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.

Mount Rainier, national parks receive ‘record-setting’ $1.1 million

Washington’s National Park Fund announced that they were distributing $1.1 million to use at projects to improve the parks.
19 hours ago

Man had gun held to head during robbery at Silverdale ATM 

Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man after he allegedly robbed someone at gunpoint in Silverdale Wednesday.
20 hours ago

Courts resume late fees for Seattle parking, traffic tickets

Starting Jan. 30, late fees will resume on all tickets past due, after being suspended in March 2020 for the COVID-19 pandemic. 
22 hours ago

Spike: WA constitutional abortion amendment should be an essential right

Spike says the right to bodily autonomy is an important aspect of people having the freedom to live their lives in the way they want.
2 days ago

Federal Way police arrest son in shooting death of father

Federal Way police arrested a man after he shot and killed his father Wednesday morning. The motive is unknown at this time.
2 days ago

More than 10,000 ORCA cards distributed for low income residents

The SHA is starting a new program to allow low-income residents an easier time getting around by offering free unlimited-use ORCA cards.
2 days ago

Thurston County house fire that killed 5 ruled accidental

Thurston County Fire officials say a house fire that killed five members of the same family over the weekend was not intentionally set.
2 days ago

New drug law would provide alternate route for those with addictions

The new legislation would encourage treatment for those found in possession of controlled substances but would still work to hold people accountable.
3 days ago

Man found dead outside Amazon warehouse in Everett

Police are investigating after finding a man dead in a car outside a distribution warehouse in Everett.
3 days ago

KC Councilmember Joe McDermott won’t seek re-election

Joe McDermott highlighted some of his proudest achievements in his time in government, including his time as a Sound Transit Boardmember.
4 days ago

Mayor Harrell: Downtown has made ‘incredible progress,’ still further to go

A new year means a renewed effort to revitalize downtown Seattle, and Harrell is optimistic the city can reorient itself.
4 days ago

More king tides coming to Puget Sound, but flooding unlikely

With more King Tides expected to start up tomorrow, communities across the Puget Sound region are preparing for the possibility of flooding. 
4 days ago

Driver crashes into Seattle Fire Station after brake failure

Seattle police responded to the scene of a crash at Seattle Fire Department Station in Pioneer Square at around 9:26 a.m. Monday.
4 days ago

$9.3 million stolen unemployment funds recovered by WA Attorney General

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Monday morning that $9.3 million in stolen unemployment fraud was recovered from criminals
4 days ago

2 adults, 3 kids killed in house fire in Capitol State Forest

Two adults and three children were found dead early this morning after a house fire started in a rural area near Olympia
6 days ago

Food, housing insecurity an issue for half of WA college students

A survey of Washington college students finds that about half of the respondents have experienced food or housing insecurity or homelessness.
7 days ago

Stolen 1930 Model A Ford Huckster found in Poulsbo

Deputies with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office announced they recovered a classic car stolen from a Poulsbo garage last weekend.
7 days ago

Clallam County Sheriff crowdfunds for DNA testing on foot washed ashore

After a foot washed up near Port Angeles, Clallam County investigators have been trying to identify who it belongs to through DNA.
7 days ago

WSDOT announces several major weekend road closures

People may have a hard time getting around this weekend after WSDOT announced several major routes would be closed.
7 days ago

String of WA gun laws heard by House Judiciary Committee

In this most recent legislative session, a series of gun control regulatory bills have been introduced to the legislature.
8 days ago

Pierce County shares thousands of registered voters’ sensitive information

Pierce County officials say the last four social security digits of thousands of voters were released through a public records request.
8 days ago

Auburn coffee stand kidnapping suspect held on $500,000 bail

Auburn police detectives have arrested a man who attempted to kidnap a barista early Monday morning in Auburn.
8 days ago

Two Sequim women dead of possible overdose, 7-year-old found at scene

Deputies responded to a call in Sequim on Jan. 16 where they found the women, ages 34 and 57, dead of an apparent overdose.
9 days ago

Lynnwood mayor ‘appalled’ at lack of transparency around new opioid clinic

Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell is expressing outrage over the way the location of a proposed methadone clinic was revealed.
9 days ago