Former Congressman Don Bonker remembered as a ‘peacemaker’
Utility company damages Queen Anne Ave, partially closing road
Gold Mines, Old Forts and other Northwest history mapped by Oregon man
Ross: Patty Murray vows to restore social services as debt ceiling bill passes
Garfield High School switches to remote learning Friday after threat
US, Europe working on voluntary AI code of conduct as calls grow for regulation
12-year-old girl arrested in connection to fire at Lacey mushroom farm
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Seattle area gets second warmest May in nearly 80 years
The Seattle area is pacing for the second warmest May on record dating back to 1945.
King County issues Stage 1 Burn Ban with wildfire season approaching
The King County Fire Chief’s Association, issued a Stage 1 burn ban for June 1 with the ban specifically relating to yard debris and residential burning.
Safety, security a concern as Pride Month kicks off Thursday
Seattle city leaders officially proclaimed June 2023 as Pride Month on Thursday, while raising the Pride flag above city hall.
Property values in King County drop after peaking in 2022
Initial results show property values in King County are still affected by the lingering impacts of the pandemic.
Burien encampment being cleared out, residents ask what's next?
A homeless encampment in downtown Burien is being cleared after a struggle between the city, county, and residents who want it gone.
Charges filed against Georgetown double homicide suspect
A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder and assault in a double homicide that took place in Georgetown last January.
Drayer: Are Mariners in better shape than at this point last year?
The Seattle Mariners have a better record through 56 games than they did last year, but it doesn't necessarily mean they're in a better spot.
Seahawks’ Kenneth Walker III hopes to turn award snub into on-field success
Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III fell just short of winning the NFL's offensive rookie of the year in 2022.
Lefko: The Mariners are looking at a season-defining stretch
If the Seattle Mariners are going to make a move in the standings, five series coming up in the next month will be of utmost importance.
Why Seattle Kraken could be in position for another big offseason trade
Seattle Kraken GM Ron Francis spoke to Seattle Sports about how the offseason could shape up for him to make a big deal for the second year in a row.
Fann: Mariners still stuck in neutral with pivotal stretch next
The phrase “stuck in neutral” can be debated, writes Joe Fann, but he’s still not convinced the Seattle Mariners have turned a corner.
Jerry Dipoto previews the Mariners’ 2023 trade deadline path
Seattle Mariners president of baseball operations Jerry Dipoto detailed what he expects as they go about their quest for a bat before the trade deadline.
Rantz: Elementary sex ed promoted puberty blockers, pubic hair art
An elementary school offered inappropriate sex ed lessons to students without parental consent or district approval.
Rantz: Man 'sucker punched' in downtown Seattle as crime plagues city
A man was "sucker punched" in an unprovoked attack in downtown Seattle over the Memorial Day weekend, according to police.
Rantz: Many Seattle city council candidates won't support police, drug laws
An alarming number of Seattle City Council candidates do not support fully staffing or funding the police department. And nearly a third of the candidates want the police to ignore drug laws.
Rantz: Progressives shred Bob Ferguson for Governor endorsement
The Bob Ferguson for Governor campaign is off to a rocky start, already alienating Seattle activists after bragging about a police chief's endorsement.
KTTH Freedom Series: WA still suffering from crime, homelessness
Local leaders and officials joined the KTTH Freedom Series to discuss solutions to the region's crime and homelessness crisis.
KTTH Freedom Series: State policies created WA crime crisis
Jason Rantz was joined by politicians and authorities to discuss how policy has affected the crime crisis during the KTTH Freedom Series.
Ross: IRS funding lost in debt limit bill, tax cheats rejoice
The debt limit bill passed in a classic bi-partisan compromise, and I was actually impressed by last night’s debate.
Ross: IRS has new no-pursuit policy with debt ceiling deal
This debt ceiling deal means the IRS will have to adopt a no-pursuit policy. It means the highway is clear, and all the lights are green.
Ross: Can anybody really ban a book?
For all the talk about a book ban, Dave Ross explains why he's never had any trouble getting any book he wants.
Ross: Republicans are really using the debt crisis to spend more
Ross: You are not going to reduce the debt. Especially if you have people like Senator Graham who are using this crisis to spend more money.
Ross: Maybe more Americans should consider baby branding
According to Bloomberg, some anxious American and European parents have been hiring branding consultants to name their baby.
Ross: This level of graffiti is like defacing the Great Pyramid
Dave Ross: Graffiti on the highways is bad enough, and to have it center stage at the city’s front door is taking tolerance too far.
Gee & Ursula
Report: Washington state capital gains tax a windfall for schools
Washington state's new capital gains tax is bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars more than expected, according to The Seattle Times.
Gee & Ursula: Seattle City Council has been 'way too dysfunctional'
The 2023 Seattle City Council election is gearing up with 45 total candidates registered to run across seven districts.
Gee & Ursula discuss the rules of the skies for airline passengers
With Memorial Day coming up, Gee & Ursula thought it would be a good time to take up the rules of the skies for airline passengers.
Gee: Is Pete Carroll the real life Ted Lasso?
I wonder if the writers of Ted Lasso reached out to Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll at all when creating the show.
Ursula: $134M high-rise won't solve Seattle homeless crisis
The Rise is being touted as Seattle’s first “affordable housing” high-rise in more than 50 years. It officially opened this week.
Ursula on Amazon employees planning walkout: 'Read the room'
Ursula Reutin says Amazon employees need to reconsider the walkout, especially as the company has already cut so many other jobs.
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Summer means traffic delays for Washington highways
It's almost summer, and like the weeds in your yard, the orange cones (and traffic delays) are coming to Washington highways.
Ambitious fish passage work begins under I-90 in Bellevue
Four new bridges are being built along the I-90 corridor in Bellevue, but they aren't for cars or bikes. They are for a fish passage.
Don't park on the shoulder at the airport, you can get fined
Don't add to the problem by parking on the side of the airport expressway while waiting for your people to arrive.
New survey tracks how we travel for the greater good
There's a huge survey underway right now that will help determine the future of travel in our region and how it's developed.
Prepare for NB I-5 closures through Seattle this weekend
All northbound traffic through Seattle is going to be diverted off I-5 and onto SR 520 from 10 p.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday.
'Amazon Effect' crushing morning traffic into Seattle
We thought that our traffic had returned to pre-pandemic levels. The return of Amazon workers to Seattle shows we hadn't seen anything yet.
Feliks Banel: NW History and All Over The Map
Monument in Cascade foothills honors long-missing aviators
It’s not quite the final chapter, but the story of two lost Navy aviators reached a significant milestone just in time for Memorial Day.
When Sea-Tac Airport disappeared for six months
Sea-Tac Airport has had a few different names, but port commissioners ultimately decided to "Keep it Sea-Tac" in the 1980s.
Mysteries of Seattle's old 'Doughboy' statue still remain
It's fitting that the old grinning "Doughboy" statue, a memorial to Seattleites who served with the victorious Allies in World War I, should finally be at peace in a cemetery.
Community group working to save “Space Needle of Parkland”
When the old Parkland School in Pierce County was threatened with demolition last year, community members swung into action and managed to convince the owner to sell it to them instead.
President Carter: 'Moon looks like a golf course' compared to Mount St. Helens
When Mount St. Helens erupted 43 years ago next week, President Jimmy Carter declared all of Washington state a federal disaster area.
Historic Fort Steilacoom battles to get new landlord
The all-volunteer Fort Steilacoom museum -- which lies on land owned by Western State Hospital -- wants a new landlord.