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  • Tacoma’s Hilltop residents fight back against gentrification

    Tacoma’s housing market continues to be one of the hottest in the nation, but with real estate booming some people can’t afford to stay in the community they’ve called home for decades.

  • Tacoma residents push WSDOT to replant trees along I-5

    TACOMA, Wash. — A busy highway like I-5 can come with plenty of noise, wind and pollution. That’s why a group in Tacoma is now fighting for WSDOT to add more trees along the highway to lower those impacts after dozens of trees were removed during a highway construction project. Jennie Reed Elementary School’s playground sits right next to I-5, but noises from children at recess can be muffled by loud big rigs. “Why are they not replanting buffers that […]

  • Seattle oddity shop offers last-minute Halloween options

    SEATTLE — This year Halloween shoppers will spend an average of $86 on costumes and candy for the holiday, according to the National Retail Federation. One Seattle business, Archie McPhee, is making sure that money stays local while giving customers the fright of their lives. Archie McPhee has been a Seattle staple for decades now. “We’ve been freaking people out on the square since 1983,” said Roger Hutchins, an Archie McPhee employee. Halloween is a holiday that’s taken seriously at […]

  • New law allows students to receive medical marijuana on school campuses

    MUKILTEO, Wash. — A new Washington law has school districts across the state coming up with new marijuana measures. The law requires school districts to allow students with prescriptions to receive medical marijuana on campus from a parent. The Mukilteo School District is one of the first in the state to create and implement a policy regarding medical marijuana for students after the new law went into effect in July. So how does their policy work? The Mukilteo School District […]

  • The Mukilteo Lighthouse is packed with history and stunning views

    MUKILTEO, Wash. — An iconic piece of American history attracts thousands of visitors every year. Built of wood and standing more than 30 feet high over Possession Sound, the Mukilteo Lighthouse has been shining bright and guiding ships to land since 1906. Much of the history of the lighthouse has been preserved through pictures and artifacts on display on the lighthouse grounds. “The lighthouse is an iconic symbol of Mukilteo. It means you’re here, you’ve arrived on land, you’re in […]

  • Award-winning author, outdoors writer features Lake Washington’s Eastside in new book

      SEATTLE- Lake Washington`s Eastside is one of the fastest growing areas in our state, but these booming communities are also home to some of the most beautiful hikes and trails that nature has to offer. Award-winning author and outdoors writer Craig Romano spoke to Q13 News about some of these hidden jewels featured in his new book, ‘Urban Trails Eastside.’  

  • Seattle shop testing vape products amid spike in vaping-related illness across Washington

    SEATTLE — After a growing number of vaping-related illnesses and deaths have been reported across the country, pot shops and e-cigarette vendors are being flooded with questions from customers. The rising concern is something that Ian Eisenberg, owner of Uncle Ike’s Pot Shops, has experienced first-hand. “A lot of customers have come in questioning is this dangerous or is this okay?” Eisenberg explained. There are currently 6 cases of severe vaping-related lung illnesses across Washington dating back to August. On […]

  • Tiny home village coming to Port Orchard

    Kitsap County leaders are hoping a tiny home village in Port Orchard will lead to some big changes when it comes to homelessness in the area.

  • ‘It’s truly the gateway’: Tremont Street project transforms Port Orchard

    There’s a new gateway leading people right to Port Orchard.

  • Sickle Cell walk raises awareness in Seattle

    The Metropolitan Seattle Sickle Cell Task Force is hosting an event to raise awareness and funds for sickle cell anemia, a disease that affects 100,000 Americans. September is National Sickle Cell Anemia month, a time for organizations and groups to put a spotlight on this incurable disease. The walk/run event will be held on September 14 from 10 am – 1 pm at Seward Park in Seattle. Sickle Cell is a genetic issue that causes red blood cells to form […]

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