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Thursday marked two years since the pandemic began, but a leading group of researchers in Washington say we are close to the end of the pandemic as well as a shift in how we deal with the virus.

The Olympia School District apologized after some students at a Capital High School basketball game yelled racial slurs, which were caught on video, at a Black player from an opposing team.

Tacoma school levies: Here’s what they would pay for and what it could cost you

Thieves hit the neighborhood impacted by the Bellevue landslide but didn’t get away with much, thanks to one brave 77-year-old woman.

A hit-and-run driver was arrested after fatally striking a 62-year-old cyclist Friday afternoon in Kitsap County, deputies said.

A teenager convicted of killing a beloved Puyallup store owner and his own teenage accomplice still insists he was not the triggerman.

A Lumen outage impacting parts of Magnolia is being blamed on vandalism.

A big draw of the Pacific Northwest for many is the unparalleled natural beauty available here. But research shows people of color are much less likely to enjoy nature through outdoor recreation.

A Tacoma startup, ZEVA AERO, completed its first successful test flight of its zero-emissions electric aircraft on Jan. 9, according to an announcement on its website.


An upstate New York hospital said it will pause the delivery of babies in two weeks because of a spate of resignations by maternity unit workers who are objecting to COVID-19 vaccination mandates.

#BREAKING Chelan County Emergency Management ** BOMB THREAT ** in downtown Leavenworth. Evacuations taking place. Hospital is on lockdown. Follow all instructions immediately if you are in the area. Avoid the area. Post will be updated as more information is made available.

Seattle brewer puts anti-police markings on cans >>

ORCAS were spotted by Chopper 7 near Vashon Island today! ???

Almost a dozen go-karts were stolen from the Family Fun Center in Tukwila on Monday night and police have been recovering the go-karts all over town. Story >>

#BREAKING: Seattle Mariners vote not to play tonight’s game vs. San Diego Padres, ESPN reports

Here's video of police moving in on protesters in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. UPDATES >>

BREAKING: KIRO 7 found out Saturday evening that a local U.S. Postal Service employee tested positive for the coronavirus. >>