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MyNorthwest News

Unstoppable performance...

Paul Holden, KIRO Newsradio

Weekend revelry roundup: The events will be 'Unstoppable'

Friday is here yet again and before you send that text to cancel your plans, check out some of the stuff that's going on around Seattle.

New uniforms...

Heather Bosch

Some say Mariners new uniforms should go in 'the Big Dumper'

It's the Major League Baseball uniform "reveal" that some fans say... is TOO revealing.

Snowmobile...

KIRO 7 News Staff

1 dead, 1 injured in accident involving snowmobile near Leavenworth

One person is dead and another injured after an accident involving a snowmobile near Leavenworth Thursday afternoon.

Space Needle fire...

Bill Kaczaraba

Space Needle open as usual after small morning fire

The Space Needle is open to visitors as usual on Friday after a small morning fire.

kent chop shop...

Frank Sumrall

Police bust chop shop in Kent, recover stolen cars, weapons, drugs

Law enforcement recovered 14 stolen vehicles, several trailers, ATVs, stolen engines and car parts alongside weapons, meth and suspected fentanyl.

starbucks campuses...

Frank Sumrall

Students pushing for schools to bar Starbucks from campuses

Cornell University was the first to successfully remove Starbucks from its premises, announcing it would not renew its agreement once it expires in 2025.

SeattleSports.com

Seattle Mariners J.P. Crawford...

Shannon Drayer

Mariners Notebook: What M’s first spring training lineup looks like

The Seattle Mariners open Cactus League play against the White Sox, which means we have the very first lineup of 2024.

Seattle Seahawks draft Byron Murphy...

Brandon Gustafson

Seahawks Draft: Analyst says Texas’ Byron Murphy has best D-tackle tape

Daniel Jeremiah broke down his latest Seattle Seahawks mock draft pick and more about the 2024 NFL Draft with Seattle Sports' Brock & Salk.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: The two biggest takeaways from talking to John Schneider

Seahawks GM John Schneider joined Wyman & Bob yesterday to talk about the Seahawks off-season, coaching hires and what went into QB Geno Smith’s contract restructure. A day later, what stood out the most to Dave Wyman and Bob Stelton? What were the two big comments he made in his exclusive Seattle Sports show? Watch […]

Seattle Seahawks Mike Macdonald John Schneider...

Brandon Gustafson

3 reasons not to worry about Seahawks coaches not attending combine

Seattle Seahawks coaches won't attend the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine, and Stacy Rost says there are three reasons why it's not a big deal.

Seattle Seahawks NFL salary cap...

The Associated Press

NFL salary cap skyrockets to $255.4 million, up a record $30.6 million

The NFL salary cap has increased tremendously from 2023 to 2024. The cap is now $255.4 million, up a record $30.6 million from last season.

Seattle Seahawks NFL Draft brock Bowers...

Brandon Gustafson

Bumpus: 2 offensive players the Seahawks should target in 1st round

Michael Bumpus has his eyes on two players should the Seattle Seahawks go offense with their first-round pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

Seattle Pacific University...

Travis Mayfield, Guest Commentary

Mayfield: New president deserves space to help SPU find way forward

Deana Porterfield will officially become the first woman to lead Seattle Pacific University as President in the school’s 130-year history.

Image: Stanley tumblers are displayed on a shelf at a Dick's Sporting Goods store on Feb. 2, 2024 i...

Angela Poe Russell, KIRO Newsradio

Russell: Stanley is experiencing the double edged sword of success

Stanley is on the defensive as more people have filed lawsuits accusing them of failing to disclose the presence of lead in their products.

Listen to the discussion from KIRO Newsradio's John & Shari show....

Bill Kaczaraba

John & Shari video: Training for local firefighters 'destructive'

Local fire departments have suspended their Diversity Equity Inclusion training.

KTTH Opinion

Liias carbon tax I-2117...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Washington Democrat exposed for lying about carbon tax, I-2117

Senator Marko Liias flat-out lied about the Washington I-2771 carbon tax repeal while using his official government account.

Image:A person poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in Salt Lake ...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Washington Dems may push 'porn' on kids with law ending LGBTQ book bans

Washington state Democrats move to ban so-called LGBTQ book bans. But it still allows book bans if Democrats don't support the content.

Homosexual intifada...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle activists declare a 'homosexual intifada'

As if "Queers for Palestine" wasn't enough of a self-parody, keffiyeh-donning gay activists in Seattle have declared a "homosexual intifada."

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MyNorthwest Traffic

Montlake lid...

Chris Sullivan

Inside SR 520's safety system in Montlake

I had the chance to get on the new 520 Montlake Lid and check out some of the hidden features and safety systems.

I-90, Mercer Island...

Chris Sullivan

Failing expansion joint continues to plague I-90 on Mercer Island

So why is it taking so long to fix the I-90 expansion joint on the freeway on Mercer Island?

fab freight transit lane...

Chris Sullivan

SDOT experiments with freight/transit lane

A F-A-B lane is a freight and bus lane. It's a lane that commercial trucks and buses can share to improve the overall flow of traffic.

MyNorthwest Weather

Greenlake weather...

Ted Buehner

The weekend weather will remind us that it's still winter

A big change in the weather pattern is expected over the weekend and will extend into next week.

Warmer temperatures recently brought people out to Green Lake....

Ted Buehner

Winter's still here, but the weather will reflect a sense spring is coming

It is mid-February. Each day is getting a bit over three minutes longer and daylight hours have expanded to about 10.5 hours.

Windstorm...

Bill Kaczaraba

Windstorm coming to Western Washington

A windstorm is coming to Western Washington on Friday night through Saturday, the National Weather Service (NWS) reports.

MyNorthwest Politics

Bookshelf...

Matt Markovich

Senate passes ban on banning books after making changes reducing local decision making

The Washington Senate's bill aimed at addressing the banning of books and instructional materials related to those in protected classes.

(Photo from KIRO 7)...

Kate Stone

Mayor Bruce Harrell calls Seattle 'persistent' in State of the City address

In his second address, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell outlined future goals for tackling crime, the drug crisis, affordable housing, and other issues.

Image: Childcare in the state of Washington is at a crossroads....

Heather Bosch

Finding a solution to the childcare crisis in Washington

The childcare crisis in Washington state comes down to affordability vs. quality.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

Unstoppable performance...

Paul Holden, KIRO Newsradio

Weekend revelry roundup: The events will be 'Unstoppable'

Friday is here yet again and before you send that text to cancel your plans, check out some of the stuff that's going on around Seattle.

Kenneth Kellogg (Malcolm X, center) with members of the Seattle Opera ensemble of "X: The Life and ...

Heather Bosch

Complex civil rights leader the focus of Seattle Opera performance

The opera touches on key moments of Malcolm's life, including family tragedy, crime, and a stint in prison where Malcolm joined the Nation of Islam and began using X as his last name.

Questlove...

Bill Kaczaraba

Zoo Tunes announces lineup for summer series

It is always exciting to make summer plans and the Woodland Park Zoo's Zoo Tunes is among them.

MyNorthwest History

everett gazebo...

Feliks Banel

Everett residents iced out of demolition plans: 'Don’t blame the gazebo'

Mayor Cassie Franklin of Everett has decided to demolish the historic 1921 gazebo at Clark Park. Not everyone is happy about the decision.

Image: An 1892 illustration by William Irving depicting Washington Old Hall, a structure on the anc...

Feliks Banel

The thousand-year-old origins of the name 'Washington'

Here's a refresher on how the Pacific Northwest state came to be called "Washington," and the meaning of the famous of American surname.

The Twilight Drive-In...

Feliks Banel

Good news and bad news for two popular drive-in theatres

This week, we have a Double Feature of Pacific Northwest cinema history, with good news for one drive-in theatre and bad news for another.

National News

Associated Press

Death of beloved New York City owl, Flaco, in apparent building collision devastates legions of fans

NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes poured in Saturday for Flaco, the beloved Eurasian eagle-owl that became a feel-good New York story after escaping its Central Park Zoo enclosure and flying free around Manhattan. Flaco was found dead on a New York City sidewalk Friday night after apparently flying into a building. It was a heartbreaking […]

Associated Press

New Jersey man acquitted in retrial in 2014 beating death of college student from Tennessee

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been acquitted in a retrial in the beating death of a college student from Tennessee a decade ago. Jurors in Middlesex County deliberated for five hours before acquitting Timothy Puskas of all charges Wednesday in the 2014 death of 22-year-old former Rutgers student William McCaw […]

Liam Lazo boards a diesel school bus near his home, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, in Virginia Beach, Va. D...

Associated Press

Tired of diesel fumes, these moms are pushing for electric school buses

Areli Sanchez’s daughter, Aida, used to be one of 20 million American kids who ride a diesel bus to school each day. Aida has asthma. When she was little, she complained about the smell and cloud of fumes on her twice-daily trip. “When she would come home from school or be on the bus, she […]

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Kitsap Credit Union...

Mike Salk

Salk: A local credit union inspiring its community

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.

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Mike Salk

This checking account is better than gold

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Compassion International...

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Punts for Purpose: Brock Huard, other NFL players fight to end global child poverty

Seattle Sports host Brock Huard joins other NFL punters in partnership with Compassion in a cause now known as “Punts For Purpose.”