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Photo: More than 70 Seattle firefighters responded to a Columbia City fire after a construction sit...

Julia Dallas

Columbia City construction site goes up in flames; downs power lines, damages cars and home

More than 70 Seattle firefighters responded to a construction site in Columbia City after it went up in flames early Saturday morning.

Image: At left, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 9...

MyNorthwest Staff

'It's absolutely unacceptable:' Washington officials react to Trump rally shooting

Washington officials have reacted to a shooting that broke out at a rally for former President Donald Trump on Saturday.

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Bill Kaczaraba

Auburn late-night shooting leaves one teenage boy dead

The Auburn community was shaken by a deadly shooting late Friday night. Police received reports of gunfire in the 500 Block of A Street SE.

Fitness guru Richard Simmons died Saturday at age 76. (AP)...

MARK KENNEDY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

TV's silly fitness guru Richard Simmons dies at 76

Richard Simmons, TV's court jester of physical fitness who built an empire by urging the overweight to exercise and eat better, has died.

Photo: KIRO Newsradio is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its "newsradio" format with a special ...

MyNorthwest Staff

KIRO celebrates 50th anniversary of 'newsradio' format with special alumni broadcast

KIRO Newsradio is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its "newsradio" format with a special broadcast featuring several prominent alumni.

Photo: Police swarm Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood after shooting on July 3....

James Lynch

Police identify 2 girls who were with alleged Alderwood Mall shooter

There are new developments in last week's deadly shooting at Alderwood Mall. Jayda Woods-Johnson, 13, was killed.

SeattleSports.com

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Brent Stecker

First a switch-pitcher, now Seattle Mariners draft a 2-way player

A day after picking switch-pitcher Jurrangelo Cijntje in the first round, the Seattle Mariners made their draft class even more interesting.

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Cameron Van Til

State of the Mariners: What stands out at All-Star break

Here's a look at some key storylines after the Seattle Mariners skidded into the All-Star break with a series loss to the lowly Angels.

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SeattleSports.com Staff

Seattle Mariners MLB Draft Tracker: Keep up with every 2024 pick

There will be 20 Seattle Mariners draft picks in the 2024 MLB Draft. Follow along with details and videos in the tracker here.

Seattle Mariners draft Jurrangelo Cijntje MLB...

The Associated Press

Mariners first-rounder Jurrangelo Cijntje wants to keep switch-pitching

Jurrangelo Cijntje wants to keep his options open in the Seattle Mariners organization as a pitcher who switches between throwing right-handed and left-handed.

Cleveland Guardians Travis Bazzana MLB Draft 2024...

Shannon Drayer

How Ryan Rowland-Smith helped first Aussie picked No. 1 in MLB Draft

Oregon State 2B Travis Bazzana became the first Australian picked No. 1 in the MLB Draft on Sunday. Ryan Rowland-Smith has helped him since he was 12.

Seattle Mariners 2023 MLB Draft...

Cameron Van Til

Mariners select switch-pitcher with first-round pick in MLB Draft

The Seattle Mariners drafted Mississippi State switch-pitcher Jurrangelo Cijntje with their first-round pick in the MLB Draft.

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

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Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: I will never forget Devin, Tom, Karen, Jessica in wake of Thirtymile Fire anniversary

This week marks 23 years since the The Thirtymile Fire, a massive wildfire burning north of Winthrop Washington killed four firefighters.

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Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: The lesson we all can learn from President Biden

As disturbed as I am by the state of politics right now, I do have President Biden to thank for giving me a new perspective on a personal matter.

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KIRO Newsradio staff

From the audience: Kamala Harris needs to lead next generation of Democrats

Joe Biden merely needs to hand over the reins of power to his second in command, Vice President Kamala Harris, and sooner rather than later.

KTTH Opinion

Photo: An edition of The Stranger, a newspaper in Seattle....

Jason Rantz

Rantz: After assassination attempt, Ashley Nerbovig of The Stranger promoted political violence against Donald Trump

Seattle reporter Ashley Nerbovig of the Stranger posted "make america aim again" after the failed assassination attempt against Donald Trump.

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is covered by U.S. Secret Service a...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: After failed Donald Trump assassination attempt, will you stop claiming he's Hitler?

It's hard to ignore the fact that the failed assassination attempt of Donald Trump comes after endless claims of democracy being in peril.

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Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle media bias on full display as Fox 13 promotes activists blocking traffic

Fox 13 churned outa glorified press release for activists blocking traffic for a cause they may champion. This blatant Seattle media bias.

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MyNorthwest Traffic

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Chris Sullivan

I-405 closed, creating traffic nightmare on the Eastside

This is not the weekend to hit the Eastside because Interstate 405 (I-405), south of Bellevue because, is closed.

Image: SR 99 north in Seattle was closed due to a massive fire on Tuesday, July 9, 2024....

Steve Coogan

SR 99 north in Seattle reopens after major brush fire closed it for hours

All lanes on State Route 99 north end at the 1st Ave Bridge in Seattle were blocked Tuesday due to a fire. It reopened Wednesday morning.

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Frank Sumrall

Stretch of SR 11 Highway buckles under extreme heat

WSDOT had to shut down State Route 11 to just one lane after concrete panels under the asphalt had buckled due to the region's recent extreme heat.

MyNorthwest Weather

Photo: A makeshift fire truck puts water on a wildfire, which is part of the Okanogan Complex. Wash...

Ted Buehner

Buehner: Fire season kicked into high gear by heat wave

At the risk of voicing the obvious, Washington fire season is here! The recent heat wave essentially kicked it into high gear.

Photo: A paddle boarder is pictured at Alki Beach as excessive heat warnings remain in effect....

Bill Kaczaraba

As temperatures ease, no rain in sight for the next 10-14 days

Summer is beginning to look more "normal" in the Pacific Northwest as the heat wave eases with temperatures in the 80s in most places.

Image: The sun sets over Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds on a warm evening on Wednesday, June 5, 2024...

Steve Coogan and Frank Sumrall

Cliff Mass: 'No doubt' PNW is in a heat wave, but the end is near

Cliff Mass, a professor at the University of Washington (UW), discussed high pressure areas and the strength of the sun on KTTH.

MyNorthwest Politics

Photo: President Joe Biden speaks from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday,...

Will Weissert and Zeke Miller, The Associated Press

In primetime address, Biden says country must not go down road of political violence

President Joe Biden says “we can’t, we must not go down” the road of political violence in America after the attempted Trump assassination.

Image: At left, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 9...

MyNorthwest Staff

'It's absolutely unacceptable:' Washington officials react to Trump rally shooting

Washington officials have reacted to a shooting that broke out at a rally for former President Donald Trump on Saturday.

A homeless addict holds pieces of fentanyl. Use of the powerful synthetic opioid that is cheap to p...

Bill Kaczaraba

'Crime tax' in Snohomish County is on the November ballot

A "crime tax" in Snohomish County will be on the ballot in November. It would add 0,2% in sales tax for residents.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

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Paul Holden

Weekend events roundup: Summer fests, block parties and zoo activities

The weekend is here, the sun is shining and there are plenty of weekend events to do including new zoo exhibits, summer fests and block parties.

Photo: Saks OFF 5th at Westlake Center in downtown Seattle will close on July 20....

Bill Kaczaraba

Departure of Saks from downtown Seattle hits retail core with another bit of bad news

Downtown Seattle’s retail core is taking another hit with the announcement that Saks OFF 5th will close this month.

Image: Parents and children enjoy a splash park in Shoreline on Monday, July 8, 2024, a blistering ...

James Lynch

Splash parks are open in Western Washington to beat the heat

Since many people in the Puget Sound don't have home air conditioners, finding a place to take kids to cool off, like splash parks, is vital.

MyNorthwest History

An old newspaper clipping from the 1920s shows the "airsign" for SEATTLE at the Standard Oil facili...

Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: Searching for ‘ghost signs of the air’

An aviation historian said you might be able to spot one of these "Ghost Signs of the Air" still on duty in a few Washington towns.

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Feliks Banel

Feliks Banel: ‘Beacon of tacos’ shutting down in Wallingford

News broke Wednesday afternoon that the iconic Taco Time restaurant in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood will close in just a few days.

Marshall Dompier of Port Angeles was one of the earliest American Cub Scouts, and likely the first ...

Feliks Banel

Feliks Banel: Forgotten Pearl Harbor hero was a Cub Scout from Port Angeles

A young sailor from Port Angeles who died more than 82 years ago in the early hours of the attack on Pearl Harbor is making history.

National News

Butler County, Pa. Sheriff Michael Slupe is pictured during an interview in Butler, Pa., Monday, Ju...

Associated Press

Signs of trouble at Trump rally were evident in minutes before gunman opened fire

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Signs of trouble were evident in the minutes before shots rang out at Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania: Police had a report of a suspicious man pacing near the magnetometers and were apparently exchanging photos of the suspect. Witnesses pointed and shouted at an armed man on a nearby roof. When […]

Associated Press

Former Chicago hospitals executives charged in $15M embezzlement scheme

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a former Loretto Hospital executive in a scheme to embezzle $15 million from the health care facility. In an indictment filed late last week, Anosh Ahmed was charged with eight counts of wire fraud, four counts of embezzlement, 11 counts of aiding and abetting embezzlement and three counts […]

President Joe Biden addresses the nation from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Sun...

Associated Press

Biden sits for TV interview as he gingerly moves to resume campaigning after attack on Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden was sitting for yet another high-stakes interview at another key moment for his candidacy as his reelection team gingerly determines how to resume full-blown campaigning after the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Biden was being interviewed by Lester Holt of NBC News, a session set to air […]

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Isolation to connection: Recognizing the signs to put your seniors into safe care

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Founded in 1991, the GSBA Scholarship & Education Fund, with the help of Carter Subaru, has invested almost $6 million in 552 scholars.

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Orca brothers 'Indy and Amir' delight Puget Sound whale watchers

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