Stephanie Klein

Stephanie Klein

Website: http://mynorthwest.com/

Stephanie joined the MyNorthwest.com team in February 2008. She has built the site into a two-time National Edward R. Murrow Award winner (Best Radio Website 2010, 2012). Email Stephanie at [email protected]

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.
12 days 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.
22 days 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.
23 days 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.
23 days 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.
24 days 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.
24 days 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.
24 days 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.
25 days 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.
25 days 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.
1 month ago

Shelter in place order lifted for fire at Puyallup storage building

A shelter in place order was lifted Sunday for downtown Puyallup. Fire crews spent a second day working on a commercial fire that started Saturday.
1 month ago

Shoreline woman charged in hate crime arrested, held on bail

A woman accused of harassing her Shoreline neighbors was arrested Wednesday for vehicular assault and for violating a no-contact order.
1 month ago

Seattle area scores clear skies for viewing Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid Meteor Shower is well underway, but experts like NASA say the peak viewing time begins the night of Aug. 11.
2 months ago

Seattle police deploying extra units this weekend after uptick in shootings

The Seattle Police Department is adding extra units to three neighborhoods this weekend after a recent increase in gun violence.
2 months ago

New state policing bills will have ‘limited impact’ on Seattle, says SPD chief

Seattle interim Police Chief Adrian Diaz provided insight on Thursday into how new state policing bills will likely affect the city long-term.
2 months ago

Re-imposing state’s mask mandate ‘not under consideration,’ says Gov. Inslee

While Los Angeles county is re-imposing its mask mandate regardless of vaccination status, Gov. Inslee says Washington does not need to do the same.
2 months ago

5-year project around Green Lake finishes with new bike lanes, paved roads

If you haven't been to Seattle's Green Lake neighborhood in awhile, you'll notice a lot of changes as part of projects that were completed this week.
3 months ago

Man arrested for throwing concrete at cars on I-5 in Federal Way

A suspect was arrested for throwing concrete at cars traveling on I-5 in Federal Way early Monday morning.
3 months ago

Puget Sound region’s air quality takes a hit in wake of Fourth of July fireworks

Air quality across the Puget Sound region took a turn for the worse on July 4 and into the following Monday.
3 months ago

10 Puget Sound beaches closed for fecal bacteria

Several popular King County beaches are closed during the July 4 holiday weekend because of high levels of fecal bacteria.
3 months ago

Seattle Parks to close Alki Beach early, turn on park lights to prevent crime, damage

In an effort to curtail fireworks and overall lawbreaking, Seattle Parks is closing Alki Beach Park early and turning on lights at area ballfields this weekend.
3 months ago

Washington State Parks bans campfires until further notice

Washington State Parks has banned wood and charcoal fires at its parks statewide and on ocean beaches until further notice.
3 months ago

Wildfire smoke drifting in over Eastern Washington, Cascades

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency says wildfire smoke from Canada will make its way to Washington as early as Friday afternoon.
3 months ago

Washington updates mask rules now that state has reopened

The day before Washington state fully reopened, the Department of Health updated the state's mask mandate to clarify rules for vaccinated and unvaccinated people.
3 months ago