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55 min ago | PNW Local News
The 33rd Legislative District Democrats nominated Kent City Councilwoman Elizabeth Albertson Tuesday night to fill the state House seat being vacated by State Rep. Dave Upthegrove, D-Des Moines.
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55 min ago | Real Change
I am frequently awestruck by the generosity of our vendors, and last week it happened again.
2 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog
In the blue cap and gown is Michael Delfin-Rodriguez , celebrating his graduation from New Start High School on the Evergreen campus in White Center, with his dad Sergio .
4 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
King County prosecutors say 32-year-old Uriel Boyd shot 26-year-old Jowanna Gooden in the head in a dispute over damage to his car.
5 hrs ago | NWCN.com
Detectives are asking for the public's help to find the people who they say killed a young man who the suspects wrongly identified as a rival gang member.
9 hrs ago | Bellevue Reporter
"Shouldn't you be going after the serious criminals instead of kids who skip school?" they ask.
13 hrs ago | Business Wire
The housing authorities of Bremerton, Grays Harbor County, Yakima, and Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee participated in assuring the preservation of a total of 337 homes within the various communities.
Three men are now charged in what's been dubbed the "My Gun's Bigger" robbery attempt at Highland Park's Morning Star Market .
A SWAT team had an unarmed Russell Smith cornered in a dead-end street. Next week a jury will be asked: Should he have died? After Russell Lydell Smith was shot to death in his car outside his Columbia City home in March by a Bellevue SWAT team, Seattle Police, who were also on the scene, said the officers were forced to shoot because Smith seemed ... (more)
The former executive director of the Senate Democratic Campaign Committee was sentenced this afternoon to 25 1/2 months for embezzling up to $330,000 in campaign contributions to fuel his alcohol and gambling habits.
King County Executive Dow Constantine said he is ready to look for another way to fund Metro bus service in the county if the state Legislature does not pass a stateside transportation package.
One commute note so far this morning - King County says it's canceling the Vashon Water Taxi runs because it's too windy.
Permits are available to cut Christmas trees now through Dec. 24 in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.
Washington state's most populous county is closer to narrowing the types of crimes that would hold immigrants in county jail at the request of federal immigration authorities.
This photo provided by Washington Department of Corrections show Samuel Kenneth McDonough.
At a packed meeting of the King County Metropolitan Council on Monday, Jen Boon president of the Redmond Ridge residents association, spoke out against pot sales in Redmond Ridge.
Big drug manufacturers have sued the King County Board of Health over a new disposal program that makes them pay the costs for getting rid of unwanted medications.