L.B. Gilbert

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Website: http://www.mynorthwest.com

L.B. Gilbert is a Content Editor for MyNorthwest.com, originally from Morrison, Colorado. He has since graduated from Seattle University with a degree in journalism and political science, becoming the Investigative Editor of the school's student newspaper 'The Spectator.' He enjoys cooking, reading, and any activity in the outdoors, especially skiing and rock climbing.

Falling trees cause power outages, 8,000 homes off US 2

Falling trees are responsible for some power outages near Gold Bar and Index on Wednesday, leaving nearly 8,000 homes without electricity.
1 month ago

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge against WA capital gains tax

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that they would not take up the appeal case regarding the constitutionality of the WA’s capital gains tax.
1 month ago

Plane crashes on road in Auburn, pilot survives with minor injuries

A small plane made a crash landing on Auburn Way in North Auburn Tuesday morning, miraculously avoiding serious injury.
1 month ago

One dead in shooting near Motel 6 parking lot in SeaTac

A shooting at a Motel 6 parking lot in Seatac resulted in one death Thursday morning.
1 month ago

Man stabbed at Capitol Hill Station, suspect in custody

A man was stabbed at the Capitol Hill Link light rail station Monday night, the King County Sheriff's Department reported.
1 month ago

More than 300 flights canceled in two days at Sea-Tac

Thousands of Alaska Airlines passengers remain stranded after part of an aircraft blew off mid-flight.
1 month ago

Protesters blocked I-5 in downtown Seattle at Pine Street

Protesters blocked multiple lanes of northbound I-5 lanes near Pine Street in downtown Seattle Saturday.
2 months ago

Billy Joel returns to Seattle for T-Mobile Park show in May

Billy Joel is returning to Seattle in May, after eight years away, to perform at T-Mobile Park. 
2 months ago

Republican Pasco mayor announces campaign for Attorney General

Recently-elected Pasco mayor Pete Serrano announced Tuesday that he would be running to be Washington state's next Attorney General, marking the first Republican to file paperwork announcing his candidacy in the 2024 election.
2 months ago

Fire engulfs vacant middle school in Tacoma

A fire erupted at the vacant Gault Middle School Wednesday morning east of Interstate 5 in Tacoma. The school has been empty since 2009.
2 months ago

JuneBaby chef announces closure, promises to ‘dream up some things’

Jordan, an up-and-coming celebrity chef, once owned three restaurants in the Seattle area and won two James Beard Awards.
2 months ago

Legal analyst has ‘a lot of concerns’ after Colorado’s Trump ruling

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that former President Donald Trump will not be allowed on the state's primary ballot.
2 months ago

One killed in Renton in crash with car, school bus in possible DUI

The passenger in a car driven by an alleged drunk driver is dead after that car crashed into a Renton school bus Tuesday afternoon.
2 months ago

Smith: Israel-Hamas war and the ‘impossible nature of the situation’

With all that is happening in the world, it can be difficult to keep up with all the political news important to Washington state residents. So what do you do? How about talking to the head of the Intelligence Committee in the U.S. House?
2 months ago

Ellis trial calls for second alternate juror, restarts deliberations again

The judge in the trial of three Tacoma cops who are accused of killing Manny Ellis is ordering jurors to start deliberations from scratch.
2 months ago

More than 30K gallons of gas spill after pipeline leaks in Skagit Co.

State ecology workers estimate 30,000 gallons of gasoline leaked out of an Olympic Pipeline storage vault in Skagit County due to a part failure.
2 months ago

Woman’s body found in Tacoma park, police still investigating

An investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in a Tacoma park Monday.
2 months ago

WA woman found dead in Nevada desert, pro basketball player arrested

A woman's remains were found in a Las Vegas suburb at the beginning of the month, and now a minor league NBA player and his girlfriend have been arrested in relation to her death.
2 months ago

Anti-war posters, graffiti appear on 40 businesses in Edmonds

Edmonds police are working to track down security video after several businesses were tagged with posters and graffiti Saturday morning.
2 months ago

SR 18 closed at I-90 for emergency repairs caused by rain, flooding

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced that State Route 18 would be closed in both directions for emergency asphalt repairs from Interstate 90 to Issaquah-Hobart Road.
2 months ago

Coast Guard works to clear sunken boat in South Seattle

A small power boat is leaking fuel into the Duwamish River after partially sinking near Seattle's First Avenue South boat ramp.
2 months ago

Starbucks accused of illegally closing dozens of stores by NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is accusing Starbucks of illegally closing nearly two dozen stores to discourage union organizing.
2 months ago

Washington State Ferries delayed by outage to electronic fares

A network outage has caused serious delays for Washington State Ferries at several terminals Thursday morning.
2 months ago

SIFF Cinema Downtown, formerly Cinerama, now reopen

The beloved movie theater, now renamed to SIFF Cinema Downtown, has screenings starting Thursday, Dec. 14.
2 months ago