Gold Bar,

2 men drown in Skykomish River near Gold Bar

GOLD BAR, Wash. - Authorities say two men drowned Saturday afternoon in the Skykomish River east of Gold Bar. According to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, search-and-rescue crews were called to the report of two men in the river at Cable Drop Trail near Sunset Falls. The two men in...
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Tacoma, WAKING-5

Tacoma eyes two sites for new low barrier homeless shelters

TACOMA, Wash. — Tacoma officials are looking at two properties as potential sites for shelters to address homelessness. The proposal is part of Tacoma’s lofty goal to end homelessness in the city by November of this year. One property is a 13,000-square-foot empty lot at 8208 Pacific Ave, and the other is an undeveloped 33,000-square-foot site near 3901 33rd St. NE.
Auburn, WAPosted by
KIRO 7 Seattle

Fire rips through century-old building in Auburn

AUBURN, Wash. — A fire destroyed a century-old building in downtown Auburn and left several people displaced. The fire happened early Saturday morning at 115 East Main Street. Fire officials told KIRO 7 about 30 people were displaced and several businesses were destroyed. No injuries were reported. The cause of...
Seattle, WAKING-5

'Tech Taco Truck' in Seattle's Central District provides much more than just food

SEATTLE — Seattle’s Central District is turning some heads with the “Tech Taco Truck” that’s been charging the community for several weeks. Moises Santos has been running the El Costeno Taco Truck at an old gas station for years and said he had been dreaming about reviving the location that has been neglected for decades due to systemic issues.
Seattle, WAPosted by
KIRO 7 Seattle

Bridge connecting Eastlake and South Lake Union reopens after 2-year closure

SEATTLE — After a 2-year closure for replacement, the Fairview Avenue N Bridge in the Eastlake neighborhood has reopened to pedestrians and motorists. City officials and transportation leaders from Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) celebrated the debut of the new Fairview Avenue N Bridge, connecting the Eastlake and South Union neighborhoods, with a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday.

Fatality collision on Aurora Friday evening

The driver of a Honda sedan died Friday night, July 23, 2021 after he rear-ended a semi-truck on Aurora Ave N. At around 10:45pm, a King County Sheriff’s Deputy reported a large group of illegal street racers driving near the Shoreline/Seattle city limits. The driver of a Honda sedan in...
Skagit County,

Skagit Valley's Viva Farms wants to create a strong and just local food system

It’s a cool but sunny morning as I meet Michael Frazier, executive director of Viva Farms, at the farmland deemed Viva 1, located on 33 acres in Skagit Valley. In the height of the growing season here at Viva, they are growing more than just fruit and vegetables. There are three main branches to what they grow — farmers, community and food. Frazier likes to think of it as “three legs on a stool,” creating a viable and sustainable business.
Federal Way,

When will Federal Way earn an A on its report card? | Livingston

Diversity appears to be Federal Way’s double-edged sword. We champion our diversity as a badge of courage, but fail to capitalize on its potential. Federal Way’s school system has the unique status of being the most diverse in the state. Kent, Renton Auburn and Tukwila comprise two through five on the diversity list. Federal Way is also the fifth most diverse in the nation.
Everett, WAHeraldNet

How the PUD kept things humming during the record heat wave

EVERETT — Faced with the prediction of unprecedented June heat — 100-plus degrees in Everett? — groaning people around North Puget Sound dusted off fans and loaded freezers with ice. Mike Shapley’s approach was to stockpile massive amounts of water. Shapley is the Snohomish County Public Utility District’s short-term power...

Mariners Game (7-24-21)

Deanna and the MOViN 92.5 Street Team were hanging out at T-Mobile Park today! DJs Steve & Romeo were jamming down in the Pen as fans were showing off their best moves! Listeners had the chance to win Billie Elish Tickets and got to take home MOViN swag! Check out this Gallery if you took photos with us today!
Hillsboro, ORHeraldNet

AquaSox’s 6-game win streak snapped in 10th-inning loss

HILLSBORO, Ore. — The Vancouver Canadians drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning to hand the visiting Everett AquaSox a 7-6 walkoff loss Saturday night at Ron Tonkin Field. It snapped a six-game win streak for the High-A West-leading AquaSox, who had won the first four...