Stephanie Klein

Stephanie Klein

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

Top dog and cat names in King County last year

King County released its 2021 list of most popular pet names and 'Bella' and 'Luna' came out on top.
14 days ago

Washington hospitals worried about capacity ahead of potential omicron wave

The Washington State Hospital Association is preparing for an influx of patients with COVID-19 as omicron spreads across the region.
25 days ago

Seattle schools will reopen in person after winter break

Seattle Public Schools plans to resume in-person learning as scheduled on Jan. 3, but remains open to the possibility for a return to remote learning.
25 days ago

Seattle mayor-elect announces new administration, including niece

Seattle Mayor-elect Bruce Harrell announced the first members of his new administration on Monday.
1 month ago

Vaccine verification to expand to small restaurants, bars in King County

Proof of COVID vaccination will be required at small restaurants and bars in King County starting Monday. It was already required at larger establishments.
1 month ago

Three cases of omicron variant found in Washington state

The state Department of Health has confirmed there are three cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 in Washington. 
1 month ago

I-5 in Marysville reopens after police activity

Traffic was backed up for miles on northbound I-5 through Marysville for police activity Saturday morning.
1 month ago

Report confirms uptick in shootings across King County, Seattle

The King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office released an updated report on gun violence data after a rash of shootings.
1 month ago

Dave Chappelle coming to Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena

Comedian Dave Chappelle is coming to Climate Pledge Arena for a show on New Year's Eve.
1 month ago

Seattle police investigating 5 shootings overnight

Seattle police are investigating five shootings in the past 24-hour period. Two people were injured.
1 month ago

Lawmaker aims to restore 21-gun salute at Washington’s capitol

Since a bill passed to prohibit the open carry of firearms or weapons on capitol grounds in Olympia, one lawmaker says they've missed the 21-gun salute.
2 months ago

UW study: Less screen time, more physical activity leads to better mental health for kids

Parents, your suspicion is now backed up by a study from the UW that confirms more physical activity and less screen time leads to better mental health.
3 months ago

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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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 months 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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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."
3 months 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.
3 months 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 .
3 months 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.
3 months ago