Siemny Kim, KIRO 7

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Past articles by Siemny:

Stolen catalytic converter from delivery van threatens nonprofit’s mission to feed homeless kids

A mission to make sure the kids who need food the most in Tukwila is now in jeopardy after a thief stole the catalytic converter from the nonprofit’s delivery van. → Read More

Woman recovering after being shot four times in Tacoma drive-by

A woman is recovering after she was shot four times by a stranger during a drive by shooting in Tacoma. → Read More

Senate passes bill banning sale of high-capacity firearm magazines; now goes to House

SB 5078, which addresses firearm safety measures to increase public safety, passed Wednesday by a vote of 28-20. → Read More

Tacoma pharmacist: Redundant reporting of COVID-19 vaccines to the state and feds getting in the way

For the last month and a half, pharmacist Ted Perillo at Lincoln Pharmacy in Tacoma has been doing his part to get people vaccinated for the coronavirus. → Read More

Amazon’s hold up pop-up clinic for second doses after last week’s clinic postponed due to snow

Amazon’s Seattle headquarters once again turned into a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Hundreds waited their turn to roll up their sleeves to get their second dose of the vaccine. “It’s just a tremendous sense of liberation,” said Robert Closter. The tech giant and Virginia Mason Franciscan Health first partnered at the end of January for the first pop up clinic. Those same folks were supposed to… → Read More

Siemny Kim’s Betta’ Chedda’ Dip

Mix all ingredients together with enough homemade Creole mayonnaise to get the correct consistency. Place 1/4 cup oil in blender. Add all other ingredients and blend. Add remaining oil a little at a time. Stir Creole mustard and Crystal Hot Sauce into about 3/4 cup good mayonnaise. Blend well and use in place of the Homemade Creole Mayonnaise. © 2021 Cox Media Group → Read More

Virtual learning prompts teachers to tailor lesson plans to learn about inauguration

In a normal school year, Megan Holyoke’s students would have been watching the historic inauguration live together in class. → Read More

The clock is ticking to save the last historic stone cottage in West Seattle

SEATTLE — For the last 90 years, this stone-studded cottage has sat here on Harbor Avenue Southwest. But time is now running out for the historic home. “It’s nerve-wracking because we’d really like this project to get going,” said Deb Barker, a volunteer with Save the Stone Cottage. For the last couple of years, Barker and other volunteers have been working to save the West Seattle landmark,… → Read More

Family of 12-year-old girl dead from asthma attack demands answers from Renton Urgent Care clinic

The family of a 12-year-old girl who died after going to an Urgent Care clinic in Renton during an asthma attack is demanding answers. They believe Kaloni Bolton is the victim of substandard care. “I want to fight them all. For justice for Kaloni. Because I can’t sleep. And I haven’t eaten. I’m weak, and I’m missing my baby,” said Bolton’s mother, Kristina Williams. Bolton’s mother and dozens of… → Read More

WSP hiring as it starts 100th year of service

Washington State Patrol is looking for a few good men and women. → Read More

Police team up with postal inspectors to catch package thieves

Police departments all over western Washington are teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to catch thieves who want to steal packages off your porch. In the South Sound, authorities said a pair of porch pirates stole packages and more than 150 pieces of mail from more than 20 homes in Puyallup. In the North Sound, some thieves are even disguising themselves as delivery drivers. “It’s gross.… → Read More

Fans mourn death of local TV legend Bob Newman

Generations of fans are mourning the death of local TV legend Bob Newman. Newman was known for playing Gertrude on the beloved children’s show J.P. Patches which aired on KIRO 7 for decades. He also played a host of other characters including the second meanest man in the world, Boris S. Wart. → Read More

Volunteers push to save historic Stone Cottage in West Seattle

The stone cottage has sat on Harbor Avenue Southwest in West Seattle for the past 90 years. But you don’t have to look far to see that change is in the air. → Read More

Ocean Shores man attacked after confronting men for not wearing masks

An Ocean Shores man said he was attacked for confronting two men for not wearing masks, and now he’s worried police are not properly investigating the case. → Read More

First vaccine shipments won’t be enough to cover priority group

Pfizer’s vaccine could get the green light from the Food and Drug Administration in just days, but the first shipments will fall very short of vaccinating people in the first priority group. → Read More

Moderna seeks emergency use authorization from FDA for COVID-19 vaccine

Drug company Moderna has submitted its application to the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine. This comes after the company’s latest results show its vaccine is 94% effective at preventing COVID-19 and 100% effective at preventing severe cases of the disease. Moderna is the second company to apply for emergency use authorization of a coronavirus… → Read More

Porch pirate steals package meant for a little boy fighting leukemia

At just 7 years old, Bradley Lawson has been through more than his fair share of ups and downs. For the last year, he’s been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia. “He’s just taken it amazing. Everything we have to do - he’s so positive about, and he tries to be so happy and smile even though he’s not feeling good,” said mom Darla Lawson. Even after seeing video of a porch pirate stealing his… → Read More

Surging coronavirus cases in WA signal another wave is here

Cases of COVID-19 in Washington are surging to numbers the state hasn’t seen since July. “I’m worried. I’m extremely worried, which is why we called off our Thanksgiving as a family,” Kristine Rooke of Kirkland said. From the very onset of the pandemic, Rooke has been taking COVID-19 very seriously. That’s because she lives right down the street from the Life Care Center of Kirkland, which was… → Read More

Dinosaurs take over Washington State Fairgrounds in new drive-thru experience

It’s a Jurassic journey of prehistoric proportions in Puyallup. “Different and magical is the words I like to use here today. We do have the Dinosaur Adventure going on here,” said Christopher Plakut, a dinosaur trainer with the drive-thru show. There are 80 life-sized dinosaurs are taking over the Washington State Fairgrounds. You can see for yourself what a stegosaurus would have looked like… → Read More

Landmark Seattle car was shuts down after 64 years, iconic sign donated to MOHAI

SEATTLE — Since 1956, the bright pink, neon, swirling Elephant Super Car Wash sign has been a welcoming fixture in Seattle’s Denny Triangle. “I think it’s just about everybody’s favorite sign,” said Leonard Garfield, the executive director at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI). But after more than six decades, the iconic car wash is closing its doors and filed a plan with the city to… → Read More