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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

South King County STEM Network awarded $200,000 grant

The South King County STEM Network announced today it will receive a $20,000 multi-year grant from Washington STEM to help improve teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and math in the region.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

7 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

Song proposes higher ed expansion for Weyerhaeuser Federal Way campus

With timber corporation Weyerhaeuser moving their headquarters from Federal Way to Seattle, the community has begun considering what will happen to Weyerhaeuser's 430 acre campus in Federal Way.


Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Bothell, WA, Everett, WA

11 hrs ago |

Tight budgets force cuts to King County Public Health

Clinics in Auburn, Federal Way, White Center and Bothell are on the chopping block.


Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Bothell, WA, White Center, WA, Auburn, WA, Enumclaw, WA

13 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

New menus bring healthier food choices for upcoming school year

Students across King County will have more options for healthy food this school year.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Education Etc.

17 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

Car thefts up in Auburn, police say

Auto thieves plying their dubious trade in Auburn have rolled away with an average of 58 cars and trucks every month to date in 2014.


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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Newcastle News

Invasive mudsnails found in May Creek

A King County report confirmed the positive identification of invasive New Zealand mudsnails residing in May Creek, according to a city of Newcastle news release.


Related Topix: May Creek, WA, Newcastle, WA

The Waterland Blog

Umpqua Bank in Burien robbed Wednesday; female suspect arrested

Wednesday afternoon around 12:25 p.m., a female suspect robbed the Umpqua Bank in the 200 block of SW 152nd Street.


Related Topix: Burien, WA, Auburn, WA

Covington Reporter

Little chief Howie Koch leaves lasting impression | Slideshow

He was practically sleeping on the job. Though, it was also hard to blame him - lunch hadn't yet been served and it had already been an eventful day.


Related Topix: The, Deep Silver, Video Games, Burien, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

2 Puget Sound schools install bus cameras

Two Puget Sound school districts are installing cameras on their school buses to catch drivers who speed around them.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Pierce County, WA

Eastside Business

Mercer Island Windermere Real Estate Office Holds Successful Kicks for Kids Drive

Windermere Real Estate/Mercer Island is so thrilled at the participation our office received during the Kicks For Kids back-to-school sneaker drive.


Related Topix: Mercer Island, WA

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Cleanup starts at explosion site

Debris that settled over properties on North Bend Way in the early hours of April 25 is being cleaned up.


Related Topix: Explosion, North Bend, WA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Soon, you'll be able to get a Calgary Public Library card for free

Bill Ptacek, the new CEO of Calgary Libraries, hopes to increase membership by eliminating the fee for cards.


Related Topix: Libraries

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Vashon woman reported missing

An island woman has been reported missing, and anyone with information about her whereabouts is encouraged to contact the King County Sheriff's Office.


Related Topix: Vashon, WA

The Stranger

Religious Fanatic Claims to Have Murdered Gay Men

WYATT Holding a photo of her 23-year-old son, Dwone Anderson-Young, at a Central District vigil.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Prison


Police: Man fatally shoots brother while showing off his gun

A man is under arrest after he accidentally shot and killed his brother in their North Bend apartment Monday evening, Snoqualmie police said.


Related Topix: North Bend, WA, Snoqualmie, WA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Times

State’s boarding ban is delayed until justices can rule

The state's ban on psychiatric boarding will not go into effect until the state Supreme Court rules on a request for a 120-day delay.


Related Topix: Pierce County, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Waterland Blog

Burien man charged with 1st Degree Murder for double homicide in Kent

Leland Russell Jr., a 29-year-old Burien man, was charged Monday with two counts of Murder in the First Degree with Firearm Enhancements for last Wednesday's double homicide at a gas station in Kent.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Burien, WA, Kent, WA

Covington Reporter

Kennon Fastrup sentenced to 45 years in prison for murder

The two parties responsible for the murder of a 39-year-old Kent woman, who was found in the trunk of her burned car near Black Diamond, have been sentenced to prison.


Related Topix: Kent, WA, Black Diamond, WA

Covington Reporter

Wastemobile collects household hazardous waste in Covington, Sept. 5-7

All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile comes to Covington, Sept.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Covington, WA

Snoqualmie Valley Record

First round of Metro bus cuts takes effect Sept. 27

King County Metro Transit will make a first round of bus service cuts in the Valley and the wider region Sept.


Related Topix: North Bend, WA, Issaquah, WA