Biden celebrates a ‘crisis averted’ in Oval Office address on bipartisan debt ceiling deal
Olympia parent upset over controversial sex ed teachings
Ferry cancellations, delays causing frustration among island residents
Ursula: A personal story on how drug addiction affects us all
Highland Park resident: ‘No one comes to help’ after encampment death
Montlake Boulevard SR 520 on-ramps, exits closed this weekend
Burien encampment cleared, but long-term solutions remain minimal
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Patagonia accuses Nordstrom of selling fake merch, files lawsuit
Patagonia is accusing Nordstrom of selling fake merchandise and has filed a lawsuit against the Seattle-based department store chain.
KCRHA approves 5-year plan to address homelessness
The King County Regional Homeless Authority (KCRHA) unanimously voted Thursday to approve its new 5-year plan, which includes $250M for 2024.
International theft ring intercepted by Bellevue police
Bellevue police officers have recovered thousands of dollars in merchandise after arresting three suspects in an international organized theft ring.
Former Congressman Don Bonker remembered as a 'peacemaker'
Known as a "peacemaker," former U.S. Representative Don Bonker, who represented Washington’s 3rd District from 1975-89, has died.
Utility company damages Queen Anne Ave, partially closing road
A private utility crew damaged a tunnel under a busy block of Queen Anne Avenue, and the road is partially shut down.
12-year-old arrested in connection to fire at Lacey mushroom farm
Lacey firefighters are looking at a multi-day fight against a fire that broke out Wednesday at an abandoned mushroom farm.
Seattle Sounders play rival Portland Timbers to 0-0 draw
The Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers played to a 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match where scoring chances were limited and neither goalkeeper was tested.
Texas Rangers rough up Seattle Mariners 16-6 in Woo’s debut
Marcus Semien and Corey Seager had a hit apiece on the first two pitches of Bryan Woo’s major league career, sparking the Texas Rangers to a 16-6 rout of the Seattle Mariners.
MLB Network’s Morosi: Mariners trade fits for the bat they need
A few potential trade targets came to MLB Network's Jon Morosi mind after hearing what Jerry Dipoto said about the Seattle Mariners' trade deadline plans.
Rost: Two Seahawks contradictions, and what they mean for 2023
NFL teams are full of contradictions, which aren't necessarily always bad things. Stacy Rost breaks down two about the Seattle Seahawks.
Mariners’ Marco Gonzales to IL, prospect Bryan Woo makes debut
Marco Gonzales will not make his scheduled start for the Seattle Mariners on Saturday in Texas, with rookie Bryan Woo set to pitch in his spot.
Texas Rangers shut Seattle Mariners out 2-0 in series opener
Jon Gray pitched two-hit ball over seven innings to win his fifth consecutive start as the AL West-leading Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0.
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: 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.
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.
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
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.
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.