It’s the first official day of summer. The summer solstice has arrived….it occurs when the Sun reaches both its highest and northernmost points in the sky. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan says she’s marching in this weekend’s Pride Parade…Seattle Pride Parade: Featuring show stopping floats and costumes, the 44th annual parade will wind through Seattle’s downtown and end near Seattle Center. It’s expected to take about 2.5 hours. Sunday, June 24; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 4th Avenue and Union Street, Seattle. Free. MARINERS lose a 7-5 heartbreaker to the YANKEES in the bottom of the 9th.