Homicide detectives investigating after man found dead in Tacoma
Space Needle joining other national landmarks in going dark Saturday for climate change awareness
Weekend Traffic Report: NCAA March Madness comes to town
Starbucks CEO Narasimhan plans to ‘reinvent’ the company
Aurora borealis captured in night skies across Washington
10-month-old girl found after being abducted near Des Moines area
Reports: Seahawks reuniting with legendary LB Bobby Wagner
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Remo Borracchini, owner of beloved 100-year-old bakery, dies at 92
But, like many other local community establishments, Borracchini’s had to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pet surrenders up at Seattle Humane, not likely to slow down
The number of pets being surrendered at Seattle Humane is on the rise. Many people can no longer afford to keep their dogs and cats.
Much of drought-plagued West Coast faces salmon fishing ban
The surreal and desperate scramble boosted the survival rate of the hatchery-raised fish, but still it was not enough to reverse the declining stocks in the face of added challenges.
Police reporting requirements change for injury accidents
The legislature has changed the reporting requirements for injury accidents for when police must report drivers to the Department of Licensing.
'Shots fired' after Pierce Co. deputies follow man allegedly holding grenade
A man holding a grenade was confronted by a group of Pierce County Sheriff's deputies Friday afternoon in Midland.
Mine fined over $50K for polluting San Juan Island water
A mine owner on San Juan Island is being fined $53,000 for five years worth of documented violations of polluting water on the island.
Seahawks reuniting with legendary LB Bobby Wagner on 1-year deal
The Seahawks are reportedly reuniting with star LB Bobby Wagner on a one-year deal, a year after he was released and signed with the Rams.
Seahawks Draft: 3 interior OL prospects Ray Roberts is keeping an eye on
There are three interior offensive linemen Ray Roberts is keeping an eye on in the NFL Draft who he thinks could help the Seahawks.
Mariners’ Gilbert: Team’s ‘momentum’ for 2023, impact of new rule changes
Young Mariners RHP Logan Gilbert joined Wyman & Bob to talk the team heading into 2023, the new MLB rule changes and much more.
Rost: What to know about recent Seahawks pro day visits
The Seahawks have been front and center at recent pro days, including Ohio State's. Stacy Rost explains what to know about the visits.
Justin Hollander breaks down just how good the Mariners’ pitching depth is
The Mariners have been anchored by their pitching the last two years, and GM Justin Hollander thinks that unit is as deep as it's been.
What are the Seahawks trying to do by posting pics with top QB prospects?
The Seahawks are posting pictures of their top brass with NFL QBs at their pro days. Brock Huard and Brady Henderson discuss the meaning.
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.
Rantz: King County official defended terrorists, tweets anti-Semitic smears
His views on Jews and Israel were on full display in a Letter to the Editor in an August 2002 edition of the Chicago Tribune that he allegedly wrote.
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
Jay 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.
Ross: You have to pay your transit fare now; imagine that
Starting this week, new signs are going up at all the light rail stations. They are bright yellow signs that say “Pay To Enter.”
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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.
Gee & Ursula: What about those airline fees?
What about those airline fees? More are coming. KIRO Newsradio's Gee & Ursula have different takes on the subject.
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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.