Man charged with murder in deaths of missing mom, girl
Manufactured roadblocks lead to attempted kidnapping in Pierce County
Vashon Island man arrested on ten federal charges related to human trafficking
‘The Last of Us’ Season 2, set in Seattle, to be filmed in BC
Weekend Traffic: Daffodil Parade, Monster Jam to cause slowdowns
Seattle mayor approves $970M levy to fund affordable housing projects
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Buehner: Don't forget to remove studded tires before the weekend
WSDOT said studded tires damage pavement, costing taxpayers’ additional road repair and maintenance expenditures.
Locals and tourists visit the UW for blooming cherry blossoms
Cherry blossoms or sakura’s have yet again lined the Quad at The University of Washington. It draws locals and tourists to come out and see the blooms!
Seattle reaches settlement for motorcyclist killed at 'dangerous intersection'
The City of Seattle has settled a lawsuit with the family of a man who was hit and killed in a "notoriously dangerous intersection" in Wedgwood.
Monthly $35 insulin cap made permanent by WA Legislature
People with diabetes in Washington state can rest assured the cost of their life-saving insulin will continue to be capped at $35 a month.
‘I’m worried for my kids education’: Olympia School District making major budget cuts
The Olympia School District joins with several districts across the state, forced to make budget cuts for the upcoming school year.
A key inflation gauge tracked by the Fed slowed in February
The Federal Reserve's favored inflation gauge slowed sharply last month, an encouraging sign in the Fed's yearlong effort to cool price pressures through steadily higher interest rates.
Steven Kwan leads Guardians’ outburst in 9-4 win over Mariners
Steven Kwan drove in five and the Cleveland Guardians took advantage of three errors by Seattle in a 9-4 win over the Mariners.
John Schneider explains how Seahawks’ talks went with Bobby Wagner
Seahawks general manager John Schneider broke down how legendary linebacker Bobby Wagner wound up back in Seattle on a one-year deal.
Huard: The late-round ‘monster’ Wisconsin LB the Seahawks should draft
Brock Huard is a big fan of Wisconsin LB/edge rusher Nick Herbig, and he thinks Herbig could be a great late-round pick for the Seahawks.
Brock & Salk: The most important developments from Mariners’ opener
A lot happened during the Mariners' opening day win over the Guardians. Brock & Salk break down the three biggest developments from the game.
Rost: What Seahawks’ moves in free agency tell us about their 2023 plans
Actions speak louder than words. So, when it comes to the Seahawks’ moves in free agency, what does that tell us about their 2023 plans?
Fann: 6 takeaways from Mariners’ thrilling opening day win over Cleveland
The Mariners got an opening day win over Cleveland in a matchup of two top AL teams. Joe Fann has six things that stood out from the game.
Mother blames police pursuit law for death of daughter
"If the man was able to be pursued and get caught, then he could have been in jail where he belonged," Goldade said.
Rantz: After trans school shooter, Amazon sent tasteless 'solidarity' email
One day after the transgender-identified shooting, Amazon leadership told employees it stands with the transgender community.
SPOG President: SPD is the 'most accountable agency, bar none'
But allegations of unnecessary force by the (SPD) were down 61% in 2021 compared to 2020, a trend that has continued through 2023.
Rantz: Dems defend WA Supreme Court's racist capital gains tax ruling
The activist Washington State Supreme Court majority redefined the capital gains tax to fit their left-wing, racist ideology.
Rantz: Bill by WA Democrats releases scores of murderers from jail early
The bill allows the newly formed CPB to give early release to dangerous murderers who haven't finished their sentences.
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.
Ross: Trump's post-indictment popularity shows character no longer counts
It finally happened – not only was Donald Trump indicted, he was very indicted, in hindsight, none of it was necessary.
Ross: Where are all the pro-life activists trying to stop school shootings?
There is one group that has been silent in all this, the pro-life activists who pushed to overturn Roe v Wade.
Ross: After the Nashville shooting, is this finally enough?
This is another case where all the guns were legally purchased. Yet gun sellers can legally refuse to sell. So where’s the no-buy list?
Ross: We need to trick the wealthy into wanting to pay the capital gains tax
As the reality of the capital gains tax sets in, we’re seeing pushback from the wealthy. So, I proposed that idea to our 'tax whisperer.'
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.
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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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The no fuss guide to getting to Mariners Opening Day
It's here, opening Day for one of the most anticipated Mariners' seasons in decades. What's your plan for getting to the ballpark?
6 months in, Sound Transit CEO Julie Timm sits down with Sully
Julie Timm is passionate about transit. She is thoughtful. She took the time to answer all my questions during a sit-down interview.
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.
Feliks Banel: NW History and All Over The Map
Remembering 'The Walla Walla' wall at the Kingdome
Naming the right field wall the 'Walla Walla' was a brilliant suggestion that plays off a wall being doubled and using a regional name.
Longview celebrates 100 years with festivities, squirrel bridges
The community began building new squirrel bridges about 11 years ago for an annual event called, naturally, Squirrel Fest.
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.