Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, February 20th:
1) Bitter cold is settling into Western Washington with some of the lowest temperatures all season. The good news is the system that brought lowland snow over the weekend is gone.
Read more >> kng5.tv/BitterCold
2) Will My School Be Next? A student at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma created an online campaign demanding lawmakers take action to reduce gun violence in schools. Gracie Anderson started the social media campaign after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Read more >> kng5.tv/WillMySchoolBeNext
3) The family of former Seattle Seahawk Cortez Kennedy donated his brain to a Boston University research project. He is one of several Seahawks who gave his body to the game, and now, his mind for research.
Read more >> kng5.tv/BostonResearchProject
4) Federal Way's Aaron Tran did not make it past the qualifications of the 500 meters Tuesday at the 2018 Winter Olympics and will leave South Korea without an individual medal. Tran finished third out of five racers in the first heat, with only the top two racers advancing to the quarterfinals.
Read more >> kng5.tv/TranFallsShort
5) Team USA is back on the Olympic podium! American siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani took a bronze medal in Olympic ice dancing. In her second Olympics, freeskier Brita Sigourney won her first medal, placing third in the women’s halfpipe.
Read more >> kng5.tv/OlympicsRecap
Also see: Seattle local forecast