Frank Sumrall

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Website: http://www.mynorthwest.com

Frank Sumrall is a content editor for MyNorthwest originally from the North Bay in California. After working as an online reporter for The Press Democrat and earning his journalism degree at San Francisco State University, he worked at NorthBay biz Magazine for three years as associate editor before joining Bonneville International and making the move up north. He loves hanging out with his 15 year old cat, Hobbes, and consuming sports on a daily basis.

Federal Way mayor in full support of bills re-criminalizing drug possession

Multiple bills have flooded the state legislature in an attempt to reclassify possession of a drug — including fentanyl — as a felony offense.
47 minutes ago

Redmond’s new police tech working in tandem with WA pursuit laws

Redmond police have introduced a new GPS-monitoring technology to help track and locate criminals attempting to flee a crime scene.
21 hours ago

King County, Seattle eliminate employee vaccine mandate

King County and the City of Seattle will no longer require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.
1 day ago

Edmonds School District’s internet still down after ‘suspicious activities’

The Edmonds School District is investigating “suspicious activities” within its network — causing the district-wide internet shutdown.
1 day ago

State Rep: ‘None of these locations are suitable’ for a future airport

According to Jason Rantz, the acting chairman of CACC, Warren Hendrickson, stated he believes none of the airport locations will move forward.
4 days ago

Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz optimistic about drop in violent crime

Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz believes his jurisdiction — the 142 square miles that incorporate the metropolis — is becoming a safer place.
4 days ago

Ballard brewery owner nearly loses business to homeless fire

Bad Jimmy’s Brewing Co. in Ballard was nearly destroyed after a fire created by a homeless person nearly engulfed the property in flames.
5 days ago

Dogs rescued after flames erupt from Seattle dog daycare facility

A fire, now reportedly under control, started at a Seattle dog daycare facility, with firefighters still working to rescue some of the dogs.
6 days ago

Man stabbed in University District, suspects not yet located

Seattle Police responded to a report of rocks being thrown at a man but quickly learned a man had been stabbed Tuesday evening.
6 days ago

KIRO’s Darren Dedo recovering after battle with bilateral pneumonia

Through ECMO and amazing medical care, more than a month later, Dedo was able to join The Gee and Ursula Show remotely from his hospital bed.
7 days ago

Police arrest ‘clothed but very wet’ bathtub burglar in Madrona

Police arrested a man Friday evening after he broke into a home, filled up the bathtub, and started bathing with his clothes on.
8 days ago

Seattle Kraken’s best-kept secret this year? Goalie coach Steve Briere

Martin Jones was a cast-off. Grubauer lost his edge. And the Kraken's defense looked bleak — until goalie coachSteve Briere showed up.
10 days ago

Seattle protests tame following release of Tyre Nichols footage

Seattle is preparing for city-wide protests over what the Memphis Police Chief described as “acts that defy humanity.”
11 days ago

Providence rated worst nonprofit hospital in country regarding consumer practices

Providence, a nonprofit hospital located in Renton, has reportedly saved more than $700 million that was intended for the community.
11 days ago

Seattle finally experiences first 5 p.m. sunset of 2023

Ninety days have passed since Seattle saw a sunset at or later than 5 p.m., but the city will enjoy its first 5 p.m. sunset this week.
12 days ago

Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison: Malpractice led to increase in car theft

Seattle City Attorney Ann Davison filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday against car manufacturers Kia and Hyundai.
12 days ago

Gee Scott: ‘Not even an effort’ from politicians after surge of mass shootings

"And there is absolutely nothing that is going to happen in Congress to help try and prevent not even not even an attempt," Gee said.
13 days ago

Legislation to claim RVs as homesteads muddies Seattle’s homeless problem

Washington's Senate Housing Committee examined a bill last week aiming to prevent RVs being used as temporary housing from being towed.
14 days ago

Pierce County leaks precious data, KIRO’s Gee Scott among victims

The mistake was quickly spotted, according to county officials, as the information that went public was quickly deleted within two hours.
15 days ago

Rape victim offended by Kitsap County’s plea deal with criminal

Despite the decision from the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office, Brandi Kruse sounded off on the ruling on KIRO Newsradio's Midday Show.
15 days ago

Police investigating Sunday morning drive-by shooting in Belltown

Police are investigating a Sunday morning drive-by shooting in Belltown that damaged a residential building.
15 days ago

Amazon leaving Seattle’s West 8th tower after more than a decade

Amazon is moving forward without its lease at West 8th tower in Seattle's Denny Triangle, according to the Puget Sound Business Journal.
19 days ago

FBI offering $25,000 reward to help identify pregnancy clinic arsonist

FBI Seattle is seeking the public’s help in identifying the individuals responsible for the arson of a pregnancy center in Everett.
19 days ago

Seattle police officers confirm in exit interviews: Money isn’t the issue

According to recently obtained SPD exit interviews, compensation was one of the few bright spots of being a police officer in Seattle.
20 days ago