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MyNorthwest Staff

Increased security following break-in at site of Bellevue home slide

At the site where a house in Bellevue slid and collapsed earlier this week, there will now be 24-hour security after a reported break-in.
MyNorthwest Staff

Gov. Inslee defends mandates to Congress: 'No intervention is as important as vaccination'

Gov. Jay Inslee testified Thursday in front of federal lawmakers on the effectiveness of the state’s COVID response, defending vaccine mandates.
Nicole Jennings

Legislature debates WA hospital staffing ratios as health care labor problem steeps

Hospital administrators and health workers are divided over a bill that would mandate staffing ratios in different hospital departments.
Nick Bowman

Puget Sound housing market hits record numbers as prices continue to soar

Despite historically low inventory, the Puget Sound region's housing market set records in 2021, as prices continued skyward.
MyNorthwest Staff

‘Right to repair’ bill would give Washington consumers control over electronics repair

Washington state’s Legislature is considering a consumer protection bill intended to make it easier to repair personal electronics.
Nick Bowman

State lawmakers take up abortion debate amid uncertain future for Roe v. Wade

The national debate surrounding abortion and reproductive rights is also taking place in Washington during 2022's legislative session.

710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks Ed Donatell...
Brandon Gustafson

Dave Wyman breaks down Seahawks’ 4 reported defensive coordinator candidates

Four coaches are linked to the Seahawks' D-coordinator vacancy. Dave Wyman shares his thoughts on the list and who he thinks the favorite is.
Seahawks CB D.J. Reed...
Brandon Gustafson

Heaps: The free agents who will be easiest and hardest for Seahawks to re-sign

When it comes to the Seahawks' pending free agents, Jake Heaps thinks one will be easy to re-sign while two will be quite difficult.
Mariners Jarred Kelenic...
Brandon Gustafson

‘No reason to panic’ after Mariners OF Jarred Kelenic’s rocky debut

Jarred Kelenic struggled in his first taste of MLB action, but Baseball America's Kyle Glaser says not to worry about the young Mariners OF.
Seahawks Sean Desai...
Stacy Rost

Rost: What you need to know about Seahawks DC candidates Whitt and Desai

Just who are the two newest names linked to the Seahawks' defensive coordinator vacancy? Stacy Rost breaks down the need-to-know information.
UW Huskies...
The Associated Press

Brown scores 27, UW Huskies beat Oregon State 82-72

Terrell Brown Jr. scored 27 points and the UW Huskies turned back Oregon State 82-72 despite being without head coach Mike Hopkins.
Seattle Kraken...
The Associated Press

Win streak: Seattle Kraken take 2nd straight by beating Sharks 3-2

Carson Soucy had the first two-goal game of his career and the Seattle Kraken beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Thursday night.

Jason Rantz

Jason Rantz

Rantz: King County fired the unvaccinated, now pays $103 an hour to fix staffing crisis

The staffing situation at King County jails is so dire that some correction officers are now being paid over $100 an hour for overtime.
Jason Rantz

Rantz: Man allegedly car prowls for an hour in broad daylight, as police couldn't respond

A man was caught on video as he appears to car prowl in Tacoma. Police officers were nowhere to be seen, but even if they were, he couldn't be detained.
Jason Rantz

Rantz: Seattle-area school uses MLK Jr. Day to bash police and USA

A local school used a Martin Luther King Day assembly to amplify virulently anti-police and anti-American messages. Is this what the holiday is meant for?
KTTH staff

New state Senator Simon Sefzik views his young age 'as an asset'

The 42nd Legislative District has a new state senator: 22-year-old Simon Sefzik. He tells the Jason Rantz Show he's excited to learn and get to work.
Jason Rantz

Rantz: New equity policy bars Seattle Police from some traffic stops, opens door to more car theft

Seattle Police are now barred from many non-criminal traffic stops after activists claimed concerns over equity.
KTTH staff

Snohomish County Sheriff Fortney will run for re-election after failed recall effort

After a failed recall effort against him last year, Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney says he will run for office again in 2023.

Dave Ross

Dave Ross

Ross: Beat the vote suppressors at their own game

Democrats have promised to keep fighting for voting rights, and that includes Rep. Derek Kilmer. So, I tried to sell him my idea of radical compliance.
MyNorthwest Staff

McKenna: 'Real chance' Bremerton coach could prevail in SCOTUS case over praying at games

Could former Bremerton High School football Coach Joe Kennedy finally score a legal victory in front of the Supreme Court?
MyNorthwest Staff

Washington Rep. Kilmer says voting rules must pass the 'grandma' test

Congressman Derek Kilmer believes certain voting rights need to be enshrined nationwide, and it has to do with his grandma
Dave Ross

Ross: The snow is gone, but the storm continues

One of the essential functions of snow storms in Washington state is to give us one more reason to get angry at the government.
Dave Ross

Ross: It's time to start working on a plan B to protect voting rights

Everyone who is passionate about protecting voting rights, start working on plan B now. Use that anger to show voters how to comply with repressive laws.
Dave Ross

Ross: Let them swear they will tell nothing but the truth

My daughter heard yesterday’s commentary about Inslee’s proposed law to discourage candidates from lying about elections, and came up with an alternative.

Dori Monson

Dori Monson

Dori exclusive: Seattle lawyer once investigated in rapist husband's case now a local judge

The wife of a Seattle lawyer convicted in five separate attacks a decade ago is now a sitting municipal court judge in Lake Forest Park.
Dori Monson

Dori: Upcoming book reveals 'toxic liar' led Seattle schools' ethnic studies program

“Race to the Bottom: Uncovering the Secret Forces Destroying American Public Education” is a shocking expose that will come as a surprise to many.
Dori Monson

Dori: Oops! Maple Valley school pulls back on 'VIP' list for vaccinated students

After “VIP seating” that came with “an added privilege” for COVID-vaccinated students, the Maple Valley school has reversed its decision.
Dori Monson

Dori: Keep an eye on scores of anti-gun bills in Olympia

State lawmakers consider nearly 30 anti-gun bills, some of which attempt to bypass a statute that preserves uniform gun laws in the state.
Dori Monson

Dori: Soft on crime policies from state Democrats have tragic consequences

Washington state Democrats in the Legislature have made it open season for car thefts and the tragic consequences that can ensue.
Dori Monson Show

Gov. Inslee could be in ‘early stages of another presidential run,’ political watchdog theorizes

Gov. Jay Inslee is giving a political watchdog reason to believe he is considering a bid for the 2024 U.S. presidential election.

Gee & Ursula

Gee Scott and Ursula Reutin Show

Gee & Ursula: Data shows pandemic has impacted learning for Washington students

Test scores in Washington have dropped during the COVID-19 pandemic, with just 30% of students in grades 4-11 meeting standards in math.
MyNorthwest Staff

Gee interviews CEO Dan Price on latest episode of 'Leaving a Legacy'

On episode three of “Leaving a Legacy,” Gee Scott interviews Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price, who famously paid all his employees a $70,000 minimum salary.
Gee Scott and Ursula Reutin Show

Gee & Ursula: No winners in battle over limiting free speech in Washington

Proposals that seek to limit aspects of free speech are coming from both sides of the aisle during the current legislative session in Washington state.
Gee Scott and Ursula Reutin Show

Seattle Mayor Harrell looks to form third public safety department for unarmed responders

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell wants to supplement the city's police and fire departments with a third public safety department.
Gee Scott and Ursula Reutin Show

Gee & Ursula: Report shows most Kroger grocery workers struggle to afford food

A new report shows that more than two-thirds of Kroger grocery workers are struggling to afford food, housing, or other basic needs.
MyNorthwest Staff

Gee interviews Amanda Knox on new podcast

On “Leaving a Legacy,” Gee interviews Amanda Knox -- an author, activist, and journalist who was wrongly convicted in the murder her roommate.

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Seattle Traffic

Chris Sullivan

Market expert: Consumer confidence in electric vehicles is on the rise

Price, charging infrastructure, and range are the three improving indexes for gradual consumer confidence in electric vehicles.
Chris Sullivan

Major US airlines warn of flight disruptions Wednesday as new 5G service starts

Many airlines are warning of flight delays Wednesday as new 5G frequencies are fired up by cell phone companies that could interfere with landing.
Chris Sullivan

Reversible lane between SR 520 and I-5 under construction

The state Department of Transportation is ramping up work to add a reversible HOV lane between SR 520 and the I-5 express lanes in Seattle.
Chris Sullivan

WSDOT accuses Kittitas County of 'misinformation' on snow removal dispute

The head of the Washington State Department of Transportation is basically saying Kittitas County is lying about its snow removal complaint.
Chris Sullivan

Uncertainty surrounding COVID, work schedules brings changes to Puget Sound commute

Commute times typically see a dip over the winter holidays, but it springs right back after the first of the year. That didn't happen this year.
Chris Sullivan

WSDOT head tells legislature vaccine mandate had no impact on recent pass closures

The head of the Washington State Department of Transportation faced angry lawmakers Monday, asking if the vaccine mandate had an impact on pass closures.

Northwest History

Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: Cape Disappointment 2, Visitors 0

A forgotten missionary -- Jonathan S. Green -- really wanted to visit the Pacific Northwest, and especially the Columbia River, nearly 200 years ago.
Feliks Banel

Slim, Jim, and Jay: Revive the 30-mile Cascade Tunnel for cars and trains?

The recent snow that shut down traffic over the passes inspired a former member of Congress from Seattle to reach out to Gov. Inslee with a bold solution.
Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: How an Auburn family stayed in touch by locomotive and dish towel

When Auburn was a serious railroad town, there was one local railroad engineer who had a unique way to let his wife know he would soon need a ride home.
Feliks Banel

Family seeks Hall of Fame honor for long-ago UW football hero

One standout All-American figure from the UW football team’s early days is missing. Huber “Polly” Grimm's grandson is working to change that.
Feliks Banel

All Over The Map: Who named the 'Inland Empire?'

The nickname “Inland Empire” probably peaked in usage on maps and tourist literature decades ago, describing a region with Spokane at its center.
Feliks Banel

Seattle's Guild 45th owners submitted preliminary application for demolition permit in Nov. 2021

The Guild 45th's marquee and sign were removed Tuesday, but the theatre in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood is not facing imminent demolition.