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3 hrs ago | KOMO News

Accused SPU gunman's journal: 'I'll see you in Hell'

A newly-released journal sheds new light onto the violent fantasies of accused Seattle Pacific University gunman Aaron Ybarra.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Seattle Pacific University, Washington State University, University of Washington, Seattle University

3 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Journal entries by accused SPU shooter released

A King County judge has released the journal of accused Seattle Pacific University shooter Aaron Ybarra.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

3 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Police: Man says he killed ex-wife, left her at Kent park and ride

A 41-year-old man turned himself in to Seattle police Sunday, saying he had killed his ex-wife and left her body in a vehicle at a park and ride lot in Kent, according to Kent police.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA, Burien, WA, Federal Way, WA

5 hrs ago | KOMO News

Medina to bill former Costco CEO for Obama visit costs

The city of Medina says its taxpayers won't be footing the bill for President Obama's visit to former Costco CEO Jim Sinegal's home as part of the president's whirlwind fundraising tour Tuesday afternoon across the Seattle and Eastside areas.

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10 hrs ago | Highline Times

Airline workers confrontation tops police blotter

By Matt Wendland One dead and one in jail following fight at SeaTac Int. Airport According to the King County Sheriff's Department, one man is dead and one man is in custody after a work related argument between the two Korean Air employees at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, escalated into a physical altercation.

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Related Topix: SeaTac, WA, Tacoma, WA

14 hrs ago | News Herald

Washington wellness plan beats the odds

SEATTLE a?? When King County, Washington, launched its employee wellness program seven years ago, its motive was clear.

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Related Topix: Harvard University

20 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sketchy Sheriff's Office package closes roads

In what the agency called a "screw-up," King County sheriff's deputies shut down a busy Kent intersection for more than four hours Monday morning to investigate a reported suspicious package that turned out to be a dummy belonging to the sheriff's office itself.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA, Tukwila, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Renton Reporter

Sink hole closes Monster Road in both directions from Beacon Coal...

A sinkhole has been discovered and Monster Road will be closed in both directions from the Beacon Coal Mine Road in Renton up to 68th Avenue South/Martin Luther King Jr. Way in unincorporated King County.

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Related Topix: Renton, WA, Tukwila, WA

Renton Reporter

Apartment fire investigation continues; most of the displaced find place to stay

Renton firefighters on Monday surveyed the damage following a four-alarm fire Saturday afternoon at the Regency Woods apartment complex.

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Related Topix: Renton, WA, Bellevue, WA

The Waterland Blog

Ribbon Cutting for Advertiser Home Helpers will be this Saturday, July 26

A ribbon cutting ceremony for new Advertiser Home Helpers and Direct Link of South King County will be held this Saturday, July 26 at 11:30 a.m. at their new location at 213 SW 160th Street in Burien, and all are invited.

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Related Topix: Burien, WA, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA), Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA), Greenlake (Seattle, WA)

Bellingham Herald

More skulls turned in to King County authorities

The county's forensic anthropologist, Kathy Taylor, says one set of bones is bleached and wired together for clinical or educational purposes.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Former Country Store employee charged with theft

A former employee of The Country Store and Farm has been charged with theft for allegedly embezzling more than $30,000 from the business over two years.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News Tribune

Three moderates compete in quieter House race

The gloves are off in the 31st District's main bout, but so far the undercard is a friendly fight.

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Related Topix: US News, Pierce County, WA, Auburn, WA

Covington Reporter

King County Council meeting highlights | July 21-25

A An ordinance adopting public transportation service reductions in September 2014, February 2015, June 2015 and September 2015 scheduled service changes .

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Covington Reporter

Residential valuation notices for 2014 mailed to Maple Valley property owners | King County

On July 17, King County Assessor Lloyd Hara's office mailed the 2014 property valuations to all residential property owners in Maple Valley.

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Related Topix: Maple Valley, WA

The News Tribune

Firefighters battle apartment, brush fire in Renton

Crews responded to a report of a commercial fire in the 1400 block of South 18th Street at about 2 p.m. Skyway fire officials initially said the fire was a two-alarm fire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Renton, WA, Tukwila, WA, SeaTac, WA

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Cupcakes found outside business not believed to contain marijuana

A spokeswoman for the King County Sheriff's Office said there is no evidence that cupcakes found Friday on Vashon were laced with marijuana.

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Related Topix: Vashon, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Weird endorsements have message for voters: Make up your own minds

Never has an election day been so masterfully timed to coincide with when people tune out politics as Washington's upcoming August 5 primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Weird

Redmond Reporter

Keep recycling and making an impact each day | Editor's Notebook

However, not everyone recycles. Or even disposes of trash in bins. I see cans, plastic bottles and garbage on the streets and near freeway onramps and offramps at least a few times a week and wonder why people can't toss the items in a trash can or recycling bin.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Redmond, WA, Sammamish, WA, Opinion

Northwest Asian Weekly

Orphaned as a child, attorney seeks to serve as judge

Marcus Naylor was born into a South Korean orphanage and was without a family until he was 9 years old.

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Related Topix: Seattle University, Issaquah, WA

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