WA Rep. maintains fervent push to keep gas stovetops unregulated
Rantz: Equity director fired after racist comment about Mexicans
Gross: Federal Way resident fed up over repeated Walmart crimes
WA State Republican chair Caleb Heimlich stepping down
Garfield HS the focus of school safety precautions following nearby violence
Burien encampment moved again, now located at city park
Mark Mullet: 'I'm not conceding any Democratic votes to Ferguson' for governor
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QUESTION OF THE DAY
Could 'Great Seattle Fire' happen again with current warm streak?
Tuesday, June 6 marks the date of the tragic 1889 Great Seattle Fire that burned 25 blocks of downtown waterfront Seattle.
Seattle ranks among most expensive in US to raise a child
The Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area ranks 34th in the nation in the cost to raise a child, according to a study from SmartAsset.
Macklemore announces first show at Climate Pledge Arena
Seattle native Macklemore announced Monday he would be performing his first show at Climate Pledge Arena in December.
Seattle school returns in-person after student contracts measles
A Seattle middle school was closed from May 26 - June 2 due to a student contracting measles. Students are able to return to school Monday.
Kent man says someone threw rock, shattering his windshield on I-5
A Kent man captured video of someone running onto I-5 and deliberately throwing a rock at his windshield, as he drove by.
Behavioral health hospital in Tukwila suddenly closing; patients scrambling
Hundreds of employees laid off and patients left with few options - that’s the fallout people are bracing for as a mental health facility in Tukwila is about to close its doors.
Bumpus: The new dynamic Seahawks’ offense will show
There are "several ways" the Seattle Seahawks offense is likely to look different in 2023, as Michael Bumpus explains.
Fann: Much for Mariners to prove before they can buy at trade deadline
There isn’t much that should be done by the Seattle Mariners in the way of a desperation trade to add a bat, writes Joe Fann.
What’s wrong with Mariners’ bats? A look at their biggest issues
Seattle Mariners insider Shannon Drayer detailed the most pressing problems for the team's scuffling offense Monday when she joined Seattle Sports' Brock and Salk.
Kraken Takeaways: How is youth coming along? GM Ron Francis’ insight
As a recent expansion team, the Seattle Kraken have a lot of young players in their organization. GM Ron Francis shares insight on those players.
Red-hot Rangers finish dominant sweep of scuffling Mariners with 12-3 win
Jonah Heim homered and drove in five runs, and Texas’ offense kept rolling in a 12-3 victory that finished a sweep of the Seattle Mariners.
The Big Mariners Debate: Stacy Rost squares off with Mike Salk
What the Seattle Mariners did in the offseason has so far fallen flat. Seattle Sports' Mike Salk and Stacy Rost got into a spirited debate about it.
Rantz: WA Fish and Wildlife LGBT Pride tweet saved my life
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's LGBT Pride tweet saved my life. Its leaders deserve the credit they're asking for.
Burien encampment cleared, but long-term solutions remain minimal
Homeless members of a Burien encampment were forced to move out as the camp became the central focus of frustration among the city's residents.
Rantz: Elementary sex ed promoted puberty blockers, pubic hair art
An elementary school offered inappropriate sex ed lessons to students without parental consent or district approval.
Rantz: Man 'sucker punched' in downtown Seattle as crime plagues city
A man was "sucker punched" in an unprovoked attack in downtown Seattle over the Memorial Day weekend, according to police.
Rantz: Many Seattle city council candidates won't support police, drug laws
An alarming number of Seattle City Council candidates do not support fully staffing or funding the police department. And nearly a third of the candidates want the police to ignore drug laws.
Rantz: Progressives shred Bob Ferguson for Governor endorsement
The Bob Ferguson for Governor campaign is off to a rocky start, already alienating Seattle activists after bragging about a police chief's endorsement.
Ross: Tech companies need to be held liable for AI misinformation
Once a few AI CEOs find themselves going to jail for 11 years for misinformation, I imagine the industry will quickly start policing itself.
Ross: Patty Murray vows to restore social services as debt ceiling bill passes
This is a guest commentary from Senator Patty Murray. She was presiding over the Senate as they passed the debt ceiling bill last night.
Ross: IRS funding lost in debt limit bill, tax cheats rejoice
The debt limit bill passed in a classic bi-partisan compromise, and I was actually impressed by last night’s debate.
Ross: IRS has new no-pursuit policy with debt ceiling deal
This debt ceiling deal means the IRS will have to adopt a no-pursuit policy. It means the highway is clear, and all the lights are green.
Ross: Can anybody really ban a book?
For all the talk about a book ban, Dave Ross explains why he's never had any trouble getting any book he wants.
Ross: Republicans are really using the debt crisis to spend more
Ross: You are not going to reduce the debt. Especially if you have people like Senator Graham who are using this crisis to spend more money.
Gee & Ursula
Medved: Biden v. Trump is ‘a depressing prospect to most Americans’
Medved: "The more it looks like it’s going to be Biden vs. Trump again, that’s a depressing prospect to most Americans.
Ursula: A personal story on how drug addiction affects us all
The reality is, each and every one of us is affected by drug addiction. If not personally, then through a family member, friend, or colleague.
Highland Park resident: 'No one comes to help' after encampment death
After a suspicious death at an encampment in Highland Park, a group of residents are wondering when the city will actually do something.
Report: Washington state capital gains tax a windfall for schools
Washington state's new capital gains tax is bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars more than expected, according to The Seattle Times.
Gee & Ursula: Seattle City Council has been 'way too dysfunctional'
The 2023 Seattle City Council election is gearing up with 45 total candidates registered to run across seven districts.
Gee & Ursula discuss the rules of the skies for airline passengers
With Memorial Day coming up, Gee & Ursula thought it would be a good time to take up the rules of the skies for airline passengers.
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Summer means traffic delays for Washington highways
It's almost summer, and like the weeds in your yard, the orange cones (and traffic delays) are coming to Washington highways.
Ambitious fish passage work begins under I-90 in Bellevue
Four new bridges are being built along the I-90 corridor in Bellevue, but they aren't for cars or bikes. They are for a fish passage.
Don't park on the shoulder at the airport, you can get fined
Don't add to the problem by parking on the side of the airport expressway while waiting for your people to arrive.
New survey tracks how we travel for the greater good
There's a huge survey underway right now that will help determine the future of travel in our region and how it's developed.
Prepare for NB I-5 closures through Seattle this weekend
All northbound traffic through Seattle is going to be diverted off I-5 and onto SR 520 from 10 p.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday.
'Amazon Effect' crushing morning traffic into Seattle
We thought that our traffic had returned to pre-pandemic levels. The return of Amazon workers to Seattle shows we hadn't seen anything yet.
Feliks Banel: NW History and All Over The Map
KIRO Newsradio's Feliks Banel wins Northwest Regional Emmy
A KIRO Newsradio staff member has brought home another big award, with Feliks Banel winning a Northwest Regional Emmy.
Gold Mines, Old Forts and other Northwest history mapped by Oregon man
An Oregon service station owner loved old maps and Northwest history so much, he launched a family business that’s still going strong.
Monument in Cascade foothills honors long-missing aviators
It’s not quite the final chapter, but the story of two lost Navy aviators reached a significant milestone just in time for Memorial Day.
When Sea-Tac Airport disappeared for six months
Sea-Tac Airport has had a few different names, but port commissioners ultimately decided to "Keep it Sea-Tac" in the 1980s.
Mysteries of Seattle's old 'Doughboy' statue still remain
It's fitting that the old grinning "Doughboy" statue, a memorial to Seattleites who served with the victorious Allies in World War I, should finally be at peace in a cemetery.
Community group working to save “Space Needle of Parkland”
When the old Parkland School in Pierce County was threatened with demolition last year, community members swung into action and managed to convince the owner to sell it to them instead.