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31 min ago | WebWire

Hundreds Turn Out to Support Lummi Journey Against Coal Exports

The cornerstone of northwest Native American art, the totem pole, became a cross-cultural rallying point, as an overflow crowd of more than 450 people welcomed the 19-foot totem to Saint Mark's Cathedral.

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Related Topix: Longview, WA

4 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

Lehtinen's case setting hearing continued to Sept. 25

Eric Emil Lehtinen, a 37-year-old Redmond resident who is accused of injecting his 4-year-old son with heroin , had his Aug. 28 case setting hearing continued to Sept.

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Related Topix: Redmond, WA

7 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

Greater Maple Valley Community Center drops afterschool and Dial-a-Ride programs

Citing an erosion of funding over the years, the Greater Maple Valley Community Center announced Friday that the Southeast Regional Shuttle's Dial-a-Ride program will be eliminated, and that the youth afterschool program will be suspended effective Sept.

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Related Topix: Maple Valley, WA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Back-to-school shots: A look at Valley school vaccination rules

School starts next week, but before Snoqualmie Valley School District students can walk their school halls, they have a last bit of homework to finish.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Valley team gets ready for Alzheimer's walk

A group of Snoqualmie Valley residents who care for family members with Alzheimer's have formed a team to join the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Issaquah, WA

Newcastle News

Chamber to host King County sheriff

Urquhart will give an update on all that's happening at the King County Sheriff's Office, and answer audience questions.

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Related Topix: Newcastle, WA

Auburn Reporter

Auburn fire & rescue blotter | Aug. 29

The Valley Regional Authority responded to 231 calls for service between Aug. 18 and 24, among which were the following: Aid Call: 9 a.m., .

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Related Topix: Fire, Auburn, WA, Four-Lakes, WA, Pacific, WA

Federal Way Mirror

Squeezing opportunities from loss of Weyerhaeuser | Editor's Note

Though city and King County officials said it's been a longtime coming, the move still comes as a huge blow to the city with the loss of 800 jobs.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Central Washington University, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Times

How can nasturtiums be even better? As vines

Harvest Day Celebration and Children's Fair: 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 6. Taste tomatoes, guess potato poundage, plant a sedum shoe, and more.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Bellevue, WA

Snoqualmie Valley Record

DUI patrols on in the Valley through Sept. 1

Through September 1, extra officers will be on local roads looking for drivers under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or other drugs during the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Snoqualmie, WA

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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.

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

Crosscut.com

Tight budgets force cuts to King County Public Health

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

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Mercer Island, WA

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