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Lawmaker apologizes for wearing yellow Star of David at speech about COVID restrictions

Washington Representative Jim Walsh is apologizing for wearing a yellow Star of David on his shirt while speaking to conservative activists in Lacey.
3 months ago

Snohomish County CM pushes pay differential ordinance for employees in military

Snohomish County Councilmember Nate Nehring has introduced a differential pay ordinance to help county employees who serve in the U.S. military.
3 months ago

State Senator says ‘it’s been time to reopen,’ pushes to start recovery now

There's a number of voices in Washington state, including state Senator Jeff Wilson, calling for the state to reopen now and not wait until June 30.
3 months ago

Snohomish County Councilmember: Priority for recovery funds is to support our businesses

As Snohomish County decides how to spend COVID recovery funds, councilmember Nate Nehring thinks local business support should be the first priority.
4 months ago

Sen. Fortunato says Washington’s ‘joints for jabs’ promotion is ‘idiotic’

The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board has authorized “joints for jabs” promotions to encourage vaccinations. Sen. Phil Fortunato is not a fan.
4 months ago

WA Rep: State of emergency will remain with no way to ‘corral’ Gov. Inslee

State Rep. Jesse Young says the vaccine lottery is a distraction, and he is concerned that the state of emergency remains in effect even after reopening.
4 months ago

Washington Rep. Newhouse: ‘Time has come’ for Dr. Fauci to step down

In light of revelations from recently-released emails, Rep. Dan Newhouse believes Dr. Fauci should step down from his role as a public health leader.
4 months ago

Is incentivizing people to get a COVID-19 vaccine a good idea?

Gov. Inslee has announced the state is incentivizing people in Washington to get the COVID-19 vaccine. But is that a good idea?
4 months ago

Redmond police chief: Body cameras provide ‘transparency,’ consistent with calls from public

After positive community input, the Redmond Police Department is ready to officially go down the path of getting body worn cameras for all of its officers.
4 months ago

Bonney Lake councilmember explains resolution against vaccine segregation

The Bonney Lake City Council voted in favor of a resolution to ban vaccine passports and segregation in their town. A councilmember explains.
4 months ago

Teacher at Seattle school near encampment is fighting for ‘safety of our students’

Teachers are speaking up about a growing homeless encampment on Seattle school district property near Broadview-Thomson K-8.
4 months ago

Federal Way mayor wants to know where ‘proliferation of needles’ is coming from

Federal Way Mayor Jim Farrell says he is working on ways to cut down on the thousands of used drug needles currently littering the city.
4 months ago

Dan Bongino the newest host on KTTH

KTTH announces a new host weekdays from 9am to 12pm: Dan Bongino.
4 months ago

Outreach worker: We need ‘right resources’ for homeless camp near Seattle school

After another lockdown at Broadview-Thomson and an overdose at the nearby homeless camp, Andrea Suarez, founder of We Heart Seattle, shares her concerns.
4 months ago

Washington GOP Rep. Newhouse: Investigation into Capitol riot needs ‘balanced approach’

Washington Rep. Newhouse spoke to KTTH's Jason Rantz to explain what he's hoping to achieve with an investigation into the Capitol riot.
4 months ago

King County Councilmember: ‘Back and forth’ of mask rules is confusing

Before King County released its updated mask directive Thursday, county councilmember Kathy Lambert said she wished the rules were more consistent.
4 months ago

Republican Matt Larkin to run against Rep. Schrier in 8th district

Tax hikes and reckless spending are some of the reasons former state attorney general candidate Matt Larkin lists for announcing his run for Congress. 
4 months ago

State lawmaker touts ‘common sense’ pilot program to fight homeless crisis in Grays Harbor

Grays Harbor County will soon be hosting a new pilot program, putting $900,000 toward transitional housing for the region's homeless population.
4 months ago

WA Senate Republican Leader: ‘End the emergency’ when state reopens

Gov. Inslee has said the state will fully reopen by June 30, but state Senate leadership on the Republican side is pushing for sooner.
4 months ago

Two moms take a stand to open schools

Tara and Rachel are two moms in the Sumner and Bonney Lake area, who have organized in hopes to pressure their schools to open back up. The district reopened with a hybrid model for learning last month.
5 months ago

Bellevue Police Department aims to attract officers from other cities with hefty signing bonus

While the Seattle Police Department continues to face staffing problems, Bellevue is facing issues of its own, albeit on a much smaller scale. 
5 months ago

Former AG McKenna: ‘May be that’ colleges do have authority to require vaccination

Former Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna says it appears public colleges can mandate COVID-19 vaccines, but it hasn't yet been tested in court.
5 months ago

Washington is one of two states without a plan or date to fully reopen

There is a petition, started by the Washington Hospitality Association, asking Governor Inslee to put a plan in place and set a date to reopen the state.
5 months ago

Bellevue Deputy Mayor: It’s ‘difficult to run a business’ with uncertainty of rollback

Local leaders are taking notice of the seemingly unfair rollback rules. While the Bellevue Deputy Mayor benefits from the pause, he says it seems arbitrary.
5 months ago