Stephanie Klein

Stephanie Klein

Stephanie joined the MyNorthwest team in February 2008. She began working on the KIRO Radio newsdesk fresh out of the University of Washington. After a short stint in reality TV, she returned to help launch MyNorthwest. Email Stephanie at [email protected]

State reports 92% compliance after vaccine mandate deadline

At least 92% of state workers have shown proof they're vaccinated against COVID-19 or were approved for exemption, according to the state.
1 day ago

Seattle school district reports 99% COVID vaccine compliance

Seattle's school district says the "overwhelming majority" of its staff has shown proof that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
2 days ago

Seattle store owner arrested for trafficking stolen Star Wars LEGOs

A store owner in downtown Seattle was arrested on Friday for trafficking stolen Star Wars LEGOs, among other items.
2 days ago

What to know now that Oct. 18 deadline for vaccine mandate has arrived

The deadline for state workers, including educators, and healthcare workers to show their employers proof that they're vaccinated against COVID-19 is Monday, Oct. 18.
3 days ago

Seattle police patrolling lower West Seattle Bridge after reports of covered plates

Seattle police say they are conducting enforcement at the lower West Seattle Bridge after it was discovered that drivers have been obscured their license plates to avoid traffic cameras.
4 days ago

Seattle Police Chief asks officers to submit vaccine paperwork

As the Oct. 18 deadline to prove COVID-19 vaccination or risk losing a job looms, Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz sent a heartfelt memo to officers letting them know he doesn't want to lose them.
4 days ago

Boeing employees protest vaccine mandate in Everett

A few dozen people stood in the rain outside the Machinist union hall in Everett on Friday protesting the vaccine mandate Boeing announced this week.
5 days ago

Seattle Public Schools will suspend 142 bus routes in anticipation of driver shortage

Seattle Public Schools says it has alerted parents that it's suspending school bus service on 142 routes -- or 24% -- due to staffing challenges.
5 days ago

Machinists union set to bargain over COVID vaccine mandate with Boeing

Boeing's Machinist Union released a statement, acknowledging that a vaccine mandate is a divisive issue for members, asking employees to choose "between beliefs or their jobs."
5 days ago

Former Boeing 737 MAX pilot indicted for fraud

A federal grand jury has indicted a former Boeing 737 MAX Chief Technical Pilot, charging him with deceiving the Federal Aviation Administration.
6 days ago

Visiting Washington’s Sno-Parks will cost more this fall, winter

For the first time since 2009, visitors to Washington Sno-Parks will have to pay a little more .
10 days ago

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert apologizes for ‘racist’ campaign mailer

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert took to Facebook and apologized for campaign mailers that her fellow councilmembers called racist.
12 days ago

Seattle Mariners ask Washingtonians to pause all non-baseball activities

The Seattle Mariners are officially calling for a statewide pause on all non-baseball activities to help "increase the Fun Differential" in Washington.
20 days ago

Puget Sound region should expect unstable weather as cold air moves in

After a beautiful fall Saturday, the Puget Sound is due for a bout of unstable weather conditions.
24 days ago

3 men shot in Seattle parking lot on Aurora Avenue

Seattle police are investigating a shooting in a parking lot along Aurora Avenue on Sunday night that left three men injured.
1 month ago

Pierce County issues mask mandate for large, outdoor events

Beginning Tuesday, anyone over the age of 5, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a face covering at large, outdoor events in Pierce County.
2 months ago

Common link among children who’ve died of COVID-19 in Washington state

Health officials in Washington say there's a common link among the 11 children who have died of COVID-19 in the state.
2 months ago

Need to know: The busiest Labor Day travel times

If you have plans to get out of town over Labor Day Weekend, your best bet is to get on the road early or wait until after dinner.
2 months ago

Nine Washington tribes get federal approval to set up sports betting

The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved sports betting for nine tribes in Washington state.
2 months ago

Thousands of Seattle students return to school for second COVID year

It's the first day of school for thousands of Seattle students on Wednesday, most of which will arrive on campus in person.
2 months ago

Seattle Children’s reports first patient death from COVID

Seattle Children's has confirmed one of its patients died from COVID. Eleven children now have died of COVID in Washington since the pandemic began.
2 months ago

Masks required indoors and outdoors at Washington State Fair

Masks are now required outside and inside at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, regardless of vaccination status. The fair opens Friday.
2 months ago

Woman shot in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood

A woman was robbed and shot on a street in Seattle's Green Lake neighborhood on Tuesday.
2 months ago

No Washington schools would reopen to all students under late-2020 threshold

If the state were to return to metrics it used for schools in December of 2020, no schools would be reopening to all students.
2 months ago