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Flooding, Whatcom County...
KIRO Radio Newsdesk

Whatcom County under voluntary evacuation as concerns over flooding persist

Whatcom County is under a voluntary evacuation notice this morning over concerns with more potential flooding as rain continues this week.
46 minutes ago
Kent shootings...
KIRO 7 News Staff

Kent mayor issues statement after several shootings in same area

After several days of gun violence on Kent’s West Hill, the city’s mayor issued a statement Sunday.
2 hours ago
comic con...
MyNorthwest Staff

Emerald City Comic Con returns Dec. 2-5 after being cancelled in 2020

Emerald City Comic Con didn't happen in 2020 due to the pandemic, but the popular four-day event returns to Seattle on Dec. 2-5.
18 hours ago
Tarleton St. (1-5) vs. No. 1 Gonzaga (6-1) McCarthey Athletic Center, Spokane, Washington; Monday, ...
Associated Press

Tarleton St. faces tough test vs No. 1 Gonzaga

Tarleton St. (1-5) vs. No. 1 Gonzaga (6-1) McCarthey Athletic Center, Spokane, Washington; Monday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 1 Gonzaga presents a tough challenge for Tarleton St.. Tarleton St. has lost both of its games against ranked teams this season. Gonzaga lost 84-81 to Duke on Friday. SUPER SENIORS: Tarleton St.’s Montre Gipson, […]
2 days ago
Whatcom County...
MyNorthwest Staff

Forecasters downgrade flood warning for Skagit River

The National Weather Service in Seattle has downgraded the flood peak for the Skagit River.
2 days ago
PREP FOOTBALL= WIAA= Class 1B= Semifinal= Almira/Coulee-Hartline 68, Naselle 32 Quilcene 36, Odessa...
Associated Press

Saturday’s Scores

PREP FOOTBALL= WIAA= Class 1B= Semifinal= Almira/Coulee-Hartline 68, Naselle 32 Quilcene 36, Odessa 12 Class 2A= Semifinal= Tumwater 14, Squalicum 3 Class 2B= Semifinal= Kalama 46, Onalaska 30 Napavine 42, Okanogan 10 Class 3A= Semifinal= Bellevue 27, Marysville-Pilchuck 3 Kennewick 14, Eastside Catholic 7 Class 4A= Semifinal= Graham-Kapowsin 42, Kamiakin 0 Lake Stevens 45, Eastlake […]
2 days ago
police, Lake City seattle...
KIRO 7 News Staff

Person seriously injured in shooting Friday inside Tacoma Mall

A person is in serious conditions after they were shot in the middle of the Tacoma Mall food court on Friday.
2 days ago
Sawant recall...
Dalton Day

A recall Sawant PAC has been released from campaign contribution limit

The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission has released a recall Councilmember Kshama Sawant PAC from its campaign contribution limits.
3 days ago
hand sanitizer...
Dalton Day

COVID-era artifact, emergency-produced hand sanitizer, comes to an end for local distillery

Copperworks Distilling Company has been ordered to shut down its manufacturing of hand sanitizer, which provided critical health care supplies.
3 days ago
COVID variant...
Charlie Harger

‘Bellwether bond’ down over COVID-variant concerns, ‘sending strong signal,’ says local analyst

Analyst Mike Alfstad of Seattle's Alfstad Capital clarifies how the newly identified COVID variant has affected the 10-Year Treasury yield.
3 days ago
holidays, seattle, christmas lights...
MyNorthwest Staff

24 things to do in Seattle for the holidays

There's plenty to do in and around the greater Seattle region to help spread holiday cheer through December and into the new year.
3 days ago
rain...
KIRO 7 News Staff

Light showers Friday with rain increasing into the weekend

Puget Sound has seen some spotty showers in the area Friday morning, but the rain will be light and will decrease throughout the day.
3 days ago
Will Yurek...
Charlie Harger

Seattle ‘screwed this up,’ bereaved family prepares lawsuit involving delayed police response

The family of Will Yurek is preparing to file a claim against the City of Seattle in a case involving a delayed police response.
3 days ago
recounts...
MyNorthwest Staff

Recounts set for Snohomish, King counties after November election

Following the 2021 November general election, a few recounts are needed to settle races in Snohomish County and King County.
3 days ago
state lands...
MyNorthwest Staff

Free to visit Washington state recreation lands Friday

No Discover Pass is needed for any visitor parking on DNR and WDFW lands and in day-use areas at state parks on Friday, Nov. 26.
3 days ago
shopping, holiday...
Nicole Jennings

Washington Retail Association predicts booming holiday shopping season for small stores

The holiday shopping season started early this year, and is expected to be booming -- especially for the state's small businesses.
3 days ago
Winthrop (2-3) vs. Washington (4-3) Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LI...
Associated Press

Winthrop pays visit to Washington

Winthrop (2-3) vs. Washington (4-3) Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Winthrop and Washington look to bounce back from losses. Winthrop came up short in a 92-86 game at Washington State on Monday. Washington lost 81-62 to Nevada on Wednesday. SUPER SENIORS: Winthrop has relied heavily on its seniors. D.J. Burns […]
4 days ago
St. Thomas (MN) (3-3) vs. Seattle (5-1) Redhawk Center, Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE:...
Associated Press

Trammell, Seattle host St. Thomas (MN)

St. Thomas (MN) (3-3) vs. Seattle (5-1) Redhawk Center, Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Anders Nelson and St. Thomas (MN) will take on Darrion Trammell and Seattle. The senior Nelson has scored 25 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 21.6 over his […]
4 days ago
Eastern Washington (2-3) vs. Washington State (5-0) Wallis Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullma...
Associated Press

Washington St. puts streak on line vs EWU

Eastern Washington (2-3) vs. Washington State (5-0) Wallis Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullman, Washington; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Washington State looks for its sixth straight victory of the season as it faces Eastern Washington. Eastern Washington fell short in an 81-74 game to Texas State on Saturday. Washington State is coming off a […]
4 days ago
holiday...
Nicole Jennings

Beloved holiday traditions return to Seattle area after COVID hiatus

After a COVID hiatus that saw virtual events in 2020, some of the Puget Sound's favorite holiday happenings are back this year.
4 days ago
Police tape at the scene outside of the JCPenney at Southcenter Mall. (Photo courtesy of KIRO 7 TV)...
KIRO 7 News Staff

Two people injured in shooting outside Southcenter Mall

Police are investigating after two people were injured in a shooting in a parking lot at Southcenter Mall in Tukwila.
4 days ago
Lynnwood Link...
Dalton Day

Two years from completion, Lynnwood Link construction reaches halfway point

Sound Transit reports that it has nearly finished construction on the majority of columns, beams, and bridges for the Lynnwood Link extension.
5 days ago
COVID wave...
MyNorthwest Staff

Snohomish County health officer: Fifth COVID wave ‘unlikely’ to be the last

A small decline in more serious cases of COVID continues a positive trend in Snohomish County, but the health officer isn't ruling out a future wave.
5 days ago
Pike Place Market...
Dalton Day

Pike Place Market vehicle traffic removal ‘big priority in 2022,’ says councilmember

Councilmember Lewis has hinted at plans for removing vehicle traffic from Seattle's Pike Place Market, calling it a council priority in 2022.
5 days ago