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.

Woman sexually attacked in Seattle claims police took hours to respond

A woman who called Seattle police after being assaulted in broad daylight said an officer didn't respond to her 911 call until hours later.
3 months ago

Puget Sound Energy customers now paying more as rate hike takes effect

Puget Sound Energy customers will now be paying more for natural gas and electrical service, as a new rate increase took effect Wednesday.
3 months ago

Ex-Bothell City Council member charged with South Seattle homicide

Seattle Police Department officers are investigating a possible homicide in the Brighton neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
3 months ago

WSDOT wraps up investigation into ex-employee’s gas price whistleblowing claims

An investigation into a WSDOT whistleblower, who claimed he was pressured to lie about the impact of climate laws on gas prices, is over.
3 months ago

Mercer Island residents must restrict summer water use after pipe break

Mercer Island residents may need to conserve water this summer because of a major supply line break earlier this month.
3 months ago

As homelessness rises, Supreme Court takes Oregon case, to decide on sleeping bans

The Supreme Court will rule on if banning homeless people from sleeping outside when there's no shelter space is cruel and unusual.
3 months ago

Toxic ‘fake Botox’ case linked to Washington

Federal officials are investigating reports of a fake Botox product that has reportedly sickened people across nine states, including Washington.
3 months ago

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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months ago