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Stephanie Klein

Stephanie Klein
Stephanie joined the team in February 2008. She has built the site into a two-time National Edward R. Murrow Award winner (Best Radio Website 2010, 2012). Email Stephanie at

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray: ‘It’s been a difficult week’
Stephanie Klein | April 12, 2017 5:31 pm
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has issued his first statement since last Friday, when he dismissed allegations of sexually abusing a minor in the 1980s.
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Attorney: Plaintiff could request Seattle Mayor Ed Murray undergo another exam
Stephanie Klein | April 12, 2017 6:02 am
A doctor's exam of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's genitalia is certainly a bombshell in the sex-abuse lawsuit against him, according to a prominent Seattle attorney.
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Seattle City Council to remain quiet on sex-abuse allegations against Mayor Murray
Stephanie Klein | April 10, 2017 5:10 pm
The Seattle City Council -- through Councilmember Bruce Harrell -- says it will not comment on sex abuse allegations against Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.
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Mayor Ed Murray’s only noteworthy opponent scoffs at new sales tax
Stephanie Klein | April 4, 2017 10:08 am
Nikkita Oliver, running against Mayor Ed Murray is blasting the mayor's new plan to raise sales tax across King County to solve homelessness.
Michael Flynn
Too soon to discuss immunity for Michael Flynn, investigators say
Stephanie Klein | March 31, 2017 8:27 am
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is in discussions with the House and Senate intelligence committees on receiving immunity.
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How did lawmakers miss Sound Transit’s car tab formula?
Stephanie Klein | March 28, 2017 5:23 am
How did voters not notice that car tab fees would increase so much to help pay for Sound Transit's extension? Senator Steve O'Ban says the…
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Seattle mayor ‘willing to risk losing every penny’ over ‘sanctuary’ status
Stephanie Klein | March 27, 2017 5:04 pm
King County Chair Joe McDermott and Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes seem less than concerned about Jeff Sessions' sanctuary warning.
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King County Exec touts new homeless shelter, treatment centers in ‘state of county’ speech
Stephanie Klein | March 20, 2017 5:01 pm
King County Executive Dow Constantine says he's focused on spending money wisely on the homeless issue.
MyNorthwest regrets an error
Stephanie Klein | March 15, 2017 10:58 am
MyNorthwest, along with KIRO Radio, published a story on Tuesday, March 14 2017 that included reporting taken from the Urbanist.
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Mayor Ed Murray: Property tax is ‘not a tax I want to use’
Stephanie Klein | March 14, 2017 5:33 am
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray told KIRO Radio's Jason and Burns that a Seattle taxpayer's burden ranks in the middle of the 39 cities in King…