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MyNorthwest News

delivery app fees seattle...

Kate Stone

Showdown over added delivery app fees hits Seattle streets

Near Pike Place market on Thursday, about a dozen people rallied in support of the law, which impacts an estimated 40,000 gig workers in Seattle.

Two dogs that are up for adoption sleep together at the Humane Society. (Getty Images)...

MyNorthwest Staff

Seattle Humane Society faces urgent pet food shortage

Seattle Humane Society in desperate needs of donations.

Lynnwood police...

James Lynch

Lynnwood police arrest eight in Retail Theft Operation

To combat the problem, the department has conducted Retail Theft Emphasis Operations at some local retailers, which has led to eight arrests.

Unstoppable performance...

Paul Holden, KIRO Newsradio

Weekend revelry roundup: The events will be 'Unstoppable'

Friday is here yet again and before you send that text to cancel your plans, check out some of the stuff that's going on around Seattle.

New uniforms...

Heather Bosch

Some say Mariners new uniforms should go in 'the Big Dumper'

It's the Major League Baseball uniform "reveal" that some fans say... is TOO revealing.

Snowmobile...

KIRO 7 News Staff

1 dead, 1 injured in accident involving snowmobile near Leavenworth

One person is dead and another injured after an accident involving a snowmobile near Leavenworth Thursday afternoon.

SeattleSports.com

Seattle Kraken Minnesota Wild...

The Associated Press

Kaprizov, Zuccarello lead Wild over Kraken 5-2

Kirill Kaprizov had two goals and an assist, Mats Zuccarello added a career-high four assists and the Minnesota Wild beat the Seattle Kraken 5-2.

WSU Cougars Myles Rice ASU...

The Associated Press

No. 21 WSU falls to ASU 73-61, snapping 8-game win streak

Jose Perez scored 16 points, Frankie Collins added 14 and Arizona State surprised No. 21 WSU 73-61 on Saturday night, ending the Cougars' eight-game winning streak.

Seattle Sounders...

The Associated Press

Lloris makes 7 saves, wins MLS debut as LAFC beat Sounders 2-1

Hugo Lloris made seven saves and won his MLS debut, leading Los Angeles FC to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.

Seattle Mariners Jonatan Clase...

Shannon Drayer

Drayer: Young bats impress in Mariners’ spring training opener

A number of young position players stood out in the Seattle Mariners' Cactus League opener, including Jonatan Clase, who is had a big 2023.

Seattle Mariners J.P. Crawford...

Shannon Drayer

Mariners Notebook: What M’s first spring training lineup looked like

The Seattle Mariners open Cactus League play against the White Sox, which means we have the very first lineup of 2024.

Seattle Seahawks draft Byron Murphy...

Brandon Gustafson

Seahawks Draft: Analyst says Texas’ Byron Murphy has best D-tackle tape

Daniel Jeremiah broke down his latest Seattle Seahawks mock draft pick and more about the 2024 NFL Draft with Seattle Sports' Brock & Salk.

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

Seattle Pacific University...

Travis Mayfield, Guest Commentary

Mayfield: New president deserves space to help SPU find way forward

Deana Porterfield will officially become the first woman to lead Seattle Pacific University as President in the school’s 130-year history.

Image: Stanley tumblers are displayed on a shelf at a Dick's Sporting Goods store on Feb. 2, 2024 i...

Angela Poe Russell, KIRO Newsradio

Russell: Stanley is experiencing the double edged sword of success

Stanley is on the defensive as more people have filed lawsuits accusing them of failing to disclose the presence of lead in their products.

Listen to the discussion from KIRO Newsradio's John & Shari show....

Bill Kaczaraba

John & Shari video: Training for local firefighters 'destructive'

Local fire departments have suspended their Diversity Equity Inclusion training.

KTTH Opinion

Image:A person poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in Salt Lake ...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Washington Dems may push 'porn' on kids with law ending LGBTQ book bans

Washington state Democrats move to ban so-called LGBTQ book bans. But it still allows book bans if Democrats don't support the content.

Homosexual intifada...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle activists declare a 'homosexual intifada'

As if "Queers for Palestine" wasn't enough of a self-parody, keffiyeh-donning gay activists in Seattle have declared a "homosexual intifada."

Image: The scene from the shooting of a Washington State Patrol (WSP) trooper in Kent on Friday, Fe...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Judge nearly let go suspect in WSP trooper shooting in Kent

A Department of Corrections warrant was the only thing that stopped the judge from releasing the suspect.

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MyNorthwest Traffic

Montlake lid...

Chris Sullivan

Inside SR 520's safety system in Montlake

I had the chance to get on the new 520 Montlake Lid and check out some of the hidden features and safety systems.

I-90, Mercer Island...

Chris Sullivan

Failing expansion joint continues to plague I-90 on Mercer Island

So why is it taking so long to fix the I-90 expansion joint on the freeway on Mercer Island?

fab freight transit lane...

Chris Sullivan

SDOT experiments with freight/transit lane

A F-A-B lane is a freight and bus lane. It's a lane that commercial trucks and buses can share to improve the overall flow of traffic.

MyNorthwest Weather

Greenlake weather...

Ted Buehner

The weekend weather will remind us that it's still winter

A big change in the weather pattern is expected over the weekend and will extend into next week.

Warmer temperatures recently brought people out to Green Lake....

Ted Buehner

Winter's still here, but the weather will reflect a sense spring is coming

It is mid-February. Each day is getting a bit over three minutes longer and daylight hours have expanded to about 10.5 hours.

Windstorm...

Bill Kaczaraba

Windstorm coming to Western Washington

A windstorm is coming to Western Washington on Friday night through Saturday, the National Weather Service (NWS) reports.

MyNorthwest Politics

delivery app fees seattle...

Kate Stone

Showdown over added delivery app fees hits Seattle streets

Near Pike Place market on Thursday, about a dozen people rallied in support of the law, which impacts an estimated 40,000 gig workers in Seattle.

Bookshelf...

Matt Markovich

Senate passes ban on banning books after making changes reducing local decision making

The Washington Senate's bill aimed at addressing the banning of books and instructional materials related to those in protected classes.

(Photo from KIRO 7)...

Kate Stone

Mayor Bruce Harrell calls Seattle 'persistent' in State of the City address

In his second address, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell outlined future goals for tackling crime, the drug crisis, affordable housing, and other issues.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

Unstoppable performance...

Paul Holden, KIRO Newsradio

Weekend revelry roundup: The events will be 'Unstoppable'

Friday is here yet again and before you send that text to cancel your plans, check out some of the stuff that's going on around Seattle.

Kenneth Kellogg (Malcolm X, center) with members of the Seattle Opera ensemble of "X: The Life and ...

Heather Bosch

Complex civil rights leader the focus of Seattle Opera performance

The opera touches on key moments of Malcolm's life, including family tragedy, crime, and a stint in prison where Malcolm joined the Nation of Islam and began using X as his last name.

Questlove...

Bill Kaczaraba

Zoo Tunes announces lineup for summer series

It is always exciting to make summer plans and the Woodland Park Zoo's Zoo Tunes is among them.

MyNorthwest History

everett gazebo...

Feliks Banel

Everett residents iced out of demolition plans: 'Don’t blame the gazebo'

Mayor Cassie Franklin of Everett has decided to demolish the historic 1921 gazebo at Clark Park. Not everyone is happy about the decision.

Image: An 1892 illustration by William Irving depicting Washington Old Hall, a structure on the anc...

Feliks Banel

The thousand-year-old origins of the name 'Washington'

Here's a refresher on how the Pacific Northwest state came to be called "Washington," and the meaning of the famous of American surname.

The Twilight Drive-In...

Feliks Banel

Good news and bad news for two popular drive-in theatres

This week, we have a Double Feature of Pacific Northwest cinema history, with good news for one drive-in theatre and bad news for another.

National News

Rock Creek Forest Elementary School students exit a diesel bus before attending school, Friday, Feb...

Associated Press

Electric school buses finally make headway, but hurdles still stand

The first electric school buses in the United States began running a decade ago in three school districts in California, providing a ride that was much less noisy, smelly and dirty than the diesel buses kids and parents were used to. Yet despite the availability of the technology all these years, fewer than one percent […]

A calendar shows the month of February, including leap day, Feb. 29, on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, in S...

Associated Press

Have a look at the whos, whats and whens of leap year through time

NEW YORK (AP) — Leap year. It’s a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all begin and why? Have a look at some of the numbers, history and lore behind the (not quite) every four year phenom that adds a 29th day to February. BY THE NUMBERS The […]

FILE - Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim greets supporters outside Central High School on the day of the r...

Associated Press

Fatigue and frustration as final do-over mayoral election looms in Connecticut's largest city

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — It’s been nearly four months since a judge tossed out the results of a Democratic mayoral primary in Connecticut’s largest city due to allegations of ballot stuffing, sending voters repeatedly back to the polls and thrusting Bridgeport into an unflattering national spotlight. Many frustrated local voters say they just want it […]

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Mike Salk

Salk: A local credit union inspiring its community

In the heart of Kitsap County, a financial institution is making waves not just as a banking entity but as a beacon of community support.

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Mike Salk

This checking account is better than gold

My journey led me to Kitsap Credit Union, a not-for-profit, forward-thinking financial co-op that’s been serving its members since 1934.

Compassion International...

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Punts for Purpose: Brock Huard, other NFL players fight to end global child poverty

Seattle Sports host Brock Huard joins other NFL punters in partnership with Compassion in a cause now known as “Punts For Purpose.”