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2 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter
The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 226 calls for service between April 14 and 20, among them the following: Automatic fire alarm: 2:30 p.m., .
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7 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter
Michael Lee Phillips was sentenced on April 11 to spend 25 years in prison for having dragged a 7-year-old girl from the sales floor of an Auburn Goodwill store in August 2011 and raping her in the store's bathroom.
9 hrs ago | Kent Reporter
Kent School District's Parent Academy for Student Achievement graduates its largest class since its inception one year ago on Tuesday, April 29. Since last year PASA has earned special recognition from the Road Map Project, an organization aimed at improving education in South King County and South Seattle.
13 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Pat Godfrey started smoking cigarettes when he was a teenager and didn't stop for 20 years.
17 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Clifford Reed of Victor was sentenced to 41 months in the slaying of 28-year-old Sandi Johnson, whose remains were found in Pierce County eight years after she disappeared.
Along with Proposition 1 , another measure on some King County ballots appears to be failing.
Residents of unincorporated King County can meet with County officials, learn about small grant opportunities for their community, and be informed about current County work in their community during a series of town hall-style open houses, scheduled in May. Sponsored by the King County Community Service Area program, the town hall open houses are ... (more)
It's something parents all over the Inland Northwest have felt for years and now the data proves it: the average cost of daycare now exceeds in-state college tuition in 31 states, including Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon.
Spokane Police responded to the 1300 block of W. Boone on Wednesday after for a report of a stabbing.
Q: How long do we have to continue to pull out increasing quantities of water from our watershed before irreparable damage to our environment is done? How long do we have before we must turn toward an alternative water supply instead of solely relying on our underground water and our streams? There are many examples of a mistaken belief in just how ... (more)
A verdict has been reached in the murder trial of Daniel Arteaga. It will be read shortly in the courtroom.
Federal Way boxer Vincent Gary Thompson was arrested April 17 for robbery in the first degree in Pierce County.
The police blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of all calls to the King County Sheriff's Office that are dispatched to on-duty police officers.
Godfrey says raising the age to 21 would help reduce the number of teens who try smoking and become addicted.
Voters in King County who rejected higher taxes for bus service weren't the only ones in Washington in a negative mood for Tuesday's election.
The ballot proposal to rescue Metro bus service in King County was being run over by voters on Tuesday night, winning just 44.72 percent of the vote in the first "dump" of election results.
Tuesday night's first returns from the King County special election indicate the Lake Washington School District $404 million bond is well below the 60 percent yes vote needed to pass.