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MyNorthwest News

The WNBA's Seattle Storm opens new facility in Interbay. (Seattle Storm X post)...

The MyNorthwest staff with wire reports

Seattle Storm unveil new Interbay practice facility, alternative uniforms

The $64 million facility in the Interbay neighborhood is an upgrade for the WNBA's Seattle Storm, which also debuted new alternate uniforms.

Starbucks noise...

Bill Kaczaraba

'What'd you say?': Starbucks attempts to tamp down the noise

The coffee retailer, Starbucks, aims to reduce noise levels and enhance accessibility through strategic changes.

sr 18 fatal crash...

Frank Sumrall

Friday morning fatal crash causes SR 18 closure in both directions

A fatal crash has closed both directions of State Route 18 (SR 18) near Issaquah and Snoqualmie at approximately 4:40 a.m. Friday.

motorcycle north seattle...

Sam Campbell

Break-in of North Seattle motorcycle dealership causes heavy damage

A North Seattle motorcycle shop is repairing heavy damage to its front door, foundation and windows after thieves smashed their way into it.

motel 6 sex trafficking...

Frank Sumrall

Multiple King County Motel 6's being sued for allegedly allowing sex trafficking

Three Motel 6 locations in King County are being sued for allegedly allowing, facilitating, profiting and concealing sex trafficking on the premises.

Photo: Public Health is investigating a potential measles outbreak....

Julia Dallas

King County Public Health monitoring potential measles case

Last week, the WA Dept. of Health informed Public Health that a group of travelers visiting Seattle were exposed to people with measles.

SeattleSports.com

Seattle Mariners Luis Castillo...

The Associated Press

Seattle Mariners stay hot in snow, shut down Rockies 7-0

Luis Castillo pitches seven shutout innings, Cal Raleigh and Julio Rodríguez had four hits and Seattle Mariners thump the Colorado Rockies.

Seattle Seahawks Draft Profile T'Vondre Sweat...

Zac Hereth

Brock’s Seahawks Draft Profile: A Texas-sized DT

Former NFL quarterback Brock Huard looks at massive Texas defensive tackle T'Vondre Sweat as an NFL Draft fit for the Seattle Seahawks.

Seattle Seahawks Rashaad Penny...

Zac Hereth

What’s happened when Seahawks trade back in 1st round of draft

A look back at the six times the Seattle Seahawks have traded back in the first round of the NFL Draft during John Schneider era.

UW Huskies Troy Fautanu USC...

Cameron Van Til

UW OL Troy Fautanu shares thoughts on possible move to guard in NFL

Former UW Huskies left tackle and projected first-round draft pick Troy Fautanu discussed speculation that he could move to guard in the NFL.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: Would a run on Quarterbacks in the 2024 NFL Draft benefit the Seattle Seahawks?

Would a run on Quarterbacks in the 2024 NFL Draft benefit the Seattle Seahawks? What would it mean for their possibilities to trade back and stack picks? Dave Wyman and Bob Stelton discussed that scenario and what impact it might have on this Seahawks draft. What is the ripple effect of a run of QB’s […]

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Cameron Van Til

Morosi: Why Mariners limiting use of in-game tech is good call

Humans 3, iPads 0? MLB insider Jon Morosi talked about in-game technology and the Seattle Mariners' limiting of iPads in the dugout.

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

Photo: Third Ave in downtown Seattle....

Spike O'Neill

Spike O'Neill: Why Seattle's new art space won't work

I can't help but think about the announcement of the new art space designated to inhabit the old Bed Bath and Beyond in downtown Seattle.

Image: A man got beaten and robbed in broad daylight in Seattle at Cal Anderson Park on Sunday, Apr...

Bill Kaczaraba

Video of man getting knocked out, robbed in Seattle goes viral; Gee and Ursula respond

A disturbing video has gone viral of a man getting knocked out and robbed by a small group of people on Capitol Hill Sunday.

O.J....

Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: O.J.'s death reminds America of its persistent judicial problem

Most people who stand accused, regardless of guilt or innocence, can’t afford O.J.'s dream team of attorneys, much less standard fees.

KTTH Opinion

homeless bathrooms...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Shh! You're not supposed to admit Seattle is getting bathrooms for homeless

Why is Seattle media downplaying bathrooms for the homeless? They want public funding, so they want you thinking you'll use them.

Bob Ferguson...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Bob Ferguson shut off comments to avoid criticism after Dave Reichert attack ad

After attacking religious views around marriage, Bob Ferguson turned off his social media comments on X to avoid criticism.

Photo: Police clean up a resurgence of CHOP in Seattle....

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Is crime truly declining? Axios editorial is little more than Democrat politicking

A new Axios reports shows crime going down, at least with homicides. But the article is missing crucial context to understanding the issue.

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MyNorthwest Traffic

I-405 expansion...

Chris Sullivan

Sullivan: I-405 expansion to widen freeway in Bothell is underway

We've all seen I-405 expanding between Bellevue and Redmond, but construction to widen the freeway north of Bothell is now underway as well.

revive i-5 seattle...

Nate Connors

I-5 repair work to slow spring breakers, baseball fans this weekend

Beginning Friday night, three lanes of I-5 north between Albro Place and the West Seattle Bridge through Monday morning at 5 a.m.

Photo: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Washington drivers can face higher insurance ra...

Nate Connors

Has your insurance gone up? Rates can take a hike for distracted drivers

April is Distracted Drivers Awareness Month. The President of NW Insurance Council says it has been working on prevention for years.

MyNorthwest Weather

Puget Sound Convergence Zone...

Ted Buehner

Buehner: Puget Sound Convergence Zone brings sunshine, showers, rainbows

Spring is here and with it comes the mix of sunny days and days with showers. Spring is also the peak time for the Puget Sound Convergence Zone.

Two combines harvest wheat on Aug. 5, 2021, near Pullman. The National Weather Service classified t...

Heather Bosch

Washington remains in the grips of drought, will stay there

The State of Washington Department of Ecology this week declared a new drought declaration for most of the entire state.

Photo: Smoke from wildfires fills the air along Alaskan Way on September 12, 2020 in Seattle, Washi...

Julia Dallas

Brace yourself for weeks of poor air quality in 2024, Seattle residents

Unfortunately, bad air quality will plague the Seattle area for three weeks this year. And the trend is projected to get worse.

MyNorthwest Politics

Photo: Then-Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., speaks on Nov. 6, 2018, at a Republican party election nig...

Bill Kaczaraba

Boos, chaos at Washington GOP convention over gubernatorial candidate endorsement

The state GOP convention going on in Spokane is looking more like a demolition derby than a meeting of the minds.

Photo: Then-Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., speaks on Nov. 6, 2018, at a Republican party election nig...

Julia Dallas

'I have my own personal beliefs:' Reichert speaks on same-sex marriage following Ferguson's post

Ferguson posted a video on X of Reichert telling a group of Pierce County Republicans that "marriage is between a man and a woman."

Photo: Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is sworn-in before the House Committee on Hom...

the MyNorthwest Staff with wire reports

Senate dismisses two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security secretary, ends trial

The Senate dismissed impeachment charges against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, as Republicans pushed to remove him.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

Taylor Swift's new album will be used as the soundtrack for a laser show at the Pacific Science Cen...

Paul Holden

Weekend revelry roundup: Record Day, Tay-Tay laser show, riding the bulls

A big weekend is on the way, and there will be a plethora of events to choose from, from laser shows to bull riding.

pearl jam dark matter...

Matt Butler

Butler: Pearl Jam's Dark Matter among the band's 'best, most cohesive records'

Vedder thinks "Dark Matter" is Pearl Jam's best work. You may or may not agree, but it's certainly one of their best and most cohesive records.

Bumbershoot...

Bill Kaczaraba

Bumbershoot producers unveil plans for new downtown Seattle arts venue

The brains behind the Bumbershoot Festival will launch a new arts venue in downtown Seattle at the old Bed, Bath, and Beyond.

MyNorthwest History

eastside rail sound transit...

Feliks Banel

Echoes of Eastside rail history with Sound Transit preparing to get underway

As Sound Transit inaugurates commuter trains between Bellevue and Redmond, when was the last time passenger rail service was offered on the Eastside?

"Street Trees of Seattle" author Taha Ebrahimi (RIGHT) bumped into Alec Duxbury, her high school En...

Feliks Banel

Layers of history revealed by 'Street Trees of Seattle'

This new book is “Street Trees of Seattle: An Illustrated Walking Guide” by writer and artist Taha Ebrahimi.

Image: This is a vintage magazine ad for the type of Cold War air raid siren which stood in a Seatt...

Feliks Banel

Update: Cold War air raid siren remains in private hands

A vintage magazine ad for the type of Cold War air-raid siren which stood in a Seattle park for more than 70 years, and which now belongs to Binford Metals in Kent. (Public domain)

National News

Associated Press

2 killed and 14 wounded in shooting at a party with hundreds attending in Memphis park, police say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A shooting at an unsanctioned public party in a Memphis city park killed two people and wounded 14 more Saturday night, police said. Memphis Police Department officers responded at 7:19 p.m. to a reported shooting, Chief Cerelyn Davis said during a news conference at the scene. Police found five victims with […]

Associated Press

Vehicle crashes into building where birthday party held, injuring children and adults, sheriff says

BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A vehicle drove through a boat club building where a children’s birthday celebration was taking place Saturday, seriously injuring a number of children and adults, a Michigan sheriff said in a news release. The victims were taken to several area hospitals after the crash that occurred at about 3 p.m. […]

Associated Press

3 hospitalized after knife attack on party boat in New York City along Brooklyn waterfront

NEW YORK (AP) — A knife attack on a crowded party boat at a New York City pier Saturday resulted in the hospitalization of three people, police said. A 911 call came in around 5 p.m. reporting the assault along the Brooklyn waterfront near 58th Street and the Brooklyn Army Terminal warehouse, NYPD Detective Sophia […]

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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.