Federal Way Mirror
Inslee visits Kent to push adoption of state transportation funding package
Gov. Jay Inslee made a quick stop Friday in Kent to pump up South Sound politicians and business leaders about the importance for the Legislature to pass a transportation funding package during the special session that started this week.
Wed May 15, 2013
20 of your favourite euphemisms
A Magazine feature about some well-known euphemisms got readers thinking about some of their favourites.
Tue May 14, 2013
Officers to place extra emphasis on drivers who text, talk on cells
Washington state has one of the highest seat-belt use rates in the country mostly because of the highly visible "Click It or Ticket" campaign, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission .
Mon May 13, 2013
Bike to Work Day Rolls in to Renton on Friday
Cascade Bicycle Club's annual Bike to Work Day is just a few days away, and organizers are gearing up for another big turnout.
Fri May 10, 2013
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Employees representing major sectors of the travel industry will attend this event hosted by the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce in a show of support for the jobs and economic impact created by visitors to Washington State.
The 13th annual Tukwila Backyard Wildlife Festival is a free event to educate and inspire people to welcome wildlife into their backyards, gardens and communities.
Wed May 08, 2013
Kent officers bust woman for spitting in store employee's face | Police Blotter
A woman reportedly spit in the face of a Fred Meyer store employee after she had been asked to leave because the store was closing at about 11 p.m. April 28 on the West Hill.
Snoqualmie Valley Record
In the decade since last bond passed, school district turns to...
Fall City teacher Amy Jones, with students Lily Colvin, left, and Zain Khaki show off a feature that might be unique to their classroom, a closet, created from the old hallway connecting Jones' and the neighboring portable classroom.
Tukwila police: Man shot while trying to run over officer with car
A man suspected of stealing a car was shot by a Tukwila police officer in a parking area near Southcenter Mall after the suspect tried to run over him in another car, officials said.
Police shooting locks down Southcenter Mall
Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila was briefly locked down after an officer shot a suspect during a police chase in or near the mall parking garage Tuesday afternoon.
Mon May 06, 2013
Modest upswing in home building
Teresa Osinski, executive vice president of the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County, called it a "fairly healthy uptick in permitting activity everywhere." The Kitsap County Department of Community Development issued 103 residential construction permits from January through April, said Deputy Director Jeff Rowe.
Northwest Asian Weekly
NWAW writer Deanna Duff receives 2012 WPA awards
Deanna Duff received two awards for articles published in the Northwest Asian Weekly at the Washington Press Association's annual Community Awards, which was held on April 20 at the Museum of Flight in Tukwila.
Sat May 04, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Thousands celebrate annual Sikh festival, Vaisakhi Day
Vaisakhi, the annual Sikh festival is celebrated worldwide, and, in this case, at the ShoWare Center in Kent Saturday, May 4. Featured were prayer, music, exhibits, food, demonstrations, and a parade.
Reign FC vs. FC Kansas City, 8 p.m. live chat
I'll have a live chat going for Reign FC's home opener Saturday against FC Kansas City.
Wed May 01, 2013
Charge: Men raped woman with vodka bottle at Tukwila motel
Two men accused of raping a woman with a liquor bottle in a Tukwila motel have been charged with rape.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Gypsy-moth eradication begins in Tukwila Wednesday on Interurban Avenue
The Washington State Department of Agriculture will treat about 10 1/2 acres from the ground with a biological agent sprayed on trees, shrubs and other foliage that may hide gypsy-moth caterpillars.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Three injured in I-5 Tukwila accident near Southcenter
Three people were injured during a head-on collision in Tukwila between two vehicles at about 8:09 a.m. Monday on the Southcenter Parkway onramp to northbound Interstate 5. A 41-year-old Seattle man drove a 1988 Dodge Dakota pickup southbound in the northbound lanes of I-5 and exited to Southcenter Parkway, according to a Washington State Patrol ... (more)
Federal Way News
Allegedly spiked cookie tops police blotter
Father of 2 allegedly spiked cookies A Des Moines father is accused of giving his two young children and ex-wife cookies laced with meth.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
King County Councilwoman Julia Patterson retires after 23 years of service,
Metropolitan King County Council Vice-Chair Julia Patterson announced today she will not seek a fourth term on the King County Council, ending 23 years of public service to South King County.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Seattle woman killed in head-on collision in South Park area
A Seattle woman was killed Friday night after a van crashed through a chain-link fence and careened onto Highway 99 in the South Park area and collided head-on with her pickup truck.