Heather Bosch

Heather Bosch

Heather Bosch is a multi-award winning journalist who returned to the Pacific Northwest after working as a CBS Network News Correspondent, based in New York City. Heather has covered stories including the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting, the Boston Marathon bombing and trial, and the devastating EF-5 tornado in Joplin. She traveled to Sri Lanka to cover relief efforts after the deadly 2004, Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. Heather has a passion for covering our men and women in the U.S. military, the arts, and breaking news.

Federal Way man fears for his family in Afghanistan

Images of Afghans desperately trying to leave at the airport in Kabul are startling to anyone, but they are particularly agonizing to Ahmad Shir Abid.
1 month ago

State hospital leaders sound off as delta variant, and frustration, spreads

There's no break for health care workers in Washington as hospitals are filling up and the delta variant is the dominant variant statewide.
2 months ago

Seattle funeral home opens to public as cooling center

Columbia Funeral Home in South Seattle opened its chapel and visitation room on Monday until 5 p.m. to use as a cooling center.
3 months ago

Owner of Point Roberts’ only grocery store says she can’t afford to stay open

The owner of Point Roberts' only grocery store says she will be forced to close next month if Canada and the U.S. don't ease border restrictions.
3 months ago

Why the pandemic is fueling violence and negative behavior

A recent surge in gun violence may be linked to the pandemic. In fact, the pandemic, and what it's doing to our brains, may be fueling all kinds of risky behavior.
3 months ago

Puget Sound wedding industry springs back to life ahead of state reopening

Wedding vendors and venues say they're quickly filling up their 2023 calendars, and are eager at the chance to do business and bring smiles.
4 months ago

‘Quite the conundrum’ as Washington businesses struggle to find workers

Now, with the state poised to fully reopen, many Western Washington businesses are sounding a similar refrain: They can't find enough workers.
4 months ago

Rocks thrown onto I-90 injure two people, damage cars

The Washington State Patrol is looking for the person who threw rocks or other debris onto I-90 near downtown Seattle on Tuesday night.
4 months ago

Biden signs bill that marks big news for Seattle’s cruise industry

President Biden signed the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act on Monday, which lifts a requirement that cruise ships must stop in a foreign port. 
4 months ago

Why emotional, mental health impacts of COVID may linger

Cases of COVID-19 and pandemic restrictions may be dropping, but for many, the emotional and mental health impacts of the past year will linger.
4 months ago

Seattle consumer prices up 3.4% from 2020 as US deals with inflation

You're not imagining it: Prices for just about everything are up. Even locally, prices are soaring as the nation deals with a bout of inflation.
4 months ago

Attorney: No justice yet in Tacoma death strikingly similar to George Floyd’s

In the wake of Derek Chauvin's conviction for the death of George Floyd, the Tacoma family of Manuel Ellis is still pushing for justice of its own.
5 months ago

Back to school but not back to normal

Many middle and high school students statewide are setting foot in classrooms for the first time since March 2020, and it might take some getting used to.
5 months ago

All Washington school districts now on track to resume in-person learning by deadline

All Washington school districts are now set to offer at least some in-person learning to middle and high school students by next Monday.
5 months ago

Group sues to stop Washington ban on using credit scores for insurance rates

An insurance industry group is suing to stop a statewide ban on using consumer credit scores to help determine auto, home, and renter insurance rates.
6 months ago

Seattle arts learning to adjust in the age of the pandemic

With elaborate stage productions canceled and performing arts on pause during the pandemic, Seattle Opera and Pacific Northwest Ballet had to get creative.
1 year ago

Veterans fill chorus in soldiers’ opera in Seattle

When an opera about the military is performed in Seattle this month, it will, for the first time, feature a chorus full of U.S. Military veterans.
2 years ago

Vaping: A growing epidemic with very little regulation

Both Washington state and the FDA are still trying to figure out how to manage the vaping industry in the midst of an outbreak of illnesses.
2 years ago

Vaping habits can impact teens’ brain development, and it’s easy to hide

E-cigarette use among teens has reached epidemic levels, and cases of lung disease -- linked to vaping, nationwide -- isn't the only concern.
2 years ago

Pierce County Army vet battles vaping illness as outbreak continues

Army veteran Chuck Wilcoxen started vaping THC to manage pain. Now, he could be dealing with long term effects from lipoid pneumonia.
2 years ago

Washington measles outbreak prevalent in unvaccinated kids

A measles outbreak is troubling local doctors, pointing toward, one simple fix that could have nipped all of this in the bud: Getting vaccinated.
3 years ago

How an Oregon rancher is dancing away the wolves

Wolves are a controversial issue facing many Northwest ranchers. One rancher is trying something new to deter the predators -- a dancing man.
3 years ago

Using gun safes under Washington’s newest gun control regulation

Initiative 1639 was passed by 60 percent of the vote in Washington. Now gun owners must consider how to secure their firearms. Many are looking to gun safes.
3 years ago

Seattle has an illegal dumping problem with few solutions

Seattle police and the city's public utilities department have very few solutions to the trend of illegal dumping across the city. Some comes from homeless camps, but a lot comes from homes.
3 years ago