Seattle head tax repealed
The Seattle City Council voted to repeal the controversial employee head tax without an alternative plan to help the city's homeless residents. The tax unanimously passed less than a month before the repeal.
What the Seattle mayor has planned >> kng5.tv/HeadTaxRepeal5
Dangerous wildfire season
Officials are predicting a dangerous wildfire season on both sides of Washington state. A wildfire in Grant County forced evacuations and burned around 2,000 acres this week.
How many wildfires are human-caused >> kng5.tv/WildfireRisk5
2026 FIFA World Cup
Seattle is one step closer to hosting a FIFA World Cup game after the U.S., Canada, and Mexico won a three-way bid to host the tournament.
When Seattle would find out if they are hosting a game >> kng5.tv/WorldCup2026
Rattlesnake Ridge landslide
New drone video shows the progress of the slow-moving landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge in Yakima. The landslide currently spans 20 acres and is moving around 1.5 feet per week.
Where officials believe the landslide is headed >> kng5.tv/RattlesnakeRidge5
Rare clouds over Puget Sound
An unusual phenomenon appeared over Puget Sound early Tuesday morning. Noctilucent clouds only occur around local summer and are the highest clouds in the earth's atmosphere.
How close they are to space >> kng5.tv/StrangeClouds5
Also see >> Seattle local forecast