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Kate Stone

Mayor Bruce Harrell calls Seattle 'persistent' in State of the City address

In his second “State of the City” address, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell outlined future goals for tackling crime, the drug crisis, affordable housing, and other issues. “The state of our city is persistent, and it is pioneering,” Harrell said in his remarks Tuesday. He confirmed the long-awaited “One Seattle Plan” is coming. That refers to […]

The logo for Boeing appears on a screen above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exc...

Associated Press

Boeing ousts head of 737 jetliner program weeks after panel blowout on flight

Boeing said the head of its 737 program is leaving the company in an executive shake-up weeks after a door panel blew out on a flight over Oregon.

Image: A coyote runs on the fourth fairway during the CPKC Women's Open at Shaughnessy Golf and Cou...

Louie Tran, KIRO 7 News

'It's made me really scared:' Mountlake Terrace dog attacked by coyote, pets missing

A Mountlake Terrace family is warning other pet owners after their dog was attacked by a coyote. Now missing pet signs are appearing in their neighborhood.

Image: DNA technology led to a sketch that helped law enforcement capture 51-year-old Annie Sue And...

SuElen Rivera, KTAR

Arlington woman being held for allegedly killing newborn in Phoenix in 2005

Police arrested an Arlington woman suspected in the murder of a newborn found dead at Phoenix's airport, authorities said Monday.

Listen to the discussion from KIRO Newsradio's John & Shari show....

Bill Kaczaraba

John & Shari video: Training for local firefighters 'destructive'

Local fire departments have suspended their Diversity Equity Inclusion training.

Image: Seattle Police Department dashcam video shows officers' pursuit of two juveniles who carjack...

Kate Stone

Boys, ages 12 and 13, who led police on car chase given different outcomes after court appearances

Seattle detectives believe the woman was reporting her two children, but she did not provide their names or indicate she knew them.

SeattleSports.com

Seattle Seahawks NFL Draft Michael Penix Jr...

Brandon Gustafson

NFL.com’s Reuter on picks he has Seahawks making, including Penix

NFL.com's Chad Reuter joined Wyman & Bob to discuss his latest mock draft, which has the Seattle Seahawks making interesting picks early.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: Which Free Agent Linebacker is the best for for the Seattle Seahawks?

Which of the Linebacker free agents do the Seattle Seahawks potentially see as a fit for this team? Are there any players who are truly ‘must sign’? Dave Wyman and Bob Stelton discuss that and what those players might mean to the future success of this Seahawks organization. Who stands out most to them? Are […]

Seattle Mariners Bryan Woo...

Brandon Gustafson

Mariners’ Woo eager to take lessons learned as rookie into 2024

2023 was an eventful year for Bryan Woo, who now enters 2024 as an established member of the Seattle Mariners' starting rotation.

Seattle Mariners Julio Rodríguez...

Shannon Drayer

Mariners’ Julio Rodríguez determined to be even better in 3rd year

Even after finishing fourth in the MVP race in 2023, Julio Rodríguez said, with no false humility, his second season with the Seattle Mariners was a sophomore slump.

Seattle Seahawks Patrick Queen Kyle Van Noy...

Brandon Gustafson

Bumpus: The aggressive but logical move for Seahawks to make

Michael Bumpus makes the case for the Seattle Seahawks spending big on free-agent linebacker Patrick Queen this offseason.

Seattle Kraken Matty Beniers...

The Associated Press

Beniers among many from 2022 Olympics making impact in NHL

No NHL players competed in the 2022 Winter Olympics, but many of those hockey players that did are now impact pros, including Matty Beniers.

KIRO Newsradio Opinion

Listen to the discussion from KIRO Newsradio's John & Shari show....

Bill Kaczaraba

John & Shari video: Training for local firefighters 'destructive'

Local fire departments have suspended their Diversity Equity Inclusion training.

Manufactured homes...

George Hurst, Lynwood city council president

Lynnwood council pres.: Bill that limits rent increases should be passed

The ongoing conversation regarding the pros and cons of HB 2114 has centered on tenants who live in apartment buildings are single family homes.

Image: Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colorado, is seen on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, 2023. (Photo: Alex Brand...

Dave Ross

Ross: Voters can help cull bad politicians from the herd early

Let's remember that just about every occupant of a higher office once occupied a lower office, and was put there by us, Dave Ross says.

KTTH Opinion

Image:A person poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in Salt Lake ...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Washington Dems may push 'porn' on kids with law ending LGBTQ book bans

Washington state Democrats move to ban so-called LGBTQ book bans. But it still allows book bans if Democrats don't support the content.

Homosexual intifada...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle activists declare a 'homosexual intifada'

As if "Queers for Palestine" wasn't enough of a self-parody, keffiyeh-donning gay activists in Seattle have declared a "homosexual intifada."

Image: The scene from the shooting of a Washington State Patrol (WSP) trooper in Kent on Friday, Fe...

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Judge nearly let go suspect in WSP trooper shooting in Kent

A Department of Corrections warrant was the only thing that stopped the judge from releasing the suspect.

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MyNorthwest Traffic

I-90, Mercer Island...

Chris Sullivan

Failing expansion joint continues to plague I-90 on Mercer Island

So why is it taking so long to fix the I-90 expansion joint on the freeway on Mercer Island?

fab freight transit lane...

Chris Sullivan

SDOT experiments with freight/transit lane

A F-A-B lane is a freight and bus lane. It's a lane that commercial trucks and buses can share to improve the overall flow of traffic.

I-5 connection...

Chris Sullivan

Tacoma HOV expansion leaves 8-mile gap

The HOV expansion through Tacoma wrapped up last year, but it left an eight-mile gap.

MyNorthwest Weather

Warmer temperatures recently brought people out to Green Lake....

Ted Buehner

Winter's still here, but the weather will reflect a sense spring is coming

It is mid-February. Each day is getting a bit over three minutes longer and daylight hours have expanded to about 10.5 hours.

Windstorm...

Bill Kaczaraba

Windstorm coming to Western Washington

A windstorm is coming to Western Washington on Friday night through Saturday, the National Weather Service (NWS) reports.

snowpack, levels...

Ted Buehner

Mountain snowpack sending major warnings about water supplies

It’s the middle of February and Washington's mountain snowpack is well below average from where it should be.

MyNorthwest Politics

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Kate Stone

Mayor Bruce Harrell calls Seattle 'persistent' in State of the City address

In his second “State of the City” address, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell outlined future goals for tackling crime, the drug crisis, affordable housing, and other issues. “The state of our city is persistent, and it is pioneering,” Harrell said in his remarks Tuesday. He confirmed the long-awaited “One Seattle Plan” is coming. That refers to […]

Image: Childcare in the state of Washington is at a crossroads....

Heather Bosch

Finding a solution to the childcare crisis in Washington

The childcare crisis in Washington state comes down to affordability vs. quality.

Images: In this combination of photos, President Joe Biden, left, speaks on Aug. 10, 2023 in Salt L...

Steve Coogan

Biden ranks as a Top 15 president all time and Trump sits last, scholars say

While academics may not think Biden is the best president ever or even in the Top 10, they do believe Trump deserves to be low on the list.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

Questlove...

Bill Kaczaraba

Zoo Tunes announces lineup for summer series

It is always exciting to make summer plans and the Woodland Park Zoo's Zoo Tunes is among them.

Image: An elk was spotted with a tire stuck on its antler in late January 2024....

Steve Coogan

Elk spotted with a tire on its antler: Why it's likely not in danger

Late last month, reports of an elk with a tire stuck on its antlers at Lake Wilderness Park in Maple Valley began to surface.

Image:A Mexican Mariachi band surrounded by heart-shaped balloons awaits the arrival of a couple's ...

Matt Butler

KIRO Nights on dating rules, timeframes: How long is too long to wait?

Deborah Graham's mention of the rule of threes provoked some polar opposite opinions from listeners.

MyNorthwest History

The Twilight Drive-In...

Feliks Banel

Good news and bad news for two popular drive-in theatres

This week, we have a Double Feature of Pacific Northwest cinema history, with good news for one drive-in theatre and bad news for another.

Image: A shot of the downtown Seattle skyline taken, circa 1929, from an open-seat plane flying ove...

Feliks Banel

Young aviator's rediscovered photo albums are full of history, mystery

A Seattle family recently re-discovered a collection of photo albums that belonged to a great uncle who was a Navy flyer at Sand Point nearly 100 years ago.

The Wheedle and Cosgrove...

Feliks Banel

Feliks Banel: Fifty years of 'Wheedle on the Needle'

It was 50 years ago when one of Seattle’s most enduring literary characters – who also became the Sonics’ original big-head mascot – was born. On February 14, 1974, the book “Wheedle on the Needle” was published, and quickly became a Northwest favorite that’s still in print.

National News

Associated Press

Trial of 'Rust' armorer to begin in fatal film rehearsal shooting by Alec Baldwin

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Attorneys prepared to make opening statements Thursday at the first trial related to the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal for the Western film “Rust.” Before Baldwin’s case progresses, the movie’s weapons supervisor is being tried on charges of involuntary manslaughter and tampering with […]

FILE - Darryl George, a 17-year-old junior, before walking across the street to go into Barbers Hil...

Associated Press

Trial to determine if Texas school's punishment of a Black student over his hair violates new law

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — A trial is set to be held Thursday to determine if a Black high school student in Texas can continue being punished by his district for refusing to change his hairstyle, which he and his family say is protected by a new state law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination. At issue […]

In this undated image provided by Haylee Wendling, family members of Colin Conner pose for a photo ...

Associated Press

Amid fentanyl crisis, Oregon lawmakers propose more funding for opioid addiction medication in jails

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kendra Sawyer spoke with her dad from the Deschutes County jail and told him she loved him. Six hours later, in the throes of opioid withdrawal, the 22-year-old took her own life. A year later, Sawyer’s father, Kent, is left wondering whether his daughter, troubled as she was, might still be […]

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Mike Salk

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.

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Mike Salk

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Punts for Purpose: Brock Huard, other NFL players fight to end global child poverty

Seattle Sports host Brock Huard joins other NFL punters in partnership with Compassion in a cause now known as “Punts For Purpose.”