Frank Sumrall

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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.

Flights added after fans get irate over cost to see UW Huskies in Sugar Bowl

For those wanting to support UW in person, which will be played in the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, airline tickets are as expensive as ever.
2 hours ago

5 alleged car thieves flee police in Lakewood; boy drowns, 2 others arrested

Lakewood Police stated the driver stopped at the end of the road and numerous people jumped out of the car, fleeing on foot east toward a swampy marsh area.
5 hours ago

Cliff Mass: Atmospheric river event will be the strongest storm of 2023

"Some of the rivers will get to flood stage," Cliff Mass said of the atmospheric river storm on KTTH. "Examples include the Snoqualmie River."
19 hours ago

Hamas attack survivor: ‘We knew it was Hamas’ because few could cause such carnage

Shye Klein was at the Supernova Sukkot Gathering, an open-air music festival, on Oct. 7, the day agents of Hamas launched its attack.
3 days ago

Seattle Center home to European-themed Christmas Market

The Seattle Christmas Market is "inspired by the centuries-old yuletide tradition of the German Christmas Markets," Graham wrote.
4 days ago

How a Seattle pizzeria manager turned suspected car thief into an employee

A pizzeria in Seattle has been the victim of several car break-ins. So what did they do? They hired the thief as a full-time employee.
4 days ago

4 arrested, including 3 teens, for alleged string of robberies

Four people -- including three young teenagers -- were arrested for an alleged string of robberies in Seattle's Sand Point neighborhood.
4 days ago

Kruse: Convicted murderer could shed 10 years of sentence ‘because he’s black’

Wendi Traynor, who was 25 years old, was killed just a month after she left their home in Kentucky and moved back to the Puget Sound area.
5 days ago

Lumen Field ranked third-most expensive stadium in NFL

Lumen Field ranked as the third-most expensive NFL stadium for the most common purchases -- tickets, beer and hot dogs.
5 days ago

Suits on Newsom – DeSantis debate: ‘Newsom is going to lose’

California Governor Gavin Newsom will debate Florida Governor and presidential candidate Ron DeSantis for 90 minutes, starting at 6 p.m.
5 days ago

2023 King County election: Lowest voter turnout in nearly 90 years

Registered voters in King County have far stronger turnouts in even years. During the 2020 general election, 86.6% of registered voters turned in ballots.
6 days ago

Gee & Ursula: How Amazon’s Black Friday Football will change consumerism

"You know Amazon is winning when the majority of people that can't stand Amazon still use its platform," Gee Scott said on The Gee and Ursula Show.
6 days ago

LSU’s Heisman-promoting billboard intended for Seattle lands in Tukwila

The billboard is not located in Seattle, where the UW Huskies play, but in Tukwila. The billboard is located off Highway 181 at S 180th Street.
8 days ago

Downtown Seattle President: ‘SPD needs to do better’ after tree lighting protest

The Christmas tree lighting ceremony in downtown Seattle, an annual tradition, was disrupted by pro-Palestine protestors Friday night.
8 days ago

Former president of PNW homeless outreach group charged with identity theft

According to Juarez, Dahlgren stepped down in "early 2023" to focus on his work in Gresham, a city 30 minutes east of Portland.
12 days ago

Least favorite Thanksgiving foods: ‘Turkey is just for display,’ Gee Scott says

"You're better off getting a fake turkey and putting it on your table just to post it for the gram," Gee Scott said on The Gee and Ursula Show.
12 days ago

Mercer Island synagogue vandalized in latest attack on Jewish centers

Graffiti was spray-painted across the synagogue Herzel Ner Tamid with words like "shame" and "cease fire forever" -- a reference to the Israel-Hamas war.
13 days ago

Seattle City Council calls for long-term cease-fire in Israel, Gaza

"All human life is precious and the targeting of civilians, no matter their faith or ethnicity, is a violation of international humanitarian law."
13 days ago

Clearapathra crowned as Lynnwood snow plow naming contest champion

Clearapathra outduels finalists Powasaurus Rex and Sir Plows-A-Lot to become the official name of Lynnwood's newest snow plow.
14 days ago

Binance CEO pleads guilty to money laundering in Seattle federal court

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao has plead guilty to criminal charges of violating U.S. anti-money laundering requirements in a Seattle federal court.
14 days ago

Smokey Bear license plates part of state’s campaign to prevent forest fires

The Department of Licensing requires a petition with 3,500 signatures before they'll consider the Smokey Bear plate.
14 days ago

Suits: ‘Bad sign for downtown’ as Seattle ranks as worst holiday shopping city

Seattle has the worst holiday shopping experience in the country, according to a new study that examined affordability and purchasing power.
16 days ago

Wash. food banks seeking more volunteers through the holidays

The drive runs through Dec. 31 with the goal of signing up at least 3,000 food bank volunteers for Hunger Resource Organizations across the state.
17 days ago

Retail Crime Unit makes first prosecution in $50k retail theft case

The criminal charges stem from 11 counts of retail theft which totaled more than $50,000 in merchandise from Target stores in King and Kitsap counties.
18 days ago