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Frank Sumrall

Stine: Violent Labor Day weekend leaves Seattle eyeing most homicides in a single year

Homicides in Seattle increased by 7% in the first half of 2023 year-over-year, and now the city is in danger of surpassing 1994's record of 69 murders.
22 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Standing in line for hours to buy Taylor Swift merch? Totally worth it

Was it worth it to stand in line for hours just to get Taylor Swift merchandise? Spike O'Neill says it is.
2 months ago
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Frank Sumrall

Arlington drag show goes awry, performer issues apology

Quintessa Touche, a performer involved in organizing the Mother's Day drag show performance in Arlington, apologized for what occurred.
4 months ago
Lincoln High School’s football head coach Aaron Hart resigned from the job last Friday after thre...
Frank Sumrall

Lincoln HS football coach steps down due to player safety concerns

Lincoln High School's football head coach resigned from the job last Friday after three years, saying he is concerned about player safety.
5 months ago
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Frank Sumrall

Stine: ‘There is an obsession with transgender as a concept’ in wake of UW conflict

A transgender University of Washington (UW) student was recorded flipping over a display table for the organization Turning Point USA.
5 months ago
Frank Sumrall

Stine: Public drug use is ‘why people don’t go to downtown anymore’

In a period from June to August of last year, the Seattle Fire Department responded to nearly 200 instances along a stretch of 3rd Avenue.
7 months ago
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Frank Sumrall

Lynnwood hiring employees solely to remove gang-related graffiti

The Lynnwood City Council approved of nearly $400,000 of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to combat graffiti, which passed on a 6-0 vote.
7 months ago
Frank Sumrall

Federal Way mayor in full support of bills re-criminalizing drug possession

Multiple bills have flooded the state legislature in an attempt to reclassify possession of a drug — including fentanyl — as a felony offense.
8 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Brandi Kruse on expelling vaccine mandate: ‘I never thought I’d see the day’

King County announced, alongside the City of Seattle, that it is no longer requiring proof of the COVID-19 vaccine a requirement.
8 months ago
Frank Sumrall

Rape victim offended by Kitsap County’s plea deal with criminal

Despite the decision from the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office, Brandi Kruse sounded off on the ruling on KIRO Newsradio's Midday Show.
8 months ago
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Heather Bosch

Former Seattle Mayor: ‘We have nowhere to go but up’

Former Seattle Mayor and City Councilmember Greg Nickles says "We have nowhere to go but up," as a city council.
8 months ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

Lawmaker believes Lynnwood opioid facility should open on time

Controversy over an opioid treatment facility in Lynnwood continues, but state representative Lauren Davis believes it should open on time.
9 months ago