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Woodway, Shoreline vie for control of Point Wells sewage

Neighboring cities on opposite sides of the Snohomish-King County line find themselves in the unusual predicament of fighting to control a future neighborhood's waste water.

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Related Topix: Shoreline, WA, Snohomish, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Woodway, WA, Edmonds, WA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Covington Reporter

Area Council July monthly meeting recap | Greater Maple Valley Unincorporated Area Council

The Greater Maple Valley Unincorporated Area Council held its monthly meeting on July 7. The main topics this month were public safety, King County Community Service Areas, and King County roads issues and solutions.

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Related Topix: Maple Valley, WA

Covington Reporter

Maple Valley fire explorers among those headed to national conference

A contingency of the Zone 3 Fire Explorers and Advisors will be heading to the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.

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Related Topix: Fire, Maple Valley, WA, SeaTac, WA, Renton, WA, Tukwila, WA

The Waterland Blog

King Co. Councilmember Upthegrove delivers 'retired' van to Des Moines Parks

On Thursday , Metropolitan King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove handed over the keys of an eight-passenger van to the City of Des Moines Parks, Recreation & Senior Services Office to transport low income residents, children and seniors to local and county wide activities.

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Related Topix: Des Moines, WA, Kids, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Covington Reporter

Dunn to present keys of retired county vans to Maple Valley and Covington area organizations

King County councilman Reagan Dunn will hand over the keys to three "retired" King County Metro vans on Tuesday to Vine Maple Place , the Tahoma School District Transitions Program, and Real Life Church of Covington.

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Related Topix: Covington, WA, Maple Valley, WA

Mercer Island Reporter

Light rail access for disabled to or from SeaTac is sorely lacking | Island Forum

This morning, I checked Sound Transit's website on what help there is for disabled persons who need wheelchair or other assistance to get to or from the airport and downtown Seattle via light rail.

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Related Topix: SeaTac, WA, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Stranger

The Morning News: Rockets from Lebanon, A Reversed Cure, and One House Filled with 800 Snakes

Cured/Not Cured : "A baby girl in the US born with HIV and believed cured after very early treatment has now been found to still harbor the virus," reports the BBC .

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Federal Way Mirror

6 Federal Way businesses recognized for recycling efforts

King County's Solid Waste Division recently announced that 97 local companies have been named to the 2014 "Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction" list, including 6 businesses/offices in Federal Way.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Measles cases in Washington have quintupled

Measles cases are up dramatically from last year and that has the state warning of an outbreak.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Tacoma, WA, Pierce County, WA

Covington Reporter

Primary election right around the bend

The August 5 primary election is fast approaching and it is the first graded test of the political season for candidates.

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Related Topix: Washington, Washington Government, Maple Valley, WA, US News, US Supreme Court

Bellingham Herald

Microsoft office rape charge dismissed

Attorney Todd Maybrown says the charge was dismissed July 3 after investigators learned the woman had previously falsely claimed she had been raped by an ex-boyfriend.

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Related Topix: Redmond, WA

Kirkland Reporter

King County Sheriff's Office hiring 9-1-1 communication specialists

The King County Sheriff's Office is currently hiring 9-1-1 communication specialists and will be holding a recruiting workshop at the station in Renton on July 12. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, interested applicants may attend a workshop to learn about the hiring process, training, expectations and more.

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Related Topix: Renton, WA

Northwest Asian Weekly

Your higher property tax should 'make you feel good'

The King County Department of Assessment has started mailing real estate valuations that will help set what taxes you pay on your property in 2015.

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Related Topix: Tukwila, WA, SeaTac, WA, Kent, WA, Federal Way, WA

KUOW-FM Seattle

Goodwill Will Take Almost Any Donation, Except Your Old Skulls

Aut-3715: "Two human skulls prepared for clinical use that were donated to a Bellevue, Wash., thrift store.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, WA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

Dr. John Ciliberti, former emergency medical director with Overlake, dies in Fall City plane crash

John "Jack" Ciliberti, the former medical director of the emergency department at Overlake Hospital Medical Center, was identified by the King County Medical Examiner as the victim in a Cessna 182 plane crash in Fall City Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Fall City, WA, Snoqualmie, WA

Auburn Reporter

Budget cuts may force to close King County Public Health Center in Auburn may close

The young teenage girl and her boyfriend were at the door of the Public Health Center a half-hour before it opened at 8 a.m. on a Monday, Nurse Practitioner Carol Tanaka recounted to the Auburn City Council this week.

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

Northwest Asian Weekly

Welcome, new Americans

From left, Kyung Ku Lee, Jedy Gillespie, Swaraj Pandey, and Jingying Lu are sworn in as naturalized U.S. citizens.

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Related Topix: Prison, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim McDermott

Bellingham Herald

Northwest Wine: Wine turns Woodinville into destination spot

Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington's largest and oldest winery. It has been in Woodinville since building the French-style manor in 1976, essentially creating a wine industry in northeastern King County.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Woodinville, WA, Life, Food, Chocolate

Seattle Times

Round-up: Record number sign up for free college, NYC fears preschool teacher drain

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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Related Topix: Washington College

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

From hydros to dogs, responders see a number of holiday incidents

Officials responded to a number of holiday-related emergencies over Fourth of July weekend, including an accident during the annual hydroplane race around the island.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Vashon, WA

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