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Record number of students make pledge for free college : A record-breaking 96 percent of eligible students in South King County signed up this year for the Washington College Bound Scholarship, a program that guarantees free in-state, public college tuition to students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and avoid getting into trouble with the law ... (more)
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William Hayes is up for nomination to be the new director of the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention.
Natural gas was a factor in an April 25 explosion that destroyed three buildings on North Bend Way, but it was an accident, according to a report coming from the King County Fire Investigation Unit.
A Spanaway man once convicted of salacious sex crimes involving an under-aged girl in Pierce County now is accused of attempting to hire a 15-year-old girl for kinky sex in King County.
The King County Sheriff's Office Crime Blotter is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of all calls to the Northshore area that are dispatched to on-duty officers.
Prior experience: First elected in 1996, Smith now is the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee.
Two Seattle firefighters and a woman were each charged today with fourth-degree assault and malicious harassment for an alleged attack on a homeless man who was sleeping on a memorial to fallen firefighters in Seattle's Occidental Park in March, according to the Seattle City Attorney's Office.
A Seattle contractor faces charges that he defrauded homeowners, including some in Renton, who paid him more than $45,000 to upgrade their bathrooms and kitchens, and do other home renovation projects.
Three human skulls that were donated to a local thrift store are prompting the King County Medical Examiner's Office to turn to the public for assistance.
The city of Kirkland and 12 other Kirkland businesses are among King County's 97 "Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling for 2014."
More people than ever are paying attention to the food they buy, whether it's organic, local or non-processed.
Jean Lewis has been named vice president, wealth management adviser for The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank.
King County Sheriff's deputies walk near the wreckage of a plane crash at Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course in Fall City on Tuesday.
The murder investigation of 28-year-old Kirkland resident Amy Hargrove has been referred to the King County Prosecutor's Office.
OUT What they'll see is a system suffering from errors in implementation at the state level People are rejoicing that pot stores are opening today - pot stores, for god's sake - and rejoicing certainly seems appropriate.
A state crime lab developed DNA profiles of a man and woman off of evidence from a towel found with the body of a dead newborn baby in February near North Bend.
One person was killed after a small plane crashed at Snoqualmie Falls Golf Course in Fall City Tuesday morning.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 08:06 am
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