Judge rules against Seattle ban on criminal background checks for renters
1 dead, 1 injured in overnight shooting at Gas Works Park
Eviction notices one of most dangerous jobs a police officer faces
Seattle Humane reports surge in pet surrenders due to rising costs amidst inflation
Oso marks nine-year anniversary of landslide
Lakewood Council bans public drug use, camping on public property
Starbucks union calls for strikes, pickets ahead of shareholder meeting
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Feliks, Dave debate the future of Seattle's Memorial Stadium
Dave Ross and Feliks Banel debated how far the city should go in preserving the memorial, what its purpose in the community should be.
Fire at a home in Everett hospitalizes 3
Three people are in the hospital after a fire at a home in Everett broke out around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Google's artificially intelligent 'Bard' set for next stage
Google announced Tuesday it's allowing more people to interact with “ Bard,” the artificially intelligent chatbot the company is building to counter Microsoft's early lead in a pivotal battleground of technology.
Two killed in suspected DUI crash on West Seattle Bridge
A crash on the West Seattle Bridge blocked all westbound lanes early Wednesday morning, two people were announced dead
Mt. Rainier National Park struggles to find affordable housing for seasonal employees
Mt. Rainier National Park is struggling to find housing for an estimated 200 seasonal employees set to work there this summer.
Inslee pleas for more funds as state, city crews clear First Ave bridge encampment
What remains are piles of trash, broken cars, RVs, and machinery. State troopers said they have found some stolen cars there.
ESPN’s Orlovsky: Seahawks shouldn’t be scared of QB Anthony Richardson’s ‘accuracy issues’
Anthony Richardson has been tied to the Seahawks and had a low completion percentage at Florida. Dan Orlovsky says that's doesn't mean much.
Dipoto: Mariners roster as deep, culture ‘most stable’ as it’s been
Not only does Jerry Dipoto think this the best top-to-bottom roster the Mariners he's had, he thinks the team's culture is fully established.
Rost: With No. 5 pick, Seahawks are most interesting team in the draft
The Seahawks can go for big long-term impact by taking a QB 5th overall, or more immediate with a defender. Stacy Rost explains both sides.
Mariners’ Dipoto: Young star Julio Rodríguez in his ‘element’ in growing spotlight
"I guess what I will always go back to with Julio is he's grounded," Mariners president of baseball operations Jerry Dipoto told Wyman and Bob.
Fann: Jalen Carter’s red flags make Seahawks trade down in draft more likely
The ambiguity surrounding standout Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter has potentially thrown a wrench into the Seahawks' plans with the No. 5 overall pick.
‘It’s home’: Jarran Reed talks returning to Seahawks, Bobby Wagner, more
Veteran DL Jarran Reed joined Seattle Sports' Bump & Stacy to discuss his return to the Seahawks, Bobby Wagner and much more.
Rantz: Pierce Transit staff face discipline if they don't use 'ze,' 'they' pronouns
One concerned employee told The Jason Rantz Show on KTTH that he found the memo, titled "Pronoun Use in the Workplace," troubling.
Rantz: King County official defended terrorists, tweets anti-Semitic smears
His views on Jews and Israel were on full display in a Letter to the Editor in an August 2002 edition of the Chicago Tribune that he allegedly wrote.
COVID restrictions put her business at risk, now she's running for governor
“I'm definitely running as a business owner, not as a politician,” Wheat Khan told the Jason Rantz Show on AM 770 KTTH.
Rantz: Echo Glen youth inmates armed with shanks ignited fire, demanded McDonald's
Six juveniles at Echo Glen Children's Center, some armed with shanks, set fire to property and demanded McDonald's early Sunday.
Rantz: Director who investigates police under fire for bashing cops
OLEO Director Tamer Abouzeid is under fire for tweets bashing police, calling to "completely replace" the entire criminal justice system.
Fatal overdose victim abandoned at Seattle Children's parking lot
Sources told Jason Rantz there was a note left on the windshield explaining she died of an overdose. SPD is currently looking for a suspect.
Ross: Dodge Challenger Demon with optional parachute still street legal
Even if police pursuits were routine again, there’d be no catching you behind the wheel of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170.
Speculating potential Trump charges as country awaits indictment
"I think the charges they are going to make against Trump here is something like falsifying business records," Farenthold said.
Ross: There's a limit to compassion that we should have in the courts
It’s important to try new things – like a compassionate court – but it’s just as important to recognize it's doing more harm than good.
Ross: You have to pay your transit fare now; imagine that
Starting this week, new signs are going up at all the light rail stations. They are bright yellow signs that say “Pay To Enter.”
Ross: Ex-football players would convince people to pay for transit
Yesterday, the State Supreme Court ruled in favor of Zachary Meredith, who in 2018 boarded a Community Transit bus without paying his fare.
Dave Ross quizzes ChatGPT on the hardest Jeopardy! questions
With the new update to ChatGPT being rolled out I found a Reader’s Digest feature headlined: “14 Final Jeopardy! Questions Everybody Got Wrong.”
Gee & Ursula
Gee Scott: Trump 'has to go to jail, it's not rocket science'
Former President Donald Trump claimed “illegal leaks” indicated he would be arrested Tuesday through posts on Truth Social.
G&U: Why is $100,000 worth equivalent to $49,000 in Seattle?
According to a SmartAsset report, $100,000 in Seattle is worth to roughly $49,000 after adjusting for taxes and cost of living.
Big ideas for the city from the head of the Downtown Seattle Association
Jon Scholes, President and CEO of the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA), has some big ideas on how to bring downtown back to its former glory.
Gee & Ursula: What about those airline fees?
What about those airline fees? More are coming. KIRO Newsradio's Gee & Ursula have different takes on the subject.
Kent Mayor: 'Our police department is fully staffed,' but needs more officers
Kent Mayor Dana Ralph says its police department is fully staffed in budgeted positions but needs more officers.
Gee and Ursula debate whether money really does buy happiness
According to research from two Nobel Prize-winning economists from Princeton University, their study concluded $500,000 can indeed boost happiness.
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100+ mile Hood Canal Bridge detour will mess with summer weekends
A 100-mile detour is what drivers will face this summer if their plans take them across the Hood Canal Bridge.
WSDOT's homeless initiative showing some early signs of success
I think we all realize just how tough it is to clear homeless camps from the freeway, and only kicking people out doesn't work.
SR-520 drivers won't be getting a lane back for another year
This is not the news westbound State Route 520 drivers want to hear, they will not be getting their second lane back to Interstate 5 any time soon.
Construction season is year-round across the Pacific Northwest
There is no such thing as construction season. There is so much work to do around the state that those orange cones are going to be with us year-round.
WSDOT to address I-5 chokepoints between Everett, Marysville
It's been eight years since I first started talking about a fix to the daily chokepoint on I-5 between Everett and Marysville.
Time to pay up or face Good to Go! toll fees and penalties
Have you checked your Good to Go account or searched those piles of mail in your house for a forgotten toll bill?
Feliks Banel: NW History and All Over The Map
Radio Sketch: The Tonquin and despair at the mouth of the Columbia River
The arrival of the Tonquin was the subject of a live historical radio sketch performed on Seattle’s Morning News to mark the 212th anniversary
Before it collapsed, WaMu ad campaign was the 'Friend of the Family'
All the failing banks in the news lately remind so many around the Pacific Northwest of a memorable WaMu ad campaign.
Regional anthem “Viva! Sea-Tac” celebrates 1990s Seattle culture, good and bad
Over the past few decades, “Viva! SeaTac” has become something of an anthem for the region, at least among a certain demographic.
Cherry trees in front of Pike Place Market are gone
The City of Seattle removed the storied cherry trees on Pike Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue Tuesday.
Gray Field namesake’s ‘oxygen ran out before his courage’
The airfield at Fort Lewis is named for a nearly forgotten high-flying aviator from the Evergreen State, with family history here stretching back to the 1830s.
City pauses Pike Street logging project: Cherry Trees 1, Chainsaws 0
“We are so grateful to Mayor Bruce Harrell for looking carefully at what can be done,” said Save The Market Entrance president Ruth Danner.