners who don't sell their houses are keeping home prices high. If they want to stay in the area, they'd have to buy at similarly high prices, and some are hoping to increase profits even more by continuing to wait.
Mayor Tim Burgess's Sub for a Head Tax Isn't Very Popular: Burgess, who told Amazon he wasn't swiping left on the multi-billion dollar corporation, says a head tax on corporations would be bad for business. His plan to tax short-term rentals instead is receiving criticism.
Seattle Aquarium Takes in Sickly Sea Turtle: When temperatures get cold, sea turtles can get confused and hypothermic. That's what happened to sea turtle Coral, who was stranded on an Oregon beach and sent to the Seattle Aquarium to recover.