David Kroman, The Seattle Times

David Kroman

The Seattle Times

Seattle, WA, United States

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Recent articles by David:

Wildfire closes Stevens Pass, prompts evacuation order

The Bolt Creek fire was first reported early Saturday. Evacuation orders have been issued for nearby communities. → Read More

Woman killed by Seattle light-rail train stumbled and fell, police say

Police believe the woman who died at the Mount Baker Station wound up in a train's path by an accidental fall. The incident is not being investigated as a homicide. → Read More

Latest ballot drop brings races for WA secretary of state, Legislature into sharper focus

In several races, there is a marginally clearer view of the second-place finishers. → Read More

Captain of wrecked WA ferry resigns

The boat crashed near West Seattle last week after approaching the dock at high speeds. The Coast Guard is investigating. → Read More

3 wounded in Auburn drive-by shooting

Two people were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition after the shooting in a city park. → Read More

Ferry crashes into West Seattle dock, sustaining heavy damage

A ferry crashed into the dock at Fauntleroy in West Seattle on Thursday morning, sustaining heavy damage. → Read More

Seattle City Council names preferences for new Sound Transit line

The city differs from Sound Transit in a few locations for the new Sound Transit line from West Seattle to Ballard. → Read More

WA license plates to get more expensive July 1

The price increase will help pay for a new $17 billion transportation package passed by the Legislature this year. → Read More

One person dead as firefighters battled two residential fires in south King County

Both fires in Kent and SeaTac were extinguished early Sunday morning → Read More

Seattle’s ‘Bicycle Weekends’ return to Lake Washington Boulevard this summer

The temporary closures will occur as the city considers long-term changes along the southwest portion of the lake, including permanent limits on car traffic and other uses of the road. → Read More

Loose anchor damages ferry in San Juan Islands

The boat is currently out of service after it sustained damage near Lopez Island. → Read More

Mask rules in effect for most public transportation in Seattle area, despite court ruling

Local agencies say they're waiting for possible appeals before changing current policy. → Read More

Beer and popcorn to return to WA ferries

After more than two years of pandemic closure, some galleys will reopen on four Washington State Ferries routes. → Read More

I-5 reopens after flooding closed 20-mile stretch in Chehalis for several hours

A 20-mile stretch of Interstate 5 between Grand Mound and Highway 12, just south of Chehalis, has been closed where the Chehalis River is flooding, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. → Read More

King County crisis services ask for clarity on police intervention

Providers want local governments to prescribe when and how police should be involved in mental health calls. → Read More

Seattle mayor proposes increasing police budget again

Mayor Jenny Durkan's final proposed budget is aided by new taxes, a recovering economy and mountains of federal relief. → Read More

King County moves toward repealing bicycle helmet law

The discussion follows reporting from Crosscut and others showing enforcement inequitably targeted people experiencing homelessness. → Read More

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes concedes primary election

The race between Nicole Thomas-Kennedy and Ann Davison will contrast vastly different approaches to criminal justice. → Read More

Primary election to narrow choices for Seattle mayor, city council

The first ballots will be counted on Tuesday for races across Washington state. → Read More

Seattle mayoral candidates say the city is at an ‘existential’ point

A pandemic, protests, homelessness: This election could define what kind of city Seattle becomes. → Read More