Cyclist makes, posts ‘do not block’ bike lane signs on Capitol Hill
Seattle Police investigation blocks northbound I-5 off-ramp in Lake City
Judge: BNSF railroad violated Swinomish tribe agreement after derailment
King County Councilmember wants to require businesses to accept cash
Crash in Georgetown involving SPD cruisers during stolen car recovery
King County Sheriff renews Basic Law Enforcement training certification
Microsoft announces another 600 cuts in latest round of regional layoffs
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Ross: We need to trick the wealthy into wanting to pay the capital gains tax
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Washington moves to end child sex abuse lawsuit time limits
People who were sexually abused as children in Washington state may soon be able to bring lawsuits against the state, schools or other institutions for failing to stop the abuse, no matter when it happened.
Jesse Jones: Small business owner surprised at half a million charge from Google
Melissa Mitchell works for a company that helps integrate homes with smart devices, and part of her gig is creating online ads.
Investigation leads to 27 indictments in West Coast fentanyl drug bust
U.S. Attorney Nick Brown told KIRO newsradio that this was a wiretap investigation that lasted for more than a year.
Kent School Board President resigns following 'insensitive' comments
Kent School Board President Tim Clarke resigned from his position Friday following "concerning comments" made during a meeting.
More rudeness on the roads for drivers in the Pacific Northwest
In Seattle, 53% of drivers saw a nice gesture in 2018, but only 40% said they saw kindness at least five times per month in 2023.
Man with cartful of stolen goods walks out of Lacey Target store to find officer outside
A man is in jail after he was found with a stolen car containing stolen merchandise over the weekend, according to Lacey Police.
Rost: 3 biggest questions Seahawks face to complete their roster
The Seahawks have made several moves already to improve, but there are still question marks both on their roster and with the cap situation.
Hasselbeck: How Seahawks may use Bobby Wagner differently in return
Bobby Wagner comes back to the Seahawks a year older and a year wiser, and former Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck thinks that may play into his role.
Seahawks’ reunion with Bobby Wagner could be sign of what’s to come
The Seahawks have a need at nose tackle. Michael Bumpus explains why the blueprint for the answer there may be what Seattle did with Bobby Wagner.
Drayer: A look at Mariners roster essentially set for opening day
With a pair of roster moves on Monday, the intrigue for who the Mariners will bring to T-Mobile Park for opening day is over.
Huard: What Bobby Wagner brings to the table in his Seahawks return
Former NFL quarterback Brock Huard breaks down what the value for the Seahawks is in reuniting with legendary linebacker Bobby Wagner.
Ray Roberts: Seahawks appear to upgrade at center with Evan Brown
After taking a closer look at new Seahawks center Evan Brown, former NFL offensive lineman Ray Roberts is intrigued by his potential.
Lawyer: WA Supreme Court has 'convoluted opinion' over capital gains tax
The capital gains tax, signed last year by Gov. Jay Inslee, went into effect in Jan. 2022, before it was stopped by lawsuits.
Rise in drive-by shootings a concern for WA State Patrol
There have been a dozen drive-by shootings in King County so far this year. That's about one a week. Troopers do not know if they are connected.
14-year-old student allegedly attacks teacher at Alderwood Middle School
The incident resulted in the arrest and emergency expulsion of the student. The teacher is currently at the hospital.
Rantz: Dem bill cuts English reading and writing requirement for public safety jobs
If you think the Washington government bureaucracy is inefficient now, wait until you experience life under Senate Bill 5274.
Seattle lawyer on tenants: 'Lot of reasons to reject somebody with criminal history'
The court ruled the ordinance violated landlords' First Amendment rights after a lawsuit was filed by the RHA of Washington.
Rantz: Pierce Transit staff face discipline if they don't use 'ze,' 'they' pronouns
One concerned employee told The Jason Rantz Show on KTTH that he found the memo, titled "Pronoun Use in the Workplace," troubling.
Ross: Oh no, the capital gains tax could downgrade my yacht purchase
It’s humiliating! I’d have to settle for the Majesty 100 yacht. Now instead of 180 feet, I have to shoehorn my guests into 100 feet?
Mayfield: Helping others through loss with empathy, care, and memory
Death, loss, and grief are hard things, so when we see others dealing with them sometimes our instinct is to turn away.
Ross: NCAA should bring back consolation games in March Madness
J. Paul Blake wrote to Dave Ross saying that the NCAA needs to bring the consolation game back for March Madness.
Ross: Dodge Challenger Demon with optional parachute still street legal
Even if police pursuits were routine again, there’d be no catching you behind the wheel of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170.
Speculating potential Trump charges as country awaits indictment
"I think the charges they are going to make against Trump here is something like falsifying business records," Farenthold said.
Ross: There's a limit to compassion that we should have in the courts
It’s important to try new things – like a compassionate court – but it’s just as important to recognize it's doing more harm than good.
Gee & Ursula
Reykdal: Schools must 'make tough choices' with consolidation plans
Superintendant Chris Reykdal talks about the state, the education system, and how recent changes to taxes affects school funding.
Gee & Ursula debate suspension of downtown business taxes
Seattle business leaders are asking the city to suspend the B&O and JumpStart tax for the next three years as a way to revitalize downtown.
Eviction notices one of most dangerous jobs a police officer faces
Assaults on officers in Washington state increased in 2022 by nearly 20%. For those serving eviction notices, the percentage nearly doubles.
Gee Scott: Trump 'has to go to jail, it's not rocket science'
Former President Donald Trump claimed “illegal leaks” indicated he would be arrested Tuesday through posts on Truth Social.
G&U: Why is $100,000 worth equivalent to $49,000 in Seattle?
According to a SmartAsset report, $100,000 in Seattle is worth to roughly $49,000 after adjusting for taxes and cost of living.
Big ideas for the city from the head of the Downtown Seattle Association
Jon Scholes, President and CEO of the Downtown Seattle Association (DSA), has some big ideas on how to bring downtown back to its former glory.
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Lawmakers taking hard look at where ferries are built
Lawmakers have a tough decision to make on the ferry service. Do they abandon environmental and wage goals to get new ferries built faster and cheaper?
100+ mile Hood Canal Bridge detour will mess with summer weekends
A 100-mile detour is what drivers will face this summer if their plans take them across the Hood Canal Bridge.
WSDOT's homeless initiative showing some early signs of success
I think we all realize just how tough it is to clear homeless camps from the freeway, and only kicking people out doesn't work.
SR-520 drivers won't be getting a lane back for another year
This is not the news westbound State Route 520 drivers want to hear, they will not be getting their second lane back to Interstate 5 any time soon.
Construction season is year-round across the Pacific Northwest
There is no such thing as construction season. There is so much work to do around the state that those orange cones are going to be with us year-round.
WSDOT to address I-5 chokepoints between Everett, Marysville
It's been eight years since I first started talking about a fix to the daily chokepoint on I-5 between Everett and Marysville.
Feliks Banel: NW History and All Over The Map
Memorial Stadium’s success as 'living memorial' may have doomed it
'Living memorials' were part of an American movement to memorialize World War II as a break from the past.
Feliks: Uncovering the buried legacies of Lewis and Clark
Most people think of Fort Clatsop as the final destination of Lewis and Clark, at least one Northwest historian and author disagrees.
Radio Sketch: The Tonquin and despair at the mouth of the Columbia River
The arrival of the Tonquin was the subject of a live historical radio sketch performed on Seattle’s Morning News to mark the 212th anniversary
Before it collapsed, WaMu ad campaign was the 'Friend of the Family'
All the failing banks in the news lately remind so many around the Pacific Northwest of a memorable WaMu ad campaign.
Regional anthem “Viva! Sea-Tac” celebrates 1990s Seattle culture, good and bad
Over the past few decades, “Viva! SeaTac” has become something of an anthem for the region, at least among a certain demographic.
Cherry trees in front of Pike Place Market are gone
The City of Seattle removed the storied cherry trees on Pike Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue Tuesday.