Candace Heckman of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer was at the Friday night public tribute for Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley held at Seattle Center’s International Fountain. Layne’s father, Jim Elmer said of his son, “Layne was a hell of a guy. I’ve watched him outside of concerts sign hundreds and hundreds of autographs. I’d say, ‘C’mon, let’s go already,’ but he’d stay for the longest time. He didn’t want to turn anybody down.” Read more.