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.

Gee Scott: Newcastle mayor’s comments ‘are awful, what he represents is awful’

Newcastle Mayor Robert Clark fired off a plethora of controversial comments about the local LGBTQ+ community and reparations during a city council meeting.
2 days ago

Fiery car crash near Lacey causes I-5 to shut down for five hours

Authorities are looking for a suspected hit-and-run driver after a chaotic crash on Interstate 5 (I-5) occurred Thursday morning near Lacey.
2 days ago

WSP: Driver caught using impressive dummy to evade fines while using HOV lanes

A Washington State Patrol (WSP) trooper ticketed a man for driving in the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes with a fake "dummy" passenger.
2 days ago

Teen arrested in deadly shooting in Mount Baker neighborhood

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the Mount Baker shooting that happened on Sunday, according to Seattle police.
4 days ago

Pioneer Fire on north shore of Lake Chelan deemed ‘disaster,’ continues to spread

Fire officials in Washington are declaring the Pioneer Fire by Lake Chelan a "disaster." The fire started June 9, but has grown 3,500 acres in size since.
4 days ago

Marysville school board president steps down amid turbulent period for school district

The Marysville school board president has decided to step down just days after the human resources director resigned.
4 days ago

Mother suing Capitol Hill Block Party over daughter’s death last year

The mother of a Federal Way woman who was killed at the Capitol Hill Block Party last year is suing the event's organizers.
4 days ago

Infamous ‘Belltown Hellcat’ driver fails to have car inspected, faces other legal battles

The Belltown Hellcat driver failed to cooperate with the inspection of his car, per SPD, with his next court appearance due June 18.
5 days ago

Thurston County Sheriff: Father shoots rideshare driver sexually assaulting his daughter

A father shot a rideshare driver multiple times early Saturday morning in Thurston County after catching the driver sexually assaulting his daughter.
5 days ago

UW fires director of primate research center after state probe into program

In response to a state probe into the University of Washington's (UW) Primate Research Center, the university is making a leadership change.
5 days ago

8,000-acre brush fire in Yakima County causes ‘Level 2’ evacuations

An approximate 8,000-acre wildfire broke out in Yakima County Saturday on a ridge north of Sunnyside and east of Zillah.
6 days ago

Interim SPD Chief Rahr on police-city relations: ‘Can we please hit the reset button?’

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell appointed Sue Rahr as the city's interim police chief after removing Adrian Diaz from the role due to accumulating allegations.
9 days ago

SWAT arrests armed woman after she barricades herself inside Seattle FBI building

An armed woman barricaded herself in the visitor lobby of the FBI Seattle building in downtown Seattle Wednesday afternoon.
9 days ago

Customer threats cause Seattle barista to smash customer’s windshield with hammer

A barista in South Seattle used a hammer to bash in a customer’s windshield after he allegedly threatened her and the coffee stand's customers.
9 days ago

UW President Ana Mari Cauce to step down after 10 years

UW President Ana Mari Cauce will step down from leading the university once her second five-year term ends in June 2025.
10 days ago

One person, two dogs dead in Tacoma apartment building fire

Firefighters found one person and two dogs dead inside a Tacoma apartment following a fire there early Wednesday.
10 days ago

Burien police chief resigns, takes job as top cop in Des Moines

Burien Police Chief Ted Boe announced his resignation from the Burien Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) Tuesday afternoon.
10 days ago

Suspect in 2022 Ingraham High School shooting pleads guilty to first-degree murder

The teenage suspect in the Ingraham High School shooting from 2022 officially pled guilty to three felony charges Monday, June 10.
11 days ago

Scammers impersonating police in Lynnwood, Olympia through phone calls

Scammers have reportedly been impersonating police in Lynnwood and Olympia, with both police departments warning the public about fraudulent phone calls.
11 days ago

Body of missing man found in shallow, unmarked grave near Nisqually River

Detectives in the South Sound have found the body of a missing man from Thurston County in a shallow, unmarked grave.
12 days ago

Fire at vacant Chinatown-International District building requires more than 85 firefighters

More than 85 firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at a vacant building in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District Monday morning.
12 days ago

Domestic violence disturbance in Renton leads to officer-involved shooting

A Renton police officer shot a suspect committing alleged domestic violence at a home in Renton Sunday morning at approximately 5 a.m.
12 days ago

Newcastle not raising Pride flag over city hall: ‘You want a Hamas flag? Or a MAGA flag?’

The Newcastle city council voted 4-3 against raising the Pride flag over city hall in support of the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month.
13 days ago

Trader Joe’s to open new location in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood

Trader Joe’s is opening a new store in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood at Northwest 87th Street and Greenwood Avenue North.
13 days ago