KING 5 has launched custom push notifications on our mobile app which allow you to subscribe to alerts about the news you care most about.

You can subscribe to five topics:

Top stories – Major breaking news, issues of public safety, and stories that impact many people in Western Washington

Local – The best stories in your community, including local politics and heartwarming features

Traffic – Alerts on traffic news, road closures, and major delays

Sports – A one-stop shop for Seahawks, Mariners, Sounders, Storm, and a possible NHL expansion

Forecast – Get the weather forecast for your neighborhood each morning

Evening – Your guide to Pacific Northwest culture, arts, and food

How to subscribe

Download the latest version of the KING 5 app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Open the app and then click the cog in the upper left-hand corner. Under notifications, select “Customize Alerts.” You may need to enable push notifications for the KING 5 app in your phone settings before you can continue.

Select which categories you wish to subscribe.

You can change your alert subscriptions at any time in this section.

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