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3 hrs ago | The Waterland Blog
"Through this project, we will integrate and expand services for vulnerable youth and families by bringing together programs provided by Navos and our partners, the Ruth Dykeman Children's Center and Seattle Children's Home," they said in a statement.
8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Eleven years ago, Bounma Khammanivong, 23, was sitting in the driver's seat of his van with a friend in the Holly Park neighborhood of South Seattle when three men approached the vehicle, faces covered by bandanas, and fired several shots .
9 hrs ago | Covington Reporter
King County Councilman Reagan Dunn today released a statement on the announcement that federal legislation expanding the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and designating both the Pratt and Middle Fork Snoqualmie Rivers as Wild and Scenic had passed a significant milestone.
13 hrs ago | Renton Reporter
King County Metro Transit just launched its "In Motion" program in Renton to encourage people who live or work in the area to leave their cars behind and use healthier travel options - such as transit, bicycling, walking and carpooling.
15 hrs ago | Covington Reporter
The King County Flood Control District Executive Committee met in Renton Wednesday to learn about the effort taking place to enhance flood damage prevention programs along the river corridor.
18 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
The King County Ferry District announced last week the finalists in a contest to name two new water taxis.
23 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter
King County Metro Transit ridership surged yet again in the first half of 2014 as the popularity of its RapidRide service continued to exceed expectations.
A 43-year-old Bellevue man wanted on 13 counts of second-degree felony identity theft in King County was arrested Tuesday night in Kennewick.
There have been four officer-involved shootings in Western Washington in the span of five weeks, and in each case Tasers failed to stop the suspect.
The owner of the Judge James T. Ronald House in Leschi has gained landmark designation for the home through the city's Preservation Board.
On July 25, Redmond resident Daniel Haggart was charged with first-degree murder after a fight on July 18 ultimately ended in the death of a 17-year-old Redmond girl.
Facilities that exceeded wastewater discharge permit requirements in 2013 earned environmental awards from King County's Industrial Waste Program for dedication to business practices that protect regional water quality.
Metro is now preparing to cut bus service beginning in September to address its ongoing budget shortfall.
A 24-year-old Tacoma woman pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to first-degree attempted murder in connection with the Kent man shot in the face outside of a Panther Lake Starbucks.
Uprooted trees lay flattened in the glare of the sun on the north bank of the Snoqualmie River.
Burien man charged with second-degree murder after police locate body of ex-wife According to the King County Prosecutors Office, 41-year-old Telesforo Hernandez-Roa of Burien was charged with "Murder in the Second Degree" after the body of his ex-wife, Ruth Castillo-Yanez, was located by police at the Kent Park and Ride on July 20th.
Triangle Properties Development has issued a writ of Mandamus in King County Superior Court to force the Seattle Police Department to take action against the Barton family, who are back in their home after an attempted eviction by the King County Sheriff's office on July 18, and arrest them for trespassing.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:49 pm
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