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KTTH staff

Recall group files new complaint over Kshama Sawant campaign spending

The group seeking to recall Councilmember Kshama Sawant filed a complaint alleging that she hadn't disclosed funds used to challenge the effort in court.
8 days ago

State lawmaker takes aim at rising insurance rates, blames executive overreach

State Senator Mark Mullet is aiding a lawsuit against the Washington Insurance Commissioner in the hope of lowering insurance rates for Washingtonians.
8 days ago

Is Washington poisoning itself with ivermectin? Poison control looks at the data

The Washington Poison center has seen a four-fold increase in ivermectin-related calls. The drug has not been approved by the FDA for COVID-19 treatment.
11 days ago

Snohomish County sheriff is thrilled to launch body cameras

Deputies in Snohomish County might be wearing body cameras this week as part of a pilot program before every officer is outfitted with the cameras in 2022.
18 days ago

‘Why not?’: Eatonville parents, students express support for contact-tracing ankle monitors

Eatonville High School parents -- and many of their kids -- have voiced support for the use of contact-tracing ankle monitors for student-athletes.
28 days ago

Former Washington AG: Religious exemption form for state workers is ‘begging for trouble’

Former state Attorney General Rob McKenna explains the possible problems with the COVID vaccine religious exemption form from the governor's office.
29 days ago

Franklin County Commissioner defends walking out of meeting after ‘unlawful conduct’

A commissioners meeting in Franklin County got into a bit of a controversy when a commissioner and a group of people showed up without masks.
29 days ago

WA Rep. Smith wants ’emphasis on completing the mission’ in Afghanistan, not deadline

Washington Representative Adam Smith, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, joins the Michael Medved Show to discuss Afghanistan.
1 month ago

Redmond neighbors demand transparency in homeless hotel purchase

Redmond leaders purchased a hotel that will be used to provide housing for people experiencing homelessness. But they didn't warn residents.
1 month ago

Republican lawmaker explains his call to allow Afghanistan refugees into Washington

State Republican leaders, including Rep. JT Wilcox, are calling on Democrats and Governor Inslee to allow refugees from Afghanistan to come to Washington.
1 month ago

Spokane restaurant owner says labor, supply shortage ‘just keeps trickling’

For the first time in over two decades, the owner of a popular pizza restaurant in Spokane is closing his doors on Sundays because of a worker shortage.
1 month ago

Seattle police union president counters city council criticism of staff attrition

The president of Seattle's police union characterizes the city council's criticism of staff attrition as a 'pivot' intended to shift blame onto the department.
1 month ago

Two state politicians support ‘pushing back’ against vaccine mandate

State Rep. Jim Walsh and congressional candidate Joe Kent are against the vaccine mandate for state workers, and think it's time to peacefully push back.
1 month ago

Snohomish County Councilmember: Mask mandate another example of ‘moving goalposts’

Snohomish County Councilmember Nate Nehring does not support the reinstated mask mandate in his county, which applies to all residents.
1 month ago

Bellevue’s interim police chief addresses police reform, outlines vision for the department

Bellevue Interim Police Chief Wendell Shirley shared his plans for accommodating Washington Legislature's new police reform in his department.
2 months ago

Washington Supreme Court to hear case over identities of SPD officers in DC on Jan. 6

The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving six Seattle police officers who were in Washington, D.C., during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
2 months ago

Seattle election results show ‘people want change’ says council candidate

Sara Nelson is running for a seat on the Seattle City Council and thinks the fact that she's leading in the polls shows the city is ready for change.
2 months ago

Washington lawmaker: Forced vaccination is ‘antithetical to free society’

A Republican state lawmaker addresses concerns over forced COVID-19 vaccination, and criticizes the overreach of the executive office.
2 months ago

20-year-old candidate battling cancer wants to fight for Northshore students

At 19, Michael Albrecht was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer and given six months to live. Now he's running for a seat on the Northshore School Board.
2 months ago

Why surprisingly tight race for Seattle City Attorney is ‘seat to pay attention to’

Incumbent Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes could be facing a tough road to reelection, according to recently-released polling data.
2 months ago

Snohomish County Sheriff: New laws for policing could ‘put the community at danger’

A new series of laws set to go into effect will impact policing in Washington. Snohomish County's Sheriff says his office is trying to sort through it all.
2 months ago

‘It was a tough decision’: Bellevue police chief explains decision to leave

Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett explains why he ultimately thought it was the right time to leave for a new role in Akron, Ohio.
2 months ago

GOP lawmakers on what’s at stake in Washington state

KTTH's Todd Herman asked Republican state lawmakers what the stakes are in Washington and the US, hoping to better understand the direction of the party.
3 months ago

Seattle neighborhood residents frustrated by city’s inaction on homeless camps

Residents of Seattle's neighborhoods are asking the city to do something about the homeless camps, tents, and RVs, but they're not seeing any action.
3 months ago