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1 hr ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Vashon's fire district will move forward with a plan to incorporate its paramedic program into the south King County emergency medical system, a transition that could happen as soon as January of next year.
5 hrs ago | Bellevue Reporter
The Bellevue Fire Department has seen a 50-percent reduction in frequent 911 callers since the start of its CARES program.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
CCRKBA's Alan Gottlieb has consistently supported tough-on-criminals measures while defending gun owners.
11 hrs ago | KOMO News
A U.S. Marine Corps recruiter accused of having sexual contact with a teen girl who came to him hoping to become a Marine now faces a felony charge.
After one year of controversy, a public meeting, two project appeals, one Hearing Examiner hearing, 18 days of deliberation and one decision, it appears the 308 apartment units that make up the proposed High Point mixed-use project will eventually become a reality.
Two candidates, Capt. Scott Somers and Capt. DJ Nesel, both from within the King County Sheriff's Office , were interviewed by the City Council Monday night in a special council meeting and by City Manager David Johnston on Tuesday.
Kent Police arrested a 29-year-old man Wednesday night in connection with the shooting death of two men early in the morning in the Shell service station parking lot at South 212th Street and 64th Avenue South.
A 33-year-old Auburn man pleaded not guilty Aug. 1 to four federal counts involving the sex trafficking of two female victims, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle.
Members of Women in Black held a silent vigil in front of the Seattle Justice Center Aug. 13. The vigil honored eight homeless people who have died outside or by violence in King County this summer, including Larry Flynn, a 42-year-old homeless man.
Officials in several King County cities say the cost of a proposed program to buy back Metro bus service may be too expensive, and transit advocates say the program may signal bad news for low-income riders.
The man who died after a forklift accident at a Goodwill store in Lynnwood earlier this week has been identified.
A man already charged with two murders in Washington and another in New Jersey is now facing a fourth murder charge.
The King County Prosecutor's Office charged a homeless man Wednesday with second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing at a Bellevue Burger King on Sunday .
King County prosecutors have filed a second-degree murder charge against a 38-year-old transient accused of fatally stabbing a sleeping stranger in a suburban fast-food restaurant.
By Matt Wendland White Center man pistol-whipped and beat over $120 A White Center man was repeatedly pistol-whipped and kicked over a $120 debt according to the King County Sheriff's Department.
The Burien City Council approved by a 6 - 1 vote an ordinance updating the city statute for dealing with people on publicly-owned property "whose behavior is dangerous, unsafe, illegal or unreasonably disruptive to others."
Staff from the King County Assessor's Office and Board of Equalization spoke with some 60 Islanders last week to discuss the new property tax assessments mailed out to Islanders on July 31. The Assessor's office lead by Lloyd Hara, an elected official, re-values 700,000 parcels of land county-wide each year.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 03:00 pm
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