"WE KNOW ABOUT THIS." Spotted by a passenger aboard an Alaska Airlines flight bound for Seattle. The airline has since apologized for any trauma caused to customers.
Seattle's own statue of Vladimir Lenin gets a holiday makeover. The statue, which originally stood in Poprad, Czechoslovakia, was purchased from city officials by a Washingtonian for $13,000, and brought to Seattle in 1994. It now stands in the Fremont neighborhood, and is even known to cross-dress for Gay Pride Week,