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Semi Bird...

Bill Kaczaraba

Semi Bird wins endorsement for governor from state GOP

Republican candidate for governor Semi Bird has won the endorsement of the GOP state convention on Saturday.

Quarantine hotel...

Jake Chapman, KIRO 7 News

International students remain in quarantine in King County hotel after measles exposure

A group of over a dozen international students from Africa are in quarantine in a King County hotel after they were exposed to measles.

Washington State University (WSU) President Kirk Schulz, left, and his wife Noel Schulz speak durin...

Steve Coogan

Washington State University President Kirk Schulz announces plan to retire in 2025

Washington State University President Kirk Schulz announced his plan Friday to retire in June 2025. He has held the position since 2016.

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Heather Bosch and Kate Stone

Charges filed against protesters who shut down I-5 in Seattle

Charges have been filed against six protesters who were involved in the pro-Palestinian protest that shut down I-5 in Seattle on Jan. 6.

Image: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) closed part of Interstate 90 on Fr...

Steve Coogan

I-90 reopens after a closure due to an emergency tree removal

I-90 reopened after needing to close Friday afternoon due to an emergency tree removal, the Washington State of Transportation said Friday.

The WNBA's Seattle Storm opens new facility in Interbay. (Seattle Storm X post)...

The MyNorthwest staff with wire reports

Seattle Storm unveil new Interbay practice facility, alternative uniforms

The $64 million facility in the Interbay neighborhood is an upgrade for the WNBA's Seattle Storm, which also debuted new alternate uniforms.

SeattleSports.com

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The Associated Press

After cutting Russell Wilson, Broncos add another QB named Wilson

Months after Denver cut Russell Wilson, the Broncos have reportedly made a trade with the New York Jets for QB Zach Wilson.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: Joel Klatt on which of the Washington Huskies players in the ’24 NFL Draft will have the best career

Which of the Washington Huskies players in the 2024 NFL Draft will have the best career in the NFL? Why does he think he’ll have the best career at the next level? Joel Klatt joined Brock Huard and Mike Salk to talk about that and what the biggest factor in that success might be. What […]

Michael Penix UW Huskies Seattle Seahawks draft...

Cameron Van Til

Klatt: Why Seahawks should draft Michael Penix Jr. at No. 16

Should the Seattle Seahawks draft Michael Penix Jr.? FOX college football analyst Joel Klatt explains why he wouldn't let the UW Huskies star past No. 16.

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The Associated Press

NFC West Check-In: Cardinals have 11 draft picks — and could take Odunze

The Arizona Cardinals have two picks in the first round of the NFL Draft, including the No. 4 selection, and have been linked to some of the draft’s premier wideouts.

Seattle Mariners Cal Raleigh Josh Rojas Jonatan Clase Mitch Garver...

Shannon Drayer

Drayer: Mariners break down keys to their turnaround on offense

The Seattle Mariners have won two straight series, and an offensive turnaround has been a big part of it. Shannon Drayer has the story.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: Brock Huard’s NFL Draft Profile: Jared Verse, DE – Florida State

Today on Brock and Salk, Brock Huard looked at a potential fit for the Seattle Seahawks in the upcoming NFL Draft. Why does Brock think Florida State DL Jared Verse might be a defensive fit for the Seahawks? What else could he bring to the defense other than DL depth? Watch his breakdown of him […]

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

Photo: Third Ave in downtown Seattle....

Spike O'Neill

Spike O'Neill: Why Seattle's new art space won't work

I can't help but think about the announcement of the new art space designated to inhabit the old Bed Bath and Beyond in downtown Seattle.

Image: A man got beaten and robbed in broad daylight in Seattle at Cal Anderson Park on Sunday, Apr...

Bill Kaczaraba

Video of man getting knocked out, robbed in Seattle goes viral; Gee and Ursula respond

A disturbing video has gone viral of a man getting knocked out and robbed by a small group of people on Capitol Hill Sunday.

O.J....

Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: O.J.'s death reminds America of its persistent judicial problem

Most people who stand accused, regardless of guilt or innocence, can’t afford O.J.'s dream team of attorneys, much less standard fees.

KTTH Opinion

Columbia University protesters...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Are the pro-Hamas, Columbia University protesters the new Black Lives Matter radicals?

The Columbia University student protesters is following the same script that made the Black Lives Matter movement do destructive.

homeless bathrooms...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Shh! You're not supposed to admit Seattle is getting bathrooms for homeless

Why is Seattle media downplaying bathrooms for the homeless? They want public funding, so they want you thinking you'll use them.

Bob Ferguson...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Bob Ferguson shut off comments to avoid criticism after Dave Reichert attack ad

After attacking religious views around marriage, Bob Ferguson turned off his social media comments on X to avoid criticism.

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MyNorthwest Traffic

Image: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) closed part of Interstate 90 on Fr...

Steve Coogan

I-90 reopens after a closure due to an emergency tree removal

I-90 reopened after needing to close Friday afternoon due to an emergency tree removal, the Washington State of Transportation said Friday.

I-405 expansion...

Chris Sullivan

Sullivan: I-405 expansion to widen freeway in Bothell is underway

We've all seen I-405 expanding between Bellevue and Redmond, but construction to widen the freeway north of Bothell is now underway as well.

revive i-5 seattle...

Nate Connors

I-5 repair work to slow spring breakers, baseball fans this weekend

Beginning Friday night, three lanes of I-5 north between Albro Place and the West Seattle Bridge through Monday morning at 5 a.m.

MyNorthwest Weather

Puget Sound Convergence Zone...

Ted Buehner

Buehner: Puget Sound Convergence Zone brings sunshine, showers, rainbows

Spring is here and with it comes the mix of sunny days and days with showers. Spring is also the peak time for the Puget Sound Convergence Zone.

Two combines harvest wheat on Aug. 5, 2021, near Pullman. The National Weather Service classified t...

Heather Bosch

Washington remains in the grips of drought, will stay there

The State of Washington Department of Ecology this week declared a new drought declaration for most of the entire state.

Photo: Smoke from wildfires fills the air along Alaskan Way on September 12, 2020 in Seattle, Washi...

Julia Dallas

Brace yourself for weeks of poor air quality in 2024, Seattle residents

Unfortunately, bad air quality will plague the Seattle area for three weeks this year. And the trend is projected to get worse.

MyNorthwest Politics

Semi Bird...

Bill Kaczaraba

Semi Bird wins endorsement for governor from state GOP

Republican candidate for governor Semi Bird has won the endorsement of the GOP state convention on Saturday.

Washington State University (WSU) President Kirk Schulz, left, and his wife Noel Schulz speak durin...

Steve Coogan

Washington State University President Kirk Schulz announces plan to retire in 2025

Washington State University President Kirk Schulz announced his plan Friday to retire in June 2025. He has held the position since 2016.

ukraine israel u.s. aid...

Colleen O'Brien

Rep. Adam Smith: Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan 'have waited way too long' for U.S. aid

In a bipartisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives advanced a key foreign aid package affecting funding for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan on Friday.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

Seattle pedestrians...

Colleen O'Brien

Colleen O'Brien: Seattle's new walkability maps

If you've ever vacationed in a city where you are within a 15-minute walk of whatever you may need, then you know how awesome it can feel.

Taylor Swift's new album will be used as the soundtrack for a laser show at the Pacific Science Cen...

Paul Holden

Weekend revelry roundup: Record Day, Tay-Tay laser show, riding the bulls

A big weekend is on the way, and there will be a plethora of events to choose from, from laser shows to bull riding.

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Matt Butler

Butler: Pearl Jam's Dark Matter among the band's 'best, most cohesive records'

Vedder thinks "Dark Matter" is Pearl Jam's best work. You may or may not agree, but it's certainly one of their best and most cohesive records.

MyNorthwest History

eastside rail sound transit...

Feliks Banel

Echoes of Eastside rail history with Sound Transit preparing to get underway

As Sound Transit inaugurates commuter trains between Bellevue and Redmond, when was the last time passenger rail service was offered on the Eastside?

"Street Trees of Seattle" author Taha Ebrahimi (RIGHT) bumped into Alec Duxbury, her high school En...

Feliks Banel

Layers of history revealed by 'Street Trees of Seattle'

This new book is “Street Trees of Seattle: An Illustrated Walking Guide” by writer and artist Taha Ebrahimi.

Image: This is a vintage magazine ad for the type of Cold War air raid siren which stood in a Seatt...

Feliks Banel

Update: Cold War air raid siren remains in private hands

A vintage magazine ad for the type of Cold War air-raid siren which stood in a Seattle park for more than 70 years, and which now belongs to Binford Metals in Kent. (Public domain)

National News

Associated Press

Insider Q&A: Trust and safety exec talks about AI and content moderation

Alex Popken was a longtime trust and safety executive at Twitter focusing on content moderation before leaving in 2023. She was the first employee there dedicated to moderating Twitter’s advertising business when she started in 2013. Now, she’s vice president of trust and safety at WebPurify, a content moderation service provider that works with businesses […]

Associated Press

Lawsuit alleges negligence in hiring of maintenance man accused of torturing resident

BALTIMORE (AP) — April Hurley’s attacker entered her apartment after identifying himself as the building maintenance man — a job he should never have obtained, according to a lawsuit filed Monday that accuses the property owner and management company of engaging in negligent hiring practices. Once inside the apartment, Jason Billingsley tortured Hurley and her […]

Associated Press

Biden will send Ukraine air defense weapons, artillery once Senate approves, Zelenskyy says

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday the U.S. will send badly needed air defense weaponry once the Senate approves a massive national security aid package that includes $61 billion for Ukraine. Zelensky said in a posting on X that Biden also assured him that a coming package of […]

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Ensuring pet safety on the road with Saving Great Animals, Carter Subaru

Saving Great Animals, along with Carter Subaru, outlined valuable tips to ensure four-legged family members are secure during car rides.

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Discover MoPOP's new exhibit: 'Massive: The Power of Pop Culture'

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Kitsap Credit Union...

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Salk: A local credit union inspiring its community

In the heart of Kitsap County, a financial institution is making waves not just as a banking entity but as a beacon of community support.