Fourth of July http://kplu.org en Go Fourth And Have Fun Today! Here's How http://kplu.org/post/go-fourth-and-have-fun-today-heres-how <p>In honor of American independence, we’ve taken the liberty (sorry) of putting together this list of things to do this Fourth of July. The list is, by no means, comprehensive. If you know of a celebration we missed, please let us know in the comment section below.</p><p><b>Seattle</b></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Ed Ronco 17567 at http://kplu.org Go Fourth And Have Fun Today! Here's How Big Seattle 4th of July fireworks show on again http://kplu.org/post/big-seattle-4th-july-fireworks-show-again <p></p><p>Seattle’s July Fourth Fireworks show won’t be going dark this year after all. Just a few weeks ago the summer display was scuttled for lack of funding. But now the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce says local companies are stepping up to revive the show, and put it on solid footing for the near future.</p><p>Chamber leaders say most of the donors have promised to keep the money coming for three years or more, ending what Chamber president Maud Daudon called “the springtime ritual of guessing whether there will be a fireworks show or not.”</p><p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:54:57 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 8515 at http://kplu.org Big Seattle 4th of July fireworks show on again Mayor reignites Seattle fireworks plans http://kplu.org/post/mayor-reignites-seattle-fireworks-plans <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;">Seattle Mayor Mike </span>McGinn<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"> says the city may have a big fireworks display this Fourth of July after all.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p>McGinn says the city is working with the Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce and Seafair on a sustainable fireworks plan.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:24:37 +0000 The Associated Press 8363 at http://kplu.org Mayor reignites Seattle fireworks plans Average July 4th: sunnier and warmer than you might think http://kplu.org/post/average-july-4th-sunnier-and-warmer-you-might-think <p>The weather for the 4<sup>th</sup> of July this year is looking pretty good, with scattered clouds in the forecast and highs in the low seventies.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>That&rsquo;s actually pretty typical, says Carl Carniglia with the national weather service in Seattle.&nbsp; He looked back at local statistics from the late 1800s to the present and found the historical data contradicts the cliché of rainy weather for Independence day.</p><p> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 22:10:58 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2002 at http://kplu.org Average July 4th: sunnier and warmer than you might think What fireworks can you use? In some cities: None http://kplu.org/post/what-fireworks-can-you-use-some-cities-none <p>Here comes that day that cats and dogs really hate, but most American humans love!</p><p>Yes, it&rsquo;s time for burning, smoking and exploding devices used for celebrating the Fourth of July. It is also time for the many reminders and warnings about what fireworks you can use, how dangerous they are and where you can or can&rsquo;t use them (should you really feel like you have to).</p><p> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 20:21:10 +0000 Jake Ellison & Bellamy Pailthorp 1999 at http://kplu.org What fireworks can you use? In some cities: None