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3 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Explosion, North Bend, WA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Canada.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Prison

KOMO News

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: North Bend, WA, Issaquah, WA

KREM-TV Spokane

Police crisis intervention training in WA sees success

A program teaching police officers how to defuse tense situations is evolving and expanding in Washington state.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Spokane, WA

Seattle Times

recommendations for the November 2014 election

This summer and fall, Seattle Times editorial board members are interviewing candidates in select races for state and federal office, and in pro and con campaigns in statewide and local initiatives.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, Snohomish County, WA, Mountlake Terrace, WA, Opinion

KHQ-TV Spokane

Kirkland company recalls pesto pasta in small tubs

A Kirkland, Washington, company is voluntarily recalling about 20 containers of "basil pasta pesto" packed in 8 ounce plastic tubs because it could be contaminated with listeria.

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Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, Snohomish County, WA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Covington Reporter

King County Council meeting highlights | Aug. 25-29

Councilmembers will hear public testimony during their monthly public comment period.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The SeaTac Blog

SeaTac's International Festival will be Sept. 6-7 at Angle Lake Park

Sept. 6-7 at Angle Lake Park , with live entertainment, bands, fun for kids and much more.

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Related Topix: SeaTac, WA, Recreational Vehicle, Banner

Advocate

Seattle Man Confesses to Gay Couple's Murder As 'Vengeance' for Iraq, Syria

A Seattle man has confessed to killing three people in Washington, including a gay couple in Seattle, saying he committed the murders as an act of revenge against American military actions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, according to the Los Angeles Times .

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Related Topix: Prison

Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland bus riders will benefit from Metro's reduced-fare program

The program will coincide with Metro-wide fare increases, which will also go into effect in March 2015.

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Related Topix: Kirkland, WA

The Stranger

We've Got to "Police the Police": Photos from the...

Blues music played from loud speakers strung across the rolling green lawn, friends caught up in small groups, and children ran through water sprayed from beautiful, cartoonish park fountains.

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Federal Way Mirror

What is most important to our Federal Way city leaders? | Inside Politics

At its last meeting, the City Council, along with Mayor Jim Ferrell's support, passed a resolution opposing King County's plans to close Federal Way's Public Health Center, along with three others.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Auburn, WA, White Center, WA, Bothell, WA, Medicine, Nutrition, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Waterland Blog

'Walk for the Women' fundraiser for Hospitality House will be Sept. 20

In conjunction with the Burien Wellness Fair, Hospitality House is having their 'Walk for the Women' fundraiser on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Burien, WA

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