Joanna Small, KIRO 7

Joanna Small


Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Joanna:

Stroller for special needs teen stolen from Lynnwood family

A Lynnwood mother is asking for your help; someone stole her vehicle with a virtually irreplaceable stroller inside. Emilee Pope, 18, has special needs, and while she's happy watching the fish swim in the living room fish tank and playing with her musical toys, just like most teenagers, she likes to get out of the house. → Read More

Camano Island woman wins fight to have firefighter husband's death ruled job-related

"Excellent dad, the best. They don't come any better than him,” says Kalina Shouse when asked about her husband Erik. → Read More

Wife of badly burned firefighter shares his story

A firefighter badly burned in a wildfire earlier this month is still in a medically induced coma at Harborview Medical Center. → Read More

City of Everett launching massive parking study

One North Sound city has seen tremendous population and business growth but there’s nowhere to park. → Read More

New incentives for hires at North Sound police agencies

The Everett Police Department and Snohomish Police Department are both making bold moves to attract and retain officers, and EPD Officer Adam Veach is a perfect example of how well it’s working. → Read More

Lynnwood planning major trail improvement ahead of light rail

The city of Lynnwood is embarking on a massive trail improvement project ahead of the light rail expansion. → Read More

Detective in Whatcom County 30-year-old murder talks about solving the case

On Friday, 51-year-old Timothy Bass was convicted of abducting, raping and murdering 18-year-old Mandy Stavik near their rural Whatcom County neighborhood; now one of the detectives who worked the case for years is giving us insight as to how her death cast a shadow over the close community. → Read More

Black bear is released after months of rehab

It’s not a stretch to say that for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, bear releases are pretty common. WDFW Officer Nick Jorg estimates he’s done more than 300. → Read More

Snohomish County couple gets new smoke detector legislation passed in Olympia

Greg “Gibby” Gibson is the reason Gerry and Bonnie Gibson are at Betty Smith’s house in Marysville onFriday. → Read More

Thieves target North Sound Hawaiian heritage nonprofit

Up until last Thursday, there was a trailer parked outside the Colors of Hawaii store in Lake Stevens. → Read More

Police: Snohomish man steals from unattended cash registers in malls from Southcenter to Alderwood

Police say a south Snohomish County man has been robbing department stores from Southcenter to Alderwood over the course of more than a year. → Read More

Parents at Edmonds school don't want a police officer on campus

Like most parents, Jennifer Cail would do just about anything to keep her kids safe, but she doesn’t want a police officer at their school. → Read More

Experts have advice if you find a wild animal during baby season

Starting right around April first the phone at PAWS in Lynnwood spends very little time on the receiver and people like Kelcy Tiger show up at the wildlife center doorstep in abundance. → Read More

Bellingham co-op is the latest store or restaurant to stop selling Chinook salmon

You'll still see salmon at the Community Food Co-Op in Bellingham, but the grocery store is the latest to join in a moratorium on selling Chinook salmon caught off the coasts of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. → Read More

Thousands of trees will be cut to make way for Lynnwood light rail

Work on the next section of light rail from Northgate to Lynnwood will finally begin at the end of this month, but not without some sacrifice. → Read More

Edmonds daycare owner petitions for emergency alert system

It's being called a major lapse in security for children. After nearly half-a-dozen daycares were threatened earlier this year, an Edmonds woman says daycares are not getting the same necessary information as public schools would. → Read More

Doctors, nurses in Everett use street medicine to stop spread of infectious disease

You’ve seen them through the car window as you drive by and on the sidewalk, where you pick up your pace to avoid them. But Dennis Kelly and his team of volunteers who make up Mercy Watch really see the homeless. → Read More

Shocking video shows dangers of 'blocking the box' to people in wheelchairs

Seattle police have been cracking down on drivers who stop in the middle of intersections -- impeding traffic -- or the middle of crosswalks -- impeding pedestrians. → Read More

Recent violent crime spree in the U-District

A recent spree of violent crimes in Seattle’s University District has students on edge, afraid to walk from campus to their own homes. → Read More

Monroe police: Two women groped by same man in different grocery stores

Police in Snohomish County say a man groped two different women in two different grocery stores. It happened in Monroe, at the Fred Meyer and the Safeway off Highway 2. → Read More