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Nicole Jennings

PNW blood platelet shortage no longer ‘critical,’ but 2,000 donations still needed

The Pacific Northwest is in need of thousands of blood platelet donations. Blood platelets stop us from bleeding to death when we have a cut.
2 hours ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

ORCA overhauls system with added features and updated card readers

ORCA's highly-anticipated new website, smartphone app, and real-time value loading for cards launched today for hundred of thousands of transit customers.
15 hours ago
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Micki Gamez

Catalytic converter theft runs rampant in Seattle, nation sees dramatic increase

Catalytic converters became a hot commodity during the pandemic due to the high-priced metals, such as platinum, palladium, and rhodium, within them.
18 hours ago
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Heather Bosch

Songs of support: Artists in Seattle reach out to those who’ve fled war-ravaged Ukraine

Seattle Opera and the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra will hold a benefit concert tonight, Monday May 16th.
19 hours ago
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Hanna Scott

National movement prompts thousands of abortion rights activists to flood the streets of Seattle

A national week of action by abortion rights activists hoping to stop the overturning of Roe v Wade culminated with nationwide mass demonstrations Saturday.
20 hours ago
Associated Press

Blue Jays bring 1-0 series advantage over Mariners into game 2

Seattle Mariners (16-20, third in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (19-17, third in the AL East) Toronto; Tuesday, 7:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (4-1, 2.37 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (2-2, 5.82 ERA, 1.56 WHIP, 24 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -134, Mariners +114; over/under […]
21 hours ago
Associated Press

Chicago visits Seattle after Loyd’s 26-point outing

Chicago Sky (2-1, 1-0 Eastern Conference) at Seattle Storm (1-3, 1-3 Western Conference) Seattle; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Seattle faces the Chicago Sky after Jewell Loyd scored 26 points in the Seattle Storm’s 69-64 loss to the Phoenix Mercury. Seattle finished 21-11 overall with an 11-5 record at home during the 2021-22 season. […]
21 hours ago
Associated Press

Houston Dynamo host the Seattle Sounders after shutout win

Seattle Sounders FC (3-5-1, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Dynamo (4-4-3, sixth in the Western Conference) Houston; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Houston +128, Seattle +202, Draw +241; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting out Nashville 2-0, the Houston Dynamo play the Seattle Sounders. The Dynamo are […]
21 hours ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

AMBER Alert canceled for 8-year-old girl in child abduction on Aurora Ave.

Seattle Police department has issued an AMBER Alert for Kiya Matteson, last seen on Aurora Ave. N near the Bitter Lake neighborhood.
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MyNorthwest Staff

Seattle announces plan to impound vehicles out of compliance with newly enforced 72-hour parking law

Vehicles that remain in place for more than 72 consecutive hours will now be subject to a tow, courtesy of the City of Seattle.
1 day ago
Associated Press

Rodriguez leads Mariners against the Blue Jays after 4-hit outing

Seattle Mariners (16-19, third in the AL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (18-17, third in the AL East) Toronto; Monday, 7:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Chris Flexen (1-5, 4.24 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 22 strikeouts); Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (1-1, 4.15 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 27 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -163, Mariners +139; over/under […]
2 days ago
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KIRO 7 News Staff

35 Marysville teachers receive layoff notices after voters reject levy extensions

Thirty-five teachers in the Marysville School District received layoff notices last week, after voters rejected levy measures that would have funded 14-18% of the district’s overall budget.
2 days ago
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Gwen Baumgardner

Car thefts are on the rise in the region

In Seattle, there have been 2,075 vehicle thefts already this year. Seattle police reported that approximately 86% of stolen cars are recovered.
3 days ago
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Tax hikes to join booming property values in East King County

Property values in select cities in East King County have skyrocketed, leading King County Assessor John Wilson to warn homeowners about noticeable increases in property taxes.
3 days ago
Associated Press

Mets and Mariners play with series tied 1-1

Seattle Mariners (15-19, third in the AL West) vs. New York Mets (23-12, first in the NL East) New York; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Robbie Ray (3-3, 4.22 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 41 strikeouts); Mets: Carlos Carrasco (3-1, 3.19 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 33 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -135, Mariners +115; over/under is […]
3 days ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Enraged Pike Place motorist pleads not guilty to assault with a motor vehicle charges

A man arrested for an assault stemming from a Pike Place incident pleads not guilty in King County Superior Court.
4 days ago
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KIRO Newsradio Newsdesk

Prolific Seattle-area smash-and-grab ATM thieves formerly arrested for murder

60 robberies involving trucks driving into local stores to steal ATMs and cash registers may be solved with the arrest of two men at a Tukwila motel Friday morning.
4 days ago
Associated Press

Seattle Mariners and New York Mets play in game 2 of series

Seattle Mariners (15-18, third in the AL West) vs. New York Mets (22-12, first in the NL East) New York; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: George Kirby (0-0, .00 ERA, .67 WHIP, seven strikeouts); Mets: Chris Bassitt (4-2, 2.45 ERA, .96 WHIP, 38 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -168, Mariners +144; over/under is […]
4 days ago
Associated Press

Seattle Sounders bring losing streak into matchup with Minnesota United

Minnesota United FC (4-4-2, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (2-5-1, 13th in the Western Conference) Seattle; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Seattle -141, Minnesota United FC +372, Draw +285; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Sounders will try to stop a three-game skid when they host Minnesota […]
4 days ago
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Dalton Day

Rival to First Student exposes Seattle Schools’ fumbled bidding war

First Student's competition has accused Seattle Public Schools of “arbitrarily and improperly” awarding a district contract to First Student.
4 days ago
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Frank Sumrall

Seattle’s spring continues with coldest May 12 on record

Temperatures peaked at 51 degrees Thursday at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, breaking the record for the coldest May 12 in Seattle.
4 days ago
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MyNorthwest Staff

Seattle’s upcoming pro-abortion rights demonstrations expect to have ‘tens of thousands’ turn out

Retired Sergeant Betsy Smith believes a different police strategy will need to be put in place in preparation for upcoming Roe v. Wade demonstrations.
5 days ago
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Nicole Jennings

Don’t try this at home: WA WIC director warns against DIY baby formula

Washington is no exception to the baby formula shortage, and some parents are going as far as making their own formula. Here's why you should never do this.
5 days ago
Associated Press

Mariners visit the Mets to start 3-game series

Seattle Mariners (14-18, third in the AL West) vs. New York Mets (22-11, first in the NL East) New York; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Marco Gonzales (1-4, 3.91 ERA, 1.62 WHIP, 17 strikeouts); Mets: Max Scherzer (4-1, 2.92 ERA, .95 WHIP, 49 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -221, Mariners +182; over/under is […]
5 days ago