Author Archives: Sue Romero

Best and worst times to hit the road for Labor Day weekend

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An estimated 35 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles for the holiday weekend. That means our major freeways — especially I-5 through Pierce and Thurston counties and near the Canadian border, and I-90 between North Bend to Cle Elum — are going to be jammed at times. To see the best and worst times to travel, see the ... Read More »

Sorry Seattle, we have some bad drivers!

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And we’ve been getting worse, according to Allstate’s “America’s Best Drivers Report” for 2015. The reports ranks 200 cities in the U-S, based on the number of accident claims. Seattle came in at … No. 184, which is worse than last year, when we were No. 173. That means Seattle drivers are 40% more likely to get into an accident ... Read More »

Heading to Eastern WA? Check air quality here first

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With smoke from the wildfires causing unhealthy or even hazardous conditions for communities and firefighters in north-central Washington, you never know how it’s affecting nearby cities or us, west of the mountains. This website from county, state, federal agencies and local tribes will shows you how air quality is doing if you’re heading east of the Cascades. Be safe! Read More »

Armageddon 2? Prequel to The Right Stuff? No – it’s One Direction!


One Direction just dropped the new video for their song “Drag Me Down” – their first without ex-member Zayn Malik – and it’s pretty cool! They filmed it at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. In it, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson get “trained” for space flight and wear real astronaut suits. Check it out! ... Read More »

The state needs you – volunteer to help fight wildfires

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For the first time in state history, the Department of Natural Resources is asking for volunteers to help fight the wildfires raging across north-central Washington. The fires took a deadly turn this week as we lost 3 firefighters near Twisp in Okanogan County. Remaining crews are exhausted as new fires are sparked and current fires jump containment lines. They need your ... Read More »

Beijing’s official song for the Winter Olympics sounds a lot like…

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Beijing, China, was awarded to host the Winter Olympics in 2022. They posted an official song of the Games on YouTube, called “The Snow and Ice Dance,” but have since been criticized because it sounds so much like “Let It Go,” from the Disney movie “Frozen.” Take a listen.   Now (like you need to hear it to remember it), ... Read More »

Seahawks Superfan goes from tiny screen to big screen

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Remember the guy who did video selfies at the Seahawks games – like at the crazy, emotional NFC Championship game – and his videos got picked up by ESPN? Well, now you can relive those heart-stopping fan moments and see superfan Norb Caoili on the big screen this weekend! Caoili made a documentary about the Seahawks’ incredible 2014 season called ... Read More »

BOOM! Russell Wilson here to stay!


It’s the big, exciting news of the day today – Russell Wilson and the Seahawks have reached a new deal to extend his contract for 4 more years – worth a whopping $87.6-million! He’s worth it! Read more on the story here. That makes today’s first day of training camp that much sweeter! Blessed to be w/ this organization for ... Read More »

Teenager discovers pics of Nirvana’s very first gig – with her dad


19-year-old Maggie Poukkula was looking through her dad’s copy of Curt Cobain’s biography and found some cool looking pics, so she posted them on Twitter. Little did she know, they were of Nirvana’s first-ever gig, at her dad’s old house. How cool is that? See the whole story and all the pics on KiroTV, here.   Read More »