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2 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | April 25

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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Related Topix: Lea Hill, WA, Auburn, WA, Algona, WA, Pacific, WA

7 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

Auburn man to serve 25 years in prison for child rape - after 10 years for federal child porn rap

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.

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Related Topix: Auburn, WA, Federal Prisons, Prison

9 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

Parent Academy graduates its second and largest class on April 29

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

13 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Raise tobacco-buying age to 21, county boards asks Legislature

Pat Godfrey started smoking cigarettes when he was a teenager and didn't stop for 20 years.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Family, Kids, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

17 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Montana sentenced in Washington cold case killing

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.

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Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, Pierce County, WA

21 hrs ago | The White Center Blog

Middle School students will pick up trash at Lakewood Park Friday

Students from Cascade Middle School will be picking up trash this Friday at Lakewood Park, located next to the school at 11212 10th Ave SW in White Center.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., White Center, WA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

Lake Wash. School District Bonds Failing On Second Round

Along with Proposition 1 , another measure on some King County ballots appears to be failing.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Redmond, WA, Sammamish, WA

Vashon Loop

King County Community Service Area program hosts spring town hall meeting

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)

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Child Care More Expensive Than College In Most States

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.

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Related Topix: Medical Lake, WA, US Military, Fairchild Air Force Base, US Air Force, Spokane, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Domestic Dispute Leads To Stabbing, Life Threatening Injuries

Spokane Police responded to the 1300 block of W. Boone on Wednesday after for a report of a stabbing.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Education Etc.

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Greywater can ease our dependence on the aquifer

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)

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Related Topix: Vashon, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Verdict Reached In Daniel Arteaga Murder Trial

A verdict has been reached in the murder trial of Daniel Arteaga. It will be read shortly in the courtroom.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Education Etc.

Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way professional boxer charged in connection with 'Buddy Bandits' robbery ring

Federal Way boxer Vincent Gary Thompson was arrested April 17 for robbery in the first degree in Pierce County.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Pierce County, WA, Spokane County, WA

Kenmore Reporter

Theft and assault reported for mid-April | Kenmore Police Blotter

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.

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Related Topix: Kenmore, WA

Bellingham Herald

Age to buy tobacco in Washington could go up to 21

Godfrey says raising the age to 21 would help reduce the number of teens who try smoking and become addicted.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Smoking

KHQ-TV Spokane

Many Washington voters saying no to taxes

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.

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Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, Sequim, WA, Bridgeport, WA

Seattle Times

State beats U.S. average for adults with college degrees

A new national report by the Lumina Foundation shows Washington's college-attainment rate is better than the national average.

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Related Topix: Washington

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Metro bus rescue plan losing big in initial vote count

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.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Downtown (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA

Kirkland Reporter

Lake Washington School District bond, King County transportation tax failing

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Redmond, WA, Kirkland, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

have You Seen this Child? Authorities Say Missing Burien Teen May Be In Spokane Area

The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in the Spokane area.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Burien, WA, Oso, WA

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