Kate Stone

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Website: http://www.mynorthwest.com

Kate Stone is an award-winning journalist and storyteller. While originally from Park City, Utah, she's called Seattle home for the past six years. A graduate of the University of Washington's Communication Leadership masters program, Kate produced news, video, and digital content for over a decade at multiple organizations in the Salt Lake City and Seattle area before joining Bonneville International. She loves exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and is in constant search of the perfect bowl of ramen.

Burien city manager moves to replace police chief as camping ban fight rages

Burien's police chief could soon be forced out, as conflict escalates between the city's leaders and KCSO over a controversial camping ban.
4 days ago

Staffing crisis forcing closures of Seattle Public Library locations through June

The Seattle Public Library will be closing 22 of its 27 locations for at least one day per week, amid ongoing staffing shortages.
4 days ago

‘Very concerning’: UW students, staff question response to football player accused of rape

Some at the University of Washington are expressing alarm at the school's treatment of a player who has been charged with raping two women.
5 days ago

Fight outside Lakewood bar ends in shots fired, woman shot

A physical fight between a group of women outside a Lakewood bar early Wednesday morning ended with shot being fired, injuring one.
5 days ago

Students return to Meadowdale Elementary School months after flood damage

Meadowdale Elementary School, students and staff walked back through the doors of their newly-repaired school Tuesday morning.
6 days ago

Man arrested after car plows into scaffolding in downtown Seattle crash

An early morning crash at a busy intersection of downtown Seattle ended with a car crashing through an array of construction scaffolding.
8 days ago

Oregon ends decriminalization of drugs, joins Washington in pushing jail or treatment

Oregon Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek signed into law a bill that recriminalizes the possession of small amounts of drugs.
13 days ago

Fire rips through sober living house in south Everett

An early-morning fire severely damaged a house in south Everett that was being used as a clean and sober living facility.
14 days ago

Seattle Police Officers’ Guild reaches tentative contract agreement with city

After years of bitter back and forth between the Seattle police officers union and the city, a new contract may be on the horizon.
15 days ago

Inslee signs natural gas bill into law, critics say it comes at expense of customers

A controversial natural gas bill is now law. But the heated debate over how we warm our homes is far from over.
17 days ago

Search for shooter continues after woman shot dead while driving in Spanaway

A 47-year-old woman was shot dead in Spanaway, causing her to hit another driver head-on early Wednesday morning.
19 days ago

No more freebies: Costco cracks down on food court access

Costco is reportedly restricting food court access in the latest move to ensure only paying members enjoy the retail giant's in-store prices and products.
21 days ago

‘Oso Strong’ memorial completed 10 years after deadly landslide

Survivors and victims' families joined Gov. Jay Inslee, other leaders and the surrounding communities to dedicate the "Oso Strong" Memorial.
24 days ago

King County judge hears three murder cases back to back

Suspects in three separate homicides in Seattle, all arrested on the same weekend earlier this month, appeared before the same judge at the King County Courthouse Wednesday.
26 days ago

Georgetown pot shop robbed, second Seattle smash-and-grab in 2 days

A pot shop in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood became the latest target of smash-and-grab thieves Wednesday.
27 days ago

‘Terrible blow’: 2 arrested in connection with Mercer Island man’s murder

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the homicide of a Mercer Island man who went missing last month.
1 month ago

Chehalis youth detention center employee arrested after being accused of trying to start riot

An employee at Green Hill detention center in Chehalis is now behind bars, accused of trying to start a prison riot.
1 month ago

Seattle Catholic prep school pays $2.4M to former student over sex abuse claims

A Seattle Catholic prep school is paying over $2.4M to a former student claiming she was groomed and sexually abused by a teacher.
1 month ago

Bellevue police guild slams city response to officer’s on-duty injury

Officer Kevin Bereta's injury situation has now generated turmoil between the Bellevue Police Officers' Guild and the city of Bellevue.
1 month ago

Former WSDOT worker sues over gas price whistleblowing claims

A conservative advocacy group filed a lawsuit against the state of Washington, on behalf of a former WSDOT worker who said he was told to lie.
1 month ago

Seattle arrest prompts concerns of ‘serial killer’ targeting homeless

"It almost sounds like the beginnings of a serial killer," a reporter told SPD Chief Diaz during a conference. "He didn't know these (homeless) people." 
1 month ago

Police pursuit, parental rights initiatives go before Washington lawmakers

Police pursuits and parental rights in schools were in the spotlight in Olympia as lawmakers considered two citizen-led initiatives.
2 months ago

Federal officials: Local ports at risk of “spy cranes”

Fears of "spy cranes" are brewing in ports in Western Washington and across the country as questions are raised over whether the Chinese-made equipment could be used in cyberattacks.
2 months ago

Showdown over added delivery app fees hits Seattle streets

Near Pike Place market on Thursday, about a dozen people rallied in support of the law, which impacts an estimated 40,000 gig workers in Seattle.
2 months ago