OPINIONS AND MUSINGS FROM THE STAFF

MyNorthwest Blog

satellites, night sky...
Bill Kaczaraba

Opinion: With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world

American author Max Ehrmann wrote a poem in 1921. It was distributed in a Christmas card in 1933,
7 months ago
Gingerbread House...
MyNorthwest Staff

KIRO Newsradio wins Bonneville Gingerbread House competition

In a tradition unlike any other, the second annual Bonneville Seattle Gingerbread House competition was fierce between multiple departments.
7 months ago
recount election king...
Bill Kaczaraba

Kaczaraba: It took an election for me to figure out I don’t live in Edmonds

I was excited to get to vote on Edmonds mayor because I had been seeing signs all over the neighborhood. But it was not to be.
9 months ago
All-Star Game T-Mobile Park...
Bill Kaczaraba

Kaczaraba: MLB All-Star Game a picture perfect day for Seattle

What we witnessed this week was a spectacular Seattle. Homeless encampments were gone. Sidewalks were power-washed. There were even baskets with flowers hanging.
1 year ago
summer solstice...
Bill Kaczaraba

Kaczaraba: Summer solstice brings season of concerts, hikes

The summer solstice has come and gone, ushering in everyone's favorite season across the Pacific Northwest.
1 year ago
Seattle Sonics...
Bill Kaczaraba

Could Seattle Sonics 2.0 be on the horizon?

With the NBA Finals in full swing, league Commissioner Adam Silver is talking about a possible revival of the Seattle Sonics.
1 year ago
Seahawks Broncos...
Bill Kaczaraba

How ’bout those Seahawks!?!

The Seahawks season that began with plenty of doubt started with a win over our former quarterback and ended with a playoff appearance.
2 years ago
Tulalip Christmas Lights 1...
Bill Kaczaraba

2023 – The light has just begun, Seattle days are getting longer

We send you into the new year with the winter lights from the Tulalip Casino in Marysville. We wish you a very successful 2023.
2 years ago
happy holidays...
MyNorthwest Staff

Happy Holidays from KIRO Newsradio, Seattle Sports, and AM 770 KTTH!

To close out 2022, everyone at KIRO Newsradio, Seattle Sports, and AM 770 KTTH want to wish you happy holidays!
2 years ago
Mariners Playoffs...
Michael Simeona

Relive Cal Raleigh’s magical home run that sent Mariners to playoffs

Relive Cal Raleigh's game-winning home run that sent the Mariners to the playoffs for the first time since 2001.
2 years ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Watch: Celebrate Juneteenth with Draze’s third annual ‘Building Black Wealth’

Seattle rapper Draze is hosting a live virtual marketplace on Juneteenth for the third annual 'Building Black Wealth' this Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
2 years ago
WWII Veterans...
Bill Kaczaraba

Dad is just one hero on this Memorial Day

On this Veterans Day, MyNorthwest editor Bill Kaczaraba remembers his dad who served in the Army during World War II.
2 years ago
Mayor Bruce Harrell, Sonics...
Nick Bowman

Mayor Harrell latest to pick up the torch on years-long effort to bring back the Sonics

Mayor Bruce Harrell is the latest city leader to take the baton on a years-long push to bring the Seattle Sonics back to their home city.
2 years ago
Bruce Harrell...
Nick Bowman

Harrell aims to ‘hit reset’ on strained relationship between Seattle mayor, city council

In his State of the City address, Mayor Bruce Harrell highlighted his hope to repair the strained relationship between his office and Seattle City Council.
2 years ago
ktth, bryan suits...
KTTH staff

KTTH debuts ‘Bryan Suits Show’ weekday mornings

Bryan Suits returns to Seattle airwaves as part of a new lineup on AM 770 KTTH. 'The Bryan Suits Show' airs weekday mornings from 6–9 a.m.
2 years ago
pet names...
Stephanie Klein

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.
3 years ago
Seattle election results, Seattle City Hall...
Nick Bowman

What Seattle can expect in new year with shakeups at city hall on the horizon

Seattle City Hall is in for a shakeup at the start of the new year, with a new mayor, councilmember, and city attorney all taking office in January.
3 years ago
unvaccinated officers Seattle...
Nick Bowman

Durkan, Seattle council engage in one final clash in closing days of mayoral term

With Jenny Durkan set to leave office in a matter of days, she and the council appear to have engaged in one final feud, this time over trees. 
3 years ago
Happy Holidays to all in 2021!...
MyNorthwest Staff

Happy Holidays from everyone at KIRO Radio, KTTH, and 710 ESPN Seattle

Your favorite cast of characters from KIRO Radio, AM 770 KTTH, and 710 ESPN Seattle present "A Visit from St. Nicholas."
3 years ago
seattle, blogs...
MyNorthwest Staff

Most read blogs on MyNorthwest in 2021

Commentators and personalities on KIRO Radio, KTTH, and MyNorthwest gave us insight into a range of topics in 2021.
3 years ago
most read stories...
MyNorthwest Staff

Most read news on MyNorthwest in 2021

Take a look back on 2021 and see what made the top-10 list of most read stories of the year on MyNorthwest.
3 years ago
Tim Burgess, Scott Lindsay, Seattle city hall...
Nick Bowman

Voices behind Compassion Seattle, ‘Seattle is Dying’ series score new roles in city hall

Two of the architects behind years of fundraising efforts and policy proposals will soon be returning to Seattle city hall for the first time since 2017.
3 years ago
survivor...
MyNorthwest Staff

Sedro-Woolley flight attendant makes it to ‘Survivor’ season finale

An Alaska Airlines flight attendant who lives in Sedro-Woolley has made it to the final episode of this season's "Survivor."
3 years ago
Kshama Sawant recall, eviction moratorium...
Nick Bowman

December election date likely made Sawant recall vote closer than it would have been

Whatever the reason, there's no denying that the turnout for a bid to recall Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant has been surprising.
3 years ago