Seattle's new minimum wage ordinance,which goes into effect today, will impact small businesses, said Peter Nickerson, owner of Nickerson & Associates, LLC and former professor at Seattle University.
The saga continues. Edith Macefield's house goes up for sale, seven years after she passed away. She left the house to her caretaker, who sold it to a real estate entrepreneur who went bankrupt and the house was recently foreclosed upon. Meanwhile, people from all over the world are writing messages on colorful balloons outside of the house.
While African American youth make up just 10 percent of the young people in King County, they represent 50 percent of the juvenile detainees. County leaders say they are taking significant steps to change what Executive Dow Constantine calls "unacceptable" racial disparity.
NEW MyNorthwestSeahawks' Bruce Irvin apologizes for April Fool's joke
Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin woke up Wednesday morning and apologized, via Twitter, for a drunk driving incident the night before. But, of course, it's April Fool's Day.
MyNorthwestYou lost almost four days to traffic congestion last year
You wasted almost four days of your life stuck in traffic last year. New analysis ranked Seattle fourth in the nation for traffic congestion and said the evening commute is the worst.
Jason Rantz Show, KIRO RadioDespite Seattle's push, residential tent cities a dangerous plan
Jason Rantz says most of the people who aren't homeless and who push for tent cities in neighborhoods haven't actually lived next to a homeless camp.
Dave Ross, KIRO RadioDave Ross: Indiana's governor now a civil rights crusader?
The governor seemed to be on the verge of requiring others to happily serve gays cake, which was the last thing the Indiana Legislature was expecting when it passed that bill.
MyNorthwestCheck the webcams: Snowing at the mountain passes
Snow is falling at the mountain passes today, prompting a day of skiing at Crystal Mountain Resort. Chains are required on Snoqualmie Pass.
NEW MyNorthwestWhat former Mayor McGinn is up to
Among other things, former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is now a podcaster on KIRO Radio. He recently launched three episodes of his new show, "You, Me, Us, Now."
MyNorthwestBellevue police investigating homicide
Bellevue police are investigating a homicide after firefighters responding to a sprinkler alarm found a woman dead in her apartment.
MyNorthwestAmber Alert canceled; 1-year-old boy found safe
Police say a missing 23-month-old boy has been found safe and have canceled a previous Amber Alert.
Associated PressFather of Marysville school shooter appears in court on gun charge
The father of a Marysville high school student who killed four classmates has been arrested on a federal charge that he was barred from possessing the gun his son used in the shooting.
MyNorthwestHail, thunder, lightning across Seattle
A spring thunderstorm brings hail, thunder, and lightning across Seattle Tuesday. Forecasters say we could more unstable weather on Wednesday.
MyNorthwestBusted Bertha piece finds new home
The front end of Bertha is safely resting on a repair platform just south of the access pit. Now crews can begin taking apart the tunneling machine's broken piece.
MyNorthwest2.6 earthquake reported near Bremerton
A 2.6 earthquake shook Key Center near Bremerton Tuesday afternoon. The quake was centered about 17 miles deep. No damage has been reported.
Jason Rantz Show, KIRO RadioRantz: Are transit planners trying to force us onto trolleys?
A report said SDOT was planning to dedicate two lanes on Westlake to transit, but SDOT transit manager told KIRO Radio's Jason Rantz Show that is far from a done deal.
Dori Monson Show, KIRO RadioProsecutor disappointed in manslaughter verdict, but goals accomplished
The manslaughter conviction of Erick Walker in the death of Molly Conley was a lesser verdict than Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe was looking for.
KIRO RadioMother of slain girl: 'I don't get Molly back'
Reliving the killing of Molly Conley during the trial of Erick Walker made Susan Arksey almost believe she would be getting her daughter back.
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The waiting game could prove costly in local housing
The inventory of resale and pre-build homes is not expected to recover until summer or fall.
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