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41 min ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
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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2 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
Spokane Police responded to the 1300 block of W. Boone on Wednesday after for a report of a stabbing.
2 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
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)
3 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
A verdict has been reached in the murder trial of Daniel Arteaga. It will be read shortly in the courtroom.
4 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way boxer Vincent Gary Thompson was arrested April 17 for robbery in the first degree in Pierce County.
6 hrs ago | Kenmore Reporter
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.
8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Godfrey says raising the age to 21 would help reduce the number of teens who try smoking and become addicted.
12 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
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.
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.
For several months now, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Councilmember Larry Phillips and other county leaders have told the public they will cut neighborhood bus routes if they do not receive more revenue from regressive taxes.
A former Kentridge High School teacher charged with attempted commercial sexual abuse of a minor faces a May 6 court hearing.
The relationship between population density, parking spaces and public transit availability is a critical one for planners, developers and, yes, apartment hunters.
King County prosecutors are seeking a new trial judge in the death penalty cases against two people accused of killing a family of six in Carnation in 2007.
Retired teacher William Bart Pickerel, left, consults, in October, 2007, with his attorneys, Kevin Holt, center, and Michael Davidson at Benton County Superior Court in Kennewick.
Police activity at nearby Lake Marcel has prompted a modified lockdown at Stillwater Elementary School this morning, Monday, April 21. The lockdown was implemented out of an abundance of caution, said a King County Sheriff's spokesperson, but there was no threat at the school.