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  • tobacco, smoking ban Dori Monson

    Dori: Politicians would rather buy votes than prevent cancer

    The American Cancer Society gave Washington an F when it comes to tobacco-related cancer prevention. Dori points out that politicians are only spending a small fraction of the dollars they promised they would fighting tobacco companies.
  • rally Local News

    3 arrests at pro-gun rally in Seattle

    Patriot Prayer, a group founded by Joey Gibson, hosted a pro-gun “Liberty or Death” rally Saturday afternoon by Seattle City Hall.
  • orca Local News

    Ailing orca whale to get dewormer, antibiotic

    The sick orca -- J50 -- has a parasite not uncommon to killer whales and other marine animals, according to NOAA.
  • shooting Local News

    Police: 2 injured in U-District shooting

    Seattle police are investigating a shooting that injured two people on Friday night at a house party in the University District.
  • showbox Tom and Curley

    The Showbox vs housing: Does preservation hurt housing, violate rights?

    Preserving The Showbox may make people feel good in the short-term, but there are long-term implications for housing and owners’ rights.
  • Clippy MyNorthwest Blog

    Love him, hate him - just don't blame the Bellevue artist who created Clippy

    Clippy was an animated paperclip ready to help users of Microsoft Office in the early years of personal computers. He was perhaps mocked as much as he was helpful. But that doesn't change the love its creator has for the character.
  • alice in chains MyNorthwest Blog

    Alice in Chains to play atop remodeled Space Needle

    Alice in Chains will play atop Seattle's Space Needle on August 21.
  • tractor stolen Dori Monson

    $30K tractor stolen from veterans building dream house

    A family building its dream home had a brand-new, $30,000 tractor stolen from the building site overnight.
  • Montesano attack Dori Monson

    Montesano woman furious alleged attacker walks free

    The man charged with May's Montesano attack on a 21-year-old woman was found not guilty of attempted kidnapping and assault. Now the attack survivor says she lives in fear that he will be free to hurt her again.
  • Stonehenge Ron and Don

    Time is our greatest currency; are you wasting it?

    Two times this week I caught myself saying to someone, "Can you believe it's almost September?"
  • brakes, bikeshare, vandal Local News

    WATCH: Suspect cuts brakes on bikeshare ride in Seattle

    Surveillance video shows a man appearing to cut brakes on a bikeshare ride in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood. Police are asking for help identifying the man in the images.
  • SPIN Local News

    Seattle loses another bikeshare as SPIN speeds out of town

    SPIN bikeshare is the second company to speed out of Seattle after the city raised permitting fees and changed regulations for the stationless bikes.
  • haze, air quality, wildfires, smoke days Local News

    How to protect yourself during smoke days

    With wildfires sending a thick smoky haze into Washington state, there are things you need to know, and actions you need to take to protect your health during smoke days.
  • driver's license Dori Monson

    Dori: Thanks to illegal immigrants, you now need an enhanced driver's license to fly

    Washington residents will soon need an enhanced driver's license to get through airport security. Dori questions why citizens are hit with the higher price tags to prove their legitimacy, while illegal immigrants can continue using the less-expensive regular licenses.
  • Local News

    Sawant office leaking homeless cleanup plans to activists, protesters

    Emails reveal that Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant's office has been informing protesters when and where Navigation Teams plan to sweep homeless encampments, helping them counter the city action.
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