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Seattle community court...

L.B. Gilbert

Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison ends Community Court

Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison announced the end of the city's participation in the criminal justice alternative called Community Court.

(Photo from KIRO 7)...

Shawn Garrett, KIRO 7 News

Train horn blasts for over an hour near Interbay in Seattle

Residents near the Magnolia and Interbay neighborhoods of Seattle experienced a bit of an earache on Thursday when a train horn blasted for over an hour.

hiker missing Olympic Peninsula...

Bill Kaczaraba

'Experienced solo hiker' missing on Olympic Peninsula

Rescue crews are searching for a man described as an 'experienced solo hiker' missing on the Olympic Peninsula.

Macklemore Climate Pledge Arena show...

L.B. Gilbert

Macklemore adds second show at Climate Pledge Arena

You have another chance to get tickets to Macklemore at Climate Pledge Arena after adding a second show at the venue.

hurricane ridge lodge fire reopen...

L.B. Gilbert

After lodge fire, Hurricane Ridge could reopen this summer

After a fire at a lodge in Olympic National Park’s Hurricane Ridge closed the area, officials are now saying that the park could reopen.

King County Metro bus routes...

Micki Gamez

An unexpected hard stop on 6 King County Metro bus routes

King County Metro says six bus routes will be put on hold from next Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16.

Seattle Sports

Seattle Mariners...

The Associated Press

Ohtani and Moniak homer as Angels top Mariners 5-4

hohei Ohtani homered and had three hits, Mickey Moniak hit a go-ahead 2-run homer and the L.A. Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 5-4.

Seattle Seahawks...

Brandon Gustafson

Huard: Why Seahawks could see improvement with screen passes

"That screen game should improve. It could be a very good changeup," Brock Huard said of the Seattle Seahawks' offense in 2023.

Seattle Mariners Scott Servais...

Brandon Gustafson

Major renovations? What Morosi thinks of Mariners and trade deadline

With the Seattle Mariners struggling at the start of the 2023 season, Jon Morosi breaks down what they may need to do at the trade deadline.

Seattle Mariners Andres Munoz...

Shannon Drayer

Drayer: Mariners’ Muñoz not worried about pitch clock upon return

In his return to action on Tuesday, Seattle Mariners reliever Andrés Muñoz took a very different tack with the pitch clock than in April.

Seahawks Boye Mafe...

Stacy Rost

‘Speed is everything’: Boye Mafe talks Year 2 with Seahawks

Second-year pass-rusher Boye Mafe joined Bump & Stacy to discuss what he's learned as he enters Year 2 with the Seattle Seahawks.

Seattle Seahawks Jordyn Brooks Jamal Adams...

The Associated Press

Seahawks still uncertain on Jamal Adams, Jordyn Brooks timelines

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said it will continue to be a race for safety Jamal Adams and linebacker Jordyn Brooks to be ready for training camp next month.

Jason Rantz

driver's ed programs...

Max Gross

Gross: Lack of driver’s ed programs putting families in a pinch

For the first time in over 20 years, Ferndale Public Schools will not be offering driver’s ed programs for students.

tanoor lgbtq+ pcc...

Frank Sumrall

PCC removes products following owner's anti-LGBTQ+ comments

After Tanoor's owner made comments about the LGBTQ+ community that led to a boycott, PCC is removing the restaurant's items.

Sedro-Woolley High School (Listener submitted photo, obtained by The Jason Rantz Show)...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Rumors flare as LGBT flag replaced American flag at HS

When parents and students saw the American flag replaced with an LGBT flag at Sedro-Woolley High School, they were outraged.

republican chair heimlich walsh...

Frank Sumrall

Walsh eyeing WA Republican Chair as Heimlich departs

Caleb Heimlich, the head of the Washington State Republican Party, is stepping down as chair this summer, ending a five-year run.

Muslim LGBT...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Progressives target Muslim biz owner over LGBT comments

Activists are calling for a boycott against a Muslim-owned business over comments the owner made about LGBT people.

Jason Rantz what's killing america...

KTTH staff

Jason Rantz announces first book, 'What's Killing America'

Jason Rantz will soon add published author to his long list of accolades with his first book "What's Killing America."

Dave Ross

mayfield smoke minds change...

Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: As smoke settles over halls of power, will minds change?

As the apocalypse is gently blown from the halls of power and towers of commerce, will the residue from smoke it leaves change any hearts?

governor...

Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: An open letter to Washington State Republicans

Dear Washington State Republicans, I am begging you to find a way forward for a better place for all of us to live.

Seattle city council drug ordinance...

Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: What happened with Seattle City Council drug ordinance vote?

What the actual heck did the Seattle City Council just do in regards to the drug ordinance that failed to pass on Tuesday?

movie theaters...

Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: Movie theaters could soon become unaffordable for some

It was heartbreaking to watch audiences flee during the pandemic and movie theaters close. I'm glad many were able to access relief money.

AI misinformation...

Dave Ross

Ross: Tech companies need to be held liable for AI misinformation

Once a few AI CEOs find themselves going to jail for 11 years for misinformation, I imagine the industry will quickly start policing itself.

patty murray debt ceiling...

Dave Ross

Ross: Patty Murray vows to restore social services as debt ceiling bill passes

This is a guest commentary from Senator Patty Murray. She was presiding over the Senate as they passed the debt ceiling bill last night.

Gee & Ursula

Ben Bridge downtown store...

Bill Kaczaraba

Is new flagship Ben Bridge store in downtown Seattle a sign of resurgence?

Many people who haven't been to downtown Seattle lately claim it is dying, but locally-based retailer Ben Bridge doesn't agree.

Alcohol shelves...

Gee Scott

Gee Scott: Why does alcohol get so much love?

Why does alcohol get such good PR despite the fact it is the fourth-leading preventable cause of death in the U.S.

biden v. Trump...

Frank Sumrall

Medved: Biden v. Trump is ‘a depressing prospect to most Americans’

Medved: "The more it looks like it’s going to be Biden vs. Trump again, that’s a depressing prospect to most Americans.

drug addiction seattle drug possession...

Ursula Reutin

Ursula: A personal story on how drug addiction affects us all

The reality is, each and every one of us is affected by drug addiction. If not personally, then through a family member, friend, or colleague.

highland park encampment...

Gee Scott and Ursula Reutin Show

Highland Park resident: 'No one comes to help' after encampment death

After a suspicious death at an encampment in Highland Park, a group of residents are wondering when the city will actually do something.

Capital gains tax...

Gee Scott and Ursula Reutin Show

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.

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Seattle Traffic

orange lane stripes I-5...

Chris Sullivan

Orange lane stripes debut on I-5 in Fife

New orange lane stripes debuted Thursday morning in both directions of I-5 in Fife, and it will remain in place until the fall.

Motorcycle lane-splitting...

Chris Sullivan

Once and for all: Motorcycle lane-splitting is still illegal

Have you noticed a lot more motorcycle lane-splitting recently? It's incredibly dangerous, and it's still illegal.

SR 18 construction...

Chris Sullivan

Congestion on SR 18 to get worse with construction

The already congested drive on State Route 18 to Interstate 90 is going to get a lot worse as construction ramps up this week.

summer traffic washington...

Chris Sullivan

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.

Fish Passage Bellevue...

Chris Sullivan

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.

park shoulder airport fine...

Chris Sullivan

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.

Feliks Banel: NW History and All Over The Map

sign welcome home veterans...

Feliks Banel

Giant forgotten sign said ‘WELCOME HOME’ to returning veterans

The Evergreen State’s greeting to the returning troops had a special element that other places lacked: a giant sign, now long forgotten.

The House of Tomorrow was built in 1940 near Puyallup and is in a floodplain; when it's demolished,...

Feliks Banel

House of Tomorrow demolition plan has a 'yesterday' feel

In Pierce County, the House of Tomorrow will soon become just a memory of yesterday with the demolition of the historic home because of a floodplain.

Northwest Regional Emmy...

L.B. Gilbert

KIRO Newsradio's Feliks Banel wins Northwest Regional Emmy

A KIRO Newsradio staff member has brought home another big award, with Feliks Banel winning a Northwest Regional Emmy.

Northwest history...

Feliks Banel

Gold Mines, Old Forts and other Northwest history mapped by Oregon man

An Oregon service station owner loved old maps and Northwest history so much, he launched a family business that’s still going strong.

The volunteers who made the monument dedication possible, along with guests who attended the event ...

Feliks Banel

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.

Sea-Tac airport...

Feliks Banel

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.