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2 hrs ago | Snoqualmie Valley Record

Back-to-school shots: A look at Valley school vaccination rules

School starts next week, but before Snoqualmie Valley School District students can walk their school halls, they have a last bit of homework to finish.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

6 hrs ago | Snoqualmie Valley Record

Valley team gets ready for Alzheimer's walk

A group of Snoqualmie Valley residents who care for family members with Alzheimer's have formed a team to join the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Issaquah, WA

10 hrs ago | Newcastle News

Chamber to host King County sheriff

Urquhart will give an update on all that's happening at the King County Sheriff's Office, and answer audience questions.

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Related Topix: Newcastle, WA

14 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

Auburn fire & rescue blotter | Aug. 29

The Valley Regional Authority responded to 231 calls for service between Aug. 18 and 24, among which were the following: Aid Call: 9 a.m., .

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Related Topix: Fire, Auburn, WA, Four-Lakes, WA, Pacific, WA

20 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

Squeezing opportunities from loss of Weyerhaeuser | Editor's Note

Though city and King County officials said it's been a longtime coming, the move still comes as a huge blow to the city with the loss of 800 jobs.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Central Washington University, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Times

How can nasturtiums be even better? As vines

Harvest Day Celebration and Children's Fair: 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 6. Taste tomatoes, guess potato poundage, plant a sedum shoe, and more.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Bellevue, WA

Snoqualmie Valley Record

DUI patrols on in the Valley through Sept. 1

Through September 1, extra officers will be on local roads looking for drivers under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or other drugs during the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Snoqualmie, WA

Auburn Reporter

South King County STEM Network awarded $200,000 grant

The South King County STEM Network announced today it will receive a $20,000 multi-year grant from Washington STEM to help improve teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and math in the region.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Federal Way Mirror

Song proposes higher ed expansion for Weyerhaeuser Federal Way campus

With timber corporation Weyerhaeuser moving their headquarters from Federal Way to Seattle, the community has begun considering what will happen to Weyerhaeuser's 430 acre campus in Federal Way.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Bothell, WA, Everett, WA

Crosscut.com

Tight budgets force cuts to King County Public Health

Clinics in Auburn, Federal Way, White Center and Bothell are on the chopping block.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Bothell, WA, White Center, WA, Auburn, WA, Enumclaw, WA

Renton Reporter

New menus bring healthier food choices for upcoming school year

Students across King County will have more options for healthy food this school year.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Education Etc.

Auburn Reporter

Car thefts up in Auburn, police say

Auto thieves plying their dubious trade in Auburn have rolled away with an average of 58 cars and trucks every month to date in 2014.

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Related Topix: Auburn, WA, Kent, WA, Federal Way, WA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Newcastle News

Invasive mudsnails found in May Creek

A King County report confirmed the positive identification of invasive New Zealand mudsnails residing in May Creek, according to a city of Newcastle news release.

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Related Topix: May Creek, WA, Newcastle, WA

The Waterland Blog

Umpqua Bank in Burien robbed Wednesday; female suspect arrested

Wednesday afternoon around 12:25 p.m., a female suspect robbed the Umpqua Bank in the 200 block of SW 152nd Street.

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Related Topix: Burien, WA, Auburn, WA

Covington Reporter

Little chief Howie Koch leaves lasting impression | Slideshow

He was practically sleeping on the job. Though, it was also hard to blame him - lunch hadn't yet been served and it had already been an eventful day.

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Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, Burien, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

2 Puget Sound schools install bus cameras

Two Puget Sound school districts are installing cameras on their school buses to catch drivers who speed around them.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Pierce County, WA

Eastside Business

Mercer Island Windermere Real Estate Office Holds Successful Kicks for Kids Drive

Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island is so thrilled at the participation our office received during the Kicks For Kids back-to-school sneaker drive.

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Related Topix: Mercer Island, WA

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Cleanup starts at explosion site

Debris that settled over properties on North Bend Way in the early hours of April 25 is being cleaned up.

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Related Topix: Explosion, North Bend, WA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Canada.com

Soon, you'll be able to get a Calgary Public Library card for free

Bill Ptacek, the new CEO of Calgary Libraries, hopes to increase membership by eliminating the fee for cards.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Vashon woman reported missing

An island woman has been reported missing, and anyone with information about her whereabouts is encouraged to contact the King County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Vashon, WA

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