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arlington standoff swat...

Frank Sumrall

Suspect firing gun at neighbor arrested after SWAT standoff in Arlington

The standoff was located on the block 115th Avenue Northeast, east of downtown Arlington. The roads in the surrounding area are now open.

carnation earthquake...

Frank Sumrall

3.4 magnitude earthquake strikes King County east of Carnation

The earthquake near Carnation and its aftershocks were felt additionally in Bothell, Cottage Lake, Gold Bar, Issaquah and North Bend. 

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.

ufo, uap...

Micki Gamez

Washington continues to be a UFO hot spot

Seattle has become a hot spot for UFO sightings, with 86.5 sightings per 100,000 residents annually between 2000 and 2023.

Image: Police detectives in Tacoma are asking for the public's help to identify the suspect respons...

James Lynch

Tacoma police search for suspect as stabbing victim tells her story

A woman who was nearly stabbed to death in Tacoma’s Point Defiance Park is telling her story of a vicious attack and fight for her life.

Image: The Washington State Cougars take the field against the Oregon State Beavers at Martin Stadi...

Matt Markovich

Lawmakers hear dire circumstances of WSU being 'Couged' by ex-Pac-12 schools

The University of Washington’s departure from the Pac-12 Conference has created financial uncertainty for Washington State University (WSU).

SeattleSports.com

WSU Arizona Pac-12...

The Associated Press

Wells, No. 21 WSU beat No. 4 Arizona 77-74 as Cougs now lead Pac-12

Jayden Wells had a 4-point play to help No. 21 WSU knock off No. 4 Arizona on the road as the Cougars now sit atop the Pac-12 standings.

Seattle Kraken...

The Associated Press

McCann, Eberle lead way as Seattle Kraken beat Canucks 5-2

Jared McCann had a goal and three assists, Jordan Eberle had two goals and an assist and the Seattle Kraken beat NHL-leading Vancouver 5-2.

Seattle Seahawks Mike Macdonald John Schneider...

Brandon Gustafson

Schneider: Why Seahawks’ new coaching staff won’t be at combine

The Seattle Seahawks are wrapping up their coaching staff, but that group won't attend this year's NFL Scouting Combine, John Schneider says.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: John Schneider joins Wyman & Bob to talk about what went into QB Geno Smith’s contract restructure

Seahawks GM John Schneider joined Wyman & Bob to talk about the Seahawks off-season, coaching hires and what went into QB Geno Smith’s contract restructure. Why did they make that move? What is left for this team to address before free agency and NFL Draft processes get into full swing? Watch the full interview with […]

Seattle Seahawks Geno Smith...

Brandon Gustafson

Seahawks’ John Schneider details restructuring of Geno Smith’s contract

Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider talked through Geno Smith's updated contract and more about the salary cap with Wyman & Bob on Thursday.

UW Huskies Rome Odunze NFL Draft...

Brandon Gustafson

Rome Odunze details his combine goals, including 40-yard dash time

Former UW Huskies star receiver Rome Odunze joined Brock & Salk to discuss the upcoming NFL Scouting Combine and much more.

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

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.

Manufactured homes...

George Hurst, Lynwood city council president

Lynnwood council pres.: Bill that limits rent increases should be passed

The ongoing conversation regarding the pros and cons of HB 2114 has centered on tenants who live in apartment buildings are single family homes.

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

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.

snowpack, levels...

Ted Buehner

Mountain snowpack sending major warnings about water supplies

It’s the middle of February and Washington's mountain snowpack is well below average from where it should be.

MyNorthwest Politics

(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.

Images: In this combination of photos, President Joe Biden, left, speaks on Aug. 10, 2023 in Salt L...

Steve Coogan

Biden ranks as a Top 15 president all time and Trump sits last, scholars say

While academics may not think Biden is the best president ever or even in the Top 10, they do believe Trump deserves to be low on the list.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

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.

Image: An elk was spotted with a tire stuck on its antler in late January 2024....

Steve Coogan

Elk spotted with a tire on its antler: Why it's likely not in danger

Late last month, reports of an elk with a tire stuck on its antlers at Lake Wilderness Park in Maple Valley began to surface.

Image:A Mexican Mariachi band surrounded by heart-shaped balloons awaits the arrival of a couple's ...

Matt Butler

KIRO Nights on dating rules, timeframes: How long is too long to wait?

Deborah Graham's mention of the rule of threes provoked some polar opposite opinions from listeners.

MyNorthwest History

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.

Image: A shot of the downtown Seattle skyline taken, circa 1929, from an open-seat plane flying ove...

Feliks Banel

Young aviator's rediscovered photo albums are full of history, mystery

A Seattle family recently re-discovered a collection of photo albums that belonged to a great uncle who was a Navy flyer at Sand Point nearly 100 years ago.

National News

FILE - Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón speaks during a news conference Feb. 22,...

Associated Press

Los Angeles County district attorney seeks reelection in contest focused on feeling of public safety

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County voters are set to decide next month if embattled District Attorney George Gascón will remain the head of the nation’s largest prosecutor’s office in a race centered on perceptions of public safety. Gascón, who was elected in 2020 on a criminal justice platform alongside a wave of progressive […]

In combo of undated selfie images provided courtesy of the Dime Doe family, show Dime Doe, a Black ...

Associated Press

A love affair unraveled before a Black transgender woman was fatally shot in rural South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A Black transgender woman and the guy she was secretly dating had just been pulled over in rural South Carolina. Dime Doe, the driver, was worried. She already had points against her license and didn’t want another ticket to stop her from getting behind the wheel. Daqua Lameek Ritter, whom she […]

FILE - A school bus moves up Rock Door Canyon Rd., in Oljato-Monument Valley, Utah, on the Navajo r...

Associated Press

Native American tribes gain new authority to stop unwanted hydropower projects

Federal regulators have granted Native American tribes more power to block hydropower projects on their land after a flurry of applications were filed to expand renewable energy in the water-scarce U.S. Southwest. Previously, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted developers approval to move ahead with planning even if tribes objected. That practice came to an […]

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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

My journey led me to Kitsap Credit Union, a not-for-profit, forward-thinking financial co-op that’s been serving its members since 1934.

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.”