Micki Gamez

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Micki Gamez

Prepare for traffic: Sound Transit to close lane of I-5 south

Washington has two seasons: winter and construction. Sound Transit is going to close one lane on I-5 south.
8 days ago
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Micki Gamez

Washington State Ferries has a warning for crabbers

Crab potting kicked off July 1. Washington State Ferries is warning people to keep their crab pots out of the ferry lanes.
23 days ago
Photo: Plan on hefty Seattle traffic this weekend whether you plan to drive or take the light rail....
Micki Gamez

Traffic alert: Revive I-5, light rail closures this weekend

Plan on hefty Seattle traffic this weekend whether you plan to drive or take the light rail. Revive I-5 and light rail work is going on.
1 month ago
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Micki Gamez

‘This is an ongoing effort:’ King County officers report 36 DUIs in one weekend

Last weekend King County officers conducted a mobile impaired driving unit to get drivers under the influence off the roads.
1 month ago
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Micki Gamez

Upcoming construction: SDOT to prepare bridges for next big earthquake

There are 16 Seattle roadway and pedestrian bridges that need upgrading in the event the next big earthquake hits.
1 month ago
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Micki Gamez

Bellevue Police Department has had enough with traffic fatalities

Washington traffic fatalities are at a 33-year high. A Bellevue police officer said the numbers should concern everyone.
2 months ago
Image: Crews have been working on the Revive I-5 project....
Micki Gamez

Welcome to construction season: Revive I-5 in Seattle is back

Drivers moving between Seattle and Tukwila will have a hard time getting through work this weekend thanks to the Revive I-5 project.
2 months ago
Photo: Islanders for Ferry Action, a community organization based on Vashon Island, said that small...
Micki Gamez

Vashon Islanders can’t wait another 4 years for new ferry

Small businesses on Vashon Island are struggling to make ends meet because of the frequent delays and outages with the ferry system.
2 months ago
Photo: An airbag recall from 14 years ago could haunt you. KIRO Newsradio spoke with CarFax about w...
Micki Gamez

Your car’s airbag might be a recall from over 10 years ago

An airbag recall from 14 years ago could haunt you. KIRO Newsradio spoke with CarFax about what to do if your car is on the list.
2 months ago
Image: Members of the 12-year-old girls' Seattle Rotary Lady Style Basketball team gathered at Clim...
Micki Gamez

‘I’ve never seen a girls’ basketball game sold out!’: Storm game wows Seattle youths

More than 18,000 fans saw the Storm take on the Indiana Fever, including the 12-year-old girls' Seattle Rotary Lady Style Basketball team.
2 months ago
Image: Mount Rainier can be seen from Eatonville near Mount Rainier National Park....
Micki Gamez

Headed to Mount Rainier National Park for the weekend? You may not get in

Mount Rainier and the national park there have seen a surge in popularity, which makes it a hot spot for the holiday weekend.
2 months ago
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Micki Gamez

Another Kia software upgrade is happening in Bellevue

Kia through the Bellevue Police Department is offering free software upgrades to those who qualify in an effort to prevent theft.
2 months ago
Image: Women take part in a self defense class as part of the Women Empowered Series organized by t...
Micki Gamez

Bellevue PD is teaching women to fight back with self-defense

Craig Hanaumi said more than 2,000 women have attended his self-defense workshop since it began. Some traveled more than 60 miles.
2 months ago
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Micki Gamez

Sextortion is trapping our teens but one major company is working to stop it

Sextortion is a recent online phenomenon that is considered image-based sexual abuse and Psychology Today calls it a worldwide crisis.
3 months ago
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Micki Gamez

Local bike shop wants to keep you moving no matter your income

To reactivate downtown Seattle, Bike Works, a small business in Columbia City, wants to keep the community cycling!
3 months ago
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Micki Gamez

Going on a spring trip from Sea-Tac? Your car might not be there when you get back

In a recent report, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has seen a surge in car thefts over the past year.
3 months ago
Photo: Your dog could be suffering from spring allergies and you might be missing the signs. A loca...
Micki Gamez

Pet allergies … are you missing the signs?

Your dog could be suffering from spring allergies and you might be missing the signs. A local vet said allergies are year-round for dogs.
4 months ago
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Micki Gamez

Snohomish County transit announces major changes as Lynnwood light rail set to launch

When the Lynnwood light rail starts in August, the public transit authority of Snohomish County plans to stop running buses into Seattle.
4 months ago
Image: A Pierce Transit Stream Bus can be seen in Pierce County....
Micki Gamez

South Sound travelers may opt for transit after major service change

It's been seven years since Pierce Transit announced a major service change. The change means more access to Tacoma and the region.
4 months ago
Photo: Scientists may soon be able to make insulin from cow's milk....
Micki Gamez

‘Got Milk?’ could soon mean ‘Got Insulin?’ after scientists genetically alter cow

Professor Matt Wheeler and his team genetically altered a Jersey cow in Sao Paulo, Brazil to produce human insulin in its milk.
4 months ago
Photo: The company logo shines off the hood of a 2021 K5 sedan on display in the Kia exhibit at the...
Micki Gamez

Hyundai owners were able to get free anti-theft software updates

This weekend, a free software upgrade for Hyundai owners will take place at four locations throughout Western Washington.
4 months ago
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Micki Gamez

‘This was my way of helping Seattle’: Local vet makes huge donation to free pet clinic

The cost of pet care is going up and some families simply can't afford it. One pet clinic is making a difference.
5 months ago
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Micki Gamez

Gamez asks: Do you need rental car insurance?

The cost was the same as if we rented a basic economy car for four. So it begs the question -- did we really need rental car insurance?
5 months ago
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Micki Gamez

Study: Large abs can lead to increased risk of heart disease

A new study claimed men with larger abdominal muscles are at a greater risk of heart disease later in life.
5 months ago