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MyNorthwest News

Image: Everett Historical Commissioners look on as City of Everett officials present their plan to ...

Feliks Banel

Everett official dodges key question about gazebo-saving compromise

An Everett spokesperson dodged KIRO Newsradio's question about whether Mayor Cassie Franklin is willing to accept the gazebo compromise.

Image: A Boeing 737 Max 7 is displayed during a debut for employees and media of the new jet in Ren...

Associated Press

Boeing says it's in talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems, key supplier on troubled 737 Max

Boeing said Friday that it is in preliminary talks to buy Spirit AeroSystems, which builds fuselages for Boeing 737 Max jetliners.

Image: Smith Island Lighthouse was built in 1858, it was decommissioned in the 1950s and eventually...

Feliks Banel

History hidden within NOAA's 'Inland Water Wind Reports'

The handful of spots along the shores of the Puget Sound, for which NOAA often gives windspeed reports, have their own history and charm.

Image: A row of houses in Seattle as household income in Seattle rises. (Flickr Creative Commons)...

Bill Kaczaraba

Study: Seattle household income must be 80% higher than in 2020 to afford a house

In Seattle, a family must make $213,984 to afford a home, according to a Zillow study.

Image: Tolls reached $15 in the HOV lane on Friday, March 2, 2024....

Chris Sullivan

Sullivan: Friday marks first commute with higher tolls on I-405, SR 167

Friday marked the first day of the new higher tolls on SR 167 and I-405. They hit $12.25 on I-405 south out of Lynnwood.

UW Megwa...

Bill Kaczaraba

Former UW football player accuses staff of 'medical negligence'

Former University of Washington football player Emeka Megwa has filed a lawsuit in King County Superior Court, alleging medical negligence.

SeattleSports.com

Seattle Kraken...

The Associated Press

Draisaitl nets 30th goal, Skinner saves 24 as Oilers top Kraken 2-1

Leon Draisaitl scored his 30th goal of the season and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Seattle Kraken 2-1 on Saturday.

Seattle Mariners Logan Gilbert...

Brandon Gustafson

How did Gilbert’s unique work begin? His private pitching coach explains

Randy Sullivan, who has worked with Seattle Mariners RHP Logan Gilbert for a decade, shared his insight on Gilbert with Wyman and Bob.

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The Associated Press

Fanatics founder: Company unfairly blamed for new MLB uniforms

anatics founder Michael Rubin says his company is being unfairly blamed for new MLB uniforms that have see-through pants and other problems.

Seattle Mariners prospects Cole Young...

Brandon Gustafson

Dipoto breaks down Mariners’ top farm talent, who could debut in ’24

"There's so much young talent, especially some of the bats," Jerry Dipoto said of the Seattle Mariners' pool of top prospects.

Seattle Mariners Mitch Haniger...

Brandon Gustafson

Morosi: New-look lineup can help Mariners avoid another slow start

The Seattle Mariners' lineup has some new, veteran faces, and Jon Morosi thinks the M's can have a "smoother start" to 2024 as a result.

Seattle Mariners Mitch Garver...

Brandon Gustafson

Mitch Garver explains why he picked Mariners, adjusting to DH spot

New Seattle Mariners slugger Mitch Garver discussed moving from catcher to DH as well as why chose to sign with the M's in free agency.

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

Image: Washington's 2nd District Representative J.T. Wilcox is resigning....

Colleen O'Brien

Colleen O'Brien: Rep. Wilcox explains why he's leaving the legislature

After 14 years in the state legislature, Rep. J.T. Wilcox is resigning. He stated that younger leadership needs to take over.

Women...

Travis Mayfield, KIRO Newsradio

Mayfield: Why centering more women's voices matter this month and every month 

It’s March and Women’s History Month, but women's voices make history every single day.

Flying First Class can be a special experience. (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty...

Jack Stine, KIRO Newsradio

Jack Stine: We all deserve to be First Class

Regardless of where you are on the plane, you deserve to be treated like you are in First Class.

KTTH Opinion

Image: A person gets led away in handcuffs by members of law enforcement. Migrant crime concerns pe...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: ICE Seattle nabs child sex criminals as migrant crime concerns persist

As U.S. cities experience migrant crime, ICE Seattle is nabbing child sex predators and other dangerous criminals.

A stolen car was driven through the storefront of Hashtag Cannabis in Redmond. The incident happene...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: City of Redmond rejected security request, then car drove through storefront

A month after the city of Redmond rejected a business owner’s request to install better security measures, a stolen car was driven through its storefront.

Image: Mt. Baker is seen adorned with snow...

Steve Coogan

Cliff Mass explains where 'there will be massive amounts of snow'

Cliff Mass said that we're in an extremely favorable situation and before the week is over, some areas "will have yards of new snow."

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MyNorthwest Traffic

Image: Tolls reached $15 in the HOV lane on Friday, March 2, 2024....

Chris Sullivan

Sullivan: Friday marks first commute with higher tolls on I-405, SR 167

Friday marked the first day of the new higher tolls on SR 167 and I-405. They hit $12.25 on I-405 south out of Lynnwood.

Image: SR 520 bridge construction work continues. Expanded tolling on SR 520 may be coming....

Chris Sullivan

Expanded tolling on SR 520 to pay for project may be coming

The Washington State Legislature may expand tolling on SR 520 to make up the budget to finish the major project.

jerk move left-turn lane...

Chris Sullivan

Sullivan: Please don't pull this jerk move on the road

Manning sent us a TikTok video with someone promoting this as his "offensive driving tip No. 271." The poster calls this the "fake left, go straight" move.

MyNorthwest Weather

Image: On the night of March 1, 1910, two Great Northern trains (passenger train local #25 and fast...

Ted Buehner

Wash. mountains expected to pile up with snow as avalanche anniversary approaches

A much cooler air mass will move onshore through the weekend with a mix of rain and snow showers, a threat of thunderstorms, and sunbreaks.

avalanche mt. baker snow...

Frank Sumrall

Level 4 avalanche warning issued near Mt. Baker after heavy snow week

The ski area received 31 inches of snow this week and could receive as much as eight additional inches Thursday, according to NWS.

National Weather Service radar showed front moving through Western Washington. (NWS)...

Ted Buehner and Bill Kaczaraba

Flooding in Western Wash. possible as front moves through

A strong frontal system will move across Western Washington Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

MyNorthwest Politics

demonstrators seattle city council...

Frank Sumrall

Seattle City Atty. considers charges against Council demonstrators

The six arrested were among dozens in support of Palestine, protesting the city's funding plans for asylum seekers and refugees.

Image: SR 520 bridge construction work continues. Expanded tolling on SR 520 may be coming....

Chris Sullivan

Expanded tolling on SR 520 to pay for project may be coming

The Washington State Legislature may expand tolling on SR 520 to make up the budget to finish the major project.

Foster teens...

Bill Kaczaraba

Wash. foster children could get boost from legislature

State senate legislation recently approved by the House aims to enhance foster care support for young people aged 18 to 21.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

A view of Lumen Field in Seattle can be seen during Leg 2 of the 2022 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions...

Paul Holden, KIRO Newsradio

Weekend revelry roundup: Comic Con and the Seattle Sounders return

ECCC is underway and tickets are still on sale for Friday and Sunday. It's also the home opener for the Seattle Sounders this weekend.

Emerald City Comic Con...

Paul Holden, KIRO Newsradio

Holden: Emerald City Comic Con's guest lineup 'biggest one I've seen'

Don't be alarmed if you see elves or superheroes walking the streets of Seattle this weekend. Emerald City Comic Con has returned!

Image: Grey Flannel Auctions is auctioning off a gold medal from one of the "Boys in the Boat," Oly...

Julia Dallas

Olympic gold medal won by 'Boys in the Boat' rower to be auctioned

John White, one of "The Boys in the Boat," rowed for the University of Washington when they won gold in 1936 Berlin.

MyNorthwest History

Image: Everett Historical Commissioners look on as City of Everett officials present their plan to ...

Feliks Banel

Everett official dodges key question about gazebo-saving compromise

An Everett spokesperson dodged KIRO Newsradio's question about whether Mayor Cassie Franklin is willing to accept the gazebo compromise.

Image: Smith Island Lighthouse was built in 1858, it was decommissioned in the 1950s and eventually...

Feliks Banel

History hidden within NOAA's 'Inland Water Wind Reports'

The handful of spots along the shores of the Puget Sound, for which NOAA often gives windspeed reports, have their own history and charm.

Image: Bayside neighborhood resident Jane McClure addresses the Everett Historical Commission at th...

Feliks Banel

Will Everett mayor accept compromise to save Clark Park gazebo?

The Everett Historical Commission discussed the city’s request to tear down the Clark Park gazebo and offered a strategic compromise instead.

National News

Associated Press

University of Maryland suspends fraternities and sororities pending investigation

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland has ordered fraternities and sororities on campus to suspend social and recruitment activities after the school received multiple reports of unsafe activities. A letter sent Friday from university officials to fraternity and sorority presidents informing them of the suspension did not describe the alleged misconduct as […]

Associated Press

Medical incident likely led to SUV crashing into Walmart store, authorities say

CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A driver who crashed her sport-utility vehicle into a Walmart store in suburban Detroit was likely having a health incident at the time, authorities said Saturday. The woman and four other people who were taken to hospitals Friday did not have life-threatening injuries, the Canton Township Public Safety Department said. […]

Associated Press

A bridge where a dramatic open-air rescue occurred remains closed over the Ohio River

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A bridge connecting Kentucky and Indiana remained closed Saturday following a harrowing crash and rescue of a tractor-trailer driver left hanging over the bridge’s edge. Dramatic photos and video captured the rescue Friday of the driver in her cab over the side of the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge connecting Louisville, […]

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