Xfinicky?

That’s Comcastic! The operators of Everett’s Comcast Arena, which struggles to fill available dates with Silvertips hockey, roller derby matches and a sprinkling of pop concerts, announced that the arena’s name is being changed to Xfinity Arena. Xfinity is the brand Comcast uses for its cable, Internet and phone subsidiary.

Other names that were considered but rejected included:

  • American Idol Also-Ran Concert Theatre,
  • Book This Arena For Your Wedding Stadium and
  • Your Service Representative Should Arrive Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Arena.

Ain’t no party like a Neolithic party: Using special radar, researchers have produced maps of buried monuments, a ceremonial pit and a timber building beneath the monoliths of Stonehenge.

Judging by the crushed cans of beer and half-eaten plates of nachos, they also found the first man cave.

Don’t bogart that juice: As marijuana production grows in the state, power planners expect growers to consume enough electricity to run a small city.

Tukwila, the rest of the state has had a vote; we’d like to apologize for the coming black outs, but sacrifices must be made.

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