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Connelly: Seattle's 3rd Ave will be permanently closed to cars 13 hours a day
Buses travel down 3rd Avenue in downtown Seattle. As of late September, buses and bicyclists will reign supreme on the busy street. Private vehicles will be banned 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.
Brush fire burns near homes in Covington area
“We had the fire somewhat contained, then the wind picked up, and it moved past our fire line,” Keith Kepler, public information officer with Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, said.
Is Reporting On Puget Sound Homeless Crisis Slanted?
SEATTLE, WA - In July, we asked you to vote on a question for us to answer about the homelessness crisis in Puget Sound. You chose a question about media coverage of homelessness.
He Was a Jokester Who Complained About His Job, But Friends Still Baffled by Airplane Heist
Alio Fan woke up last Saturday morning and clicked on a voice recording someone had sent him. It was his childhood friend, Richard Russell, talking to air traffic controllers, a conversation that was then broadcast all over the world."Rolling out of bed and hearing his voice," Fan recalled, "My init
Private Barrel Auction raises $251,000 for Washington State University wine program - Great Northwest Wine
Bidding heats up surrounding a lot by JM Cellars during the 2018 Private Barrel Auction on Thursday, Aug. 18 in Woodinville, Wash., at Novelty Hill/Januik. (Photo by Richard Duval Images)
NASA videos of Seattle, Milky Way from space
WATCH:The Aurora Borealis light show begins over Canada, then passes southeast into North America, specifically over Vancouver Island and Washington state. Crews continue through the Rocky Mountains, where Denver, Colorado can be easily spotted as a bright cluster of lights. Then, it passes through
Cars not allowed on Seattle’s 3rd Avenue morning to night starting Monday
According to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), it’s in an effort to deal with the possible traffic impacts ahead of the opening of the new SR 99 tunnel, which could open to traffic as soon as this fall.
Dennis Rodman Stops By Pearl Jam Show To Give Eddie Vedder A Ukelele, Thank Chicago & N. Korea For Support [Watch]
On Saturday night,Pearl Jamhit Chicago’sWrigley Field, continuing the band’s brief U.S. run of“Home” and “Away” shows, which kicked off with a pair of performances in their native Seattle, Washington. While the sold-out show saw the band performing many of their classic tracks in addition to tribute
Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl ring sells for $50,400 at auction
The Seahawks' ring, the first to be made publicly available, was estimated to sell for just over $20,000 at Heritage Auctions' "August Platinum Night." It sold for $50,400 -- more than double the expected amount.
Thousands Without Power In Seattle
SEATTLE, WA -- More than 3,200 customers were without power Saturday afternoon in Seattle. Seattle City Light said the power outage was reported at 2:12 p.m.
Russell Wilson says Seattle Seahawks both miss and support Earl Thomas
RENTON --He’s nowhere near here. He’s not wheezing the Pacific Northwest’s smoke, nor sweating through training camp with his teammates. His coach responds to questions about contacting him with terse, one-word answers.
4 things learned in Seahawks’ 2nd preseason game, from Ifedi through Green, Marshall, Carson
Seattle got inside the Chargers 16-yard line on each of its first three offensive possessions. The results were field goal, field goal, and Chris Carson’s lost fumble from the 1-yard line into the end zone for a touchback.
Firefighter injured during Washington wildfire speaks out from his hospital bed
SEATTLE, Washington (KCPQ) -- A firefighter is recovering at Harborview Medical Center after getting severe burns on his body while fighting wildfires in the state. Brett Read is many things. He is a husband. He is a father. He's also a firefighter. He had risked his life to protect others for seven
Seattle rent comparison: What $800 rents you in the area right now
Let’s start in Ballard, where this 169-square-foot microstudio in an Apodment building isrenting for $840 per month. It has very little in terms of amenities—a microwave, a small refrigerator, shelving, private bath—but internet and utilities are included in the rent and the place can come furnished
Woman saves her own life during road rage attack on I-5
Aubrey Bowlin, an experienced motorcyclist, nearly lost her life when a driver with extreme road rage attacked her on I-5. (Aubrey Bowlin)Aubrey Bowlin, 24, never thought she’d find herself in a fight for her life — much less a fight that began with road rage — while commuting home from work on her
Man gets 72 years for killing grandma, ex's best friend in Renton, Skyway
Interactive map shows obesity, alcohol rates in every county in AmericaSchool's dress code policy requires students to get on their knees to be measuredToll rises to 42 in Italy bridge collapse ahead of funeralsFans invited to celebrate Aretha Franklin's life at two-day viewingFormer UN Secretary-Ge
3 arrests at pro-gun rally in Seattle
Three people were arrested at a rally in Seattle on Saturday. (KIRO 7 image)Patriot Prayer, a group founded by Joey Gibson, hosted a pro-gun “Liberty or Death” rally Saturday afternoon by Seattle City Hall. The event was co-hosted by Washington 3 Percenters, an organization whose members advocate fo
Live: Seahawks play at Chargers in second preseason game
The Seahawks hope to look sharper, on both sides of the ball, after falling 19-17 in their preseason opener to the Indianapolis Colts last week. They had 12 penalties in that contest, 10 of which came in the second half.
Where do Seattle’s newcomers move from? Drivers license numbers reveal some surprises
Spotted in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop)Driving around Seattle, you might’ve noticed an uptick in Texas license plates. That’s what prompted us to look at drivers license data and find out which states the region is importing newcomers from. Could it be that Amazon is bringing in employees
DUI suspect killed in jump off SR 520 Bridge
Renton police consider $250 fines for false alarms WSP District 2 Commander Ron Mead said a trooper pulled over a driver on eastbound SR 520 at the west high rise at 1:37 a.m. for suspicion of DUI , handcuffed him and placed him into custody. As the trooper was putting the man into the patrol car, t