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Bonney Lake mayor says all citizens equal regardless of vaccination status

The mayor of Bonney Lake has officially signed a proclamation to ban vaccine passports and related segregation in his town.
4 months ago
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Tacoma man explains why he bailed out police officers charged in Manuel Ellis’ case

A judge set bail for each Tacoma police officer charged in the death of Manuel Ellis on Friday. By Friday night, a Tacoma man had bailed them out.
4 months ago
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Former King County Sheriff trusts AG team’s investigation in Ellis case

Former King County Sheriff John Urquhart says he has a tremendous amount of respect for the people who were involved in the latest investigation.
4 months ago
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Leavenworth mayor explains letter comparing COVID to racism

KIRO Radio's Dori Monson discovered Leavenworth Mayor Carl Florea wrote a controversial email last year that compares COVID to racism. They discuss.
4 months ago
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KIRO 7 News Staff

Squatters take over multimillion-dollar Sammamish home, police say hands are tied

A multimillion-dollar home in Sammamish is at the center of an ongoing investigation, as squatters continue to break in and make the home their own.
4 months ago
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North Seattle family scared for safety with encampment on their fence line

A North Seattle resident and mom told the Dori Monson Show about a homeless encampment of eight tents set up just on the other side of her backyard fence.
4 months ago
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‘Reach out to the youth around you’ and check in, says Brewster referee

Karl Word is a youth referee in Brewster who says kids have missed a lot during COVID, and encourages everyone to reach out to the youth in their lives.
4 months ago
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Tumwater family fined $10,000 for having a rooster on their farm

In Tumwater, a family has been fined $10,000 because of their rooster, but they're hoping to get the city codes changed.
4 months ago
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Snohomish County landlord says tenants are ‘taking advantage’ of eviction moratorium

A local landlord tells Dori Monson his tenants are not paying rent, but both have jobs. Due to the eviction moratorium, he does not have many options.
4 months ago
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Public records expert: ‘Very suspicious’ that June 2020 texts from Seattle leaders all went missing

With questions still surrounding missing text messages from a collection of high-ranking Seattle city officials, could there be legal ramifications?
4 months ago
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Seattle mom says Green Lake bathrooms are reserved for the homeless

A Seattle mom says she was stopped from using the public bathroom at Green Lake because it is reserved for the homeless.
4 months ago
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Brock Huard tells Cade Gebbers’ story

Brock Huard joined the Dori Monson Show to tell a story of a young man from Washington state who took his own life about two months ago.
5 months ago
Boards cover the doors at the Seattle Police Department's West Precinct on April 20, 2021. (Jason R...
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Seattle police rescind invite to Rev Graham event, but send warm wishes for Eid al-Fitr

Last week, the Seattle Police Department rescinded an invitation to officers to attend a thank you dinner hosted by Christian evangelist Franklin Graham.
5 months ago
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Port Orchard diner owner defends doxxing folks who reported his opening

A diner called That One Place stayed open in defiance of the governor's orders. Now, they have a list showing who called in to complain that they were open.
5 months ago
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With fentanyl deaths rising, Seattle area sees spike in drug cartel activity

The head of the local Drug Enforcement Administration branch says the Seattle area is seeing a spike in activity from drug cartels.
5 months ago
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Kirkland teen says teacher, school are pressuring students to get vaccinated

A Kirkland teen says her teacher spent class time trying to convince high school students to get vaccinated and shame those who are eligible and haven't got the shot yet.
5 months ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Bellevue parent upset School Resource Officers have been asked not to return to campus

The Bellevue School District has pulled police officers from its campuses, sparking outrage in some parents. One mom says the decision surprised everyone.
5 months ago
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Lakewood mayor: ‘Science turns into political science’ with pause on rollbacks

Lakewood's mayor Don Anderson believes the governor's pause on rollbacks after Pierce County already had to move is politically motivated.
5 months ago
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Police guild president says members want Sheriff Johanknecht to resign

The police union in King County is asking for Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht to resign. King County Police Officers Guild President Mike Mansanarez explains why.
5 months ago
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Rev. Franklin Graham disappointed Seattle Police rescinded his invitation

Rev. Franklin Graham says he's disappointed that the Seattle Police Department rescinded an invitation to his Law Enforcement Appreciation event.
5 months ago
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Son says mom’s death from cancer labeled ‘Covid’ on death certificate

Kevin is frustrated because COVID-19 is listed as one of the causes of death on his mother's death certificate. She had been battling stage-4 pancreatic cancer.
5 months ago
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Dad tells Dori he wants homeless encampment near school gone

The father of a student at Broadview-Thompson in Seattle says he wants Seattle Public Schools to clear out a nearby homeless encampment.
5 months ago
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State lawmaker: Capital gains tax ‘not necessarily’ the first step toward income tax

Is a newly-approved 7% capital gains tax the first step toward a state income tax? Rep. Noel Frame explains why that may not be the case.
5 months ago
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Court battle over newly-passed capital gains tax could rewrite Washington’s tax code

Washington lawmakers approved a 7% capital gains tax over the weekend, setting the stage for a court battle that could redefine the state's tax code.
5 months ago
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