From this year's Washington edition:
- Number of people working in the insurance industry in Washington state: 49,445.
- Their payroll: $3.2 billion.
- Premium taxes paid: $406 million
- Premiums: About $19 billion.
A front bringing heavier rain will arrive late Saturday... with significant precipitation continuing Sunday and Monday.Because of the long dry spell, forecasters say, flooding is unlikely. But rivers are expected to rise sharply.
Rainfall amounts during the period from Saturday afternoon through Monday evening will likely be around 3 to 8 inches in the mountains... with the heaviest precipitation over the Olympics and north Cascades. The snow level will be mainly around 10000 feet.
Rainfall over the western Washington lowlands will probably range from 2 to 4 inches along the coast and 1 to 2 inches over the interior lowlands.
It was life insurance in the form of autographs.
"If they did not return from the moon, their families could sell them — to not just fund their day-to-day lives, but also fund their kids' college education and other life needs," (space historian Robert) Pearlman said.
The life insurance autographs were not needed. Armstrong and Aldrin walked on the moon and came home safely. They signed probably tens of thousands more autographs for free.
Dick was the beloved patriarch of his large family. He was a devoted and proud husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great-great grandfather.A private service is planned at a later date.
He leaves behind a legacy of integrity, hard work, humor, unconditional love, and pure enjoyment of the good things in life. He will be greatly missed by all who were lucky enough to know him. Dad, you were unforgettable.