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Photo: Front and back of Olympic "Boys in the Boat" rower John White's gold medal....
Julia Dallas

‘Part of our legacy’: ‘Boys in the Boat’ rower’s family yearns to bring gold medal home

"Boys in the Boat" rower John White's Olympic gold medal was put up for auction. His grandson Colby White is fighting to get it back.
1 day ago
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Amazon adds $1.4B to affordable housing fund for regions where it has corporate offices

Amazon is adding $1.4B to a fund for building more affordable housing in regions where the company has major corporate offices.
2 days ago
trader joe's greenwood...
Frank Sumrall

Trader Joe’s to open new location in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood

Trader Joe’s is opening a new store in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood at Northwest 87th Street and Greenwood Avenue North.
4 days ago
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Steve Coogan

Offbeat and odd news: Rare 7-foot fish washes ashore on Oregon coast, more

A massive rare fish thought to only live in temperate waters in the southern hemisphere recently washed ashore on the Oregon coast.
5 days ago
weekend festivals...
Paul Holden

Weekend Revelry Roundup: Get outside with waived state park fees, festivals galore

There are lots of ways to soak up the sun and enjoy a beautiful weekend here in our region, featuring a plethora of festivals and outdoor activities.
6 days ago
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Heather Bosch

Are you being asked to tip too much?

Does it seem like you're being asked to tip everywhere you go and for every service you receive? Bankrate released a new survey on tipping.
8 days ago
Photo: Seattle Pride Parade 2023....
Julia Dallas

Celebrate Seattle’s 50th Pride anniversary!

June is Pride Month and Seattle's 50th Pride! This month, locals can find numerous events to celebrate throughout the city.
10 days ago
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Julia Dallas and Steve Coogan

New statewide Styrofoam ban will ‘save Washingtonians a lot of money’

The Washington Styrofoam ban went into effect on Saturday. Here's how it could affect you and how it will impact the environment.
12 days ago
weekend pride month...
Paul Holden

Weekend Revelry Roundup: June ushers in Pride Month, pet events and more

Summer is here this June with Pride Month and other celebrations getting started this weekend for a milestone moment.
14 days ago
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Melinda French Gates to donate $1 billion over next 2 years in support of women’s rights

Melinda French Gates said she will be donating $1B to individuals and organizations working on behalf of women and families globally.
16 days ago
Image: Hundreds gather at Seattle's Wing Luke Museum to ring in the Lunar New Year in 2023....
Steve Coogan

Wing Luke Museum closes after employees walk out in protest of ‘Hate’ exhibit

About two dozen employees of Seattle's Wing Luke Museum staged a walkout Wednesday to protest an exhibit that was set to begin.
19 days ago
Image: In this photo provided by Iditarod rookie musher Bridgett Watkins, a bull moose stands betwe...
Steve Coogan

A moose killed a man in Alaska. Could it happen in Washington?

A 70-year-old man who was attempting to take photos of two newborn moose calves was killed by their mother, authorities said.
19 days 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.
20 days ago
memorial day weekend...
Paul Holden

Summer concerts, sports, pub crawls kick off Memorial Day weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, the concert slate is loaded with Portugal. The Man, Billy Joel, Avril Lavigne and more coming to town.
20 days ago
Image: Grey Flannel Auctions is auctioning off a gold medal from one of the "Boys in the Boat," Oly...
Julia Dallas

Olympic gold medal won by ‘Boys in the Boat’ rower to be auctioned

John White, one of "The Boys in the Boat," rowed for the University of Washington when they won gold in 1936 Berlin.
21 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

UW survey: 1 in 10 Washington ‘young adults’ use cannabis every day

The Young Adult Health Survey by UW revealed daily cannabis smoking has never been higher among young adults.
21 days 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.
22 days ago
memorial day...
Ted Buehner and Micki Gamez

Memorial Day Weekend gearing up to be one of region’s biggest travel days

AAA estimates 43.8 million people will travel 50 miles or more during the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend – approaching 2005’s record of 44 million travelers.
22 days ago
Image: James Blake attends the 66th GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024. Blake wil...
Heather Bosch and Steve Coogan

‘Very eclectic festival’: Bumbershoot announces its 2024 lineup for Labor Day weekend

The Bumbershoot Arts & Music Festival is one of the longest running independent festivals in the world and will celebrate its 51st installment this Labor Day Weekend. And this year, Labor Day is early as the event will be held Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1 at Seattle Center. Chris Porter, the Bumbershoot music […]
23 days ago
Photo: The Seattle Storm played their opening game on May 14, 2024....
Heather Bosch

Hoop dreams are high for the Seattle Storm

NCAA women's playoff games garnered record attention. The Seattle Storm is hoping to capitalize on the momentum this WNBA season.
24 days ago
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Julia Dallas

Why was Sea-Tac Airport so busy Sunday? Will it get worse?

Warmer weather means a busy summer travel season is ahead. Visitors may find longer than usual lines at Sea-Tac Airport and delays.
25 days ago
Photo: Shawna Williams, owner of Free Range Cycles, poses outside her shop on May 6, 2024, in Seatt...

Bike shops boomed early in the pandemic. It’s been a bumpy ride for most ever since

For the nation's bicycle shops, the past few years have probably felt like the business version of the Tour de France, with numerous twists and turns testing their endurance.
25 days ago
Image: Tacos are displayed at a charity event in October 2017 in Culver City, California....
Steve Coogan

Are tacos and burritos sandwiches? KIRO hosts say no, but a judge says yes

An Indiana judge who declared that "tacos and burritos are Mexican-style sandwiches" has cleared the way for the opening of a new restaurant.
26 days ago
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Paul Holden

Weekend roundup: Local music, art, pets and more!

The weekend is here and we have lots of activities going on! There will be music festivals, free health services, pups and more.
27 days ago