Jon Bauer, Herald staff
They’re one-size-fits-all: The state Supreme Court called the state Legislature on the carpet Wednesday to explain why it hasn’t moved more quickly to make necessary compromises and fully fund education as the court had mandated in a 2012 ruling. The court stopped short of holding the Legislature in contempt.
Instead, the justices took the less expensive route of ordering 147 dunce caps for every senator and representative.
Rodent or breakfast cereal: State wildlife agents shot and killed four nutria — invasive non-beneficial rodents about the size of beavers — that had infested a lake near the state Capitol in Olympia.
Voters will have to use nonlethal means to remove an infestation of invasive non-beneficial legislators in the state Capitol, itself.
We are not amused: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II told the U.S. ambassador that she finds the obsession with “selfie” photographs and mobile phones disconcerting and that she misses “eye contact.”
“I did warn you,” Prince Charles told his mother, “that it was a bad idea to hand out iPhones to your corgis.”