Drive-thru food distribution event in Lakewood helps feed over 700 military families

Several community organizations came together Saturday morning to help feed Washington’s military families. The Military Family Advisory Network, Food Lifeline and Nourish Pierce County hosted a free drive-up food distribution event at Clover Park High School in Lakewood, serving more than 700 military families. “We believe that no family should ever have to worry about … Read more

Ross: Every unplanned pregnancy involves a man who refused a vasectomy

25 states will now have the power to require that pregnant women – who choose to live in those states – must give birth. But now comes the hard part: enforcing that law, and supporting the children the pro-life movement is saving. By far, most abortions are sought by unmarried women – most of whom … Read more

EU countries adopt mandatory gas storage amid Russia’s cuts

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries agreed Monday that all natural gas storage in the 27-nation bloc should be topped up to at least 80% capacity for next winter as they prepare for the possibility of Russia further reducing deliveries. The EU is trying to slash its use of Russian energy amid the Kremlin’s war … Read more

Detained LGBTQ activists in Istanbul Pride being released

ISTANBUL (AP) — Istanbul’s LGBTQ Pride organizers say more than 360 people were detained by police Sunday following a ban on all Pride events. Kaos GL, a leading LGBTQ rights association, said all the detained were being freed Monday after giving their police statement and undergoing health checks. Some were released overnight. District governors in … Read more

Rantz: Violating policy, SeaTac Airport censored pro-life, conservative customers

The social media manager for SeaTac Airport censored pro-life, political messages it disagreed with by hiding them from its thread. This is a stunning example of abuse by a government agency and a violation of its own social media policy. It’s also a display of narcissism at its worst. In a Friday afternoon post, the … Read more

At least 8 injured in shooting outside rave in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. — At least eight people were injured in a shooting outside a private rave event in Tacoma on early Sunday morning, according to the Tacoma Police Department. At about 12:45 am., South Sound 911 received multiple reports of shots fired and cars fleeing the area in the 4500 block of South Tacoma Way. … Read more

Everett police recover body of missing 4-year-old girl

Updated Story: Everett Police have recovered the remains of a missing four year old girl from Everett’s Silver Lake. MyEverettNews reports that someone saw the body around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning and that the Silver Lake Park hasn’t had lifeguards in seven years. Original Story: Everett police are searching for a missing girl who was … Read more

KIRO Newsradio has been awarded two prestigious Gracie Awards

KIRO Newsradio was awarded two prestigious Gracie Awards at a ceremony in New York City this week. News anchor and Gracie Award recipient Heather Bosch traveled to the Big Apple to take the awards back home to the Pacific Northwest. Take a listen to the two winning features below: Best Soft Radio Feature In the … Read more

Greedflation: Is price-gouging helping fuel high inflation?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Furious about surging prices at the gasoline station and the supermarket, many consumers feel they know just where to cast blame: On greedy companies that relentlessly jack up prices and pocket the profits. Responding to that sentiment, the Democratic-led House of Representatives last month passed on a party-line vote — most Democrats … Read more

French energy giants: Reduce fuel and electricity use now

PARIS (AP) — Leaders of three French energy companies on Sunday called on the French public to immediately reduce consumption of fuel, oil, electricity and gas amid shortages and soaring prices due to Russia’s supply cuts and the war in Ukraine. “The effort must be immediate, collective and massive,” the leaders of the three companies, … Read more