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MyNorthwest News

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.

Starbucks noise...

Bill Kaczaraba

'What'd you say?': Starbucks attempts to tamp down the noise

The coffee retailer, Starbucks, aims to reduce noise levels and enhance accessibility through strategic changes.

sr 18 fatal crash...

Frank Sumrall

Friday morning fatal crash causes SR 18 closure in both directions

A fatal crash has closed both directions of State Route 18 (SR 18) near Issaquah and Snoqualmie at approximately 4:40 a.m. Friday.

motorcycle north seattle...

Sam Campbell

Break-in of North Seattle motorcycle dealership causes heavy damage

A North Seattle motorcycle shop is repairing heavy damage to its front door, foundation and windows after thieves smashed their way into it.

motel 6 sex trafficking...

Frank Sumrall

Multiple King County Motel 6's being sued for allegedly allowing sex trafficking

Three Motel 6 locations in King County are being sued for allegedly allowing, facilitating, profiting and concealing sex trafficking on the premises.

Photo: Public Health is investigating a potential measles outbreak....

Julia Dallas

King County Public Health monitoring potential measles case

Last week, the WA Dept. of Health informed Public Health that a group of travelers visiting Seattle were exposed to people with measles.

SeattleSports.com

UW Huskies Troy Fautanu USC...

Cameron Van Til

UW OL Troy Fautanu shares thoughts on possible move to guard in NFL

Former UW Huskies left tackle and projected first-round draft pick Troy Fautanu discussed speculation that he could move to guard in the NFL.

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Seattle Sports Video

Video: Would a run on Quarterbacks in the 2024 NFL Draft benefit the Seattle Seahawks?

Would a run on Quarterbacks in the 2024 NFL Draft benefit the Seattle Seahawks? What would it mean for their possibilities to trade back and stack picks? Dave Wyman and Bob Stelton discussed that scenario and what impact it might have on this Seahawks draft. What is the ripple effect of a run of QB’s […]

Seattle Mariners Cal Raleigh Reds...

Cameron Van Til

Morosi: Why Mariners limiting use of in-game tech is good call

Humans 3, iPads 0? MLB insider Jon Morosi talked about in-game technology and the Seattle Mariners' limiting of iPads in the dugout.

Seattle Mariners Coors Field...

Brent Stecker

Mariners’ series opener at Rockies postponed — details on makeup

Friday's Seattle Mariners series opener against the Colorado Rockies at Denver's Coors Field has been postponed due to inclement weather.

Seattle Seahawks NFL Draft...

The Associated Press

Seahawks Draft Preview: Even with same GM, new era arrives

For the first time in 14 years, general manager John Schneider will be leaning on a new voice inside the Seattle Seahawks draft room.

Seattle Mariners Bryce Miller Reds...

Cameron Van Til

Salk: Why Bryce Miller is Mariners’ best story of young season

Mike Salk explains why Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Bryce Miller's scorching start is the best development of the team's early stretch.

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.

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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

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.

Photo: Police clean up a resurgence of CHOP in Seattle....

Jason Rantz

Rantz: Is crime truly declining? Axios editorial is little more than Democrat politicking

A new Axios reports shows crime going down, at least with homicides. But the article is missing crucial context to understanding the issue.

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MyNorthwest Traffic

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.

Photo: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Washington drivers can face higher insurance ra...

Nate Connors

Has your insurance gone up? Rates can take a hike for distracted drivers

April is Distracted Drivers Awareness Month. The President of NW Insurance Council says it has been working on prevention for years.

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

Photo: Then-Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., speaks on Nov. 6, 2018, at a Republican party election nig...

Julia Dallas

'I have my own personal beliefs:' Reichert speaks on same-sex marriage following Ferguson's post

Ferguson posted a video on X of Reichert telling a group of Pierce County Republicans that "marriage is between a man and a woman."

Photo: Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is sworn-in before the House Committee on Hom...

the MyNorthwest Staff with wire reports

Senate dismisses two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security secretary, ends trial

The Senate dismissed impeachment charges against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, as Republicans pushed to remove him.

Image: Then-Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp smiles while greeting supporters as he ar...

Julia Dallas

Rep. Maycumber threatens legal action against Loren Culp amid social media tirade

On Tuesday, Maycumber's office announced it sent a cease-and-desist letter to Loren Culp after a barrage of social media posts.

MyNorthwest Lifestyle

pearl jam dark matter...

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.

Bumbershoot...

Bill Kaczaraba

Bumbershoot producers unveil plans for new downtown Seattle arts venue

The brains behind the Bumbershoot Festival will launch a new arts venue in downtown Seattle at the old Bed, Bath, and Beyond.

Photo: Taylor Swift performs during "The Eras Tour," Friday, May 5, 2023, at Nissan Stadium in Nash...

Julia Dallas

Swiftie alert: Puyallup to celebrate next era of Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is coming back for another era. Local Swifities are getting ready to celebrate her new album, "The Tortured Poets Department."

MyNorthwest History

"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)

Brakeman Bill...

Feliks Banel

Local TV legend "Brakeman Bill" McLain passes away at age 96

Brakeman Bill McLain, longtime beloved kids' TV show host, has passed away, according to a message from his family posted on social media.

National News

Associated Press

Former Arkansas governor, US Sen David Pryor dies at 89

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas governor and U.S. Sen. David Pryor, a Democrat who was one of the state’s most beloved political figures and remained active in public service in the state long after he left office, has died. He was 89. Pryor, who went undercover to investigate nursing homes while a congressman, […]

Associated Press

A rabbi serving 30 years to life in his wife's contract killing has died, prison officials say

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey rabbi serving a decadeslong sentence in a 1994 murder-for-hire plot targeting his wife has died. Fred Neulander, 82, was pronounced dead shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday at a hospital in Trenton after he was found unresponsive in his cell in the New Jersey State Prison infirmary, news outlets […]

Associated Press

The House is on the brink of approving aid for Ukraine and Israel after months of struggle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is pushing swiftly through a series of votes in a rare Saturday session to approve $95 billion in foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies, Democrats and Republicans joining together after a grueling monthslong fight over renewed American support for repelling Russia’s invasion. Each segment of the aid […]

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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'

The Museum of Pop Culture invites you to experience pop culture like never before with its new exhibition "Massive: The Power of Pop Culture."

Kitsap Credit Union...

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.