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Protesters gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. The Supreme Court...
MyNorthwest Staff

Protests to hit Seattle in response to Roe v. Wade overturning

The City of Seattle has responded with several protests being organized later today in response to the Supreme Court's decision.
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Associated Press

Ex-Washington state employee pleads guilty to pandemic fraud

A former employee of Washington state’s Employment Security Department pleaded guilty to three federal felonies for exploiting his employment for personal enrichment and fraudulently distributing at least $360,000 in pandemic-related unemployment benefits, prosecutors said.
The old piece of lumber which caught Brian Dirks' eye on Easton Ridge. (Courtesy Brian Dirks)...
Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: Searching for Washington’s lost Airway Beacons

If you know where to look a hike in the Cascades goes right past the remnants of a once sprawling nationwide network of transportation infrastructure.
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KIRO 7 News Staff

Three arrested in connection with street racing in Pierce, King counties

Three people allegedly involved in street racing in Pierce and King counties over the past two weeks were arrested by Tacoma police.
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MyNorthwest Staff

Shooting in Chinatown-International District leaves one dead

A man was shot and killed in an encampment in the Chinatown-International District early Friday, June 24. At 12:04 a.m., police responded to reports of shots fired at 12th Avenue S, where they found a 31-year-old man with a fatal gunshot wound. Two shootings and two fires in MyNorthwest overnight crime report The man was […]
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MyNorthwest Staff

Live reactions to Roe v. Wade ruling from KIRO Newsradio

KIRO Newsradio analyzes and contextualizes the ruling on Roe that will inevitably have cascading political and social ramifications for years to come.

Seattle Sports

Mariners Julio Rodriguez...
The Associated Press

Julio Rodríguez homers again, Mariners hold on to beat Angels 5-3

Julio Rodriguez went deep for the second straight night as the Mariners beat the Angels 5-3 and have won a season-high five games in a row.
Sounders Will Bruin...
The Associated Press

Bruin sparks Seattle Sounders to 3-0 victory over Sporting KC

Will Bruin gave an early lead, Jordan Morris and Cristian Roldan each scored and the Sounders breezed to a 3-0 win over Sporting Kansas City.
Mariners Ty France...
Brandon Gustafson

Mariners place star 1B Ty France on IL, recall IF Drew Ellis from Tacoma

The Mariners will be without their top hitter for at least 10 days as 1B Ty France is on the injured list with a flexor strain in his elbow.
Seahawks Tyler Lockett...
SeattleSports.com Staff

Bumpus: Why is star Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett underrated?

Why is star Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett still an underrated player in the NFL? Former WSU and Hawks WR Michael Bumpus shares his thoughts.
Mariners...
The Associated Press

Mariners hold off Angels 4-3 despite another Mike Trout home run

Julio Rodríguez homered and scored twice, Eugenio Suárez had three hits and an RBI, and the Mariners beat the Angels 4-3 Friday night.
Mariners Ty France...
Brandon Gustafson

Mariners Lineup: Ty France out vs Angels after collision at 1B

Star Mariners 1B Ty France will miss Friday's series opener against the Angels after colliding with a baserunner in Oakland on Thursday.

Jason Rantz

Photo from the Office of the Insurance Commissioner...
KTTH staff

State Sen. Muzzall on bipartisan support of insurance commissioner to resign

State Senator Ron Muzzall-R of Oak Harbor, came on the Jason Rantz show to discuss the scandal and why he thinks both Republicans and Democrats are uniting against Kreidler. 
(Photo by Suzi Pratt/FilmMagic)...
Jason Rantz

Rantz: Cops rip bigoted Seattle Pride leaders as they ban uniformed officers from LGBT march

Initially, Seattle Pride explained that "all city departments – including SPD – are able to participate as contingents in the parade" this year.
The city hall and public library of Sultan, Washington, United States....
KTTH staff

Seattle exodus causes small Washington town to invest in new infrastructure

As Seattle housing prices continue to skyrocket, many look outside the city leading to new improvements needed in small towns like Sultan.
(Photo by Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images)...
Jason Rantz

Rantz: City of Seattle isn't answering police non-emergency line, doesn't track missed calls

To help meet the demands of police abolitionists, the city of Seattle removed the police from handling emergency calls. The transition has been a disaster.
Kevin Doyle from Mad Hatter Muffler shop works on replacing a catalytic converter on a truck (Getty...
Jason Rantz

Rantz: Astonishing 10,000% increase in catalytic converter theft due to WA Democrat's law

Catalytic converter theft is up an astonishing 10,000% in Washington state since 2019. You can place the blame almost entirely on a Democrat-passed bill.
Photo from Northshore School District Facebook and website...
Jason Rantz

Rantz: Teacher levels 'veiled threat' against parents on LGBT lesson plan

A Bothell music teacher offered a not-so-subtle warning to parents to not pull their kids from his upcoming LGBT-themed lesson.

Dave Ross

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) shakes hands with Steven Engel, former Assistant Attorney General for ...
Dave Ross

Ross: Jan. 6 committee hearings reveal just how far Trump leaned on the Justice Department

Donald Trump wanted to send a letter to state officials saying that the Justice Department has identified significant concerns about the outcome of the election in several states, including Georgia.
Blake Lemoine poses for a portrait in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California on Thursday, Ju...
Dave Ross

Ross: Let's worry about the Google AI's ethics and discretion, not its soul

Google wants a truly conversational search engine, with immediate real-time access to the sum total of online information.
Wandrea ArShaye “Shaye” Moss, former Georgia election worker, becomes emotional while testifyin...
Dave Ross

Ross: Let Donald Trump describe a ginger mint as evidence of election fraud under oath

A Ginger Mint. Note, she did not say a hollowed-out Ginger Mint – containing a USB drive, or a roll of microfilm, or the key to a secret safe deposit box – it was a real Ginger Mint. The kind you suck on.
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Dave Ross

Ross: An epiphany about Big Oil while waiting in line at Costco

Since I had to go to Costco anyway, and since I know that they have the cheapest gas, I decided that I would wait in the Costco gas line.
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Dave Ross

Ross: Leaked Patriot Front conversations reveal an obsession with media attention

I’ve always wondered what goes through the minds of people who go to the trouble of buying a uniform and a shield and piling into U-Haul to confront people they don’t even know.
An image of former Vice President Mike Pence on the night of January 6, 2021 is displayed during th...
Dave Ross

Ross: Christians put Trump in charge of the country, and then prevented him from destroying it

Ah, the sound of happy Americans – cheering for the betrayal of their Constitution. And if you believe the polling, about 75% of those cheers were coming from conservative Christians.

Dori Monson

The AI chatbots have drawn increased interest during the global virus pandemic, which has led to a ...
Dori Monson Show

Dori: Google engineer explains how AI chatbot shows sentient side, might have a soul

Cognitive and computer science expert Blake Lemoine boldly told his employer that the machine showed a sentient side and might have a soul.
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Dori Monson

Dori: Parkland dad protecting preschool daughter during attempted carjacking gets shot in mouth

Adrenalin, parental instincts and lessons learned from his dad kicked into overdrive at the start of Matthew Phillips’s Father’s Day weekend when an attempted carjacker pulled a rifle on him and his 3-year-old daughter in Pierce County.
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Dori Monson

Dori: Local gun stores 'busy as all get out' as firearm debates rage nationwide

With two weeks to go before Washington state enacts tougher gun laws, at least one local firearms retailer says stores like hers are seeing “a buying rush.”
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Dori Monson

Dori: Bellingham dad upset with transgender books for preschoolers: 'let kids be kids'

Bellingham parent Christopher Morris believes preschool should be a time of life when adults need to let “kids be kids.”
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Dori Monson

Dori: Seattle Police guild president calls slower response times a `crisis’ that local leaders ‘don’t grasp’

At a time when the number of police on Seattle streets keeps dropping and crime is rising, response times to life-threatening cases continue to climb
Footage from Ring camera showing a lit flare about to be thrown into the building after window was ...
Dori Monson Show

Dori: `Somebody tried to burn our building down,' Olympia lawmaker says

Barkis said that “whoever did this had clear intent, clear motive ... these people had the intent of burning my building down.”

Gee & Ursula

A committee exhibit shows former Vice President Mike Pence talking on the phone from his secure loc...
MyNorthwest Staff

'Republican Party is in danger,' says Medved in response to Jan. 6 hearings

"I think it's going to be harder and harder for people to defend what happened on January 6," Medved said.
King County interim Sheriff Patti Cole-Tindall...
Frank Sumrall

Racial disparities in King County Sheriff's use of force, more data needed says Sheriff

"Black people are 350% more likely to be arrested by the King County Sheriff's Office on a per capita basis," said Gee Scott.
Richard Sherman #5 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers looks on prior to the game against the Chicago Bears...
Frank Sumrall

Richard Sherman joins Amazon TNF team as the streaming service prepares for its NFL debut

Sherman will join Tony Gonzalez as the two analysts for the Thursday night pregame, halftime, and postgame broadcasts.
shooter drills, schools...
Frank Sumrall

WA Superintendent focuses on school safety with gun violence on the rise

"Our training has gotten a lot more sophisticated for the last four or five years. We always have a framework around student safety," Reykdal said.
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Frank Sumrall

Ursula sounds off on 'fiasco' of Seattle's voided parking tickets

The City of Seattle announced it has nullified approximately 100,000 parking tickets and refunded another 100,000 paid tickets.
Students participate in a school walk-out and protest in front of City Hall to condemn gun violence...
Frank Sumrall

Pro-gun rights listener calls in to find middle ground amid ongoing nationwide debate

Bob Goodman called in and voiced a pro-gun rights side of the rekindled gun debate, while also trying to find middle ground with Gee and Ursula.

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Seattle Traffic

revive...
Chris Sullivan

Upcoming holiday weekends can't escape Revive I-5 construction

WSDOT plans on Revive I-5 construction for most upcoming summer weekends, including Pride and the 4th of July.
narrows...
Chris Sullivan

Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll going down, but who should get the savings?

Taxes, fees, and tolls usually never go down once applied, but drivers in Tacoma are about to see a drop in their toll rate on the Narrows Bridge.
rest...
Chris Sullivan

WA State Patrol powerless to clear rest areas of illegal camping

The state's rest areas have become the latest battlefront over homeless encampments, and a recent State Supreme Court ruling has left the police no way to enforce the illegal camping laws.
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Chris Sullivan

Major milestones ahead for Puget Sound region construction projects

The Main Street Bridge has closed in Bellevue, and now it's time to take it down.
West Seattle Bridge...
Chris Sullivan

West Seattle Bridge opening delayed another two months

West Seattle residents are going to have to wait until September before the high bridge reopens.
Trash and Litter...
Chris Sullivan

Why do 25% of people still litter in Washington state?

25% of the population still tosses stuff out of their cars, and that's enough to generate the trash we see on Washington's roadways.

Northwest History

The old piece of lumber which caught Brian Dirks' eye on Easton Ridge. (Courtesy Brian Dirks)...
Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: Searching for Washington’s lost Airway Beacons

If you know where to look a hike in the Cascades goes right past the remnants of a once sprawling nationwide network of transportation infrastructure.
Parkland resident Wendy Freeman speaks at public meeting at Pierce County Annex in favor of preserv...
Feliks Banel

Parkland School advocates score two victories in preservation campaign

Neighbors of Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in Parkland on Tuesday night, June 21 chalked up two victories in their continuing battle to save the old 1908 Parkland School - which PLU owns and wants to demolish.
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Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: This airstrip is half in Washington, half in Canada

The next time you’re approaching the international border, imagine for a moment you were bouncing along a gravel runway across the 49th parallel at the controls of your Cessna.
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Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: Gold Mines, Old Forts and other Northwest history mapped by Oregon man

An Oregon service station owner loved old maps so much, he launched a family business that’s still going strong more than 50 years later.
The 1908 Parkland School in Parkland will be demolished and replaced with apartments, according to ...
Feliks Banel

Parkland School neighbors, alums and former teachers try to save endangered landmark

An old public school is being threatened by a wrecking ball, and the community surrounding it is upset that they weren’t consulted earlier.
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Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: The Mystery of the Phantom Canal

More than 120 years ago – long before the Ballard Locks changed the shape of Seattle’s future – an ambitious entrepreneur dug a canal from Elliott Bay to Beacon Hill in an attempt to connect Puget Sound and Lake Washington  . . . or DID he?!?! Cue the “Unsolved Mysteries” music and alert Robert Stack […]