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    Pinball with Police: What Seattle cops are doing in the ID

    While city politicians debated a new contract with police officers, some cops chose to spend the evening in Seattle's International District, playing pinball, and talking with neighbors. This is Pinball with Police.
  • elm street

    6 Washington cities most at risk of attack from Freddy Kreuger

    Everyone knows nightmares happen on Elm Street. These six cities have the most homes on streets named "Elm" and therefore are most prone to a visit from Freddy.
  • war of the worlds

    KIRO Radio performs ‘War of the Worlds’ live on air

    Voices from KIRO Radio performed the radio play "War of the Worlds" at Seattle's Egyptian Theatre on Oct. 26, 2018.
  • perseid meteor shower, orionid

    Best spots to see the Orionid meteor shower in the Northwest

    The Orionid meteor shower will peak this weekend. What to know and where to go to see one of the brightest sky shows of the year around Washington state.
  • Kshama Sawant

    New low: Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant blasts Paul Allen

    Not even 24 hours since the news of his death and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant blasted Paul Allen for being rich.
  • marijuana edibles

    Should the cannabis industry have seen an edible ban coming?

    The local cannabis industry was shocked by a recent proposal to ban certain marijuana-infused edibles, but should that have surprised anyone?
  • Jay Inslee

    Is Inslee angling for a presidential bid with CNN climate change op-ed?

    Jay Inslee penned a scathing op-ed on climate change on CNN, criticizing the Trump administration in detail. With just two years until the next election, Washington's governor seems primed for a run.
  • seattle coffee

    Study finds that Seattle is somehow not America’s best coffee city

    A new WalletHub study ranks Seattle as the second-best coffee city in the country. One East Coast city beat Seattle, according to some metrics some may agree, or disagree with.
  • Sammamish

    Sammamish ranks among nation’s ‘best’ places to live

    MONEY magazine ranks Sammamish among the top 10 "best" places to live in the nation when considering affordability and quality of life.
  • RenCon

    Why Renton City Comic Con left Renton this year

    Renton City Comic Con won't be in Renton in 2018. It will be in Tukwila. The reason why has a lot to do with money, local politics, and the plot of the movie "Footloose."